3 Reasons to Call the Locksmith Besides a Lock Out

You know that a mobile locksmith like AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno is your best bet when you’ve accidentally locked yourself out. But there are other reasons you might call a locksmith too. From security concerns to icy mornings freezing your locks, here are three reasons to call the locksmith besides a lock out. You Have Security Concerns Maybe you purchased a new home or you’ve decided that it’s time to ensure your home is as secure as it can be. Maybe you’re worried that someone tried to tamper or pick one of your locks, or you can tell that your locks are close to breaking. No matter what may be motivating your security concerns, a reliable, experienced locksmith…

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What to Do When You’re Locked Out in Reno

Finding yourself locked out of your house is never fun, but with our recent snow here in Reno and Sparks, this is an especially bad time for a lock-out scenario. If you’re unlucky enough to find yourself on the wrong side of a locked door, remember AllSafe Lock & Key and these tips. Common Lock Out Situations It’s normal to feel irritated and maybe a little embarrassed when you accidentally lock yourself out. But it happens more than you may think, and here are some of the most common reasons. You misplaced your keys – If you always keep your keys in your bag or backpack, that habit could backfire. You were in a hurry and a little distracted –…

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Three Reasons Not to DIY Door Lock Installation

Replacing door locks isn’t uncommon. Maybe you lost your key, moved into a new home, or you’re just ready for a fresh new look and some matching hardware. Whatever the reason, there’s a strong case to be made to hire a professional locksmith for the job. Here are three reasons not to DIY door lock installation. The Right Kind of Lock While door locks may seem essentially the same to you, that’s not necessarily the case. Ensuring that you’re getting the right lock for your door and needs isn’t always as easy as browsing the mass-produced offerings at the local hardware store. A professional locksmith will not only have the skills and knowledge necessary to install your new locks to…

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New House? Time to Re-Key!

A new house is one of the biggest investments you’ll likely make during your lifetime. But it’s more than just an investment – it’s where you’ll build memories. One of the most important things you can do once you get those new house keys? Bringing in a professional to re-key your locks. Here’s why. Locks Only You Can Open Buying a home that someone else lived in means moving in a property that once belonged to someone else. They had access to every part of what’s now yours, and that could still be true if you don’t choose to re-key or replace locks entirely. And while it’s probably true that any spare key still in the former owner’s possession is…

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Three Requirements for a Reputable Reno Mobile Locksmith

If you’re like many people and you find yourself locked out, you use your phone to search for Reno mobile locksmiths. In many cases, people start calling the first few numbers that show up. But that’s isn’t always the best way to find a reliable locksmith. Don’t make a bad situation even worse by hiring an inexperienced locksmith or one with a reputation for up-charging. Instead, take an extra few minutes to make sure that anyone you consider meets these three requirements for a reputable Reno mobile locksmith. A Local Address Don’t make the assumption that an online search will yield results for local locksmiths right here in Reno and Sparks. The truth is, geo-targeting lets big companies from all…

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4 Reasons AllSafe Lock & Key is Your Mobile Locksmith in Reno

A mobile locksmith is usually the last thing on your mind – until you need one. When you find yourself locked out the house, the car, or the office, that’s when you start thinking about the nearest mobile locksmith. Here are four reasons AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno is your mobile locksmith. Rapid Response One of the biggest benefits of a mobile locksmith is the quick response time. When your keys are locked in the car or you can’t get into the house, a mobile locksmith can get you back on schedule without delay. They’re trained to response quickly to a mix of emergency situations, and that includes changing or re-keying locks. Plus, AllSafe Lock & Key is licensed…

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Common Door Lock Problems You Can’t Ignore, Part 2

Last week, we shared part one in our series about common door lock problems you shouldn’t ignore. Instead of waiting until your door lock problem is too big to ignore and finally calling a mobile locksmith like AllSafe Lock & Key here in Reno, here’s why these issues should be addressed as soon as possible. Misaligned Door Locks This problem can actually refer to two issues at once – the misaligned lock itself, or a misaligned strike plate. That’s because they both have the same effect of door lock problems. Fortunately, both misaligned locks and strike plates are easy to detect. If your door is no longer opening or closing smoothly, or you’re having difficulty turning the lock, it’s a…

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Common Door Lock Problems You Can’t Ignore

If you own a home, at some point you’ll likely have to deal with door lock problems. Unfortunately, most people don’t call a mobile locksmith like AllSafe Lock & Key here in Reno to remedy the issue until it’s become a big enough problem that it’s affecting their home’s security and can no longer be ignored. In a series of upcoming posts, AllSafe Lock & Key is sharing four common door lock problems that you should address as soon as you notice them. Loose Door Locks, Knobs & Handles No matter what kind of lock your doors have, there are many moving components holding the lock body together. Every piece plays a part in keeping the lock working properly. If…

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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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