With so many people coming in and out of your business, eventually your locks are going to wear down and stop working. This is caused by excessive use, not maintaining the lock properly, or a wearing down of the pins. Whatever the reason your lock may not be working, you definitely need to get it replaced right away to avoid someone attempting to enter your business without your knowledge. Our commercial lock replacement services are always performed by a licensed, trained professional to guarantee that your business is kept as secure as possible. We have a large selection of commercial locks to suit any need.
You wouldn’t trust leaving your business keys to just anyone, so why trust any locksmith company? Most locksmith companies claim to be local but in reality will sell your information to a technician that they have never met nor can they verify if they are licensed, which is a law in Oregon. This can cause serious security issues for your business, and you may not be able to get a hold of the same technician should any problems arise. As a local Portland company, we are fully licensed, bonded and insured.
All of our technicians are in-house
All of our technicians are in-house, meaning we only work with technicians we hire, train and trust to do any service, especially when it comes to commercial lock replacement. Our team of technicians are completely mobile and will come in a clearly marked vehicle wearing our company uniform. This is just one way you can tell if a locksmith company is trustworthy. Call us today for your commercial lock replacement needs!
Commercial Types of Locks
When you want to purchase a massive amount of locks for your commercial property, there are ample options from which you can choose – and it could be overwhelming when you have no idea which lock suits your property best. Since there are thousands of types and sizes of locks, you need to consider the security factor first. Here are a variety of types of locks and how it secures your property.
Padlocks are the simplest form of lock. It is not typically a permanent system, so replacing it would be very easy. There are various sizes and shapes of padlocks. With its portability, padlocks are widely used to secure fences, garage doors, cabinets and more. Some padlocks are equipped with a combination number so you have to enter a correct sequence of numbers in order to unlock it. Due to its practicality and ease of use, often times, padlocks are easy to break. The shackle is exposed and it is easy to cut the extension.
Knob locks are installed in residences or commercial buildings. The extension doors or rooms are secured with knob locks and the security features might not be high for external doors. As it is attached to the door, it can be broken by hammering the knob locks until it is unattached. Many locksmiths suggest commercial buildings use passage knobs with higher security features. When knob locks get broken, often you need a commercial lock replacement from a professional.
Deadbolts have a strong feature so it is commonly used for entry doors. Some buildings even combine deadbolts with padlocks for security reasons. American homes can be seen using the deadbolt system for their locks. Due to its strength, it could be dangerous when it comes to an emergency situation as it is hard to break. When using deadbolts for emergency doors, many locksmiths suggest that you provide a key nearby for a safe exit. There are 2 types of deadbolt lock, single and double. It provides maximum security because the thumb turn feature enables the user to lock the door.
Lever Handle Locks
Another commercial lock replacement usually occurs with lever handles. These handles are for interior doors or extension doors that require you to grasp-turn to open the door. The lock is equipped with a key hole so you can lock it. If you are left-handed, you can also obtain lever handle locks suitable for you.