Locksmith Frequently Asked Questions and Answers


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Frequently Asked Questions - General

Obviously! There is a 90 day warranty on all parts and labor types!

We take cash, check, credit cards or E-transfer.

Yes. All of our locksmiths are licensed and bonded, we also a member of The Association Of Ontario Locksmiths.

Frequently Asked Questions - Emergency

In addition to our locksmith services, we also provide round the clock emergency locksmith services. With this in mind, we can unlock doors as well as replacing keys and repairing security hardware.

Sure, Call now and we are there within minutes.

Locksmiths use specialized tools to open locks on both buildings and vehicles. In the vast majority of cases, the lock will sustain no damage. In rare circumstances, though, we may need to drill the lock to get it open, which does cause damage

Yes, but only on a lower knob lock with no lower latch guard.

Frequently Asked Questions - Automotive

The transponder key, which also called “chip key” that is matched to your personal vehicle. It has a unique electronic code that must be verified by the car’s electronic control unit so that the engine will start. 

First of all, if this is the first time, try spraying WD-40 in the ignition and take the key in and out several times before trying to turn the ignition again (make sure the steering wheel isn’t lock while you are trying to turn the key).

We recommend you to contact us and set an appointment to solve the problem.

If the first solution didn’t work out for you this is time to call a professional, in most cases we are able to repair the ignition

We at GTA Lockman can do replacement keys for all the manufactures and for all year’s models. In addition, we offer in place service which means we will come to your location without the need to bring your car to us.

Yes. It doesn’t matter what the make or model of your vehicle happens to be. We at Toronto locksmith can program new keys, replace or repair damaged locks, and even work with keyless entry systems.

We carry a large range of after market remotes that are programmable for most types of cars.

As long as you can prove ownership of your vehicle a car key can be made with the Vehicle Identification Number aka VIN number. Once a key code is pulled from the VIN number a car key can be cut. However most vehicles keys also have transponders in them and must be programmed to the car.

Of course we can! Call us any time day or night and we’ll get someone out to you as soon as possible. 

This ignition problem are problems that occur regularly with Honda vehicles. We will send over an expert to come inspect the vehicle in short waiting time. This will reduce the expense of towing the vehicle, and once we arrive, we will have to rebuild a new ignition lock cylinder as specified by the manufacturer of the vehicle.

GTA lockman Can Handle Range of Motorcycle Locksmith Solutions and Motorcycle key replacement

We can work on a wide range of motorcycle manufacturers and models.

Frequently Asked Questions - Residential

We can change your locks in a number of ways based on your budget and needs. Our two most popular options are either to rekey your existing locks which makes your old locks work with new keys, or we can install brand new hardware with new keys. You get to choose what works best for you based on your needs and desires.

We sure do!

We have a variety of pick and drill-resistant locks to keep the thieves out of your home.

Sure. At GTA Lockman –  Mobile Locksmith Service, our experts are trained to open mailboxes and replace mailbox locks to provide their security. You will not miss any of the important letters you get in your mailbox.

Rekeying means you can keep your present locks, but requires changing the pins inside them so any copies of your old key will no longer work. Rekeying saves you time and money!

Most locks can be installed within 30 minutes, but this depends on the type of lock and if there are any modifications that need to be done.

GTA Lockman – Locksmith Toronto specialty and our mobile locksmith services carry the tools and locks required to ensure eviction locksmith services that are prompt and professional, so you have the peace of mind your property is safe from disgruntled tenants following an eviction

Frequently Asked Questions - Commercial

We believe that you should only have to pay once for a security need. Purchasing the very best quality hardware is the best way to stay safe. In the security business it is certainly true that you get what you pay for!

Yes. You should always ensure that only current employees can access your facility. Re-keying your locks is fast, inexpensive and good security policy.

This is not a problem. Our Locksmith in Toronto team can make you a filing cabinet key replacement. We will even go out of the way to make you a spare copy, so that you will not be faced with an issue of misplacing keys again.

We can install a Door closer it’s solve the annoying issue of slamming or banging doors and work to ensure high traffic areas are safe and secure as required.

Frequently Asked Questions - Smart Locks

No, you need not have a physical key to use electronic locks.
But you do have the option to have an added physical key available. But it all depends on the lock model you choose and your primary method of entry. These entries can be input codes, proximity sensors, key cards, or biometric scans. 

You can install an electronic lock on any door or location that works with a traditional lock. 

Yes, the electronic lock you can control remotely. For consumers, this is a huge benefit. Using a password-protected app, you can control the lock through your computer, smartphone, or any mobile device. 

Electronic locks are superior to traditional locks for many reasons. First, you will not easily be locked out as there is no use for a key you can forget. Hence, you will not panic when you cannot find your keys. Furthermore, you can have temporary keys issued to people and control the lock remotely from anywhere. 

You can change your electronic lock codes directly from your mobile app or the lock itself. 

The electronic lock works with batteries.

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