The Federal Trade Commission warns against locksmiths that appear local but operate in wide-ranging areas with an 800 phone number and don't have proper training and expertise for the work.
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ADVICE FOR HIRING A
SAME DAY PROS
Find a professional before you need one
Looking for a locksmith when you get stuck in an
emergency situation is quite tough. Therefore, we advise
you to find a good professional in your area, inquire about
the billing and emergency services and save his contact
details. This way you won’t panic in the situation of
lockouts or loss of keys.
Know the professional locksmith’s area
Ask the service about the area they serve in. If you’re
driving around the city or state, you must have this
information. Some servicemen are based in other states
and hire employees to serve in different states and cities.
Such companies can overcharge you in emergency
situations. So, do thorough research about where the
company is located and on what basis, do they charge.
Beware of fraudulent locksmiths
The Federal Trade Commission warns against locksmiths
that appear local but operate in wide-ranging areas with
an 800 phone number and don't have proper training and
expertise for the work.
Ask the company for license, insurance and for how long
they have been in business
By asking for license, you can ensure that the professional
has gone through a good amount of training for this work.
Insurance and bond proof is a must for one small mistake
can damage your entire security system. Make sure you
hire a business that has been working for a long time.
Know your local locksmith pricing
Don’t be afraid to call up all the professional locksmiths in
your area and inquire about their pricing structure.
Reviews and ratings
Make sure you check online reviews of the company
you’re planning to hire. You would get to know what their
past customers are saying about them. It will save you
from hiring a bad professional.
The work of a locksmith is a little bit ancient, but it
continues to grow in demand throughout the years. That is
because despite the changes in time, we still have to
secure our things and ourselves from people who have
Hiring a reliable locksmith for this purpose is of utmost
importance. You can use Same Day Pros to hire well
reputed trained professionals in your locality. We assure
you that we show you only the best in the area.
Tips & Advice
Ask For The License - A license means you can trust the
person you’re hiring.
Proof Of Insurance - A bond and insurance is necessary for
sometimes, your entire security system might blow off due
to the repair work.
Business Stability - Only a business that provides
acceptable services can run for a long time. Thus, a
business that has been existence for years is always better
than a newbie offering services at low prices.
Check Online Reviews - It would take only a few clicks to
find out what other people in your locality think of that
References - You can even ask for direct references from
the company. Reputed companies would happily provide
you details of their recent clients, and then you can
contact such people and clear your doubts.
24-hour Emergency Service - Always pick a company that
provides emergency services for you never know when
you can get stuck in a lockout situation.
Over The Phone Pricing - Though you can give an idea
about the issue on the phone but fixing the price over the
phone is a very bad idea unless you don’t mind being
Free Estimates - Ask for a free estimate before the work
Safety Record - If the serviceman working on the job has a
record of blowing up security systems while fixing the locks,
you don’t want to hire that person. Do you? Inquire about
their past work on the job.
Satisfaction Guarantee - One day they installed a lock
and next it doesn’t work. Would you want to pay again for
doing the task? Of course not. That’s why you must ask for
satisfaction guarantee when working with installing new
Presentation Reference : Same Day Pros – Locksmith