4 Reasons to Use a Mobile Locksmith in Northern Nevada

Locksmiths – mobile or otherwise – probably don’t come to mind often. It’s only when you find yourself locked out of the car, the house, or the office that you start thinking about solutions. The most obvious answer? A reputable mobile locksmith! Here in northern Nevada, AllSafe Lock & Key is a great choice for mobile locksmithing. Here are four reasons why. Quick Response One of the biggest benefits of a mobile locksmith is the rapid response time. Whether you’ve locked the key in the car or yourself out of the house, a mobile locksmith can get you back on schedule without lengthy delays. That’s because they’re trained to response quickly to a mix of emergency situations, including changing or…

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The Right Information For Your Reno Mobile Locksmith

When you find yourself in need on a mobile locksmith, it’s a good idea to be aware of the kind of information you’ll need to know to ensure your locksmith can offer you the best possible service. While you’re waiting, think through how you’ll answer these questions. Questions to Expect from your Locksmith A series of questions about your lock-out scenario is a sign of a reputable and experienced locksmith. If your locksmith doesn’t ask questions – and you’re wondering why – you might considering going to your second choice. Because the more your locksmith understands the circumstances, the better. Plus, all of this information makes it easier for him or her to give you a more accurate estimate before…

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Locked Out in Reno? Avoid these Locksmith Scams!

We’ve written before about the benefits of finding a good locksmith before you need one, but we understand that doesn’t always happen. In the worst-case scenario, when you find yourself locked out of your home or vehicle, being aware of these common locksmith scams can help you avoid them. Common Locksmith Scams It’s unfortunate that a post like this even needs to be written, but the truth is that locksmiths scams like these are out there. You’re quoted a low price for the repair over the phone, but your final bill includes undisclosed fees like mileage, emergency service, or an inflated number for the labor. You’re told your lock cannot be picked, and the only solution is drilling it off…

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Three Things Your Reno Locksmith Needs

If you find yourself in need of an emergency mobile locksmith, it’s natural to feel anxious. You may use your phone to search for Reno locksmiths, and start calling the first numbers that show up. But before you make a bad situation worse with an unreliable locksmith or a company known for up-charges, take a minute to understand exactly what you hope to achieve. Here are three things your Reno locksmith needs.

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Find a Good Reno Mobile Locksmith Before You Get Locked Out

Can you guess which of your home’s mechanical devices we use and neglect the most? It’s your door’s locks, something that we give little thought to until there’s a problem. If you’re like most people, you like devote little to no maintenance and care to your door locks, but you still expect them to function well. That’s why you need to find a good Reno mobile locksmith before you get locked out. Common Lock Problems A lock that looks just fine from the outside may have internal issues that will inevitably lead to failure. Common lock problems like this can include: Deadbolts that don’t extend completely Uneven strike alignment Broken deadlatches A good mobile locksmith can assess your home’s door…

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Four Things to Look for in a Reputable Locksmith

When you need a locksmith, it’s usually because you’ve found yourself in an inconvenient situation. While we do recommend finding a good locksmith before you need one, we understand that’s not usually how it works. But no matter when you contact a locksmith, it’s important that you choose one that’s both qualified and licensed. How do you do that? Here are four things to look for in a reputable locksmith. A Local Number & Address We’ve written before about how to avoid common locksmith scams, and a local number – one that isn’t re-routed to a call center in another city – with a local address both matter. Here in Reno, there are many, many locksmith services advertised online that make…

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All the Information Your Locksmith Needs

If you don’t have a go-to locksmith, you should find one you can trust now. It’s important to have a reliable locksmith before you get locked out. Otherwise, you’re at the mercy of the company that appears first when you search online – and that can be a problem. Either way, it’s helpful for you to understand what kind of information your locksmith may need to give you the best service. If you find yourself locked out, this is all the information your locksmith will need.

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Simple Tips for Better Home Security This Summer

With June just around the corner, people are making plans for summer getaways. Keep your safe home while you travel and avoid becoming another statistic about home burglaries with these tips from Reno’s best mobile locksmith, Allsafe Lock & Key. Lock Up Before you Go This seems simple, but you’d be surprised how many people get so busy packing for their trip that they overlook these basic steps. About 30% of all home break-ins in the United States are through a door or window that’s been left open. Have a Neighbor Grab the Mail A pile of newspapers in the driveway or an overflowing mailbox is a dead giveaway that no one’s home. Ask a trusted neighbor to pick up…

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If You Lose Your House Keys, Should You Change the Locks?

Losing your house keys is a headache, but is it also a security problem? That depends. Your house keys provide access to your home, and that can be an issue if they’re in the wrong hands. Here’s how to decide whether to change the locks if you’ve lost your house keys. Four Questions to Ask Ask yourself these questions to determine whether you need to replace locks completely. How did you lose your keys? If you can be sure your house keys weren’t stolen, and there is no identifying information on your keys that will allow someone to find your home, replacing locks may not be necessary. Did you lose the master key, or a spare? No matter how you…

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What Makes a Residential Locksmith Different from a Commercial Locksmith?

While the main difference between a residential locksmith and a commercial locksmith is just what you’d think – the residential locksmith installed locks on homes, and the commercial locksmith installs them on offices, stores, and warehouses – it may come as a surprise that some homeowners and business owners don’t make a point of finding someone who specializes in their needs. More often than not, a request to just “send someone out” without clarifying the work is the standard. Fortunately, AllSafe Lock & Key here in Reno specializes in both residential and commercial locksmithing. Commercial & Residential Locksmithing Services By contacting a locksmith who specializes in both kinds of locksmith services, you’re eliminating the concern that you may be speaking…

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