WHEN TO CALL A LOCKSMITH

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So, when do you call a Locksmith? There isn’t one situation in particular but in many cases it has to do with your car, home or office/commercial space needing a new key(s) and/or locks replaced. In some cases a call can be scheduled installation but in other cases it is an emergency.

Call a Locksmith: For an Emergency

The most common incident that causes people to call a locksmith is when they have locked themselves out of a building, a home or a car.

This can actually be an emergency if you should happen to lock yourself out of your car or home and you have a child or pet locked inside. This can be even more of an emergency if the weather is hot and your child or pet is in the car. It can actually be a life or death situation. It’s best to have the phone number of a 24-hour local locksmith on your phone so you can call them in an emergency situation and get help quickly.

Call a Locksmith: When moving

When you move to a new apartment or home, it is best to have the locks changed. The prior occupant may have turned in their keys to your new abode, but who is to say there aren’t more keys that were made to fit your locks. It keeps your family and belongings safe to act proactive to this situation instead or reactive after a crime has occurred. Changing locks on your new residence will also give you and your family peace of mind and a secure feeling.

Call a Locksmith: For your Business

Businesses should change the locks to all exterior doors after an employee is no longer working there. This will protect all the assets inside of the building from theft or vandalism if a former employee is disgruntled.

Call a Locksmith: For Duplicate Keys

Locksmiths in Connecticut are often called to make duplicate keys for people who have a new roommate or a business with new employees who need access keys. Most locksmiths carry a key cutting machine with them. They place the original key in the machine and cut a duplicate from the blank. The key is then examined for accuracy. The best part of calling a locksmith for duplicate keys is that they can actually try the key in the lock to make certain it fits properly, turns easily, and locks and unlocks the door.

Your locksmith of choice should be very knowledgeable and rigorously trained to deal with any lock situation. In the event that a lock has been destroyed, your locksmith in Connecticut should be able to make repairs on it with quality parts for your particular brand.

There are many reasons that you would need to call a local locksmith in Connecticut. It is best to select one before an emergency occurs and make certain that they are fully insured, licensed and bonded. These qualifications will ensure that you are safe when in the locksmith’s presence and that they are a reputable company. It is also best to use a locksmith that is available 24/7 every day of the year, even on holidays, for you never know when an emergency can arrive.

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