If your file cabinet lock has been broken, no need to change the whole cabinet – our locksmiths can change the locks for you. Our locksmiths can assist you with file cabinet lock installation or replacement. Without impacting style or décor, we can help you install a file cabinet or desk lock.
Understanding the Importance of Lock Security
The purpose of lock on file cabinet and desk is to prevent any unauthorized access to any sensitive data, valuable items, and confidential documents. If compromised on these locks – it can result as disastrous, data breach, identity fraud or theft. 1st choice locksmith can provide you with top-notch file cabinet and desk lock replacement services, contact us today.
Types of file cabinets or desk locks we deal with
- Cylinder Lock
- Cam Lock
- Combination Lock
- Smart Lock
- RFID Lock
- Sidebar Lock
- Plunger Lock
- Tubular Lock
The most common types of file cabinet locks are cylinder locks. A pin tumbler mechanism is found in traditional door locks. A key with valleys and ridges aligns the pin within the cylinder, which unlocks only when the pin is rotated. The 1st choice locksmith can help you in repairing or installing cylinder locks.
Cam locks are commonly used in multiple types of cabinets, including file cabinets. Featuring a rotating cam when in locked position and releases it when unlocked. To accommodate different cabinet thickness, these locks are available in different lengths.
These are the locks that are keyless. They require users to preset a combination of symbols and numbers in order to unlock the file cabinet. 1st choice locksmith can help you install or repair combination locks if needed.
Smart locks offer control access through smartphone, application, or activity tracking. Smart locks do not require you to have physical keys. Some smart locks also work through voice commands, and virtual assistant integration.
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) locks use radio waves to communicate between the lock and a programmed RFID card or fob. When the card or fob is brought close to the lock, it recognizes the unique code and grants access.
For extra security, sidebar locks are designed with additional locking components. It is important to align the key before lock can be integrated. 1st choice locksmith can help you install or repair side-bar locks whenever needed.
Metal files cabinets are used in plunger locks. It consists of a plunger that extends from the locks which secures the cabinets lock. When one inserts and turns the key, the plunger is retracted that enables the drawer to open.
These locks are highly resistant to tampering, and picking. Tubular locks provide a high level of security as compared to other locks. These locks are often used in file cabinets. The 1st choice locksmith is highly proficient in what they do. Call us right now for high quality services.