Locksmith Bellevue WA Residential Services
Have you ever thought about what keeps your house safe? It can be difficult to identify what helps protect your home and keeps your family and belongings safe. It is possible that a great number of objects cross your mind, and maybe you are far from the answer. Well, you might be in for a surprise. Believe it or not, locks are one of the most important pieces of security hardware in a house. Their job is to determine who can enter your house, keeping intruders and unwanted visitors away from it. In other words, your house is your safe haven, the place where you and those you love are protected, mostly thanks to a good lock and proper maintenance.
Residential locksmiths Bellevue are especially trained people who make sure the locks of your residence work properly and smoothly. They are able to install, repair, replace and service your locks. Think of them as individuals you can trust to guard your house and property without even being there. Of course, a good locksmith must meet the highest standards of professional ethics, and must also be trained in the latest technologies and residential security protocols of the industry. That´s the only way a true and experienced locksmith can guarantee the preservation of safe and protected atmosphere for everyone and everything in your property.
A professional locksmith must also be a person who understands your security needs, and more importantly, they must know how to satisfy them. A trained specialist is someone that knows about the specific products available in the market that can positively impact the safety of your home. Residential locations have very specific needs that differ from those found in commercial and institutional environments. You then need an expert who is aware of those differences and knows precisely the solutions you need for your home. This brings to mind the importance of all technical aspects of being a residential locksmith. Our professional locksmiths in Bellevue not only know the best products for your specific needs, they also know how to install them perfectly, always taking into account your busy agenda and the importance of being cost-effective. Their expertise does also include knowledge on how to service and replace locks, both old and modern, as well as how to open any kind of lock in case of lock-out. Let´s take a look at some of our offers. We are sure that you will find something that suits your needs or something that catches your attention. Make yourself comfortable as we let you know about our great products and services.
Good Locksmiths Give you Peace of Mind
As stated before, keeping your home safe and not having to worry about anyone threatening your security or peace of mind, is the main reason to have a lock and the mission every professional locksmith assumes. That´s why Residential locksmiths Bellevue have been specially trained in all aspects of residential security, safety planning, and technological solutions. They have been equipped with high-tech and state-of-the-art tools as well as properly labeled vehicles. We want to make sure our specialists have everything they need to make their job easy, improving the quality of the results.
Residences are very complex and therefore have various layers of security. Starting from your front yard, a good security system could include hedges, fences, gates, garage doors, or just your front door. There are many security solutions for each one of the security layers of your home. Our specialists have been coached in all the security solutions available for these layers, and they surely know how to provide expert coverage from all possible threats a home is likely to encounter in its lifetime. In this sense, we make use of a very important tool, technology. Technology has certainly made our lives easier, years and years of technological advances have made the unthinkable possible. It has also made our lives better. If we put technology to good use, we can do wonderful things; we can protect ourselves and stay away from harm. Technology has helped us in a way that we can secure our homes and make life more comfortable. It offers the best solutions and we know how to put technology to good use. Fine examples are CCTV cameras, intercoms, access control devices, etc.
There are some basic security solutions for your residence. One of the most popular is the Closed Circuit Television systems. It is mainly used for surveillance purposes, but it also serves as deterrent. When burglars trying to break-in for undefended homes see a camera right above the front door or gate, they think it twice before attempting anything suspicious. And in case of any undesired event, a CCTV system can be used as an accurate biometric facial recognition system. These cameras can also help you monitor different events and locations at the same time, which is very useful for big families that need to keep an eye on infants at all times from the comfort of your desk or smartphone.
These camera systems are often coupled with Intercoms, which let you know who is knocking at the door without even having to open it. This way you can answer the door and even open the front gate from the comfort of your desk or even by using your smartphone. These are usually wall mounted, and 30 years of progress have made it unnecessary to use aesthetically unpleasant wires, and still offer unparalleled video and audio quality.
If you need additional rules for limiting the entrance to your home or certain areas of your residence, we also have the latest access control devices at your disposal. Technology now allows you to personally customize the trust level of access to area that needs extra protection in your house. We have it all. Keyless systems that use security cards, master suites, and state-of-the-art biometric systems that control high security electronic locks. All of them allow you to set who can access certain rooms of your residence, the times that they will be open for each individual, and will also keep logs of entrances and departures. You can assign codes, cards or Ids from your smartphone, as well as decide the trust level and access times.
The ultimate protection is a good safe. There are things that should have an extra layer of protection. For these, the best option is to store them inside a safe. We have the largest selection of safes for all purposes. Documents and jewelry can be stored in small capacity safes that would protect them from different perils such as fire, water and burglary. Residential Locksmiths Bellevue also offer the best selection of gun safes to keep your firearms stored safely away from your family, but close enough from you. Remember that if you have children, all your firearms should remain locked and away from them. If they are not, they cannot be left unsupervised. It is important to guarantee the safety of your children. Do not leave guns unattended.
Re-Key the Old Locks
Sometimes we spend exorbitant amounts of money because we simply ignore there are other possibilities. We are not aware that many things that were impossible before, are now possible and affordable. We want you to know what you can do with your locks and keys. We want you to know that there is a wide variety of solutions for you.
