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Mobile Auto Locksmith

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Norwich, CT Trusts Our Licensed Locksmiths

We’re the Certified, Local, Mobile Locksmth You Can Count On

Choosing a reliable, affordable locksmith in southeast Connecticut can be an intimidating task. How can you be certain that the locksmith you choose actually knows what they’re doing? How do you make sure that you don’t fall victim to a locksmith scam and end up with damage to your vehicle or your expensive door locks? At Good News Lock and Key, we know the importance of finding a local locksmith you can trust. We are a family-owned and –operated mobile locksmith that is local to the area, so we know how to get to you quickly in the event of an emergency. Our locksmiths are licensed, insured and bonded, and we’re a certified member of Associated Locksmiths of America, a distinction given to those with a proven track record of providing quality service with integrity.

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Call us today and we’ll send one of our fully-outfitted locksmith vans to you to handle your automotive, motorcycle, and key duplication needs.

Some of the services we provide include:

  • Car locksmith services
  • Commercial locksmith services
  • Residential locksmith services
  • Key duplication services
  • 24-Hour lockout services
  • Keyless entry system installation
  • New lock installation
  • Master key systems

How to Choose the Right Local Locksmith

With so many options, finding a trustworthy locksmith may be challenging, but there are a few steps you can take to ensure that you receive service that you’re happy with.

Ask Around for Referrals
When looking for a local locksmith that will provide a job well done, asking around with friends and neighbors is a great way to decide who to hire, and just as importantly who not to hire. If that’s not an option, then check out online reviews of different locksmith companies to see what customers are saying. You can also verify a locksmith’s reputation by referring to their online rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Choose a Licensed Professional
For someone to work as a locksmith in Connecticut, they must have a valid locksmith license that allows them to inspect, install, repair and rekey locks and other locking devices. Those who apply for licensing are also required to submit a recent criminal history records check. While it’s illegal to provide services without proper licensing, some unscrupulous individuals who are looking to make some money or who wouldn’t be able to pass the background check do just that.

To verify a local locksmith’s licensing, you can visit the state’s online directory. It’s also a good idea to ask to see proof of licensing when the locksmith arrives on site.

Verify That They’re Bonded and Insured

While licensed locksmiths are experts in handling a wide variety of situations, sometimes, the unexpected happens. That’s when their insurance becomes important. Hiring an insured locksmith ensures that if any damage is done to your personal property while a service is being performed, repairs won’t come out of your pocket.

Similarly, when bonded, a locksmith offers you a reimbursement guarantee in case of any damage to your personal property.

Good News Lock and Key Is Here for You

At Good News Lock and Key, we take pride in providing quality service to homeowners, drivers and businesses in the Norwich region. Our locksmiths are licensed, bonded and insured, and we specialize in working on many types of locks, including padlocks, deadbolts, levers and knob locks. We also work on all car types, including premium and luxury brands like Audi, VW, Volvo and BMW.

We’re committed to providing competitive locksmith services in Norwich. Our rates are affordable and our response times are fast, ensuring that you’re able to go on with your day with as little disruption as possible. Ask us about our 10% military discount.

When you need an automotive locksmith anywhere in Ledyard, CT or the surrounding region, you can count on Good News Lock & Key every time.

Our locksmiths service the following areas:
Bozrah | Colchester | East Haddam | East Lyme | Groton | Ledyard | Lyme | Montville | New London | North Stonington| Norwich | Old Lyme | Preston | Salem | Stonington | Waterford