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Reasons to Rekey Your Lock

It is possible that past tenants or visitors may have malicious intentions about your rental property. Your relationship may be unhealthy or there are wealthy tenants in your property showcasing expensive items. That alone is a risk factor and the reason burglars get attracted to your property. Therefore, it is paramount every homeowner gets control of their security at all times. And one way to keep these thieves at bay is rekeying locks.

Here are a few reasons to rekey your locks.

When You Moved Into a New Home

We all feel excited after acquiring a new property. Usually, it is a dream fulfilled for most career-focused individuals. However, it is possible that while moving out, the former owners did not submit all the keys to the realtor. Their friends or relatives may still have copies of the keys. That means your security could be compromised at any time – in reality, you are not safe!

In such a situation, rekeying will always come to the rescue. Rekeying your locks immediately after moving in will give you total control of your security.

All other former keys will become useless because they cannot open or close the door. So no one with bad intent could penetrate your home without authorization. After moving into your home, get all the locks rekeyed. If that is cumbersome, at least, rekey the locks to the main entrance.

Romantic Squabbles

If you are having issues in your relationship or recently broke up with your ex, then consider rekeying the locks. You must have shared a lot when the relationship was rosy, including your spare key. But when you part ways because the relationship goes south, it will be a good idea to rekey your lock. Do not let anyone take advantage of the vulnerabilities in your security system. Rekey your lock to prevent a former lover from having access to your property.

A Sacked Employee Refusing to Return the Key

As a business owner or manager of an organization, the security of your employees, customers, equipment, and sensitive documents should be paramount. Relieving someone of his duties could cause emotional tantrums. It is difficult to determine what that person could do. Therefore, think of rekeying your locks if someone or a group of persons refuses to return the keys when they leave your organization.

Lost Keys

Another prominent reason to rekey your locks is when your keys are lost. It is usually a frustrating experience. Firstly, you will like to regain access to your home and have the locksmith cut another set of keys. However, before proceeding, think about rekeying your locks. You may never know the intentions of the criminal that stole your key. Rekeying will give you peace of mind that your home is safe.

To Restrict Squatters

Squatting is a problem in massive residential complexes. If a tenant moves out of your property, you need to rekey the locks to avoid people squatting before a new tenant moves in. The friends or relations of the former tenant may have access to the keys and can turn the apartment into a hideout. 

How We Can Help

Our dedicated team is focused on assisting you to regain control of your home security. We will come to you no matter the location of your residential or commercial property. All the equipment or tools for lock installation, rekeying, repair, and programming are in our workshop on wheels! Contact Top Atlanta Locksmith whenever you have a residential or commercial lock and key problems, we will be right there to help.