Maybe you do not need to change your locks. You know your lock is in good condition but you just lost a key and you´re afraid someone might have grabbed it. Perhaps your tenants are leaving and you want to make sure you´re the only one who has the keys. Residential Locksmith Bellevue always recommends their respected clientele to make sure they are the only ones who have access to their homes, so every time you suspect someone could have a copy of a key that opens outdoor locks, you should always re-key your main locks. But what is re-keying? Re-keying is a simple process that only a professional locksmith should perform. The basic process will make all previous keys inoperative. All those keys that were broken, lost stolen or flawed will be nullified. Re-keying means to change a lock by altering the tumbler or wafer configuration.
This process does not require a duplicate of your keys. Our specialists will go directly to your place with all the proper equipment and tools for re-keying the desired locks. This process is relatively simple, and can be done in a few minutes so you do not have to spend a whole day changing a lock and getting new keys. The locksmith will only change the configuration of the cylinder tumblers or pins to allow a new key to function in it, thus cancelling the old ones. This way you won´t have to replace the whole lock and you will get a new set of keys done right on the spot. Remember that only a certified locksmith should be allowed to perform re-keying operations in your residence. Only a qualified person of proven honesty should be allowed to operate the locks and safety measures of your home. Individuals who are not real locksmiths could damage your locks and compromise your safety. Locksmiths in Bellevue all are certified experts, registered in the Associated Locksmith of America, and proven honesty beyond reproach. We are the people you must trust when you want to secure your home.
Repairing the Old Locks
Locks are like any other piece of precise equipment. It is subject to constant wear and tear, rust, climate change and humidity. Sometimes, the damage can be easily seen, locks that seem tarnished, rusted or show visible signs of heavy wear are obviously in need of repair. However, you can also tell if a lock needs repairing if you notice it has become increasingly difficult or tricky to open using its key.
All these are normal signs of aging, but could also be caused by break-ins attempts. There increasingly popular technique of key bumping, which is performed with a flat key and a mallet, can damage your lock and compromise the integrity of your home. A damaged lock is an open invitation for burglars as they can easily open these very easily. Additionally, this increases the chances of a lock malfunction which could lock you out of your home any time. On the other hand, there are doors and locks that have a classical look and feel that, due to their historical or artistic value, cannot be replaced. These vintage locks normally require a complete restauration process, and new hard-to-find or custom parts. Only qualified locksmiths are able to perform a restauration job on antique locks, such as the classical Mortise sets, without damaging the internal mechanism. Knowing that these locks contain great aesthetical and historic value, our locksmiths have been careful to learn long lost processes and methods to repair, maintain and restore outdated and vintage locks to a mint condition. We can also re-key your classical locks and make perfect duplicates that work smoothly, while making sure that they will retain their artistic and historical value for collectors.
Should your locks present any of the signs described above, it is time you consider calling Bellevue locksmiths. We will tend to your locks with gentle but experienced hands.
Installation of New Locks
There is no better way to make sure your home is safe than completely changing all the locks in your house, apartment or condo. Understanding that each customer is unique and has his or her own security needs, our experts at Residential Locksmiths Bellevue specialize in developing custom security solutions for each home and situation. Do not hesitate to call us so we can go directly right where you are and perform a complete and thorough assessment of the safety measures you must implement to make sure you achieve the desired security level that would guarantee your peace of mind.
Residential security, as stated above, consists of various layers of protection. Front doors must be protected by high security locks strong and smart enough to withstand any possible break-in attempt, such as bumping or lock picking techniques. But they also must be resistant to constant use, wear and tear, and climate changes so you do not need to worry about getting locked out because of lock deterioration. Interior doors do not generally need such strict security measures, but they need to withstand the most demanding conditions as well as they control the flow and movement inside your home. They must work efficiently and smoothly. The outside areas also need protection. You need to make sure your garage, drawers, cabinets and your property in general are all safe at all times.
We can show you the widest array of door and security hardware, including high security locks, electronic locks, access control systems, keyless locks, panic bars, deadbolts, padlocks, garage doors, and many more. Each of these offer specific security solutions for every case. You can trust our professionals who are specifically trained to make sure that both the products we offer and the final installation comply with the highest quality and security standards of the industry. They are totally customer oriented, guaranteeing 100% satisfaction and a cost effective service. Make sure to only trust Bellevue Locksmiths. Always check your locksmith is properly attired, comes in an appropriately labeled vehicle with the company logo, and can show you all the required credentials before performing any job for you. Remember that this industry demands honesty and the highest moral standards so you can be sure nobody can enter your home without your approval. Do not become part of statistics. Beware of impostors. We can assure you that our locksmiths’ only concern is your safety and to find solutions for you.
Designer and Other Types of Residential Lock Installations
You surely hear us talk about security and imagine that you need a heavy lock similar to those found in a bank´s vault to ensure your safety and that of your family. However, you have nothing to fear. Aesthetics and safety can go hand in hand. Residential locks are designed to make your home look great while you are being protected at all times. Even the most heavily armored lock has delicate finishes and fresh looks, so your home ultimately becomes a safe haven for you and the ones you love.
We have European style locks, as well as a large variety of knobs, levers, handles and roses. Choose a style: maybe you´d like a contemporary and modern ambiance, prefer a traditional style, long for a rustic environment, or are a fan of couture designs. Make sure you consult our experts, as they can show you all the available styles and colors. We have a very illustrative locks and doors gallery so you can have a look and choose the one that suits your needs.
If you need to give your house a change of style and a touch of safety Locksmiths Bellevue will take care of it. We are available 24/7 and are ready to aid you. We will find the best solutions to your problems and will certainly satisfy your needs. We take all credit and debit cards.