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How to Know When You Need a Desk Lock Replacement

Do you know that most desks and file cabinets in offices are vulnerable to internal or external theft? This is true because some business managers give so much attention to commercial doors while disregarding the locks to their desks and cabinets.

The fact is desk locks are as important as any other locking system in your office, home, health center, gym, and more. Every home or business owner needs to give maximum attention to desk locks because they are protecting sensitive information about their company.

So how do you prepare your desk lock for defense against intruders? You need to ensure that the model of your desk lock is up-to-date, robust, and hard to pick. Therefore, the ability to know the right time for desktop repair or replacement is critical. Here are some practical tips.

Old Desk Locks

Some of the desks and file cabinets come pre-installed with mass-produced stock locks. In most cases, the cabinet manufacturers go for cheap locks to maximize profit. Also, some of them install locks that match the design and aesthetic features of the cabinet/cupboard. Therefore, security is never their priority.

On the other hand, business owners do not consider security as an important factor in purchasing the desks for their offices. Usually, they realize the importance of cabinet security when confidential information of the company is breached.

If you take a second look at your desk lock, you will find out that they are small pin tumbler locks that can’t withstand force and are easy to pick. Do not wait until you become a victim before upgrading or changing the desk locks in your office. Cost should never be an excuse since most desk locks are affordable. And come to think of it, the confidentiality of your information is more valuable than any amount you will pay for a desk lock replacement. Call the trusted locksmith at Top Atlanta Locksmith to install robust deadbolt locks that can safeguard your important files.

Malfunctioning Desk Locks

Whether you have a desk, drawer, or cabinet lock, their mechanism and mode of operation are the same. Due to long-time usage, some of the components like the angle strike, spring-loaded latch, and disc tumbler may get worn out and start malfunctioning. If it is taking much time to close or open the locks or you noticed that the keys get stuck intermittently, then lubricate the lock. However, if the problem persists, you have to consider lock replacement. Call us now and we will help you replace the locks.

Lost Desk Lock Keys

Usually, there are sensitive information and files in our business cabinets – medical reports, insurance papers, tax records, bank statements, contract papers, and more. Unfortunately, despite the documents and sensitive information in the cabinets, some employees are usually careless with the keys. This leads to frequent key losses.

You have to be proactive about changing the locks if the keys are lost. The person in possession of the keys can get access to your private information. Don’t allow the nosy guys in your office to get access to your privacy, call the locksmith from Top Atlanta Locksmith for desk lock replacement.