The Benefits of Key Replacement in Philadelphia

You should never be worried about your safety or dreading your next trip out to the car simply because your locks don’t work or because they’ll leave you stuck in the cold as you go to work. With car key and door lock replacements from Top Notch Locksmith, we can help you get into your car faster and in more comfort than ever before.  We want to start off this page noting the idea of quality and price.  We have been receiving a fair amount of phone calls looking for key replacement and in theory, lock replacement.  As we have learned through our progression as the best locksmith in Philadelphia, quality and price due tend to match up.  The majority of the calls tend to follow this pattern: asking for a service, getting a quote over the phone, conversation on other locksmith company with a lower price, then a conversation about quality, key type and lock type.  Not necessarily prevalent with all the services we provide, but definitely true to key replacement, quality matters.  Whether we are speaking to the physical key or the actual lock type, it is important to aim a bit higher than the average.  Whatever needs to be locked or unlocked is most likely important to you.  Not only the peace of mind with a new key replacement, but also the mentality of not… doing this in the near future.  We have too many conversations with Philadelphian’s noting how they “just did this a year ago”.  We comment further on who recommended and if they were provided options.  This is hit or miss, but most of the time, it was selected on the cheaper side.  Think about it like this, how often will you use this key?  Daily?  Weekly?  Like a pair of pants?  Invest in your key replacement, and you will be rewarded in the future.  Learn more about key replacement below.

Why Key Replacement is so much More Than Rekeying

If you simply wanted to rekey your car to renew its security, that’s always an option.  If you are not 100% sure which service to use, simply ask our locksmith Philadelphia trust.  However, unless someone’s gotten a hold of your current key, then the way to increase your security is by performing a key replacement or lock change. With this, you’ll get an upgraded level of lock and increased safety because of its quick and easy use. Here are a few ways an upgraded locking system or key replacement can work for you.  Whether you are in need of the replacement due to theft or damage or perhaps you just wanted to update your system from the 1980s look, we recommend it.  There are a bunch of new lock types in the past 30+ years which help with ease of use, and overall protecting the assets you already have in place.  Do not hesitate to ask us the more broad or even specific questions on key replacement vs rekeying.

Transponder Keys

Not exactly revolutionary, they still change the lives of those who have been driving an older car. If you’re riding in style in a classic car or simply taking advantage of a car that lasts, then a transponder key might be a welcome upgrade in your life. We can make it so there’s no more opening passenger doors or wandering the parking lot involved in your day. We can even upgrade you to a push to start system.  Ever wanted to ensure your car is not a hot box from hell as you enter?  Perhaps not burn your arm or leg or “whatever” as you sit down on the seat belt?  Some transponder keys allow the ability to open all windows and sunroof while holding a single button.  Of course this may depend on make and model, but always ask!  The benefits of transponder keys are immense.

Smart Locks —Upgrading Your Technology

There’s technology out there that allows you to control and monitor your car like never before.  While this idea is wonderful for you, it may be important to ensure your vehicle can handle the task.   If your car is of the right make and model, then we may be able to install locking systems that also let you monitor the car’s temperature, where it is, and even the amount of gas in your tank.  The future, while recently the past, is evermore present.  There are a multitude of upgrades you can get for your make and model.  Our locksmith in Philadelphia will be able to assist and provide a plethora of recommendations, ideas and more.  Simply let us know what you are looking for and we will point you in the right direction!

Contact Us Today for Your Car Key Upgrade

If you live in Philadelphia or the surrounding area and think it’s time to increase your vehicle’s security and comfort, then we want to be the ones to provide it.  We want to note, details are imperative with this service.  We will need to know your current key, lock, amount of keys, and more before arrival.  While we do aim to quote exactly on the initial call, we may find additional factors to help improve your safety.  We will never begin work without knowing the full scope of the project.  Should something new arise, we will bring it to your attention immediately.  Please note, we do have the ability to provide and recommend a multitude of locks and/or keys, but will always recommend the best possible combination for your unique situation.  If you do perhaps feel like you may be prospect to being taken advantage of, do not hesitate to tell the current company you will call them back, and call another company.  While most of the time, users are simply not aware of pricing, if you have a weird feeling in your stomach, always trust it.  You will be right more often then not.  Contact Top Notch Locksmith today for your car key replacement.