Unfortunately there are some cases when you try to open your house door, start your car and suddenly the key breaks inside. It is a very unpleasant situation to have a broken key inside your ignition or door lock cylinder. In this case it is not recommended to try to extract the key with different tools such pliers or screwdriver as it can damage the lock. Simply call Serrurier shay locksmith and a professional locksmith will come and extract your broken key from the ignition or door lock cylinder with special tools. In addition, if the lock is not damaged it possible to re-key or reproduce a new key for the ignition lock or any other lock.
Broken key extractions are not always possible and in some cases destructive entry should be used to enter the property in case its a high security locks such as Medeco, Mul-T-Lock, Abloy (all 3 are ASSA ABLOY Group)., Scorpion CX5, Weiser Smartkey Technology and Schlage securekey Technology.
When destructive entry is used it is necessary to replace the lock or the ignition. Here are some ways to prevent a broken key situation: lubricate your locks with WD40 or a similar lubricant, always keep new and functional copies of your keys, when the key works tight with the lock try a new key and if the lock is too tight try to lubricate it. If the lube doesn’t help, call Serrurier shay locksmith to repair your lock. If you see wear and tear, cracks or deformation on your key don’t use it. Broken key extraction is a very detailed work.
Please call Serrurier shay locksmith for professional consultation and free estimate. All our locksmith services are mobile locksmith services in Montreal area; We don’t have a store front.