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Champion Safe Co

1. Champion Safe Co

BBB Rating: A+
(801) 377-7199

2055 S Tracy Hall Pkwy
Provo, UT 84606

From Business: Champion Safe manufactures a wide variety of metal safes and vaults. It sells various types of metal safes, including Crown, Trophy and Sport series metal safes. …

Affordable Locksmith Service in Provo

2. Affordable Locksmith Service in Provo

(801) 494-2449

1972 W Center St
Provo, UT 84601

From Business: At Affordable Locksmith Service in Provo We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying…

The Safe & Lock Shop

7. The Safe & Lock Shop

(801) 374-8384

279 N State St
Orem, UT 84057

Emergency Locksmith Services in Orem

8. Emergency Locksmith Services in Orem

(385) 220-6608

175 Center St
Orem, UT 84057

From Business: At Emergency Locksmith Services in Orem We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying …

Expert Locksmith Solution in Spanish Fork

9. Expert Locksmith Solution in Spanish Fork

(801) 331-7428

273 E 1000 N
Spanish Fork, UT 84660

From Business: At Expert Locksmith Solution in Spanish Fork We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Ke…

Fort Knox Inc

10. Fort Knox Inc

BBB Rating: A+
(800) 821-5216

993 Industrial Park Rd
Orem, UT 84057

From Business: For 30 years Fort Knox Incorporated has perfected premium safes and vaults. We have worked hard to earn the reputation as Americas Best through innovation and d…

Golden Spike Vault & Security Inc

11. Golden Spike Vault & Security Inc

(801) 798-0222

1210 S 2000 W
Springville, UT 84663

Emergency Locksmith Services in Pleasant Grove

13. Emergency Locksmith Services in Pleasant Grove

(801) 290-8608

1707 W State St
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

From Business: At Emergency Locksmith Services in Pleasant Grove We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock …

Expert Locksmith Solution in American Fork

14. Expert Locksmith Solution in American Fork

(801) 290-8602

76 N 100 E
American Fork, UT 84003

From Business: At Expert Locksmith Solution in American Fork We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-K…

Liberty Safe & Security

16. Liberty Safe & Security

(801) 925-1000

1199 W Utah Ave
Payson, UT 84651

I work at Liberty Safe in Payson, but worked for Focus Workforces for about 2 months before they hired me full-time. Focus was able to get me a job…

The GunBox

17. The GunBox

(801) 331-8655

1601 N State St Ste 1a
Lehi, UT 84043

Expert Locksmith Solution in Payson

18. Expert Locksmith Solution in Payson

(801) 447-7978

632 S 100 W
Payson, UT 84651

Regular
$2.76
Midgrade
$2.66
Premium
$2.76
Diesel
$3.10

From Business: At Expert Locksmith Solution in Payson We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying s…

Express Locksmith Service in Saratoga Springs

19. Express Locksmith Service in Saratoga Springs

(385) 220-6610

96 East Paradise Court
Saratoga Springs, UT 84045

From Business: At Express Locksmith Service in Saratoga Springs We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock R…

Express Locksmith Service in Lehi

20. Express Locksmith Service in Lehi

(801) 290-8588

250 W State Rd
Lehi, UT 84043

From Business: At Express Locksmith Service in Lehi We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying ser…

Pro Security Products

22. Pro Security Products

(801) 255-1003

841 E 9400 S
Sandy, UT 84094

From Business: We have over 20 years of locking hardware experience, and we understand how to incorporate mechanical and electronic hardware to maximize security. We are factory…

24/7 Locksmith Service in Eagle Mountain

23. 24/7 Locksmith Service in Eagle Mountain

(385) 220-6609

1482 Eagle Mountain Blvd
Eagle Mountain, UT 84005

From Business: At 24/7 Locksmith Service in Eagle Mountain We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Key…

Express Locksmith Service in Riverton

24. Express Locksmith Service in Riverton

(801) 312-9442

12907 3600 W
Riverton, UT 84065

From Business: At Express Locksmith Service in Riverton We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying…

