Boston KEYS LOCKED IN TRUNK
How Do You Handle A Car Trunk Lockout?
We have been helping the people out with their automotive locksmith needs for many years. One of the most common calls we get is for a set of keys locked in a car trunk. It happens all the time; the keys slide out of a hand or a front pocket without the person realizing, or they set them down inside the trunk while loading some heavy items and then forget they are in there. Everyone does it at some point or another, but it can be a shock when it happens.
First of all, don't feel embarrassed. This is by far one of the most common calls that we (and other locksmiths) get as far as automotive issues go. It's a mistake that everyone makes at one time or another. If you don't have any other access to your trunk, don't worry. It's no problem for a skilled locksmith to get the trunk open in a short amount of time, and We have the best locksmiths in your area waiting on call for you. We'll come to where you are, and in most cases we'll have you back on the road in under an hour.
The Art of Opening A Locked-Out Trunk
So why is the trunk lock such a problem? With older model vehicles, it really isn't. Locksmiths usually have no trouble opening up older trunks for you. But as cars have become more sophisticated and as thieves have become more keen on stealing from trunks or using them as an entry point, car manufacturers have upped the security measures used in the trunk along with the rest of the car. This requires locksmiths to keep up with all the new stuff being implemented in each new model of car.
Some trunks are designed such that if you lock a key in them, it's virtually impossible to get them open without another key - even for a highly trained locksmith. In these cases, what we do is to re-key the lock for you. That means creating a new key for you right on the spot. This is possible using our fully kitted out mobile response vehicles. We've got all the tools we need on hand to make a new key or even perform a complete lock replacement.
So what steps should you take once you've realized the keys are locked in the trunk?
Get In Touch With Us Using Our Contact Information
We keep our customer service lines open all day and night. Need emergency service at an odd hour? No problem. We can rapidly dispatch a trained technician to you at any time. You can expect a response within half an hour under most circumstances. We'll stay in touch and won't keep you waiting and wondering what is going on.
We keep all of our contact information online in a format that you can access with a desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Over our years of serving local residents we've learned that it's important to have a variety of communications options available, especially in an emergency situation. The quickest way to us is to call us, but we're also always just a tap or click away on the internet.
How Do I Help When the Locksmith Arrives?
Though the dispatcher will likely ask for a quick rundown of your problem, it's good to also give a quick explanation to the locksmith. That way they can confirm whatever information the dispatcher has sent them. You can then relax while our trained technician gets to work restoring access to your trunk as quickly as possible. Our locksmiths will arrive with a mobile van that comes equipped with all of the latest tools needed to handle any kind of automotive situation. If it is possible to open your trunk without making a new key or otherwise altering the lock, they will do so immediately.
Don't gamble with inexperienced locksmiths who might take forever to show up, not be properly equipped or not know how to deal with the safety features of your vehicle. We have been doing this in the metro area for years. We pride ourselves on both the quality of our service and our fair pricing; we don't take advantage of your emergency situation. We also accept a variety of payment options and will always issue you a receipt.
There are some circumstances in which a trunk cannot be opened by manipulating the lock or by circumventing the security features. In these cases, our locksmiths are able to fashion a new key just by examining your lock. What's more, our mobile response vans come equipped with all of the tools needed to do this on the spot in a timely manner. It's true, we can create and cut a new key from the back of our vans, just like that! We can even create backup keys for you at the scene, whether or not a re-keying is required. We train our technicians to handle any circumstance so that we can always come through in an emergency for you.
Many people never even consider having a backup key for their automobile. That's why trunk lockouts are such a frequent problem. The best time to have a backup key made is when you first get the car, but it's always better to be late than to never do it. A trunk lockout often shows people the importance of keeping a backup key somewhere. In addition to opening your trunk on the scene, our automotive locksmith can also make a new key for you right away. Our rates for key duplication are very competitive in your area, especially as compared to dealer costs if you are out of warranty. Dealerships also sometimes require days to cut your backup key; we can do it in minutes.
Whatever service your trunk situation might require, we'll get to you fast and get it done for you fast. We understand that a trunk lockout can range from a big inconvenience to potentially something that can disrupt your whole life. Just keep our number in your emergency contacts list to have quality help at hand any time a problem strikes.
In an emergency situation, you don't want to play around with inexperienced and untrained locksmiths. They might go straight to a service that is needlessly expensive, they might leave you stranded for hours, or they might even damage your trunk. call us for a fast, professional response that gives you the best result at the most affordable price.