When taking the time to consider your local Chapel Hill and Durham locksmiths, it is important to take your time to evaluate that company’s credentials. First, every locksmith in Durham, Chapel Hill, and throughout North Carolina, for that matter, need to be licensed. So that’s a start.

Second, check Chapel Hill and Durham locksmiths online reviews to make sure that they are providing a uniformly good and reliable service. You would really like to see “4 stars +” before even considering giving that company a chance to bid on your business. And don’t forget, once you use any business for your needs, be sure to post an online review!

What about emergencies? For instance, you have an immediate need for a car locksmith. What then? You certainly don’t have time to check around with online reviews. Or do you? Think about it. What if the service provider arrives on location and in the process of unlocking your car, scratches the paint? What if he denies having done it or just doesn’t care? Does he even have a physical location for his business? It could be since he isn’t really a member of the community (in this case Chapel Hill and Durham NC) he really has nothing to lose. A few extra minutes evaluating reviews online and making sure that your Chapel Hill and Durham locksmiths are part of the community is the kind of time well spent that can prevent many hours of frustration in the future.