Faq

The Most Common Locksmith Questions Answered

At Burien Lock & Key, we understand that you may have questions about our locksmith services. That’s why we’ve created a FAQ page to provide answers to some of the most common questions we receive. Whether you’re looking for information about the types of locks we service, the cost of a locksmith call, or the estimated time for a locksmith to arrive, you’ll find the answers you need here. If you don’t see the answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always ready to assist you.

What types of locks can a locksmith service?

A locksmith can service a wide range of locks, including residential locks, commercial locks, automotive locks, and high-security locks.

Can a locksmith make a new key for my lock?

Yes, a locksmith can make a new key for your lock. They can either duplicate an existing key or create a new one from scratch.

What is the average cost of a locksmith service call?

The cost of a locksmith service call can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of service, the complexity of the job, and the location. On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $50 to $150 for a locksmith service call.

Can a locksmith unlock a car door?

Yes, a locksmith can unlock a car door. They have the skills and tools to safely and efficiently open car doors without causing damage to the vehicle.

Does a locksmith offer warranty on the products and services they provide?

Yes, most locksmiths offer a warranty on the products and services they provide. The length of the warranty and the specific terms will vary depending on the locksmith and the type of service provided. Be sure to ask about the warranty when you request a quote for a locksmith service.

Can a locksmith install a high-security lock system for my home or business?

Yes, a locksmith can install a high-security lock system for your home or business. They have the expertise and experience to assess your security needs and recommend the best lock system for your property.

Do I need to provide proof of ownership before a locksmith can perform a service?

Yes, it is best to provide proof of ownership before a locksmith can perform a service. This helps to ensure that you are the rightful owner of the property or vehicle that the locksmith is working on.

Is it possible to get an emergency locksmith service outside of normal business hours?

Yes, many locksmiths offer emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What is the estimated time for a locksmith to arrive at my location?

The estimated time for a locksmith to arrive at your location can vary depending on several factors, such as your location, traffic, and the availability of a locksmith. In general, you can expect a locksmith to arrive within 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Can a locksmith rekey a lock without replacing it?

Yes, a locksmith can rekey a lock without replacing it. This process involves changing the tumblers inside the lock so that it can be operated with a different key.