how Re-keying locks works?
How do locksmith Re key a lock ? by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins
Re-keying locks, the locksmith removes the pins and springs in the lock cylinder and replaces them with new pins and springs that work with a new and different key. Unless a lock is malfunctioning or a totally different style is desired, many locks can be re-keyed and kept in service, operating as well or better than ever.
The most common reason to re-key the locks is to maintain key control when there is a change in possession of a property. Key control simply means accounting for all keys made to operate the locks. Once keys are loaned out, key control is lost. Obviously, with a previously owned home, you don’t know who may have had access to the keys. In new homes, contractors have had access to the keys.
To allow re-keying without disassembly introduces a lot of additional intricate parts that can lead to malfunctions and tend to be easier to bypass than traditional locks.
which locksmith to Lock Re Key
Consulting with a professional locksmith may be the best way to determine what you need. Rekeying is definitely the more affordable option. Should you need or choose to replace your locks, your locksmith will have access to far higher quality hardwaree
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