WINDOW UNLOCK SERVICES

Do you need new window locks or repair? Our team of expert locksmiths at We can help with all your with all your window rekey and window rekey needs.

FAQs

Will I have to repair or replace the locks on my windows?

Without question, our team of residential locksmith will evaluate your window locks to determine if window rekey will salvage them. However, if repair is not possible, our locksmiths will work with you to find the best rekey based on the types of windows you have. Our locksmiths understand the importance of window security.

Locks that don't function or work properly make your home vulnerable to burglars.

How long does the entire window rekey process take?

Generally, the window rekey process takes between 20 to 30 minutes, however, the repair or replacement process is directly dependent on the style and current condition of your window locks.

This time variation occurs because our locksmiths must first assess the window before determining the best course of action to take. Usually, if the lock can be repaired, our locksmiths begin working on your windows right away.

However, the length of the repair process often depends heavily on the type of windows you have.

Single-hung windows can be time intensive because they only have one moving part. However, the repair process takes less time for double-hung windows because our locksmiths have access to both sides of the window.

This is generally why double-hung windows are easier to repair.

Fortunately, you don't need to make any additional changes to your windows unless you want to change the lock you are using to create more security than the original one had.

However, it's best to stick with the same type of lock, unless you are changing the style of window.

More often than not, there is no need to make any additional changes to your window.

However, if you decide to upgrade your window locks to create more security, the locks will more than likely be different.

There may be situations where the locksmith may have to remove part of your window to properly repair it but our Our locksmiths take special care to ensure that no damage to your windows is incurred.

This is one of the many reasons why it's important to trust the care and security of your windows to a mobile locksmith because they have the skills and experience to do the job right.

As a result, the types of locks used always depend on the types of windows you have.

As a general rule of thumb, you should ideally use the same type of locks unless you decide to change the type of window you have during the window rekey process.

A change in the type of windows in your home dictates the need to use locks that are suitable for those types of windows.

Can I use any type of window lock on my windows?

Unfortunately, not all windows can utilize all locks.

The window rekey process is focused on replacing or restoring the function of your window locks and won't harm the windows or the walls. However, in some cases, the locksmith may have to remove part of your window for a repair but none of these actions cause any damage to your windows.

However, window rekey should be entrusted to mobile locksmiths that have the knowledge and experience to do the job right. A mobile locksmith has the ability to perform all the necessary actions to restore security to your windows without causing any damage.

our locksmiths will take a look at the type of windows you have before they determine which window locks will work best for your current windows.

You can also call them and tell them about the type of windows that you have.

This will help our locksmiths determine which locks will work best with your windows.

If you want to ensure that your home is secure you can't neglect your windows.

Window locks in poor condition create security vulnerabilities.

Give us a call and one of our locksmiths will be happy to take a look at the type of windows you have and determine the best locks for your windows.

You can even tell them about your windows during the phone conversation and discuss your best options for the type of windows you currently have.

Strong door locks, alarm systems, and extra security for our garage doors is an absolute necessity.

However, it's often our windows that receive the neglect and get overlooked when it comes to home security.

However, it's important to understand that secure windows are essential to the security of our homes.

Trust one of our locksmiths to get the job done right.

Our locksmiths can help with:

  • Window rekey
  • Window lock bars
  • Window lock bars
  • Window rekeys
  • Window lock bars
  • Window lock changes
  • Window rekeys

The windows are often the most vulnerable places in your home when they are not secured properly.

As a result, they can be the perfect entry point for burglars. This is why proper safety measures should be taken to ensure that your windows are secure and that the best locks are used for your specific type of window.

Luckily, there are many options to choose from.

Increasing security for your home: Various window security options

Double hung window, casement windows, and sliding windows are compatible with a wide variety of different locks. These locks secure a window and some even allow a window to be slightly open to allow a breeze but still maintain the security of the window by preventing it from being opened further.

These locking devices are able to securely lock a closed window or allow a limited opening for a breeze but still prevent a window from being forced open all the way.

However, there are many lock options to choose from for your windows. Here are some of the more popular window lock options that could work for your windows.

Give us a call to discuss your options.

These locks are some of the most difficult to force open because a key is required before the window can be opened. Sliding locks- Sliding windows have locks that secure a window on both sides.

Keyed locks- Keyed locks are the most secure window locks you can have.

This is because they require a key to open the window. They are generally some of the most difficult locks to force open as well.

Sliding locks- Sliding windows lock on both sides and secure the window frame in place.

These windows can be less secure than other windows because they can be lifted off the track.

Folding latches- Folding latches are the most common type of window lock currently installed in homes.

You should do the same if you have sliding doors in your home.

This type of lock is standard on several kinds of windows.

Wedge locks- These locks allow the window to be ajar to allow a breeze or sunlight.

However, this locking mechanism allows the window to be open to a certain point but no further, preventing it from being forced open all the way.

Key track stop- These locks prevent any movement on a window track.

Key track stop- These locks are installed on sliding windows or standard windows because they stop a window from being opened by preventing it from moving along the track.

Home security systems and window locks:

The comprehensive security coverage of your home includes all ready points of entry.

Security must integrate your windows into your home's security system plan.

This can be done by installing sensors hooked to your home security alarm system.

These sensors are usually magnets connected to the window and window casing.

When a window is opened or an attempt is made, the alarm system will send an alert notifying you that the sensors have been disturbed.

Security systems with window monitoring provide a variety of different options for tracking the movement of windows.

The notification process can range from an alert when a window is open, to an alert when a window pane is broken.

Attaching any of these alerts to a sound alarm discourages the theft of your home.

In fact, syncing these notifications with your smartphone will ensure that you are the first to know if there is any movement in and around your home.

Call us for all your window rekey needs!

Give us a call if you notice that your windows aren't closing properly or your locks aren't functioning like they're supposed to.

Our locksmiths can install new window locks or replace locks that no longer work and can't be salvaged.

We can also suggest options for increased security coverage that includes alarm systems, window security bars, or keyed rekey.

Our locksmiths have the equipment to perform a wide variety of services.

They are always ready to rekey locks or make new keys.

They can also remove broken key pieces, and fix lock problems with your vehicle.

Plus our home and office security assessments give you full access to all of our expert advice.

You have access to the best advice for your home security needs when you entrust us with this task.

Our professionals have years of experience and are committed to helping you make your home as secure as possible.

Give us a call today for more information on the right window locks to secure your windows. We get the job done right.