Best 30 Locksmith in Franklin, Tennessee with Reviews -

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By: Whitney D.
Affordable Locksmith
I recently had an issue regarding my exterior car door locks… after a LOT of time wasted dealing with this issue and going to the dealership - I was forced into a situation to get the door lock fixed. I contacted affordable locksmith who offered to come and remedy my issue but suggested I try something first. I did what was suggested and it worked (only wished I would have called them 7m ago) as a result affordable locksmith didn't have to come and help me - but you better believe that their number is stored in my cell phone. Appreciate that they didn't take advantage of me - even though they very well could have.
By: Kelly C.
Affordable Locksmith
David Sutton was wonderful!! He could have charged me the $200 I was expecting to pay, but when he found my valet key in my glove box he simply sent me on my way! He saved the day! Would recommend this company in a heartbeat!
By: Marci T.
Affordable Locksmith
Awesome thank you so much for coming to the rescue. I really appreciate all the hard you have done and the dedication you have shown to provide quality service.
By: Crystal G.
Affordable Locksmith
Very nice, fast and efficient..highly recommend.. Affordable Locksmith definitely rocks! I can confidently say that I'm a satisfied customer.
By: Melissa T.
Affordable Locksmith
These guys are the real deal! Professional,on time, quality service, great prices and I will recommend them to everyone i know. Thank you!!
By: Robert B.
Affordable Locksmith
Excellent service and friendly guy, that Mr. Sutton! He gets the job done honestly and efficiently. Highly recommended!
By: Mary R.
Affordable Locksmith
Super easy!!! Got there quick, got the job done super quick, didn't cost too much! Great service! Thanks!
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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