Best 11 Locksmith in Tupelo, MS with Reviews - YP.com

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03/03/2016
By: Colleen D.
Copeland's Lock & Key
Excellent service!!! I highly recommend him. I had ordered a special lock off the Internet and the customers who reviewed it commented on "difficult installation". Mr. Copeland had no problem whatsoever with the installation. He's obviously very adept at his job and is also quite affable. He educated me on how thieves were getting past my locks and did some "clean up" work around the door (my words, not his) to improve on the work an in-experienced maintenance man provided several years ago when he drilled for the deadbolt. I am very pleased with Mr. Copeland's work and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
10/12/2016
By: Amanda K.
Affordable Lock And Key
I used this company a few years ago and had a great experience. The man that came out was very helpful and timely.
09/09/2014
By: Alec c C.
Affordable Lock And Key
A perfect transaction with excellent office staff and locksmith. Would recommend to anyone.
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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