Well there a many different factors that can determine the amount of time and the method of entry the technician will utilize in order to unlatch a lock for a customer. The most important detail that will determine how difficult a lock is to gain access to it is security level. The security level of a lock relies on the brand and model of the lock, with different models comprising unique types of metals and locking mechanisms. This will determine the method of entry the technician can utilize in order to gain access to the lock.
Once the technician arrives, they can determine the difficulty of the procedure and what method it will requisite. The locksmith can open a lock by jimmying it with a wire. Other locks will call for what is called a locksmith pump. Its function involves inserting a flaccid tube into the lock and pumping it until the volume forces the latching mechanism to unhinge. This approach is usually slightly costlier and more time consuming. Regardless of the pricing and different practices used to gain access to a lock, the technician should be able to arrive promptly and present the client with a reasonable price before they begin their work.
If your office is right around the corner from me, how come there’s an estimated half an hour waiting period for your arrival to get me into my house?
Well if you’re locked out of your car, you’re calling us because we’re a mobile service. The way our technicians operate is out of the regional field of coverage, not at our office base. What this means is that our locksmiths are out and about in the general area providing service for customers. That explains why our estimated arrival time isn’t 5 minutes!
However, we make sure to have a multitude of locksmiths providing service in every area we cover. This guarantees that a lockout specialist is nearby you, regardless of where you are and when you call. This is why we can ensure that our estimated arrival time should be no more than 30 to 40 minutes. If our locksmiths were waiting in the office to be dispatched, we’d only be right next to clients that are located nearby. This way, we can offer everyone an equal, reasonable, prompt arrival time!