Cincinnati LOCK REPAIR
Need a Lock Repaired? We're Always Available to Help
When a broken lock prevents you from getting into your house
When you need lock repair, We are there for you at any time of the day or night. We employ a team of skilled and experienced locksmith technicians that can repair any type of lock. No matter what service you need, you can count on our team to deliver.
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.
Is it possible for me to fix my own broken lock?
It isn't always possible for us to answer this question without knowing the extent of the lock damage. We are happy to evaluate your lock and answer that for you, but it's usually better just to have a certified locksmith handle the situation from the start. When you don't have locksmith training and experience, you could end up damaging the lock further and will need to replace it.
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.
How will I know when it's time to replace a lock?
When you insert a key into a lock, it should go in smoothly without you needing to place extra pressure on it. It should also turn easily in both directions. It could be a sign that replacement is near if one or both of these things don't happen. There's also the possibility that you want to replace a lock that still works fine but has outdated security features. We are happy to help you assess the situation and make a recommendation that takes your personal circumstances into consideration.
Exerting strong pressure on a lock is the top reason that people call us for repair services. Other times, locks simply become more fragile due to the passage of time. Besides a key that moves slowly when inserted into a lock, you can tell that the lock is getting old when you experience greater resistance in opening the door. Our locksmiths would be happy to evaluate your lock and let you know if replacement is a good idea.
What is the average wait time for repair of a lock?
We typically quote a service time of 20 to 30 minutes. However, keep in mind this can vary considerably in either direction due to the fact that no two locks are exactly alike. We can't state a time with complete certainty until we arrive at your location and assess the damage to your lock. You can feel confident that we will work efficiently and get you back into your home 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.
What should I do if I place my key in the lock and it won't turn?
A key should always turn after insertion into a lock. If it doesn't, that is a good sign that you need to contact our company to request lock repair. You may be able to get the lock to turn so you can access your home by placing lubrication in the key hole and then attempting to open the lock again. While that will take care of the immediate problem, it's highly likely that your lock still requires repair. If the lock still won't turn after you lubricate it, it has probably encountered a malfunction. That doesn't necessarily mean that you need to replace it immediately. Our locksmith technicians will survey the damage and let you know if repair or replacement is the best course of action.
Our customers have high expectations
We hold ourselves to the highest standards of customer service and employee conduct. You're welcome to review our business license with the State to help validate our legitimacy as a company. We're also insured and bonded for your protection. People throughout the metro area know they can depend on us for a wide range of professional locksmith services, including the following:
- Commercial locks
- Residential locks
- Emergency lock repair
- Garage door locks
- Keyless entry locks
- Automotive 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:
- 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
- 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
Common causes of damage to locks
Many reasons exist for a lock to sustain damage. We have found that the most common one is the attempt to pick a lock. This usually occurs when someone forgets his or her keys and tries to gain access without one. It could also happen due to a burglary attempt.
Lack of lock maintenance or using the wrong cleaning supplies
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.
Weather that's out of the ordinary, such as extreme cold, heat, or excessive rain, can cause damage to a lock. It's always a good idea to check the condition of your locks after severe weather in your area.
Breaking a key inside of a lock
If a key breaks when you insert it into a lock, some of its pieces can remain lodged in the lock. This will typically cause the lock to open slowly or not at all. Extracting a broken key requires specialized training and equipment. We advise you to resist the urge to try to pull out the key yourself and to call us instead.
Affordable lock repair that comes to you
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.
Call us when your lock doesn't work right
You do everything you can to ensure your personal security and that of your family. Sadly, a broken lock can jeopardize it in a hurry. When you call our company, we don't leave you in a compromised position one minute longer than necessary. A locksmith will arrive to help you in 30 minutes or less, guaranteed.
We work with all brands and types of locks
We can repair or replace any type of lock, including deadbolt, profile cylinder, mortise, and countless others. Our company also works with locks from all manufactures. Some of the leading brands that we repair and install include:
- 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.
Whenever you have a locksmith need, we will be there
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.