After stormy days in our county and the clock change, we hope the spring will be sprung big time now. But today, I want to talk about locksmith rates and how the gas prices affect the locksmith industry, stay with me.
In-home or at the storefront? What is more cost-effective?
It depends on the type of your problem. The best way to reduce costs and technician arriving fees (service call) is to visit our storefront at 802 N Washington Ave, Scranton, PA 18509. But sometimes, that’s impossible. Elegant Lock & Key pros will share some of our experience with you in this article. We will advise you whether to go to a locksmith shop or ask the locksmith to come over.
Residential Locksmith Problems
With a little bit of knowledge, you can save a lot of money regarding residential locks issues.
The new way to change your lock combination
If you want to change the combination of a lock or two, you can quickly learn how to remove a door lock. Bringing the cylinder to the locksmith shop will save dozens of dollars. But in case you want to replace many locks at once, paying the service call is advised. It’s not only about removing the cylinder from your door. It is also about putting it back correctly.
Get a keyless lock and choose your combination.
We deal with many types of clients. Some of them call us every month to change their locks combination, whether it is because of a boy or girlfriend, or whether they are too easy to give up their privacy; anyway, that’s their business. But for those who struggle to lose their keys or have any other key-control issues. This will prevent you from calling a locksmith every here and there.
The best door lock installation service for you
Changing a door lock is not too hard if you know what you are doing. By buying the same model of your lock, you can be sure the process will go smoothly. But when you don’t find the exact model or want to change your old locks with a new locking technology such as smart locks, you better call a locksmith to come over.
Need a key replacement? Always go to the shop.
C’mon. It doesn’t matter if it’s a home or a car key. Save your money by driving a few minutes. You don’t need to wait for a technician. Call before to make sure we’re there and get any key replacement service on the spot. If you have a unique key, it is recommended to send us a picture of your key (text message:  800-9515) before wasting gasoline.
Keep your home safe with high-security locks.
When it comes to high-security locks, you always want to call us for an appointment. Dealing with these locks requires vast knowledge in High-Security lock installations & removals. Depending on your lock brand and lock degree, there are many factors to check out and figure out. Calling a locksmith technician to come over would be our best advice.
Are you looking for automotive locksmith services?
Unless you have lost all of your car keys, there are many ways to save up some dollars by driving to the locksmith shop instead of calling them over.
Car key duplication
You don’t have to pay the service call when you need a car key duplication service. You have the original key, come over to our locksmith shop, and we will take care of you on the spot. Notice! To save you gas, we recommend sending us your car make, year, and model over (by text to  800-9515) to ensure we have your key in stock.
New car key replacement and programming
Two options. One is to tow your car over, and the other is to call a technician. Some people have car insurance with towing services coverage. You’ll save dozens of dollars when you tow your car over to our locksmith shop instead of calling a technician over. Remember, call us or text us to ensure we have your key or remote in stock. If your insurance policy does not cover towing, it will be cheaper to call us over.
Via our mobile locksmith lab, we can cut & program any car key or remote. With our fully-equipped lab, we can solve complicated issues such as car computer reflash (ECU), replacing damaged ignitions, laser-cutting keys, and more.
Oh, Joe! Have you broken your key in the ignition again?
Poor Joe, he has to problems. One, he is too strong. Second, he doesn’t know how to control his power. From time to time, we extract keys from his vehicles. You can save the service call only when you can run the car. Otherwise, you would have to call a locksmith to extract your broken key.
Conclusions about low rates locksmith services in Scranton metro area
You don’t have to call a locksmith to come over whenever you need a key duplication service. With Elegant Lock & Key, you can enjoy both. Get any lock & key service at your home via our mobile locksmith labs, or come over to our storefront and get the full experience of our professional work & customer services.