Frequently asked questions.
Why should I use a professional locksmith company?
Our professional locksmiths is experienced and skilled in lock, safe & security problems, We are better prepared to solve any lock in or locked out issues to your unique situation.
I have lost my car keys. Can you help?
Yes we can make most car keys. Call us for a quote, remember to give us the type of vehicle and year model.
Can I buy lock opening tools / picks?
No, it is illegal to sell or possess burglary or entry tools, If your not a Qualified locksmith technician.
Locksmiths will not sell entry tools to anyone.
Is there such a thing as a key that can open all locks?
No. A master key is a key which works many locks. In order for a particular master key to work in a lock, the lock has to be set up to work on that master key. Master key systems is designed especially for hotels, office buildings, and schools, act.
I can install the locks, why not just buy it at the hardware store and do it
Products sold in hardware stores are residential quality at worst, and doesn't always fits, the shelves are stacked with low end products meant to increase profits. High quality locks are much safer and lasts longer. The question you have to ask is what is your time really worth?
Why do I have to wiggle my keys in the lock to make it work?
As locks age over time, the levers/pins in a lock cylinder tend to wear down causing your keys to stick and forcing you to wiggle the key in the lock to make it work. Changing your lock can solve your problem.
I have lost my keys, how can you help me?
Our skilled technicians will gladly advise you on locks that need to be replaced. Our 24 hour fully equipped mobile unit is available for any emergency work you might need at your premises.
I am locked out of my house?
Our Emergency skilled technicians will gladly assist you on unlocking your door and locks that needs to be replaced. Our 24 hour fully equipped mobile unit is available for any emergency work you might need.
My car keys are locked in my car?
We will gladly assist to unlock your car, WITHOUT ANY DAMAGE
How much does it cost to cut a key?
Our keys range from R15:00 for a standard cupboard key, to R1900.00 for some car keys without coding. The most common type of cylinder keys are between R30.00 & R50.00, For an estimate quote we insist on seeing the key first hand.
What is a Transponder Key?
Most car keys manufactured after 1995 contain transponder chips. The purpose of a transponder chip is to disarm a vehicle immobiliser when the car key is used to start the engine. Without the chip your car will not start!! The chip is not visible and is in the plastic part of the key. We can supply, copy, code and cut these car keys with their chips and coding.
I have an lock but no keys?
it's much safer to change your lock, if your keys are lost, your keys can be in anyone's hand!
I have a safe but have lost my safe key
We can open most safes any time of day and night, Contact us for a exact quote, please be specific about your safe type.