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What are the top 3 traits or skills every locksmith must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your locksmith expertise?

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Fred in Salt Lake City, Utah

93 months ago

Host said: What are the top 3 traits or skills every locksmith must have to excel?
Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your locksmith expertise?

1- Good Customer Service.
The customer pays your wages!!!

2. A POSITIVE ATTITUDE.

3. Master keying Skills?

The web has a lot of information.
Amazon.com has many books on locksmithing. The one by Bill Phillips is the best one to get started with.

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Sven in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

86 months ago

Host said: What are the top 3 traits or skills every locksmith must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your locksmith expertise?

1 Develop your mechanical ability.
2.Study the situation before you act.
3.Make sure you understand how the mechanism works before you attempt to take it apart or repair it.
4. If you don't know.....Ask someone who does! There is no shame in asking for advice........It can save you a lot of grief and money! Not to mention saving face!
5. Learn the skill! There are a lot of worthless gadgets in this line of work that people sell to try to take the place of skill!

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bobk in Auburn, Washington

69 months ago

Good mechanical apptitude, manual dexterity, and mechanical reasoning are the three skills that an above average locksmith has.

A busy locksmith is almost a jack of all trades. We are sometimes, electricians, carpenters, auto mechanics, welders, painters, and general labors.

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Yenng in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

67 months ago

Host said: What are the top 3 traits or skills every locksmith must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your locksmith expertise?

"Every" locksmith is kind of vague, as many locksmiths specialize in particular areas, while there are others who know a little of everything. As far as in general- hardware installation, keyblank recognition and duplication, and customer service skills are important.

Areas to specialize in that may give you more of an edge when seeking employment include safe manipulation, non destructive entry into many kinds of locks, cctv and wiring knowledge, automotive locksmithing, advanced door hardware (such as emergency hardware, door closers, pivots, etc.), access control, and knowledge of high security locks. There are other areas, but those are the ones that come to mind.

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GustavoMcelroy in Miami, Florida

2 months ago

Locksmiths are professional who are equipped with the art of creating and beating locks. There services comprises of opening or changing locks, repairing, making door knobs and keys without damaging a property. Being a locksmith needs many skill and good practice as you have to understand various complex mechanisms of these days locking systems. We can easily see the companies like <a href="www.metronyclocksmith.com/locksmith-for-cars-nyc">metronyclocksmith</a> that consist of trained technician team who can handle all sort of activities whether it’s commercial, residential or automotive purpose. So you need to first learn about the design of latest security systems, get training in any institute and do as much practice as you can.

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