Different Types of Locksmith Services and What They Offer

There are still some people out there who think that all locksmiths do is break locks. This is an exaggeration, but not entirely untrue. Locksmithing is a varied and complex occupation which requires a lot of training, knowledge, and skill. There are different types of locksmiths out there; some may offer more highly specialized services while some may offer a wide range of services. The type of locksmith you will want to hire depends on what exactly you need from them. The main thing you need to ensure is that you hire a qualified, reputable locksmith who will not carry out poor quality work. KGO Locksmith is one of the best in Quebec. We serve the Island of Montreal, Ville St. Laurent, and West Island; our service covers most of the nineteen boroughs that make up the City of Montreal. We offer a comprehensive range of locksmith services, including auto locksmith services, residential services, commercial services, emergency services, and advanced-technology security solutions. To ensure that you are informed as to what you should be looking for when you need the services of a locksmith, here is a brief outline of the main types of locksmiths and what they do.

Car Locksmiths

Car or auto locksmiths are often called upon in times of an emergency; often a quick fix is needed. You may have locked your keys inside your vehicle, lost your car keys, or you may have even broken your key in the ignition. Car locksmiths will be equipped with specialized tools which enable them to take necessary action, such as safely opening the door of your vehicle without damage. Auto locksmiths will also be able to extract broken keys from your vehicle's doors or ignition, replace lost keys, duplicate keys, and more.

Emergency Locksmiths

The priority of emergency locksmiths is to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Oftentimes you will also find emergency locksmith services that advertise a 365-days-a-year availability. A 15-minute response time is also typical. An emergency locksmith will respond to your call when you are locked out of your home or office, or be by your side immediately if you find that your home has been broken into. Emergency locksmiths may utilize techniques like "lock bumping" which will enable you to re-enter your home or office immediately without damaging the lock. They should be well equipped to handle quick repairs, key extraction and duplication, and emergency lock installations. It is always wise to have the number of a trustworthy and reliable emergency locksmith on hand.

Residential and Commercial Locksmiths

locksmith services The most basic services that residential and commercial locksmiths provide are installing various kinds of locks. They should be knowledgeable about the wide variety of lock mechanisms and locks available, and should be able to advise you well on which types of locks will be best for your home or business. If the locksmith cannot answer basic questions about the different types of locks available, or appears unsure when you ask them to recommend one, this is a sure sign that they are not properly trained and qualified. Residential and commercial locksmiths will perform installations, repairs, and upgrades of locks, and will also provide services like rekeying, and key duplications. What many people aren't aware of nowadays, however, is that these locksmiths also commonly offer advanced, customized security options for your homes and businesses. They may install alarm systems, safes, intercom systems, access control systems, CCTV, security sensors, and so on. Many of these options are especially useful to business owners and managers of commercial buildings.

KGO Locksmith: The Montreal Locksmith You Can Trust

This is just a brief summary of the main types of locksmith services available to you. Depending on where you are located, you may or may not have easy access to all these services. If you live in the Montreal Metropolitan Community and don't yet have a regular locksmith to call on, however, try KGO Locksmith. We offer all of the services mentioned above, and much more. We are the premier residential locksmith, commercial locksmith, and emergency locksmith in town. At KGO you can rest assured that your security means everything to us. Security is what we do, and what we do well. When you come to KGO we will discuss your requirements at length to ensure that we find a suitable security solution. We won't give you false information to manipulate you into buying locks or a fancy security system that doesn't serve your interests. KGO Locksmith will provide you with high quality products and outstanding customer service. In addition to the manufacturer's warranty on your hardware, you will receive a comprehensive labour and product warranty from us.

Call KGO today for all your Montreal locksmith needs.