Emergency Lockout Services
K & M Lock and Key the 24/7 Emergency Locksmith responds to residential, commercial, and automotive emergency lockout services day or night, holidays and weekends, and in all weather conditions. The locksmith may try various methods to gain entry based on the type and condition of the lock such as lock picking, by pass tools, or other special instruments. In certain cases such as concern for the safety of occupants or malfunction of the lock, it may force the locksmith to use destructive techniques to gain entrance. Before performing an emergency opening, the locksmith may require positive ID procedures.
K & M Lock and Key are trained in the art of unlocking a lock by analyzing and manipulating the components of the lock device without the original key or by damaging the lock. Lock picking is an ideal method of gaining entry because it minimizes destruction of the lock allowing it to be rekeyed for later use. However this method is not always efficient in cases of lock malfunction.
When new or replacement locks are required, K & M Lock and Key will assist the customer in determining the correct type of locks needed based on the security risk/exposure, life safety application and frequency of use. The locksmith will install locks and security devices using the manufacturer's templates and/or industry specifications, by cutting or drilling the proper opening in the selected location with small hand and power tools.
Installation of High Security LocksInstallation of high security locks should never be performed by an unlicensed locksmith as it may pose a security breach to your property if installed incorrectly. High security locks are reinforced in just about every way possible and resistant to almost any attempt at forced entry including drilling.
Installation of Keyless Access Control LocksWith keyless access control locks you can enter your home or business with just a few simple pushes of a button with your own personal access code and lock it with just one. No more keys, no more lockouts and no more hiding keys under the mat.
K & M Lock and Key are trained to repair a lock by disassembling and examining it to locate worn or malfunctioning parts, then clean and adjust the internal mechanisms and replaces these parts with new ones supplied by the lock's manufacturer. On occasion, it may be necessary to custom make some repair parts using lathes, drills, grinders, and other power and hand tools. When the repairs have been completed, the locksmith will reassemble the lock and check its operation.
Lock RekeyRekeying is done without the replacement of the original lock so that a different key can operate it. Rekeying is done when a lock owner may be concerned that unauthorized persons have keys to the lock, so the lock may be altered by one of our certified technicians.
Door Handle Installation & Repair
K & M Lock and Key can replace and fix interior and exterior door knobs and door handles that are loose or stiff, rusty, worn, or outdated.
Master Key Systems
For security reasons or because keys are stolen or misplaced, many businesses, hotels/motels and apartment complex owners contract with K & M Lock and Key to provide new master key systems. A master key system will include a good system of key control to keep track of which keys are carried by which people and strategies to prevent people from giving away copies of the keys to unauthorized uses.
File Cabinet/Desk Drawer Lock ChangeMany businesses and offices that are concerned about a security breach of former employees will contact K & M Lock and Key to replace a file cabinet or desk drawer locks. If these keys are lost, our certified locksmiths can also create a replacement key.
Broken Key ExtractionWhen a key breaks off inside a lock a skilled locksmith from K & M Lock and Key uses special patented tools to remove all the remaining parts of the broken key without damaging or replacing the lock.
Key and Ignition Key Duplication
K & M Lock and Key offers key duplication services for a wide variety of keys.