Signs Your Locks are Failing
If we lived in a perfect world, everything would work correctly and never fail. Unfortunately, or thankfully, the world is full of imperfections. A broken lock might be a problem, but not if you know how to act. A lock that seems like it’s going to fail might not become a problem at all if you know what to do. However, how can one figure out that something is going to fail? Don’t you need appropriate knowledge to ensure that a lock is indeed close to breakdown? Yes, you need them. That’s why we’re here. After more than three decades of experience in the locksmith and security industry, we know everything there’s to know about locks, how they work, how they should be treated, and how they shouldn’t. We feel like it’s time to share our knowledge with everyone who needs it. After all, locks and keys are an important part of our lives, so why not learn a bit more about them? Let’s dive in!
How do you know if you messed with your lock
How often do locks need to be replaced
How long do house locks last
- Clean your door lock. Do it every two-three months with a spray to eliminate dirt and debris.
- Use only proper cleaning materials. They were created especially for locks; you could do worse using inappropriate materials.
- Avoid unnecessary force. Your locks are strong, but if you're slamming them, they might break faster.