Rekeying is a popular option for re-securing your locks, especially if you own a home or small businesses. The rekeying process is fairly simple and straightforward. It allows you to update the keys to your locks without buying new ones. Following are some instances when a professional locksmith like First Lock & Security Technologies should rekey your locks.
Rekey Locks when You Move Into a New Home
If you are moving into a new home, it is important to rekey your locks as soon as possible. This will ensure that no one who had the old keys will have access to your home. After all, you have no idea how many copies of the house keys are floating around out there from the previous homeowners, so changing the locks will keep your new house much more secure.
Can You Rekey a Lock if You Lost the Key?
A common question we hear after one of our valued clients loses their house keys, is whether or not they should change the locks. It is understandable to worry that someone will find the lost house key, easily enter the home and then steal their belongings when they are not there. The good news is that we can rekey a lock, even without the original key.
What to Do if Key is Sticking in Lock
Over time due to use and wear, locks can become sticky and hard to open. A simple lock rekeying will often fix this problem and ensure the key turns in the lock smoothly.
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Rekeying your locks makes sense in many circumstances as it is a fairly simple process and can save you money but sometimes it is best to completely replace them such as when the locks are old and/or worn or damaged. If you are considering getting new locks, it is vital to ensure they are of high quality in order to help protect everyone that lives in the home as well as their belongings. First Lock & Security Technologies can handle all your lock and key needs including rekeying and lock replacement. Call or come by our shop in Los Altos, CA to discuss your home security needs today!