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Locksmith Cost to Unlock a Car

October 21, 2020

A car lockout does not happen pre-planned; it can happen to anyone and at any time. Most of us have locked ourselves or our kids out, or in the car, or maybe had a kid lose the keys under a car-seat. When you are in a lockout situation, you need a service provider that is fast and reliable to help you unlock your automobile and get going with the rest of your day. For quick lock and key services, you can count on our 24-hour locksmith services in Houston, Texas to help with your peace of mind and your lockout... View Article

How to Copy a ’Do Not Duplicate’ Key

October 14, 2020

If you are wondering how you can duplicate a key, the good news is that there are trained professionals who are available to lend a helping hand. At Express Locksmith, we have the tools necessary to duplicate numerous types of keys. If you have a key for a restricted lock or have a key that might say “Do Not Duplicate” on it, then we might be able to help you out. Take a look at our services and learn more about this process. What is a Restricted Keyway Lock? First, it is important to know what a restricted keyway lock... View Article

What are Restricted Keyway and High Security Keys?

August 24, 2020

Keys come in different shapes and forms. It is important for everyone to make sure they find the right keys for their needs. One unique key is called a restricted key which is also called a high-security key. These keys are useful in certain situations and provide added benefits to those who have them. At Express Locksmith, we are a 24-hour professional locksmith service in the local area. We get a lot of questions about restricted and high-security devices. We have put together a few helpful answers to some of the most common questions so that you can make the... View Article

The Anatomy of Door Locks

August 17, 2020

At Express Locksmith Houston, we strive to take care of all of our client’s needs. We know that you probably have questions about the services we provide. That is why we have put together a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page to help you understand our services. Some of the most common questions we get asked include: What Are the Parts of a Door Lock Called? Some of the most important parts of a lock include: The Cylinder: Also called the body, this is the part where the key is inserted. When it is locked, a series of spring-loaded pins are... View Article

Can I Start a Car Without a Key?

August 11, 2020

If your car starts with a mechanical key, the short answer is “no.” It’s technically possible, but you would probably cause so much damage ripping things apart trying to do it that you would end up wishing you had just called a locksmith instead! If your car starts up with a key fob, otherwise known as a remote starter device, the answer is “maybe.” There are a few possibilities to try before you jump straight to getting a new key made. The first thing to check is the fob’s battery. It may simply be dead and need to be swapped... View Article