Emergency Locksmith Services in Sandy

25. Emergency Locksmith Services in Sandy

(801) 447-7901

825 E 9400 S
Sandy, UT 84094

From Business: At Emergency Locksmith Services in Sandy We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying…

24/7 Locksmith Service in Draper

26. 24/7 Locksmith Service in Draper

(801) 312-9067

12674 Pony Express Rd
Draper, UT 84020

From Business: At 24/7 Locksmith Service in Draper We offer a wide variety of options including High-Security Locks, Magnetic Locks, High-Security Locks, Car Lock Re-Keying serv…

Jon's Lock & Key Inc

27. Jon's Lock & Key Inc

(801) 255-1003

841 E 9400 S
Sandy, UT 84094

Draper Locksmith Store

28. Draper Locksmith Store

(801) 252-4164

54 W Ikea Way
Draper, UT 84020

I just had Draper Locksmith Store change a lock on a newly acquired work space in Draper, UT. Dave and Draper Locksmith Store exceeded every expect…

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Did You Know?

The locks installed on the doors and windows of every home represent the most common, and perhaps most effective, form of security. That means locks can be taken for granted, until they no longer work properly or the key is lost. Homeowners should work to understand the basics behind these essential household devices, as well as how to address common problems related to them.

Types of Locks

The concept behind a lock-and-key mechanism has been around for centuries, so it's no surprise that their basic design hasn't changed much in recent years. At the same time, a number of different types of locks are now available to meet specific needs.

Perhaps the most common type of lock is the pin tumbler lock. Enclosed in a doorknob, these devices contain spring-loaded pins of varying sizes, which must be pushed upward before the knob can be turned to open the door. When the correct key is inserted into a pin tumbler lock, the grooves on the key's blade push the pins up to the precise height needed to allow the inner chamber to turn. Pin tumbler locks are popular because they are relatively secure for most residential applications and generally inexpensive. Since the entire locking mechanism in this device is contained in a single cylinder, pin tumbler locks are also very easy to swap in and out. This comes in handy in apartment buildings, for example, where locks may need to be changed frequently as tenants come and go.

Pin tumbler locks come in a number of configurations. In residential environments, they are the primary mechanism for operating knob locks and deadbolts. Most exterior doors on homes and apartment buildings will have at least one of each of these locks. Knob locks are quick to open and can be convenient when minimal security is acceptable, but they are very easily forced open. When paired with a deadbolt, the door becomes much harder to open. Deadbolts work by driving a thick metal rod into the door frame, which prevents most quick methods of defeating locks, like using a shim or brute force. Still, deadbolts aren't impenetrable, as they can be lockpicked or defeated with much stronger ramming force.

Other common types of residential locks include mortise locks, which combine the action of a doorknob and deadbolt in one. Mortise locks engage a deadbolt with the turn of the key, just as normal. But upon unlocking, the doorknob will open in tandem with the deadbolt. These locks tend to be much stronger than traditional deadbolt designs, but are often harder to install and thus more expensive.

Finally, there's the "jimmy-proof" deadbolt, a type of lock often found in older residences. These locks engage a metal rod that fits into a separate chamber outside of the door frame, rather than through the frame. While its design is simple, it has many advantages over traditional deadbolts or mortise locks. It is impervious to being pried open like many deadbolt systems could be, hence the "jimmy-proof" name. It is also typically harder to pick, and is very inexpensive.

Lock Maintenance

When a lock stops working, no matter where it is in your home or office, it's likely to be a source of frustration. However, it's rare for a lock to suddenly fail to open without exhibiting some signs beforehand.

What To Do If Your Lock Stops Working

Common lock problems include issues opening or engaging the lock, or difficulty securing a door in the proper position to lock it.

