A car with the keys in the ignition

Duplicating keys and grasping locks seems like a somewhat straightforward and automatic process in the movies. But in reality, it’s a very complex process with a lot of moving parts (no pun intended). There are many different kinds of locks, keys, access systems and their combinations that determine how a locksmith helps you regain access to your car.

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A person holding a car key

Precautions are seldom on a person’s mind when they’re handed the keys to a new car. People want to get onto the road as soon as possible and revel in their new purchase. However, taking precautions is always a rational option after buying a car.

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A person trying to open a car using a screwdriver

Replacing a car key is a job best left to a professional. Most people don’t have the expertise or relevant know-how to replace or duplicate a car key. Besides that, car locks are very sensitive devices, so if the wrong person tampers with them, you can have a damaged lock on your hands.

However, even though a professional is necessary, you should know about their method to make sure you aren’t being ripped off. There are various ways to assess the reliability of a locksmith, such as their reputation or reviews. Another way is tallying their key-making process with how it’s supposed to be done.

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a person holding a car key with a blurred background of a car

Have you spent countless minutes trying to find your car keys? You’re not alone! A recent study found that an average American wastes 2.5 days every year finding lost items. Don’t you wish you had those hours back?

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You’re on vacation. You dropped your car keys somewhere, and you can’t find them. What will you do now? Don’t fret. This blog highlights four things that you need to ensure to get a duplicate car key made without the original.

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When you’re a parent, your days are hectic. You have a pile of responsibilities and chores to take care of. While running errands and managing your home it’s easy for parents to  accidentally end up locking their children in the car. Most of the people think that they are very responsible, and it might not happen to them. However, when it does, it ensues panic.

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A BMW car’s steering wheel

People can lose access to their car or car keys for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, the key can get stuck in the ignition, and the driver may try to forcibly turn or pull the key. That could break the key, which means you’ll lose access to your key and car. Besides that, your keys could get damaged by the elements, or you may just simply misplace them.

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Keyless systems create a unique obstacle when it comes to people trying to steal a car. The driver carries the fob used for the ignition and entry into the vehicle.

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black steering wheel

Are you having one of those days where things just aren’t going right? You wake up late, miss breakfast, don’t get the time to dress appropriately, and when you get in your car to head to work, your vehicle decides it doesn’t want to take you there. There are numerous reasons why your car could be failing to start.

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a key fob

Technological advancements in automobiles have opened the doorways for criminal groups and thieves to explore innovative ways to use technology for theft. In 2018 alone, 228.9 per every 100,000 individuals got their motor vehicles stolen, the total loss of which cost around $6 billion. A year earlier, 772,943 cars were stolen in the USA.

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