Unlike most residential locks, most commercial locks can be very expensive to replace, but if all you need is to change the keys then re-keying would be the way to go. When we re-key the locks we change the pins to match new keys and thus preventing any other keys from working on them. Below are listed the most common reasons for why businesses re-key their locks:
Re-keying the locks of a business is a little more complex then re-keying a home. There are plenty of considerations such as master systems, building code requirements and necessary key control. When you shop around for a commercial rekey make sure to give all the necessary information over the phone and always demand a total price. Any honest locksmith will be able to provide an exact quote for this type of service.