Why Get Your Key Duplicated?

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Why You Should Get Your Keys Duplicated

It happens to almost everyone at some point or another. Your only key to your home breaks or is nowhere to be found. That’s why it’s a good idea to consider key duplication, so you know you have a spare in case something happens to your original key. There are more reasons why get your key duplicated – check out the benefits below and avoid last-minute hassles when you least expect them.

[Related: What to Do If You Lose Your Keys]

3 Reasons Why Getting Your Key Duplicated Benefits You in the Long Run

  1. Save Time & MoneyLost keys on the ground

By getting your key duplicated, you’ll be saving time and money in the future. Without a spare key in your possession, you could be spending precious time trying to track down the original key. It could be hours before you decide that it’s time to call a locksmith to make a new key.

Hardware stores or big box stores often are not able to duplicate all keys, for a couple of reasons. First, they do not carry a large assortment of keys, and secondly, the quality of key duplication machines is often substandard to the machines that locksmiths use.

Alford Safe & Lock has over 275,000 keys in stock for key duplication. They also have multiple key duplicating machines. The locksmiths at Alford Safe & Lock can provide you with a shiny, new spare key at an affordable price. They’re available to answer any questions you may have about your home’s security and lock options for additional safety.

  1. Provide Access to Others

Another reason why you get your key duplicated is to allow others to access your home. People who may need access to your home could be family members, close family friends, housekeepers, or dog walkers. These people either live in your home or take care of your pets and plants when you’re away on vacation or a business trip.

Before you decide to give a spare key to anyone, make sure that you can trust them to keep the spare key in safekeeping.

  1. Avoid the Hassle of Broken KeysThree keys on a ring

Keys don’t break often – at least, they’re not supposed to. But if your key does break, it’s a stressful problem you don’t want to deal with, especially if you’ve got a busy day ahead of you. Key duplication would eliminate the hassle of having to take the time to get a key repaired in the middle of the day. A spare key is a perfect backup for a broken key until you have the time to handle it.

Our locksmiths make sure that they pay careful attention to every detail when they duplicate your key to ensure each key fits perfectly with the right lock.

[Related: When to Call an Emergency Locksmith]

Bonus Tip: Visit Alford Safe & Lock for Key Duplication Services

The locksmiths at Alford Safe & Lock in Baton Rouge are professionals equipped with the best technology for key duplication. They’ll get your key duplicated quickly and more affordably than a hardware store so you can get back to your day. If you’re unsure if your house key can be duplicated, then talk to one of our locksmiths today.