When to Use Rekeying Services

Here at Coastal Contract Hardware, we offer a variety of products and services designed to help you protect your business. For instance, if you lose track of one of your facility’s keys and don’t want it to fall into the wrong hands, you can turn to our experts to get prompt rekeying services to render the old key useless. In this article, we’ll go over a few situations in which you should use our rekeying services in order to make sure that your locks remain secure.

When to Use Rekeying Services

  • After Losing a Key. As we alluded to above, one instance where you’ll definitely want to use our rekeying services is when you have lost one or more of your facility’s keys. You don’t know who might have that key now, and the last thing you want is to have some unknown person enter your facility and harm your business.
  • When Moving In. Another time to make use of our rekeying services is when moving into a new facility. Similar to the above situation, if you leave the lock as-is, someone who obtained a key from the previous owner of the building could enter your facility at any time–better to rekey the locks and make the old keys useless.
  • As Part of Routine Maintenance. If you want to keep your business as secure as possible, it’s a good idea to have your locks rekeyed on a regular basis, at least every few years. Think of it like changing the batteries in a flashlight–yes, the old ones might still work, but you need to make absolutely sure that you will have the light you need in a crisis. Rekeying your locks is that idea applied to security.