Philadelphia LOCK REPAIR
We Repair All Types of Locks 24 Hours a Day
Did You Come Home to a Broken Lock?
When the lock to your home's door is broken, you may feel the need to break a window or try to force the lock to open just so you can get inside. It isn't fun being stuck outside of your own home, especially at night or in poor weather conditions. Even so, we urge you to call us instead. We fix all types of lock issues and work with every brand of lock.
No one plans to have a lock break, especially when it's late at night and you can't get into your own home. Those factors alone can produce a lot of anxiety, especially when you're concerned about finding a locksmith company that's available to help you. We will dispatch a locksmith to your location within minutes of your call to us. Just call our residential locksmith division whenever you find yourself in a situation of needing immediate lock repair.
Should I attempt to repair my own lock when I notice that it is broken?
We can better answer this question when we arrive at your home and assess the damage to your lock. Generally, our opinion is that it's always best to call a professional locksmith rather than risk doing additional damage to your lock. It's only in a small number of cases that a homeowner can repair his or her own lock.
You can trust our years of experience working with all types of broken locks as we evaluate and repair the damage to your lock. In situations where we can't repair the lock, we will advise you on your various options for replacement as well as help you select the one that works best for the security and dEcor needs of your home.
What are some of the indications that it's time to replace my lock?
If your lock doesn't turn as easily as it once did, you have gotten a key stuck in it, or you want to take advantage of newer security features, it's probably time for repair or replacement. Your lock naturally endures wear as you use it every day. The differences in your ability to turn it will seem subtle at first and then become more pronounced. We can repair the lock of your home if you call us as soon as you notice a difference in its performance.
Exerting strong pressure on a lock is the top reason that people call us for repair services. Other times, locks simply become more fragile due to the passage of time. Besides a key that moves slowly when inserted into a lock, you can tell that the lock is getting old when you experience greater resistance in opening the door. Our locksmiths would be happy to evaluate your lock and let you know if replacement is a good idea.
How long will I have to wait for a locksmith to repair my lock?
We typically spend 20 to 30 minutes repairing a home, garage, or auto lock. However, your wait may be longer or shorter depending on the unique properties of your lock and the extent of the breakage. We can give you a better time estimate once we arrive at your location and can evaluate these issues for ourselves. The locksmith technicians respect your time and will have your lock issue resolved as quickly as possible.
The repairs that take the least amount of time tend to be easy adjustments such as moving the strike plate of your lock to a better position. A more complex job would consist of something like changing an interior part of the lock to get it to work correctly. Whether your job is simple, difficult, or somewhere in between, we are here to help you 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Just Call us and someone will be at your location in 30 minutes or less.
Is there anything I can do about a lock that won't turn after I put my key into it?
A key should always turn after insertion into a lock. If it doesn't, that is a good sign that you need to contact our company to request lock repair. You may be able to get the lock to turn so you can access your home by placing lubrication in the key hole and then attempting to open the lock again. While that will take care of the immediate problem, it's highly likely that your lock still requires repair. If the lock still won't turn after you lubricate it, it has probably encountered a malfunction. That doesn't necessarily mean that you need to replace it immediately. Our locksmith technicians will survey the damage and let you know if repair or replacement is the best course of action.
What you can expect when you call us for lock repair or replacement
We are licensed as a locksmith company in this State and can dispatch a technician to any location. We also provide you with valuable peace of mind because our company as well as each of our employees is insured and bonded. When you need help with any type of locksmith service, you can depend on us to be there 24 hours a day. Our company offers locksmith services in these general categories:
- Commercial locks
- Residential locks
- Emergency lock repair
- Garage door locks
- Keyless entry locks
- Automotive locks
When you need the skills of an emergency locksmith, it's nice to know that you can call us days, evenings, late nights, weekends, or holidays for immediate assistance. It's our goal to exceed your expectations so much that you share your great experience with others who may need a locksmith.
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Benefits of working with our company for your locksmith needs
We constantly receive compliments from our customers for making a stressful situation so much easier for them. Here is what you can expect when you work with us:
- Our locks come from some of the company's top manufacturers
- We offer fair and transparent pricing
- Every member of our team is courteous and knowledgeable
- We only hire experienced locksmiths with several years of experience
- You can call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week and receive an immediate response
- We dispatch a certified locksmith to your location in under 30 minutes
- We only use highly technical and commercial-grade equipment to repair or replace your lock
Actions that can damage locks
A lock can become damaged for a variety of reasons. One of the most common things we see is damage from someone attempting to pick a lock. While this can occur from someone trying to break into the home, it's more often a case of someone who lives there trying to get in after losing his or her key.
Lack of lock maintenance or using the wrong cleaning supplies
When you don't clean or maintain your lock, it can succumb to everyday wear much sooner. The opening starts to corrode and fills with various types of debris. WD-40 or a similar lubricant is the best thing to use for cleaning. If you use a cleaner with abrasive properties, it could damage the lock instead.
Weather that's out of the ordinary, such as extreme cold, heat, or excessive rain, can cause damage to a lock. It's always a good idea to check the condition of your locks after severe weather in your area.
Key breaking in a lock
Breaking a key off in a lock can damage the mechanism of the lock. To avoid damaging the lock further, call us right away for help.
Affordable home lock repair
Thanks to our fair and transparent pricing policy, you always know exactly how much a repair job will cost before we start the work. When you compare prices to other locksmiths in the metro area, you will see that we offer both affordability and value.
Call us when your lock doesn't work right
Having a non-working lock at your home puts you at a huge security risk. Rather than possibly making the problem worse by attempting to fix it yourself, just call us for immediate assistance. We always try to repair the lock first. If that's not possible, we have a supply of replacement locks that we carry with us. We understand that you may want to add additional security features to your lock such as a deadbolt or keyless entry system and are happy to do this for you.
Brands of locks that we repair
We can repair or replace any type of lock, including deadbolt, profile cylinder, mortise, and countless others. Our company also works with locks from all manufactures. Some of the leading brands that we repair and install include:
- Marks USA
- Corbin Russwin
We aim to repair your lock whenever possible. If a lock is obviously broken beyond repair, we will show you several options from our inventory and help you evaluate personal factors to ensure you make the best choice.
Call us at any time
It's reassuring to know that We are here for you no matter what. Please call our dispatch center to get the assistance that you need.