Residential Lock Replacement Service
Imagine this situation, you've just moved into a new house and discovered that the locks are outdated and don't meet your security needs. This is not only frustrating, but it can be a real security risk to have old or outdated locks on your home. If you're not comfortable replacing the locks yourself, you'll need to call in a professional.
Capital Locksmith is here to help. We offer quick and easy lock replacement for homes of all sizes. Our team is experienced in both residential and commercial lock replacement, so you can rest assured that your property is safe and secure.
When is it time to replace your locks at home?
There a couple of dead-set signs the locks in your home are due to be updated. The first one being if you know the locks in your home are old and outdated. Similarly if the locks are beginning to fail, maybe you've had them repaired once already but once again they are frequently jamming. You've recently experienced a break in or attempted break in at home. Or quite simply, you've lost your keys. Any or all of these things will point to it being time to replace your locks.
Your locks are old or outdated
Quite often people will purchase a beautiful old home, but it also comes fitted with old locks. Whilst they may look very stately, it's likely the security value these old locks provide to your new home have diminished. Get them replaced with newer, high security locks and keep your new property safe and secure.
The locks are becoming temperamental
As with the above issue of old outdated locks, the locks can sometimes reach a state where no matter how many times you repair them the same problem keeps reoccurring. At this point it's better, and cheaper to just have the locks replaced entirely.
You've experienced a break-in
If you've experienced a break in or attempted break in at home, it's wise to have the locks replaced. In many cases an unsuccessful burglary will still have caused some damage to your locks whilst trying to gain access to your home. Of course if there has been a break in, you'll sleep much easier at night if you change out those locks.
You've lost your keys
Now, you can have locks rekeyed. However, for various reasons home owners sometimes prefer to just get the locks replaced. The option is totally up to you.
How to choose the right locks for your home?
What's the cost and timeframe of a lock replacement?
When it comes to lock replacements, there are a few factors that will affect the final price. The cost of the replacement lock itself is one factor, but labor costs and the time it will take to replace the lock can also impact the total price. Typically, a new lock can cost anywhere from $20 to $200, depending on the brand and quality of the lock. In general, most homeowners can expect to pay around $100 for a lock replacement, though this price may vary depending on your location and the specific needs of your project.
Generally speaking, most locks can be replaced in under two hours, but more complex jobs may take longer. Always be sure to ask the locksmith about their expected timeframe in the event you have an appointment to attend.
What to expect from Capital Locksmith
At Capital Locksmith, we can help you with all of these steps! Capital Locksmith offers quick and easy lock replacement for homes of all sizes. Our team is experienced in both residential and commercial lock replacement, so you can rest assured that your property is safe and secure.
We have a wide range of locks available, from low security to high security, so we're sure you'll find the perfect fit for your home. We are also sure to have something within your budget.
Don't take any chances with your security - call Capital Locksmith today!