At Pop-A-Lock El Paso we are committed to helping you better protect your property, and family.  That is why this week we have created a blog to help you understand how to fix a broken key and the proper steps to take when dealing with one! A broken key can be a big problem but with Pop-A-Lock El Paso it doesn’t have to be! Follow these easy steps below and be ready the next time you encounter a broken key!

  1. Key Breaks Inside Lock – If your key breaks inside the lock you can try to remove it safely but don’t bend the key and damage the lock worse. If you are able to remove the key from the lock take it to a locksmith like Pop-A-Lock El Paso and let them create you a new key to use. One way to remove your key from a lock that is stuck is by using pliers, but be careful!
  2. Broken Bow Cover – This is considered the plastic part of the key where you might unlock your car, or use the alarm functions. This piece is harder to replace than just the metal key itself, but here at Pop-A-Lock El Paso we have you covered just give us a call! We can replace almost any key in almost any situation so give us a call now!
  3. Dead Battery – Dead Battery – This is the easiest way a key can be broken and fixed. If your electronic key doesn’t work and you are unable to get it to work the first thing you should do is replace the battery. If the key still doesn’t work take it to a professional like Pop-A-Lock El Paso!
  4. Damage – If your lock has been tampered with or damaged over time this can cause it to malfunction. This can be very hard to deal with and you don’t want to damage your lock further so calling a professional is generally the best idea, that is unless you can clearly see the problem and feel comfortable fixing it!
  5. Call A Professional – Locks and keys can be confusing why not call a professional with so much experience? At Pop-A-Lock El Paso we are fast, reliable, and professional so give us  a call today!

If you need help securing your home or property today call us at Pop-A-Lock El Paso! We can handle and locksmith problems you may have in the greater El Paso area! Contact us today for get back on your feet with fast reliable locksmith work! We can get you back into your property fast and efficiently!