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Why Hire a Professional Locksmith Over Doing it Yourself

When you’re locked out of your car or you’ve forgotten your keys inside of your house, the last thing that you want to do is call a locksmith. Whether it’s the cost of having a professional come and get the job done or simple pride that leaves you wanting to tackle the problem on your own, there are so many reasons that hiring a professional locksmith is always the thing to do. 

The team at Safeway Lock & Key provides quality locksmith services to homeowners and business owners in the Baltimore area. In today’s blog post, we are going to talk a little bit about why hiring a professional locksmith is always the way to go. Let’s get started.


Let’s face it, if you’re locked out of your car or home, you’re already having a bad day. Whether you were on your way to work or headed home from a date, the last thing that you want to do is spend another hour creating a device that helps you pick a lock. Rather than standing around wasting time trying to solve the problem on your own, you can call a professional locksmith that will speed up the process and have you back in your car or home in no time! For many, this factor alone is enough of a reason to put pride aside and call a professional locksmith for help.


Aside from the fact that hiring a professional locksmith will help find a solution much faster than trying to do so on your own, a locksmith is simply better equipped. Truth be told, even the people who are knowledgeable enough to pick a lock will rarely have the supplies they need to create the contraption that they’re familiar with. Honestly, who really has a wire hanger hanging around the trunk of their car these days?

When you call a professional locksmith to help you out, they’re going to have all of the necessary equipment to get you back into your car or home in no time. A bonus of this factor is that they aren’t going to do any damage to the lock when getting you back in, which happens pretty frequently when people try to pick a lock on their own. 


Part of the reason that professionals are able to tackle the job so quickly is because of the extensive knowledge and background that they have of the industry. There are so many different types of locks, and when dealing with the technology that most cars have now, you absolutely need to have the knowledge of how these systems work to get back in. Aside from understanding how a wide variety of locks work, professional locksmiths are also able to quickly determine which tool is going to be the most useful and will ultimately get the job done. And, as we mentioned earlier, they’re going to have the equipment needed to tackle the job regardless of what situation or circumstance they come across.

Quality Service

One of the most evident reasons to hire a professional locksmith is because of the quality service that they’re going to deliver. Whether you’re knowledgeable and capable of getting back in on your own, there’s always the chance that you damage the lock or are unable to shut it fully afterward. When you hire a professional locksmith, you receive timely customer service with a professional that knows what they’re doing and will take care of you until the situation is right. That is something that we believe is worth more than any dollar amount. 

Contact Safeway Lock & Key

When you’re locked out, turn to a professional locksmith for help. As we’ve mentioned above, our team of professional locksmiths will be able to tackle your problem in a timely manner without any damage done. Our team is dedicated to helping you out when times get tough. 

Give us a call and fill us in on the situation. From there, we’ll determine which of our locksmith services will most help you. Given that every situation is different, you can count on us to provide you with the very best of service and give you the individual attention and assistance that you deserve in this moment. Thank you for trusting us in your time of need!

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Licensed, bonded and insured, Safeway Lock And Key Inc. takes pride in our full-service locksmith capabilities, treating your situation with respect and care. From making new transponder keys to changing locks, and installing keyless entry systems, it is our goal to provide you with what you need. Residential, commercial, and vehicle, we offer 24-hour emergency service, ensuring that no matter when a problem arises, we are ready to make the impossible, possible.