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A stuck key in the front door is most likely the “cherry on top” of your already stress-filled day. Even if you couldn’t do anything about the traffic jam that caused you to be an hour late, you can still take some fairly fruitful steps to get the stuck key out of the lock and safely back into your bag where it belongs.Read More >>>
Lock bumping, in most cases, does not cause damage to the lock, except if a bump key snaps in the keyhole. The majority of lock bumping attempts go undiscovered because the locks continue to work. This article explains lock bumping, which signs indicate lock bumping attempts, and what you can do to safeguard your door locks. Read More >>>
Those who ride motorcycles know how annoying it is to lose your key. Surprisingly, people find themselves in such situations more than one would expect. Since the key chains do not usually have a lot of extra add-ons, it’s much easier to lose one and then have no more to replace it. Therefore, it is always better to have a backup plan when you know there is no way to recover your misplaced key. Read More >>>
Security is the number one priority for any person, whether the object concerned is as small as a safe box or your house. Hence, it can become difficult to choose when so many options are present for your lockout tag program. Everyone wants the best type of security possible; thus, The Security Locks. Plus, the extra complexities of trying to manage lockout tagout programs for separate departments just make it even more overwhelming than it already is. Read More >>>
There have been a number of inquiries recently concerning transponder keys and how to acquire a copy. When it comes to having their car’s remote keys cloned, many owners resort to their dealership, but they wind up paying an additional fee. What exactly is going on?
There are many different Types Of Transponder Keys, and this article will explain what each one is as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each one. Read More >>>
Every vehicle has a unique code for identification, that special code is called the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) which is assigned to it. This code is associated with every kind of information needed for a particular automobile. During the entire lifetime of the vehicle, the VIN remains the same. It has all the important past and present information regarding the vehicle which helps the current and future buyer in every aspect. Read More >>>
Almost everyone reading this article knows how it feels to lose a key or break the only one. The experience can be distressful and downright frustrating. Also, many, if not most people, can’t work through opening a lock on their own without a key. That’s why they resort to breaking down the door or a glass window to try and open the door. Read More >>>
Many of us lock our doors, assuming that it will keep us and our personal belongings safe. However, as soon as you start picking locks, it will dawn that locks don’t provide much security. Sure, they may make you feel safe, but if someone wanted to enter your home, they could pick the lock on the front door to get in within minutes. But if they (the intruder) didn’t know how to pick a lock, there are several other ways to enter. Read More >>>
Many people will return to their homes after a long day at work only to find out that either they have lost their Keys or The Key Breaks Inside The Lock. Many times people will discover that they left the keys inside their home. So, what should you do if that ever happens to you? Well, there are quite a few things you can do, as we’ll examine in this article. Read More >>>
The common misconception is that replacing the lock is the only option they have, which we’d agree with if it were a lock that didn’t offer much in the way of security. This article will discuss a couple of pros and cons of both Rekeying and Replacing The Locks. Read More >>>
When you get locked out of the apartment, there are a couple of things you can do. In this article, we’ll go over what to try before you call a locksmith. Hiring a locksmith will cost you money so you’ll want to hold it off until absolutely necessary. Read More >>>
Many people attempt to hide a spare key outside of their home or apartment just so that they can be saved from the frustration of being locked out in the event their main key goes missing. Read More >>>
One of the first things we learn as locksmiths are the fact that our service can be misused. If anything, there are countless cases of impersonators Hiring a Locksmith to gain access to someone else’s vehicle or home. Read More >>>
Yes, it is possible for a car locksmith or automotive locksmith to make a new key by coming to your car. However, it is pertinent to several factors, including being able to prove if you own the vehicle. Read More >>>
Yes, it is possible to make a car key based on the VIN number of the vehicle, but it depends! Our entire lives revolve around our cars, which we don’t realize until the car isn’t working or we can’t get into it. Read More >>>
Yes, you can rekey your own locks, and nothing is stopping you from doing it, except for the fact that all locks are different. Many people think that rekeying a lock is a simple matter of replacing the… Read More >>>
Many people reluctantly agree that losing a key was one of the worst experiences in their lives. If you don’t have a key, it isn’t possible to enter your own home. But even if you do… Read More >>>
One of the questions we get asked often is how to reverse the locks? Well, there are many different approaches to doing it, depending on the locks you have. However, this small step by step tutorial is meant… Read More >>>
A locksmith specializes in opening locks. They can open car locks, home locks, and business locks. Most people may accidentally lock themselves out a car, their home, or place or business… Read More >>>
Not very long ago, it was a nightmare for anyone who would have misplaced or lost their only car key today; things aren’t too different. Most people tried to make sure that they had multiple copies… Read More >>>
Many locksmiths start by mastering the art and science of lockpicking. However, that’s also how a lot of criminals start breaking into people’s homes. While lockpicking is a complex and often difficult… Read More >>>

