Frequently Asked Questions for Locksmith Central:
Chances are you have a chip in your key. This key transmits and receives data to communicate with your car. These keys can be programmed by Locksmith Central. Some transponder keys can be cloned to another clone transponder key. Locksmith Central can clone your keys or program your keys to your existing car.
If I program my new key Locksmith Central makes, will my old key stop working in my car, if I find it in the future?
Many vehicles delete the lost key out of the computer system. If you have to existing keys for your vehicle, you can program the lost key yourself. With the proper instructions given. If you only have one transponder key, then Locksmith Central would have to program the lost key with a programming unit, like the T-Code, Code Seeker, MVP. There are some exceptions to the rule, like some GM cars you can wait 15 minutes, 3 times to override the security system to program the key.
Some tow truck drivers don't carry the right equipment to do the job correctly. There is a good chance the linkage will be disconnected or the locking mechanism will be in jeopardy of breaking. Proper tools should be used when gaining entry into a vehicle. Locksmith Central has the state of the art tools to open any car on the market. Rest assured the job is being done by a Locksmith expert.
Once the new owner takes possession of house, there are many reasons to change the locks on the house. First, there is no guarantee you have all the keys to your new house. Second, changing the locks gives you the piece of mind you’re the only person with a key. Third, if personal property comes up missing after 6 to 12 months, there little recourse you have at your disposal. There could be a possibility all your locks are the same manufacturer, but the horrible reality is that 3 to 4 keys work the entire house. Locksmith Central can come in and remedy the situation. Take a new cut key and make sure it works on every lock in the house. Problem Solved.
A person should only master key their building when they want to restrict access to certain area's of there house or business. It gives the property owner the luxury of not having to carry multiple sets of keys in his/her possession to gain entry into the building. If security is violated, certain areas of the building can be set up with new tenant keys that work in conjunction with the master key. Never should you have to replace any locks, only rekey them to another change key and existing master or sub-master key.
To keep out the bad guys out... Many people today can buy pick sets online with no questions asked. Order Bump Keys on the internet and have a free for all in there own local neighborhood. A crook can pick your locks, take what he needs and relock the house without you knowing he was ever there. Don't be a victim, get high security locks.... The security of your family is the most important reason to get bump proof locks. With High Security locks, a person needs to force there way in. Chances are the authorities will have enough time to catch the criminal in action.
The best lubricate to use in your locks is Teflon based or silicon based lubricate. WD-40 can be used, but it attracts dirt and dry out in a short time. We at locksmith central do not recommend WD-40 for proper lubrication of your locks.
Laser cut keys only work for some vehicles that are sold to the public. The cuts on the key are on the side of the blank, not on the top or bottom. Lexus, BMW, Mercedes, Honda, VW, Volvo, Saab, Infinity, are some of the manufacturers that use laser cut keys in there product line. Locksmith Central can cut duplicate keys for laser cut keys. Locksmith Central can also help you if you totally lost all your laser cut keys for your car. Get your key code from the dealer or on some cars there a code stamped right on the passenger side lock.
No, your security will be at stake. Make sure you have a licensed locksmith to perform your work at your premises. Give you the knowledge the job was done right the first time. Knowledgeable advice & Integrity is what Locksmith Central is based on. Never compromise your security over a scrupulous unlicensed locksmith.
Chances are we do. Check our dealer location page for a locksmith in your area. Then click the state you reside in to obtain service with your closest service provider. To make it fast and easy, you can call the toll-free number on our web site to talk to a professional technician to handle all your security needs. Feel free to call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The only way to check to see if multiple keys work your lock is to disassemble it and check for any master wafers in the lock. Master wafers create more possible combinations in your lock. So it best to have a locksmith clean your lock and remove any master wafers installed. Many times, new home builders put master wafers or ball bearing in your locks to eliminate dozens of keys in there new planned housing community.
Double Cylinder locks are considered two locks. The reason for that is because the lock has two keyways. Each cylinder in the lock has to be rekeyed, (Pins Changed)
Locksmith Central is the next generation of Locksmiths. We are concerned about the public to which we serve. Our focus is to handle every job with competence and trust. Licensed, Bonded, Insured speaks for itself. Education is a top priority at Locksmith Central. Every technician is trained professionally on which job tasks become easier out in the field. We leave no stone unturned and we love to come across new challenged for the 21st century. Going into the digital age is a welcome to Locksmith Central to make people lives a little bit easier. To wrap this all up it, and get to the point, Locksmith Central gets the job done right the first time without damaging your car, house, or business like so many unlicensed locksmith do.
100% we do. We guarantee any work done by Locksmith Central by our top rated technicians. Very rarely does Locksmith Central go back to cover a mistake, but keep in mind, Locksmith Central will weather the storm and make sure your locks work for another day. Great pride is taken on each job that is performed though out the United States. Locksmith Central name stamped on it, and we don't take that lightly.