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Frequently Asked Questions
Although the greater proportion of our customers have been with us in excess of 25 years, We will try here In the interest of greater transparency, to answer questions that prospective customers often ask, Simply click on the question, and the answer will pop up
Fight Locksmith Scams!|Locksmith Licensing|Locksmith Bonding|Locksmith Insurance
Here is perhaps one of the most misunderstood phenomenons in the Locksmith Industry.Overview: Unscrupulous organizations setup nationwide call centers, buy web domains, and setup websites with "Bait and switch tactics" like 25 dollar service calls....when an unknowing customer takes the bait, and calls the nationwide call center, the receptionist promises the world, just to get the credit card number of the customer,or possibly promising that they will have a locksmith there to open the door in 30 minutes..It typically doesn't occur to John Q. customer to ask for the locksmith's credentials
When the scam locksmith arrives, he states that he cant pick the lock, and that he will have to break it to gain entry....he then destroys the lock, or worse, the entire door!, and charges the customer far more than a reputable locksmith would charge. Click here to see more in this ABC Undercover Video . A reputable locksmith in many cases will be able to pick the lock without damage to the lock cylinder.Solution: always ask if a locksmith is licensed, bonded and insured. Beware of scam locksmiths! Always call a reputable locksmith company, ask to see their license, and bonding information
So where can Jon Q. Public find a locksmith that's not a scammer? well there are directories run by organizations like ALOA The associated Locksmiths of America One of the professional organizations of which I am a member has another member who is on a one man crusade! bringing legal action against said scammers, and hitting them where it hurts!...Locksmith Charlie has also spearheaded efforts to enact legislation to fight these scammers...Read more here
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