Locksmith Long Beach FAQ

Q: Are you available 24/7, in case of emergency situations?
A: Absolutely. We work 24/7, and cover the entire Long Beach area.

Q: Are you fully certified locksmiths?
A: Yes. We are fully licensed and accredited professional locksmiths.

Q: What do I do if I’ve lost my car keys?
A: Sometimes a key code is available. You will only have access to this code if you are the original buyer of the keys. A professional auto locksmith can help you with this issue.

Q: Are there any hidden fees or surprise charges?
A: No. We believe in being upfront and honest with all of our customers. We will give you a quote by phone in advance. You will then be able to match the quote with our professional locksmith.

Q: What is a laser cut key?
A: Laser-cut keys are often referred to as sidewinder keys, due to the distinctive winding cut on the shank. Laser-cut keys also have built-in transponder chips and they need to be programmed by a professional locksmith.

Q: Why doesn’t my duplicate key work?
A: There are several reasons why your duplicate key may not be working correctly, but the most common answer is that your key is too worn out.

Q: How do I choose a reliable locksmith?
A: There are a few things to pay close attention to when choosing a locksmith. A professional locksmith company should be fully certified, provide you with a fair quote, and arrive on time.

Q: What are VATS keys?
A: Vehicle Anti-Theft System. These keys have a visible resistor chip in the blade of the key. VAT keys were around before transponder keys. They can only be found in GM models.