Professional Locksmiths Bolton Offer Safe Opening Services
A safe is a wonderful device for keeping valuables protected from thieves and others from getting unauthorized access to its contents. But what happens when either the lock or the combination malfunctions, the key is lost or broken, you’ve forgotten the combination or the safe has been tampered with so that no matter how hard you try, you can’t gain access to the valuables you have stored inside?
That’s when the safe opening services of a professional locksmith in Bolton are sometimes literally worth their weight in gold! Before you do anything that might damage the integrity of the safe exterior or the valuable contents inside, the first call you should make is to a professional locksmith for a prompt on-site evaluation of the situation and the best remedy.
There are a number of ways in which a professional locksmith can solve the problem of a locked safe by applying various safe opening techniques. Different safes are constructed of different materials and employ a variety of locking mechanisms, so it’s important for a locksmith familiar with safe opening services to know exactly which technique to use to avoid ruining the safe, its contents or its locking mechanism.
A locksmith, using touch, feel and sound, can often use this expertise to manipulate a dial combination lock to open easily. Attaching a robotic dialer to a safe using a combination lock can eventually hit upon the right combination to successfully open the safe without drilling into it.
If the safe features an electronic safe lock, a process called spiking is used by the locksmith to open the door without having to resort to drilling. A professional locksmith has the training and expertise to deal with even the most high-tech electronic locks, getting the safe open as quickly as possible without causing any damage to the unit.
A locksmith can also evaluate whether wear, uneven spring pressure or binding on the parts of the lock over time have rendered it unresponsive to manipulation. Then the expertise of the locksmith comes into play again when drilling is called for in order to successfully open a locked safe.
When employed as a safe cracking device in the hands of an experienced locksmith, drilling does not necessarily render the safe damaged or unusable. In fact, most safes that are opened by locksmiths skilled in drilling can immediately begin repair on the drilling hole as soon as the safe is opened, in order to return it to as good as new condition, ready to do its job of securing cash and other valuables again.