  • Locks that are stiff or difficult to open may require lubrication. Fortunately, this is one of the easiest maintenance tasks to perform on a lock, and might be worth performing on a regular basis. To lubricate a lock, first get an industrial lubricant like WD-40. Apply the lubricant by spraying it directly into the keyway, which is the hole that accepts the key. Slowly run the key in and out of the lock a few times, then try opening and closing it. This should fix most stiff locks, but if not, you may need to disassemble the lock itself and apply lubricant inside the device.
  • Check the door and frame to ensure everything fits in place. Wooden doors and frames are prone to warp and change shape slightly over time due to temperature changes, moisture and many other factors. This can slowly cause the door to move out of alignment with the locks. Make sure the door is hung correctly in its frame, and also check any external screws securing the lock to the door, as these may become loose over time.
  • In some cases, the problem may lie with the key instead of the lock. Metal keys can wear out after years of repeated use. This problem can usually be solved by having the key copied by a professional. However, a key that is copied enough times will eventually accumulate errors and may not work even while brand new. In this case, it's probably best to replace the entire lock.

Replacing Your Locks

Since locks are essential security devices that might be used multiple times per day, they are bound to wear out eventually. Rekeying or replacing locks can be done on your own in some cases, but may require a professional locksmith.

When a lock is rekeyed, the cylinder containing the tumbler and pins is removed from its enclosure and replaced with a new cylinder. This is often done when a new tenant moves into an apartment that was previously occupied, but it may also be necessary if a lock needs to be replaced.

Replacing all components of a cylinder lock, or working with locks that don't use a pin tumbler system, requires a different procedure for replacement. Installing a new lock of the same type will be the most straightforward option.

  • First, determine the type of lock you have, as well as the manufacturer or model if possible. You should also obtain measurements of your door and frame.
  • Remove exterior and interior knobs by unscrewing any visible screws you find. Many knobs will include a decorative cover on the interior side that can be removed.
  • Once you've removed the entire lock, find the screws on the inside of the door frame to remove the latch or deadbolt.
  • With everything removed, repeat these steps in reverse order to install the new lock.

If you want a new lock that is different from your old set, more advanced installation is required, and you may want to consider hiring a professional for the job.

Understanding Locksmiths

The term locksmith traditionally referred to people who designed and built locks, but today is generally used for those who repair and replace locks. Locksmiths can be available on-call to help people if they're locked out of their home or apartment.

If you've lost your keys or are otherwise unable to enter a locked building that you normally have access to, you will need to call your local locksmith. To save money and ensure you're hiring a reputable contractor, it may help to do some research on locksmiths in your area ahead of time, so you can be prepared if you need to call one.

  • If possible, research local locksmiths online and take note of any that have poor reviews or complaints.
  • When calling a locksmith, confirm their address matches what you found online or in a directory. Then ask for a cost estimate for the service you need, and ask to have them bring a written copy of this estimate.
  • Some states require locksmiths to be licensed. If your state is one of them, require the locksmith to bring proof of registration when they arrive.

Upon arrival to your home, a locksmith should ask you to prove that it is in fact your residence. They should also be able to unlock most common locks without requiring them to be drilled or completely replaced. Be sure to obtain an invoice that lists all charges before agreeing to pay.

Training to Be a Locksmith

Locks are ubiquitous around the world, which means the skills to service them are always in demand. Becoming a locksmith could be a rewarding career opportunity, but like any other job, will require a bit of preparation.

Locksmiths do not generally require formal education, but need to undergo extensive hands-on training and possibly certification. Locksmiths-in-training can receive foundational knowledge and skills through programs offered at technical colleges or vocational schools. These would include basic courses on lock mechanics and manipulation, along with general skills like business management.

From there, most trainees seek an apprenticeship, where they work alongside a professional locksmith. This allows them to gain experience in the field. It can also put them on a course toward certification, which involves a standardized procedure that, once completed, allows locksmiths to legally conduct business in their state.

Successful locksmiths need to be skilled with their hands and in the use of tools. While these skills are essential for the day-to-day tasks that a locksmith performs, they also benefit immensely from being personable and able to work with people to solve problems.

Trade Associations

There are a number of trade associations and organizations for locksmiths that may help them find work, receive training and connect with like-minded business partners. These organizations may also help consumers find a reputable locksmith. Locksmith trade associations in the U.S. include:

  • Associated Locksmiths of America
  • Society of Professional Locksmiths
  • Institutional Locksmiths' Association

Contact these organizations to learn more about how to become a locksmith, or how to go about choosing the right professional for your needs.