Rekey Locks Without Key

How to Rekey a Lock

It is not very rare to find homes with locks but without any key. In fact, it is very common in houses that has multiple locks on different style entries (Garage, Patio, Screen doors  French doors, etc.). Based on the lock type, a locksmith can rekey those locks for you, even without an original key. 

Rekey Locks Without the Original Key

There is more than one way to unlock a lock cylinder. A locksmith can pick the lock open or shim the lock in order to unlock it. In order to rekey a lock cylinder, the locksmith must bring the lock to the “unlock” position so that the cylinder can be easily removed.

How To Rekey a Lock?

How does a locksmith rekey a lock? watch the steps needed to rekey a lock. At first, Find My Keys locksmith will remove the lock hardware from your home or business doors. Then, he will rekey your locks to a new key (disable current key).

Total Time Needed :

30

Minutes

Total Cost:

20

USD

Required Tools:

– Screwdriver
– Follower

Things Needed?

– A lock
– New Key
– Lock Pins

Steps to Rekey a Lock:

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Preparation

Find My Keys locksmith will remove your lock and make new keys before rekeying it.

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Disassemble Lock

Before removing the cylinder, make sure to remove any hardware that may prevent the lock cylinder from sliding out.

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Remove Cylinder

Using a key, shim or pick tools (How to rekey a lock without a key), Find My Keys locksmith will remove your lock cylinder.

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Time to use the Follower tool

Find My Keys locksmith use a follower to remove the lock cylinder and support the top pins while he rekey your lock cylinder.

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Rekey your lock

Find My Keys locksmith rekey your lock cylinder (install new pins) to a new key.

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Insert the Cylinder

With the new key, Find My Keys locksmith can now return the cylinder back to the lock housing.

How to Rekey a Lock

Re-Install the Lock

Once the cylinder is secured inside the lock housing, Find My Keys locksmith will instal the lock back on your house or business door.

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MARICOPA LOCKSMITH SERVICE

Maricopa Lock & Key offers mobile locksmith service in The City of Maricopa and casa Grande.

Service Area

Our services available in Maricopa – Casa Grande area, Chandler

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