House keys, gate keys, car keys and backup keys are all a nuisance. In the worst of times we find ourselves running out of luck when your most frequently used keys break off or get bent out of its original shape. They take a great deal of abuse, day in and day out, so it should not come as a surprise if they end up broken from your lock. This is bound to happen when you least expect it so your best option is to count on a professional locksmith San Diego clients can trust.
We know how frantic customers can feel when they accidentally break off their keys. The important thing is to count on a professional locksmith for help. While you wait there are a few things you can do to help them complete the job quicker and more efficiently. Here is what you can do to help:
Gently pull the remaining portion of the key out of the lock if able to do so.
Wiggle a half bent key in position to remove the key safely.
Do not try to pick the lock, as it may cause damage to the exterior of the hull.
Can I avoid Breaking My Keys in a Lock?
Key replacement San Diego specialists are available to help you replace keys. However, to help reduce the risk of broken keys you need to be mindful of a few things before this ever happens.
Broken Key Prevention Tips:
Avoid closing doors by tugging the key
Keys getting stuck in locks are signs of lock replacement
Do not increase force or pressure on key to turn the lock
Always use the right key
Bent keys should be replaced
Never use a key for anything other than your locks (bottle opener, screwdriver, or box cutter)
Every homeowner and vehicle owner should be able to trust a locksmith San Diego professional to get the job done perfectly. Of course, there is not much time on your hands to check a locksmith’s history, but every locksmith must be licensed by the Contractors’ State License Board in order to provide locksmith services to San Diego residents.
Contact the Emergency Locksmith San Diego Experts
If you are prone to wearing out your keys, no matter what you do to prevent the breaking them, then get in touch with the locksmith San Diego experts to help you repair your locks and replace your keys. Want to contact our emergency locksmith office? Reach us at (619) 892-7269.