As every boy scout knows, it pays to ‘be prepared’! Even the best day can be marred by discovering your car key is lost or broken. This can take the shine off whatever you’re doing, or planning. Whether it’s a quick visit to the shops for provisions during a fun barbecue, or a journey to the airport with a car full of holiday luggage and yawning kids. There is nothing worse than realising you have left your keys….somewhere! Keys also tend to break at the most inconvenient times and can cause frustration and scuppered arrangements.
A humble set of spare keys, can save you time and money, yet many people don’t give them a second thought, until the inevitable happens. If you lock yourself out of your car your options are limited, you can either break a window or call someone! Obviously the second choice is the preferred one and avoids unnecessary damage to your pride and joy.
Of course spare keys are not the answer to every car lock out in Maghull or Skelmersdale, but they are certainly a major help to most. A hectic day can bring it’s own problems and difficulties, which are only exacerbated by the loss of a car key. It’s also annoying to discover you have forgotten your keys amidst the turmoil.
Breaking your key in the ignition is even more aggravating, although unfortunately, simple production of a spare key won’t fix this issue. Prompt attention from an auto locksmith is what’s needed which can often save the day. Dealerships frequently take weeks to supply new keys, and can be pretty expensive, whereas we will do our best to get you back on the road as soon as possible.
Having spare car keys cut is always a good idea for a number of reasons, even if you don’t think you will need them. Sometimes a spare will come in handy for another member of the family to gain access. Keys can become vulnerable to breakage with age, so having a brand new one to swap to if you’re having doubts is very helpful. You could rotate the use of both keys to even out any wear and tear. Also many people are sometimes quite rough with their keys, as the thought of damage or breakage never occurs to them.
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There is another aspect to consider about becoming locked out of your vehicle, and a very important one – safety. Getting locked out while your car is in the driveway is frustrating, but if you find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere it can be a little more concerning. A spare key will allow you to gain entry into your car without having to wait for a locksmith.
With some technically advanced types of car key, you can enable customizable settings, so that you can decide on maximum speed attainment, music volume etc. This can bring peace of mind if your teenager uses the vehicle. Whichever way you look at it, it’s an extremely wise driver who makes sure they have a spare set of car keys! Don’t wait until you lose your keys, we can cut you a spare set now, call 07831 872 740