Faqs

What is a “Smart Key”?

Your vehicle may not even have a key —  it may have a "flip key" with a small blade. The technology used to enter and start these cars relies on a computer chip being present in the remote and the vehicle. These two chips must talk to each other in a way that will...

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Who can program a car key?

Some makes and models allow you to program a car key, If you have 2 working copies of your key. You may order a key from internet resources, ebay.com, amazon.com or carandtruckremotes.com. Once you have your key and 2 working keys, there are steps you can take to...

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Can I buy my own locks and have you install them?

You may. But check our prices first. We provide commercial grade hardware from many manufacturers at prices comparable to "big box" stores. Your security needs should be evaluated before you select a manufacturer and grade of hardware.

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How do I know I can trust you?

Just ask. We will supply references, proof of insurance and business licenses upon request. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating.

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How do I know I won’t get ripped off?

First, check for a physical address and legitimate business name. The phone books and online searches are full of phony operators. Locksmiths with toll free numbers are suspect. Often the biggest ads quoting the cheapest prices are frauds. Second, make sure the...

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Can you make a key when I have lost mine?

Our expert locksmiths are able to "impression" a key from a lock in most instances on older makes and models of vehicles. Sometimes it's easier to just replace the cylinder in a house lock. New vehicles with "transponder" keys are more difficult. A transponder is a...

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Will you damage my car or door lock?

We take every precaution to ensure that our service tools do not damage your car or house door. Sometimes the weather stripping on your car window is old and brittle and our entry make exacerbate the problem. Occasionally accidents do happen and we are fully insured...

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