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Spare Car Key Salem Oregon

Spare Car Key Salem Oregon

Spare car key its one of those things that you don’t know how important it is to have until the time comes when you really need it. A spar car key may be considered as an unnecessary expense, but in the long run it is an investment that will pay off. It very unlikely that at some point down the road you will be in a situation where you would wish you had a spare car key made by a Salem locksmith. Continue reading

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Master Key System

Master Key System

Master Key SystemHave you ever wondered how owners of large properties are able to manage possessing many keys to each unit of their property? The truth is that most likely the property owner doesn’t possess hundreds of keys, but he only has one or a few keys total. How do they have so few keys? They utilize what is called a master key system. To understand how master keys work, you first have to have a basic idea of how a lock and key works or contact your local locksmith in Salem. Continue reading

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Salem Locksmith Ignition Key Extraction

Salem Locksmith Ignition Key Extraction

Locksmith Salem ignition key extractionDid you break your key inside of your ignition? There is some good news and bad news when it comes to such situation. The Good news is if your key didn’t break because of a hard force applied to it in the ignition, then it is most likely that the key will be reachable and pretty easily extracted. The bad news is that if your key had broken within the ignition with enough force to cause damage to the ignition, it will be very difficult for anyone, including someone with much experience to retrieve the key. Additionally, it can be that the hard force applied caused damage to ignition components resulting in a necessary ignition replacement. Continue reading

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Salem Locksmith Key Extraction

Salem Locksmith Key Extraction

Locksmith Salem key extractionWith all of the cold weather we are experiencing, it’s no wonder so many people are accidentally breaking their key inside the lock. Our locks get exposed to the cold elements of winter and we try to force our keys to turn with a little too much force. A key breaking inside of a lock is a common problem year round, often due to the general wear and tear of the key that you use almost every day and will require a key extraction using specialty tools. Continue reading

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Salem Locksmith Ignition Service

Salem Locksmith Ignition Service

Locksmith Salem ignition serviceIf your main mode of transportation is using a vehicle, then the chances are that eventually you will have to manage an issue with your vehicle’s ignition. There are a variety of reasons why a car ignition isn’t working properly.

If your vehicle gets stolen, oftentimes you will be left with a broken ignition switch and steering column. Due to unintelligent auto thieves, you will most likely need to have the entire ignition replaced by a locksmith in Salem OR. Continue reading

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Salem Locksmith Broken Key Extraction

Salem Locksmith Broken Key Extraction

Salem Locksmith Broken KeyIf you accidentally broke your key inside of a lock, you should be very careful. Do not try to finagle the broken key out of the lock on your own. There are many types of locks that can be easily ruined when someone is desperately trying to extract a broken key from the delicate key way. Do not fret too much, but call a locksmith in Salem to repair the situation. Continue reading

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Why Call A Locksmith

Why Call A Locksmith?

Locksmith Salem lock repairWhen there is a need to service the locks upon a home, business or property, the majority of people attempt to undergo the do-it-yourself approach in order to save a little bit of money. Sometimes this choice may work the locks will work and function properly without any error or flaw. Nevertheless, there are the times that DIY seemed like a cheap solution at the beginning but the final bill ended up costing more than if a residential locksmith had been hired to start with. Continue reading

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Lock Change

Lock Change

Locksmith in Salem OR lock changeDo you ever wonder how secure the locks are on your home? Most houses are sold with very low grade locks. These locks which are usually manufactured by brand names such as Kwikset are easily bypassed by burglars. When you move into a home that had previous owners, there is a strong possibility that they unintentionally possess a key to the home still. That by itself would put the security of your family and belongings is at risk. Continue reading

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New Lock Installation

New Lock Installation

Locksmith Salem lock installationInstalling a lock onto a door is a big job, especially if that door didn’t have a lock or a knob to begin with. Hiring a locksmith is a fantastic way to ensure the job is finished correctly and as securely as possible. If you find that the security of your family and valuables is important, than it should also be important to have a professional locksmith in Salem install your locks. Continue reading

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Automotive Key Make

Automotive Key Make

locksmith Salem auto key makeHave you lost your car keys and find yourself needing a replacement key? An automotive Salem locksmith would be able to produce a few different types of keys for your vehicle.

The most basic car key is the ‘laser cut key’. It possesses a rectangular blade with a wavy groove that is seen on both sides of the key. This key is made using a special key cutting machine and has the ability to open the doors and trunk of your car, but it cannot start the ignition. If you want to take your car for a spin, you will need to have the key programmed as well assuming your vehicle is equipped with a transponder system. Continue reading

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