These 5 Problems Keep Most Locksmiths Busy During the Holidays

These 5 Problems Keep Most Locksmiths Busy During the Holidays

The holiday season brings a lot of joy and excitement, but unfortunately, it also lures criminals who want to make a quick dollar. The holiday season also means frequent traveling to visit family and friends, and thieves know to look for houses that appear empty. The services of locksmiths become more important because of this, that’s why most professional locksmiths provide 24/7 emergency service during the holidays.

Following are 5 problems that keep most locksmiths busy during the holidays:

1. Stolen Keys or Break Ins
Thieves are always targeting vehicles and homes around Christmas time. Many unfortunate people experience a break in during the holiday season every year. In a lot of burglary cases, getting your vehicle or house keys stolen is very common. Because of this, people hire the services of locksmiths to come to their home and change the locks as well as cut a new set of keys.

2. Keys Locked in Car
It is quite common for people to forget the keys in their vehicle during the holiday season. This is because virtually everyone is rushing about bringing the presents and shopping from the car into their house, leading them to locking their keys into the car. When such an incident occurs, the help of a professional locksmith is invaluable because they can retrieve your car keys without damaging your car or breaking the windows.

3. Getting Locked Out of the House
Getting locked out of the house is also a common problem during the holiday season because everyone seems to be in a hurry. Professional locksmiths can help you get back into your property fast with their reliable services.

4. Package Theft
Deliveries tend to spike dramatically around Christmas and all the packages from the shipping companies are tempting targets, particularly when they are just sitting on your doorstep. Package thefts increase in the holiday season because of this reason. Homeowners want to find ways to prevent this from occurring so they hire the help of locksmiths. Professional locksmiths install security cameras so that the homeowner can keep an eye on their property as well as determine who is coming and going and what is being left behind (or being taken). The ring doorbell system is another way a locksmith can help you prevent package theft. This system allows you to ‘answer’ the door even when you are not at home. So, you will know when a delivery arrives.

5. Reevaluating Locks
Since home invasions and robberies increase during the holidays, most homeowners hire the help of locksmiths to reevaluate their locks so that the chances of such an unfortunate occurring are reduced. Locksmiths specialize in giving the right evaluation of the current condition of all your locks in your home so that the risks are estimated. After an evaluation, they provide long-term expert solutions to every problem detected. Most homeowners tend to do the evaluation themselves but it is better to hire professional help for this purpose.

Dib’s Safe & Lock Service in San Bernardino is a locally-owned, family run business with over 90 years experience proudly offering lock, safe, and key, services to residential and business customers in San Bernardino County, Riverside, and the surrounding areas in Inland Empire. If you have questions changing door locks, or lock and key service of any type, give Dib’s a call today at (909) 885-0452.

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