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11/06/2016
By: Rebecca O.
Momo Local Locksmith
Love these guys. My friend recommended them after she used them for a lockout. I needed them to change some locks, and they were great -- explained all of the options, and explained pros and cons of different locks. The service was quick and extremely professional. This is the only locksmith I will use.
11/17/2016
By: Corey H.
Momo Local Locksmith
I called in a momo locksmith, having locked myself out for the second time this week and momo was able to be at my house in 16 minutes. I think he could see my stress because he worked SO quickly to get me in my house and on my way to work. many thanks!
12/11/2016
By: Grace R.
Momo Local Locksmith
This is the first time I've ever had to use a lock out service and it was a really great experience! Momo locksmith was nice and got my door open quickly. I was really satisfied with the overall experience. I will be using them if I ever get locked
11/17/2016
By: Foster P.
Momo Local Locksmith
Broke my key inside my lock and got locked out, found momo local locksmith on the web and called them. They came fast and responsive, did an honest job. All the things you need when you're stressed and locked out. Thank you
11/20/2016
By: Murphy A.
Momo Local Locksmith
Got locked out of my house and i called Momo Locksmith. A tech came to the rescue very fast, great customer communication and i will definitely recommend Momo local locksmith for all your lock needs
11/22/2016
By: Leon G.
Momo Local Locksmith
I have called Momo Local Locksmith service in the bronx ny to unlock my car in Manhattan ny. The price was affordable and i didn't have to wait too long for the locksmith. Good deal.
11/08/2016
By: Wilson G.
Momo Local Locksmith
We have used Momo Local Locksmith for two separate jobs and both times we have been very happy with the results, I would definitely use again and would definitely recommend!
12/01/2016
By: Mary K.
Momo Local Locksmith
Was locked out of my place at night. This company arrived quickly and opened my door in no time. Very professional.
12/04/2016
By: Emma C.
Momo Local Locksmith
The best locksmith in town!! They were quick to get the job done with the best price in town. Def my go to locksmith!
12/04/2016
By: Adam W.
Momo Local Locksmith
Good service, on time, reasonable pricing, key works...can't ask for more than that. Thanks Momo Locksmith!
Tips & Advices
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.
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.
  • 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.
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.
  • 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.

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