questions answers about locksmith by expertsLooking for some answers to locksmith related questions you have? 

Below is the collection of questions we hear daily from our callers. Here are the answers from our experts.

Q: Do your Locksmiths service cover all Hamilton?

Yes, we answer calls and requests throughout Hamilton.

Q: How soon can help arrive in case of lockout?

In emergency situations, we arrange a fastest response to your location within 20 minutes.

Q: Can you repair a broken lock?

We can open all types of locks without damage and can also repair the lock instead of replacing it.

Q: How long does it take the locksmith tech to get the job done?

Depending on situation and the requirements of the customers. Lockout situations are resolved in minutes, lock rekey in all house can take up to 45 minutes, while lock replacement in the office will average to 20 minutes tops. Installing alarm system in your residence is faster than installing alarm system in an office.

Q: If your locksmith won’t have a necessary part to fix my problem, will I have to pay for a return visit?

No, you will only pay for the initial call and the locksmith must finish the job without causing you extra charge.

Q: Are there any guarantee to the parts the locksmith installs?

Yes, most of the parts have 12 months guarantee.

Q: How can I pay for your services?

We accept cash, credit cards, and checks.

Q: Do you come at night or on the weekends?

In emergency situations, we can assist you day or night, week day or weekend, holidays included. We are open and ready for your call 24/7. 

Q:   Where can I buy the tools locksmiths use?
A:  You are not allowed to purchase the locksmith tools. It is illegal in most states and locksmith should never sell entry tools to anyone.
Q:   Is there such key that can open all doors?
A:  No there isn't just key, however there is a "master" key that can unlock several pre-defined locks. The need for such locks can be found in offices, hospitals, schools and hotels.  
Q:   Can I just try to break into the house or car myself? 
A:  Experienced locksmiths know exactly what needs to be done in any given situation without damages. While trying to break in on your own might sound tempting, you might end up with more issue than you started with. It is worth calling a professional locksmith to do the job effectively and efficiently. 
Q:  What is lock re-keying?
A: Let's say that you have bought a new house and got the key from the previous owners. Should you continue using the same key when strangers had access to it before you bought the house? How many copies of this key is circulating around? Locksmith technicians can re-key the locks to new keys an give you the security your family needs in your own home. Re-keying is also useful in case you lost your apartment keys. Trained locksmith know how to install and replace lock cylinders, lock sets and deadbolts. 
Q: What is master keying?

Business owners, for example, tend to switch from bunch of keys to just a single master key for all the locks. Master keying can turn 2 completely different unique keys to open one lock. Master key is created in such way that it can open large number of specific restricted zones in your office, factory, home, garden, hospital and so on.   

Q:   I am renting an apartment. Should I get new locks?
A:  Whether to get new locks or not is entirely up to you. Try to answer these questions: Do you trust your landlord? When was the last time the locks were replaced? Do you mind if your landlord just walks in on you taking a shower one day? Still want to keep the old locks in? 
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