Lockouts & lockouts & Door Opening
If you loose or leave your keys locked in your premises or vehicle then you need the services of a door opening locksmith. A competent locksmith should be able to fix or repair any type of door lock on any type of door they should be skilled door opening locksmiths with extensive knowledge of locks at work on homes or businesses. An accomplished locksmith called a Master Locksmith" can open a lock or replace the lock even when the keys are lost. Proficient locksmiths offer services such as providing replacement keys and duplicate key service and repairing locks, according to the requirements of the customer. Door opening locksmiths should be qualified, licensed and fully insured. Recommendation from a friend or family member is often one of the best ways to find a good locksmith.
NDE - None Destructive Entry
NDE (None Destructive Entry) is a term used to describe the art of lock picking which involves opening doors and windows with mimimum damage to the lock and or the surrounding frame.
The vast majority of locks can be opened without any damage to the door or lock by either picking or bypassing.
NDE techniques require a lot of training not all locksmiths offer Non-destructive door opening.
Sadly many unscruplous locksmiths don't even offer or atempt NDE and simply want to to sell the dorr owner a new lock, it has become common practice by a few locksmiths not to make any attempt to open a lock with anything other than a drill.
A good locksmith sees the drill as a last resort and will only be used if all other methods of entry have failed.
They should have the skills; the practice and the equipment to do the job properly you should always ask a locksmith if they practice NDE and if they don't know what you are talking about call someone else.