Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Master Key?

Master Keys are usually used by managers and owners of large commercial and institutional complexes. They allow one key to be used to open all doors within a certain property.

What are some of the brands that you service?

We service Yale Locks, Medeco, Schlage, Trilogy, Detex, Von Duprin, Intellikey…and more.

Will your unlocking my car, home, or business damage the locks?

No. In the case of automobiles, we have equipment that is designed to open specific vehicles with no damage. Most home or business locks can also be opened with no damage to the locks.

Are you available only during the day?

No. We have emergency service for your convenience. We are committed to being there for you when you need us, giving our clients a peace of mind.

How fast can you get to me?

We average a quick 20 minute response time, so you won’t have to wait long.

What is a lock rekey?

Lock rekeying is the process in which a locksmith alters a lock so it no longer works with older keys.  After it’s done, the locksmith creates a new key.

Can you install high security locks?

We can correctly install all types of high security locks in addition to high security lock systems.

Can you install a Master Lock System?

We can install Master Lock Systems as well many other types of lock systems.  You can learn more on our commercial locksmith page.

Can you program Transponder keys?

Yes, we have all the necessary equipment and know-how to do it on the spot!

Rekeying a lock means changing its code. You will get a new key and whoever has the old one – won’t be able to unlock your home door.

The reason why it’s better is simply because it can cut the price for those who have a lock that works properly, but lost their key.

A transponder key has an electronic chip, known as transponder. The moment you insert the key into the ignition the ignition sends a specific radio signal, which can be returned back only by the key that corresponds with the ignition.

No, it’s absolutely safe for your car. This is because our technicians use the most up to date tools and working techniques.

While primitive tools like a coat hanger or a ruler can cause a pretty serious damage to your car door, you can rest assured that Everett Locksmith techs will open it safely for you.

Our call center is located in downtown, that’s where our dispatchers are.

As for the locksmiths themselves – they are mobile and they are spread all around the metro area 24/7, driving from one customer to another.

It will take only up to 20 minutes until our nearest available technician will get to your address.

No matter where you are located in Boston at the moment, you can be absolutely sure that there is a local Cheap Locksmith technician nearby.

Our workers are mobile and they drive all around the metro area 24 hours a day. We will get to you within 20 minutes of your car, or even less!

You can rest assured that we will be able to replace your car key.

We make all types of car keys, for all makes and models cars.

On top of that – you will even receive a 90-day guarantee on your new car key, so if it doesn’t work – we will fix it for free.

We charge a $19 service call, and will give you a free estimate when you call or fill out our contact forms before we get out to you.  Our technicians will give you a written amount before they start work.

You don’t know how many other people have a copy of the key to your home or office. Who was the previous tenant? How many copies of the key to your place are floating around out there?

It is the best and safest idea to pay the nominal amount of money it costs to simply rekey your locks. This is done easily and quickly and does not require you to change all the locks in your place.

Lock bumping is a lock picking technique using a specially made “bump” key. Pin tumbler locks are often susceptible to this technique. You can protect your home or business by upgrading your lock cylinders. For a free no-obligation estimate, call (617) 206-4783.

As locks age over time, the pins in a lock cylinder tend to wear down causing your keys to stick and forcing you to jiggle or wiggle the key in the lock to make it work. Most likely the keys you were given have probably been copied several times or the key has been worn down which can cause your lock to act like it is breaking. The solution is to have a professional locksmith make a new copy of the key or re-pin the lock.