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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 locksmith




Advice for hiring a locksmith

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.

Advice for hiring a locksmith

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.

Advice for hiring a locksmith

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

bad intentions.

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.

Advice for hiring a locksmith

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


Advice for hiring a locksmith

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


Advice for hiring a locksmith

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


Advice for hiring a locksmith


Presentation Reference : Same Day Pros – Locksmith

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