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12 Services Offered by The Flying Locksmiths You May Not Have Known About

LOCKSMITHING IS MORE THAN JUST KEYS AND LOCKS!

Locksmiths provide many services that the average consumer may not be aware of. At The Flying Locksmiths for example, our teams can accommodate everything from general locksmithing to intercom installation, core changes, and much more. We thought by listing just a few of these services, we could better help our customers understand the scope of work we do on a daily basis. Below, you will find some of the most common locksmith services we offer, but it is by no means a fully comprehensive list. A good rule of thumb is: if it is on the door, a locksmith will service it!

LOCKSMITH SERVICES

House Keys: Our key duplication machines are calibrated daily, with a micrometer, down to the closest thousandth of an inch, to ensure your copies work every single time. Why make multiple trips to the hardware store? Get it copied by your local Flying Locksmiths team and save yourself the “back and forth”. You wouldn’t call a plumber to fix a light fixture, so why would you have anyone besides a locksmith cut your house key? We’ll cut it perfectly, the first time, in less than a minute!

Lock Rekeying: Did you know you can change the key that operates your home without having to incur the cost of purchasing a new lock? Rekeying is fast, easy and can be done in our vans, or in our shop, by a trained locksmith. The process is very quick and simply involves changing the pins inside your lock to work with an entirely new key. We can even make the key from another door work – it’s entirely up to you! Why carry around multiple keys for multiple doors? Have us key them all so you can carry one key that works everything!

Deadbolts: This is your main line of defense against intruders. They can make the difference between your house being burglarized or the thief moving on. Sometimes just having them installed is enough to deter a criminal, but do you have one on every exterior door? If the answer is no, you could be at a huge risk. Criminals look for weak points and capitalize on them. Don’t invest in a cheap lockset from a hardware store and make a $10 piece of equipment the only defense for your home or business? It just doesn’t make sense. Let a professional locksmith get you set up with a high quality deadbolt and secure your property today!

Intercom Systems: The ability to control who comes in and out of the door without having to leave a desk is a luxury most receptionists or office workers would love to have. We offer a variety of intercom systems with a plethora of different features and price points, which makes them a great option for just about any business or budget. Some systems utilize audio only, allowing you to ask the person at the door for his or her credentials. Other systems have fully functional video capabilities with recording and zooming features, which allow you to capture all activity at the door. If you think an intercom system would be beneficial for your business and would like to learn more about features and price points, give your local Flying Locksmiths office a call!

Exit Devices & Crash Bars: One of the most important products a business owner can install on a door is an exit device or panic bar. These devices provide egress during emergencies for employees and customers, so it’s important that they are installed and operate correctly 100% of the time. At The Flying Locksmiths, we can repair or replace any exit device on any door with the utmost confidence that it will operate correctly and will coordinate with Fire Code Safety laws.

Card Access & Keypads: The use of keypads or access cards is growing exponentially amongst large and small businesses, as owners see the value of not needing to hand out keys. With products like Alarm Lock, Paxton and the Arrow Revolution, access can be restricted to a 6 digit combination, key cards or proximity fobs. The Alarm Lock and Paxton systems can even restrict access to certain times of the day, and record logs of employees trying to enter after hours. These systems can easily be maintained by our staff, but we’re also happy to teach you how to operate them so that you can make changes as needed. Give us a call for an estimate and explore just how impressive these systems are!

Door Closers: Yes, we fix and repair door closers too! We are a full service security company, so if it is on the door, we can repair, replace or upgrade it. Our technicians have installed thousands of door closers, and even keep the common closers stocked in their van so we have a replacement ready to go, when you need it. Door closers are vital for storefront security, so when they break, you need to get them fixed immediately. With our incredible response time and extensive inventory, we will get a technician out to repair or replace it same day, guaranteed!

Padlocks: The options available while selecting a padlock are incredible! You can specify body size, shackle size, color, key operation, combo operation, weatherproofing, and many other features based on your specific needs. At The Flying Locksmiths, we can repair, replace or even give you padlocks that work on an existing key, so you don’t have to clutter your keychain. Our distributors keep everything nearby and in stock, so if it’s not in our showroom, we will have it next day, keyed up and ready to go! Stop by and talk to our trained locksmith staff, and we will happily go over the best padlocks for your needs!

File Cabinets & Desk Locks: Did you know we can make keys to office furniture without ever dispatching a locksmith to your location? Most locks have a code right on the face of the cylinder that we can use to create a factory-cut key that will operate the lock. It’s extremely easy and inexpensive to do, and you can take care of multiple desks and files at once for a discount! Just e-mail your local Flying Locksmiths branch the codes and we will mail you back the keys. It’s that simple!  If the code is unreadable or simply not there, we can still help. Give us a call and one of our trained locksmiths can create a working key by hand.

X09, X10 and LKM700: Our technicians are certified and trained in the installation and servicing of the Kaba Mas X09, X10 and LKM7000. Our team can install these GSA approved locksets on Class 5 and Class 6 file cabinets, as well as Class 5 security vault doors quickly, professionally and within budget. If these electromechanical locks are installed by anyone other than a certified and trained locksmith, it is almost a guarantee that something will go wrong. They are extremely sensitive and even a small static shock from rubbing your feet on a carpet is enough to render the lock useless. Contact us today to learn more about how you can get X09, X10, and LKM700 locksets installed today!

Transponder Keys: Do you only have one key to your car? If so, you should know how expensive it can be to get a car key replaced if it is lost. It can cost hundreds of dollars to have a technician reset your car’s computer and program new keys. It’s a hassle that most people can avoid by simply having a backup transponder key made at their local Flying Locksmiths shop. We can provide a duplicate for around $85 in less than 10 minutes. It’s fast, easy, and less expensive than any dealership. We will also guarantee that your key works or you get your money back. Stop by and get a duplicate before it becomes a bigger and more expensive issue.

Key by VIN Number: Keys can be hard to keep track of. We all lose them at some point. Did you know that you can get a duplicate key made from your car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)? We don’t even need the car to do it! Call us with the VIN and we will cut a key by the factory code for you in less than 30 minutes!

DO YOU NEED ONE OF THE SERVICES MENTIONED ABOVE?

If you need one (or more) of the services we mentioned above, give your local Flying Locksmiths office a call! Our dedicated team will be more than happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.