1. Do I need to rekey locks on my new home? YES! Builders often provide keys to various sub-contractors to access homes under construction. These keys get passed to workers, so there is no telling how many people may have a key to your house. Smart people rekey locks after closing on their new home.
2. Can you rekey locks on my apartment? Technically, yes we can rekey the lock on your apartment. Before you call someone to rekey your apartment lock you should get approval from your complex manager. Rekeying your locks is a smart move but your lease agreement may have restrictions.
3. Can you install a deadbolt if there's no hole? Yes. Our locksmiths can help you find a quality deadbolt, cut the required holes in your door, install the lock and key it to match your existing house keys.
4. Can you rekey all of my locks to have the same key? We can almost always rekey existing locks to have the same key. Sometimes there are key differences in brands that make this impossible. If so, we can install new locks that allow us to totally match your set of keys.
5. What not just buy locks at a Home Center store? You may be able to buy and repalce locks yourself; however, because there are so many types of locks, different setbacks, offsets and other critical dimensions to consider it's easy to not get it right. If it's not exactly right, your locks are a breeze for a criminal to breach.
6. Can you replace a lock if I don't have a key for it? Yes. We often get requests to replace old house or garage door locks where the owner has no key. There are several ways to do this but we can do it without damaging your door.