Overland Park EMERGENCY LOCK REPAIR
Need a Lock Repaired? We're Always Available to Help
Lock repair when you need it the most
It can induce a sense of dread when you come home and see that the lock on your house or garage is broken. You naturally worry that someone tried to break in. Perhaps the lock was fine when you left for work this morning but wouldn't budge when you inserted your key in the afternoon. We understand that you need these problems fixed right away. This is the reason we choose to remain available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
No one plans to have a lock break, especially when it's late at night and you can't get into your own home. Those factors alone can produce a lot of anxiety, especially when you're concerned about finding a locksmith company that's available to help you. We will dispatch a locksmith to your location within minutes of your call to us. Just call our residential locksmith division whenever you find yourself in a situation of needing immediate lock repair.
Should I attempt to repair my own lock when I notice that it is broken?
We can better answer this question when we arrive at your home and assess the damage to your lock. Generally, our opinion is that it's always best to call a professional locksmith rather than risk doing additional damage to your lock. It's only in a small number of cases that a homeowner can repair his or her own lock.
You can trust our years of experience working with all types of broken locks as we evaluate and repair the damage to your lock. In situations where we can't repair the lock, we will advise you on your various options for replacement as well as help you select the one that works best for the security and dEcor needs of your home.
What are some of the indications that it's time to replace my lock?
If your lock doesn't turn as easily as it once did, you have gotten a key stuck in it, or you want to take advantage of newer security features, it's probably time for repair or replacement. Your lock naturally endures wear as you use it every day. The differences in your ability to turn it will seem subtle at first and then become more pronounced. We can repair the lock of your home if you call us as soon as you notice a difference in its performance.
Putting too much pressure on a lock to force it to open is one of the biggest reasons that locks break. Another is that the lock has just worn out over the years. Experiencing resistance when you attempt to open a lock is a sure indication that it could break soon.
What is the average wait time for repair of a lock?
We typically spend 20 to 30 minutes repairing a home, garage, or auto lock. However, your wait may be longer or shorter depending on the unique properties of your lock and the extent of the breakage. We can give you a better time estimate once we arrive at your location and can evaluate these issues for ourselves. The locksmith technicians respect your time and will have your lock issue resolved as quickly as possible.
Repair jobs that fall on the lower end of our time estimate include things like adjusting your lock's strike plate so it opens more efficiently. If we need to do something more complex such as adjust an interior part of a lock, that will take longer. The good news is that every member of our locksmith team has the education and experience to respond to any type of lock repair need, whether it's minor or an emergency.
Is there anything I can do about a lock that won't turn after I put my key into it?
We recommend that you contact us right away when your key doesn't turn because there's a good chance the lock requires replacement. If you have a can of lubricant available, you can try placing some in the key hole and then insert the key again. This may work temporarily. However, we still urge you to have one of our professional locksmiths repair the lock so you don't keep running into this problem. The lock may need replacement if it won't turn after lubrication, but we won't know this for sure until we assess it.
What you can expect when you call us for lock repair or replacement
We are licensed as a locksmith company in this State and can dispatch a technician to any location. We also provide you with valuable peace of mind because our company as well as each of our employees is insured and bonded. When you need help with any type of locksmith service, you can depend on us to be there 24 hours a day. Our company offers locksmith services in these general categories:
- Keyless entry locks
- Automotive locks
- Commercial locks
- Residential locks
- Emergency lock repair
- Garage door locks
There's something comforting about knowing you can reach an emergency locksmith regardless of the day or time. , we strive to leave you feeling delighted with our service. It's never enough for us that you simply feel satisfied.
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The benefits of being our customer
Our customers consistently praise our company and tell us they have a much better experience here than with any other locksmith company. Here's why:
- Every member of our team is courteous and knowledgeable
- We only hire experienced locksmiths with several years of experience
- You can call us 24 hours a day, seven days a week and receive an immediate response
- We dispatch a certified locksmith to your location in under 30 minutes
- We only use highly technical and commercial-grade equipment to repair or replace your lock
- Our locks come from some of the company's top manufacturers
- We offer fair and transparent pricing
Actions that can damage locks
A lock can sustain damage or break for a variety of reasons. One of the most common things we see is lock damage from someone trying to pick it. This could be due to an attempted break-in, but it's more likely that a family member forgot a key and tried to get in the house, car, or garage without one.
Not cleaning or maintaining the lock
The key hole of a lock can become filled with dirt, debris, and everyday corrosion. It needs occasional cleaning to ensure proper functioning. However, some people don't realize that using an abrasive cleaner will cause further damage. A lubricant such as WD-40 is ideal for cleaning a lock.
Excessive heat or cold, flooding, and storm damage are all common reasons for lock damage. You may find that your lock no longer works properly after just one severe weather event.
Breaking a key inside of a lock
Breaking a key off in a lock can damage the mechanism of the lock. To avoid damaging the lock further, call us right away for help.
We offer lock repair you can afford
When you call our dispatch center for service, the operator will quote you a price that won't change after we complete the job. We believe in fair and straightforward pricing and we never add any hidden fees.
We're here for you 24 hours a day
Having a non-working lock at your home puts you at a huge security risk. Rather than possibly making the problem worse by attempting to fix it yourself, just call us for immediate assistance. We always try to repair the lock first. If that's not possible, we have a supply of replacement locks that we carry with us. We understand that you may want to add additional security features to your lock such as a deadbolt or keyless entry system and are happy to do this for you.
Brands of locks that we repair
We have the experience and equipment to repair most lock brands. Additionally, we can repair all lock styles, including deadbolts, profile cylinders, mortise locks, and many others. Below are some of the lock manufacturers we work with most often:
- Marks USA
- Corbin Russwin
Our ability to fix a lock depends on the extent of damage it has sustained. Our locksmiths will assess your lock situation carefully and help you decide on lock repair or replacement based on your budget, style preference, and home security needs.
Call us 24 hours a day
When you need a dependable and honest locksmith, please call us at any time. Whether it's an emergency or a more routine matter, we are happy to help.