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What to do if you lose your car keys/key fob?

You can call a locksmith who will come out to your location and create a new key for your car. In some cases the locksmith will need to replace the ignition. Not all locksmiths are the same, make sure your locksmith is a professional who is knowledgeable in automotive locksmith services and can provide you with the service you need without causing any damage.For some vehicles you may need to take your car to the dealership service department to get a new key.

At IVS Security Atlanta Locksmiths we employ automotive specialists who can make a key for almost every car imaginable from a 1980 Cadillac to a 2020 BMW. Call us if you want the job done right!

How much does it cost replace your car’s key fob?

The cost to replace a key fob can run from $120 to $800, depending on the type of vehicle. The price depends on the complexity of the car’s computer system, program, and fob or key cost. IVS Security Atlanta Locksmiths provides free quotes over the phone, call us today!

Can I buy a key fob and program it myself?

Depending on the type of vehicle and year, you may be able to program a replacement fob yourself. Some automakers provide instructions in their owner’s manuals, and some information can be found online. However, if you are unsure of what you’re doing, it’s always best to call a professional since any damage done can increase the complexity of the job and the price if you have to call a locksmith.

What can you do if you don’t have a spare key?

If you only have one key for your car, it’s highly advisable that you get a spare key. You can call a locksmith who can make you a spare key at a lower cost than if you lost both keys. The creation of a duplicate key is simpler and therefore, costs less. If you lose your only key, you could still call a locksmith who can create a brand new key from scratch.

Where can I get a key for my exotic car?

If you  need a key for a Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bently, Rolls Roice, Range Rover or any high-end exotic car, you can call IVS Security Atlanta Locksmiths. We specialize in exotic cars and can create a new key for your car quickly.

How to avoid a locksmith scam? / Can you trust a locksmith?

To avoid falling into a scam and to find a trustworthy locksmith, do your research. Read customer reviews and testimonials. Call the company and ask questions, a professional and knowledgeable locksmith should be able to answer any question you have . Not every job can be performed by every locksmith. Go local, avoid dealing with an out of state call center.

Is it cheaper to rekey or replace locks?

Due to the low price of key pins in the locks, rekeying will always be the cheaper option. When rekeying your locks you should only be charged for labor, whereas, ,when changing your locks you will be changed for both labor and parts.

Should you change your locks when you move into a new home?

It is always advisable to rekey or change the locks to your new home. This way you can make sure you are the only one with access to your property. If the locks are in good condition and fit the level of security you want, your cheapest option will be to rekey the locks. This will make sure any previous keys cannot open the locks. The second option is to replace the locks, which will reach the same objective.

What does a commercial locksmith do?

A commercial locksmith can not only unlock your business or change the locks but also helps with a wide variety of services including installing and servicing electronic and digital locks, master key  systems, access control systems and more. Commercial locksmiths also provide services to property management companies, eviction services and ongoing maintenance.

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