General Questions

Elite Locksmiths is a family-owned business that has been providing world-class locksmith services.
Elite Locksmiths operates 24/7, 365 days a year. We’re always available when you need us!
Elite Locksmiths guarantees a maximum response time of 20 minutes from the time your call is completed.
Elite Locksmiths works with Controlled Access Systems (both electronic and mechanical), Residential, Vehicle (all types) along with Office Security, Keyless Entry, Biometric Entry, all types of combination safes and Many Other Types of Security Systems.

Emergency Services Questions

First and foremost, don’t panic! Remember that Locksmith offers 24/7 365 day availability with a 20 minute guaranteed response time. We’ll be there to help you with fast and courteous service any time you need us.
We suggest that you place our contact number 800.977.2308 on your cell and house phone’s speed dial. This way, you can contact us in the shortest time possible.
Elite Locksmiths can provide you assistance, even if you have a lost or damaged auto, office or residential key. If your lock is damaged or broken – still, no problem!
No. Elite Locksmiths deals with emergency needs, as part of our main business. We make sure to offer our customers competitive rates, which has helped us build a 40-year family-owned business.

Automotive and Other Vehicle Situations

From a business standpoint, only a qualified locksmith should have the authority to carry car opening devices. Taxi drivers, Tow Truck Drivers, and Police have little or no formal training, in automotive locks or techniques in opening them and may do unnecessary damage.
No one is more qualified than a locksmith to service your automotive lock needs. You may obtain substantial savings through a locksmith as opposed to an auto dealership.
With Elite Locksmiths, you are guaranteed a 20 minute response time and soon after, you’ll be on your way!
Whether it’s cars, trucks, motorcycle, aircraft or any other type of vehicle, Elite Locksmiths will be there to assist all your vehicle lock issues.

Residential Services Questions

Elite Locksmiths provides; home lockout service, broken key extraction, stuck keys, door and window lock installation and repair, and other home security issues.
Elite Locksmiths can work with any type of home lock, to include; mortise, deadbolts, knob locks, lever handle, cam locks, wall-mounted, euro profile, interchangeable core cylinders, jimmy proof deadbolts, rim latch, key in knob cylinders, vending T-handle, furniture locks and other types of home locks.
Elite Locksmiths can work with all types of home safes, of any size. Combination locks are no problem.
Whether it’s cars, trucks, motorcycle, aircraft or any other type of vehicle, Elite Locksmiths will be there to assist all your vehicle lock issues.

Commercial Services Questions

Elite is known for providing world-class locksmith services, which include; commercial lock installation, restricted and managed key systems, any type of electronic lock servicing.
One of Elite Locksmiths’ primary goals is to provide the best in courteous, reliable and speedy service. We make sure that your office service is completed with a minimum of interruption to your daily business activities. As a 24/7 operation, we can schedule your appointment at any time of the day or night, to further eliminate any delays in your work schedule.
No. Elite Locksmiths is known for offering competitive pricing to all of our clients. This has allowed us to build a database of return commercial clientele. Call us for a free estimate and check out our pricing.
Elite Locksmiths is licensed for your protection. In addition, our 40-year family business is a far better solution to any locksmith company that outsources their calls to independent locksmiths.

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