Six Reasons You May Need a Qualified Mobile Locksmith in Reno

AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno proudly serves northern Nevada with 24/7 emergency locksmithing. From commercial to residential to auto, our certified technician is ready and waiting to help you with your lock issues. If you find yourself searching online for the nearest locksmith, it’s likely because you’ve found yourself in a frustrating or even worrisome lock-out scenario. The good news? Calling the right locksmith is the key to getting fast, professional, and quality service for a variety of needs – not simply because you’ve locked yourself out of the house, office, or car. Here are six reasons you may need a qualified mobile locksmith in Reno, or anywhere. Common Scenarios that Call for a Locksmith You’re locked out of…

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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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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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Here’s What Makes Sliding Glass Doors and Windows Secure

One of the services AllSfafe Lock & Key of northern Nevada offers its customers is a home security inspection. Whenever our technicians rekey a residence, we offer this as a complimentary service to help educate people on their home’s current security level of their homes. During the inspection, we’re able to point out how specific areas in the home may be lacking in security and what might be done to improve them. One of the most common areas for home security improvement? Sliding glass windows and doors. Fortunately, there is a solution. Here’s what makes sliding glass doors and windows secure. How Secure are Horizontally-Sliding Windows & Doors? It’s an unfortunate truth that horizontally-sliding windows and doors are vulnerable to…

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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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