Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Why should I choose a LocksmithToday.com to solve my locksmith needs?

    Our trained professionals are offer fast and reliable service. After you call to schedule your help, technicians can be dispatched in as little as 15 minutes. When your professional arrives, they bring all the tools they need to complete their job.

  • Q: We just purchased our house, should we re-key the doors?

    You should definitely consider re-keying your doors of your new house. You do not know who may have existing keys, and the risk is too great when your locks are the only thing between your family and potential intruders. The price of re-keying is well worth avoiding problems down the road, and it gives you peace of mind that you and your family are the only ones that have keys to your house.

  • Q: What if I cannot find a service listed on your site?

    Call us. Every job is different, and our locksmith technicians are very capable. Just because you do not see a service listed on our site does not mean it isn't something we can do for you. The only way to know for sure is to call and ask us.

  • Q: Is it possible to have one key that opens every door in my house?

    Yes, this is very possible and we do it for customers all the time. If you have a key that slides completely into each and every lock, locks only need to be re-keyed. Otherwise, we may have to do lock replacements. Either way, it is a quick service our technicians provide.

  • Q: What is a master key?

    A master key, like it's name suggests, can open a set group of locks. Where a regular key can open only one door, a master key can open any door in a group that belongs to it.

  • Q: I lost/broke the remote control key for my car. Are you able to help me?

    Our locksmith technicians all have new replacement remote control car keys. They can program and sync them on site for you with tools in their van. Our professions are able to program keys for most brands of cars.

  • Q: I got locked out of my car. Is there someone that can help me quickly?

    Absolutely, this is what we do. Our mobile locksmiths are typically dispatched within 15 minutes and they will be able to get you into your car very quickly.

  • Q: Can your team install keyless entry systems?

    Definitely. At LocksmithToday.com we carry the latest in keyless entry technology for homes, cars, and businesses. Call us today to see how we can help you.

  • Q: What type of locksmith services can your technitions provide?

    Let's just say when it comes to your locksmith needs, we have you covered. Take a look at our services to see just exactly we can do. If you do not see something listed, you should call because many times it is a problem we can fix.

  • Q: Do you have locksmith technicians in my area?

    LocksmithToday.com is a nationwide service company. In most locations we have professionals that can be dispatched in as little as 15 minutes. To find out for sure if we can service your area, call our service center. You will know immediately if we can help you.

  • Q: I am locked out. Will your services damage my locks forcing me into buying new ones?

    Most reputable locksmiths will attempt to lock pick a lock before breaking it, and most of the time they are successful. Fortunately, lock picking does not damage the lock so you will not need to replace and locks after our service is complete.

  • Q: A family member lost a key. Do I need to have all our locks replaced?

    No. Most of the time locks can be re-keyed. This service is faster and cheaper that complete lock replacements throughout you house.

  • Q: I typically have to wiggle my keys into the locks before I can open them. Why is this?

    Locks age over time through repeated use, as the inner lock cylinder is worn. Plus, many times the key your using has been copied and may even be a copy of a copy. This is why you have to wiggle the key in order to open the lock. Call us, this is something we can fix for you.

  • Q: Why shouldn't I just buy hardware at my local home center and replace the locks myself?

    This is really a question of time and quality. You may not have the time nor know-how to replace hardware through out your house. And often, the types of lock hardware you will find at home centers will be of lower-grade security at worst, residential quality at best. Typically, it is not much more expensive to have a professional complete the job for you, and you get the reassurance that the locks were installed correctly and can keep out intruders.

  • Q: Can I purchase lock picking tools?

    No. In most states it is illegal to sell or own lock breaking tools. Neither LocksmithToday.com nor our technicians will be able to sell you these tools, and anyone who does should be highly suspect.