Lockworks Unlimited, Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Locksmith Services

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Are you locked out of your house or car? Do you need to rekey a new home? Are you looking to add additional protection to your business? There are dozens of reasons why you might need to call a locksmith in Redwood City. When an emergency strikes, knowing who to call is the key.

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., we have been serving Redwood City residents and businesses for over 25 years. We know that businesses and homeowners need to protect their most valuable assets, and we work diligently to offer you the protection you need at a reasonable price. Our team can install a variety of locks, safes, and security systems to offer you peace of mind.

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General FAQ

Do You Offer Security Systems?

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., we offer more than just locks and safes. We provide our customers with peace of mind. Our services also include custom home security systems, such as:

  • Access control devices
  • Closed-circuit TVs
  • Biometrics
  • Keyless entry
Do You Work With Safes?

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., we offer a variety of commercial and residential safes to store your most valuable assets. From gun safes to wall safes, we can help you secure expensive, valuable, or dangerous items safely.

We also offer safe repair services, including:

  • Door repair
  • Hinge repair
  • Handle repair
  • Lock repair
  • Bolt work
What Automotive Services Do You Provide?

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., we supply a variety of automotive services, including:

  • Fitting and programming keys
  • Duplicating keys
  • Rekeying ignition cylinders
  • Fast-response lockouts
  • High-tech installations
What Type of Properties Do You Service?

We work with all types of commercial businesses and residents. We have the experience and technology to provide services for companies ranging from small startups to multi-million dollar corporations. In addition, we offer comprehensive locksmith and security services to homeowners throughout Redwood City.

We also provide a variety of automobile services.

Can I Get a Copy of a Key That Says ‘Do Not Duplicate’?

Having a key that states it is unlawful to make a duplicate does not mean a replica cannot be made. However, at Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., we require forms and letters of authorization to ensure no replicas are made without permission. To learn more about this service, call our Redwood City locksmiths immediately. We can walk you through the process of getting a restricted key copied.

My Car Door Is Locked! What Can I Do?

Locking yourself out of your vehicle is frustrating and at times dangerous. Do not panic. There are plenty of solutions available for individuals who are locked out of their car. If you are in Redwood City, Palo Alto or anywhere in San Mateo County, the professional locksmiths at Lockworks Unlimited, Inc. can be there on the double. Call us at (650) 299-9126 to get the auto locksmithing services you need as soon as possible. Remember, you also want a quality auto locksmith to handle your vehicle entry issues. If your vehicle is opened incorrectly, you could spend hundreds of dollars on repairs. Don’t risk it! We provide 24/7 emergency lockout services to open your car quickly without damaging your car’s lock system. If you want to learn more about auto locksmithing, check out our home blog and our new blog on Medium.

What Type of Locks Do You Work With?

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc. we work with a variety of locks, including:

  • Deadbolts
  • Keyless entry
  • Master key systems
  • Panic bars
  • Key fobs
  • Car locks
  • Specialty locks
  • Safe locks
Should I Rekey the Locks When I Buy a New Home?

When purchasing a new home, it is important to invest the time and money in rekeying the home. You do not know how many other people had access to your house prior to purchase. This could include the old owners, their friends, real estate agents, and contractors. Protect yourself from danger and theft by rekeying your home within the first 24 to 48 hours after purchase.

What Is Rekeying?

Rekeying is also known as “changing the locks.” Changing out the locks can bolster your security and protect your property. It is recommended that businesses and homeowners rekey their homes every few years to maintain the highest security standards.

How Much Does a Locksmith Cost?

Locksmith prices vary depending on the services required and whether it is an emergency call or a pre-scheduled visit. Be sure to ask for a quote before work begins. This way, there are no surprises.

Should I Only Hire BBB Accredited Locksmiths?

At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., you can view our licenses and numbers directly on our website!

How Do I Know If My Locksmith Is Licensed and Certified?

When hiring a locksmith, ask to see their California State Government issued Security Employee License.

Are You a Local Company?

Yes, we are! At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., our company has been working in Redwood City and serving Peninsula residents for over 25 years.

Contact Our Redwood City Locksmiths

Our skilled locksmiths are ready to handle even the most complex jobs. Whether you need to rekey a home, secure your business, or gain access to your vehicle again, we are here to help. Our skilled professional locksmiths are available 24/7, day and night. We have been serving the Redwood City Peninsula since 1994. With over 50 years of combined experience, you can rest assured knowing that you have qualified and experienced locksmiths on the job. You can call us at (650) 299-9126 or fill out our confidential contact form for more information.

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