Four Tips for Finding a Reliable Mobile Locksmith in Reno & Sparks

We recommend finding a good mobile locksmith before you need one, but we also understand that’s not usually how it works. By the time you realize you need a locksmith, it’s usually late or dark, and it’s always inconvenient. But no matter when you contact a locksmith, you certainly one who is both qualified and licensed. Here are four tips for finding a reliable mobile locksmith in Reno & Sparks. Local Contact Information We’ve discussed common locksmith scams in previous posts, which is one reason a local number – one that isn’t re-routed to a call center outside of the state – and a local address both matter. Here in Reno and Sparks, there are dozens of locksmith services advertised…

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A Review of AllSafe Lock & Key, Reno’s Mobile Locksmith

It’s typical these days to take time to share negative reviews when you’re unhappy with a company’s service. It’s less common to share positive experiences, which makes them all the more notable. AllSafe Lock & Key, Reno’s mobile locksmith, is very fortunate to have a number of excellent reviews on websites like Google and Yelp. Here’s another five-star review we received earlier this week. Thanks again, Ray! Five Star Service Our customer noticed that one of his doors wouldn’t shut properly as he was leaving for work early on a Sunday morning. Ray describes calling two other places, with no answer, and the “third time was definitely the charm.” Our technician was able to make it over to the customer’s…

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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 4

In our series of common door lock problems, we’ve discussed loose locks and handles, misaligned locks, and jammed door locks. A fourth door lock problem we see here at AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno is turning lock cylinders. Here’s what to know about this common door lock problem. Turning Lock Cylinders A turning lock cylinder is a problem because it affects your ability to securely lock or even enter your door. Fortunately, it’s a relatively simple issue to diagnose. If you insert and turn your key, and the entire lock cylinder moves, the culprit is most likely a damaged or loose set screw. Accessing and tightening the screw usually resolves the issue. While that sounds straightforward, it’s the kind of door lock…

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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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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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