Change Your Locks

If you are locked out of your home or your car, chances are that you are going to need to contact a locksmith. These professionals are the individuals that have to be on call at all times because getting locked out of a home or a car never happens at an opportune time. However, locksmiths are not just emergency professionals. There are many times that it is wise to call a locksmith to help you with your locks. Here are just a few situations where it is wise to have a locksmith help.

Closing On A Home

Closing on a home is an exciting time and the odds are that you are not thinking of your locks. However, changing your locks should be one of the very first things that you do when you move into a home. The previous owners may have trusted a neighbor with a key. Just because they may have trusted that neighbor does not mean that you should. Have a locksmith come and change out the locks as soon as possible so you and your family are not put in any danger at all. This is a simple way to keep your family safe at home.

Break Up

Whether it is a divorce or just a bad break up, it is a very good idea to have a locksmith come and change your locks for you. Often an ex will try to get even or do some damage to your property. Many times your an ex will have a key to your apartment or home, and be able to gain access to your living area. If they do this while you are away they can cause property damage, but if they do it while you are home they may cause physical damage. Once again it is just smart to have a locksmith change out the locks to keep safe. 

Master Keys

Deadbolts are the only way to keep your home truly locked. Many door locks can get picked and are not that secure. It is a very good idea to install a deadbolt in each door that leads to the outside. The deadbolts should have a master key that unlocks them. If you decide that you want to give a neighbor or friend a key, you can give them a key to the door locks. This way if you want to keep people out for good, you can lock the deadbolt, However, if you want to give that friend or neighbor access, you can just lock the door lock.