Many people buy a safe to keep at home for various reasons. Valuables they want access to but need to keep secure can be put in a safe instead of in a safety deposit box. Important documents like birth certificates and land deeds can be kept safe from theft or fire. But if you forget the combination to the safe, it becomes a useless box and an obstacle keeping you from your valuables.
If you have a safe that you forgot the combination to, or if you bought a property that came with a safe you cannot access, a locksmith may be able to help you. Professional locksmiths can get the safe open and let you retrieve the contents. But can a locksmith change a safe combination?
When you call a locksmith to open a safe and reset the combination, they will have to see proof that you own the safe or the property where the safe is attached. It would be too easy for someone to steal a safe and then have it opened by a locksmith without requiring proof. That would make a locksmith an accomplice in a crime.
When you buy a safe, you should always keep a copy of the receipt and any paperwork that comes with it. Those papers will identify it by serial number and make it much easier to verify ownership.
A Locksmith Can Crack the Safe
Whether your safe has a dial or an electronic keypad, it has a key to override the combination. Manufacturers do this because they know people forget combinations. However, if you have lost your key or it is damaged, you may need a locksmith to make you a new one.
Once a new key is made, you can retrieve the items inside. At this point, the locksmith should be able to reset your combination. Be sure to put the new code and key somewhere safe.
Why Can’t I Break It Open?
A safe is tough to crack open, but not impossible. If you had the tools and some patience, you would be able to open it eventually. However, you would undoubtedly ruin the safe in the process. A new safe can be much more expensive than a locksmith’s charge.
There is also the fact that breaking into the safe could damage the items inside. If you use a blowtorch to cut off the safe’s doors, you could burn the precious documents it held for safekeeping. Hiring a locksmith to take care of it is a much smarter move.
Can a locksmith change a safe combination? Around the Clock Locks has a team of dependable and professional locksmiths ready and willing to help you with your locking troubles. If you can’t open a safe to get your valuables, or if you bought a property with a safe and want to know what is inside, call them to help. They can get to you quickly, get your safe open, and they’ll change the combination so you won’t have the same trouble again in the future.