Whether it be for your home or car, replacing a damaged, missing, or stolen key can be frustrating. Misplacing your key seems to happen at the most inconvenient times, like when you're already running late for work or you just want to unwind at home after a long day. No matter your circumstances, we are a professional mobile locksmith available to homes and businesses in Tampa, Wesley Chapel, and Brandon, FL.
Check out the different ways you can get a new key made and why you should steer clear of them in favor of mobile locksmith services.
You can visit your car dealership to get a new key, but the process will take a lot longer.
If you cannot enter your car due to a lost or missing key, your first thought may be to go to your car dealership. This is a reasonable thought process, as your dealership did make your car and likely has a solution.
However, the process of securing a new car key through your dealership will take a lot longer....
Property management companies should be among the first in line for a long-term, valuable, locksmith company to have on speed dial. When it comes to the safety and security of your complexes, quality lock systems should be at the top of the list.
Some of the most important tasks that the property managers typically undertake include:
Securing the premises that your buildings are on
Protecting against vandalism
Ensuring the safety of tenants
These can be accomplished easily with a professional, reliable locksmith on hand. For example, you can call Cheap Lock & Key!
Cheap Lock & Key is licensed, insured, and trained in all areas of the field, including security audits.
Lock Changes, Master Keys, & Other Services Your Go-To Locksmith Can Provide
An on-call locksmith can become one of the most powerful tools for property management companies. Your go-to locksmith will be familiar with all of the locks on your buildings. Furthermore, they will be able to...
Mercedes codes are generated directly from Germany, using your vehicle's VIN number. The key is coded specifically to your vehicle only! This is a great safety feature, because once you replace your key with a new one, the old one becomes obsolete and no longer works with your car, or any other one.
Both locksmiths and dealerships are able to help replace or duplicate your Mercedes-Benz car key, but what is the cost? There are pros and cons to working on both sides of the spectrum.
A mobile locksmith is the best when it comes to both price and convenience. They are able to bring all their tools on the road and come to any location to create a replacement key, or duplicate a current key.
Mercedes-Benz is a luxury vehicle and not all mobile locksmiths are able to access the data necessary to create key fobs. This is why it is a good idea to call and find out if they have your Mercedes Benz model on their list. Or, just call Cheap Lock & Key, as we support all models...
Mobile locksmiths are available whether you have locked yourself out of your car, lost your keys, or simply need a replacement key made. When it comes to replacing keys, the process is much different today, since the use of key fobs is becoming more and more common, than it was even just a few years ago. In fact, consumers do not even need their original key to make a replacement anymore. Furthermore, your key, whether it is a regular key or key fob, can be duplicated without the need to find the key code.
1. Replacing Traditional Keys
In order to create a replacement for your traditional key, your mobile locksmith will require proof of ownership of your vehicle and the VIN (vehicle identification number) of your automobile. With those two pieces of information, the mobile locksmith will be able to get the key code from the manufacturer of your car, which in turn will enable them to make the proper cuts for the new key. It probably wouldn't be a bad idea to have the mobile...
When you buy a new car, your auto dealer hands you the shiny new keys and sends you out to the open road. But how often do we forget to make a copy of that key? Here’s how that little bit of forethought can save you a huge headache down the road.
1. Locking your keys in the car.
Unless you have a smart key that makes it impossible to lock your keys in the car, it happens to the best of us—your doors lock automatically, or you manually push down the locking mechanism and before you have the chance to think about it, you close the door, turn around, and see your keys through the car window. If you don’t have a spare, you will have to call us to gain access. If you have a spare, you can have someone bring it to you or catch a ride home to retrieve it. Either way, time and money will be saved.
2. Losing the keys to your car.
We all know that when looking for your keys, they're always in the last place you look! However, sometimes you just can't find...