Locking your keys in your car can be incredibly annoying and even disastrous at times when you’re trying to stay on a strict schedule. Often, you don’t just lose time trying to get in, you also risk missing appointments and other obligations. If you tend to lock your keys in your car often and you don’t have a spare set available, the problem is more than just a nuisance; it can also become very expensive. That’s why our team at Miles Towing Service has put together a list of tried and true tips that will help you to quit locking your keys in your car.
1. Always Lock the Door from the Outside
Most cars now come with a key fob that allows you to lock your car doors with the click of a button. Get in the habit of using the car fob to lock the doors after you’ve exited the vehicle instead of using the button on the inside of the door. Once you’re in the habit of locking your doors this way, you’ll be much less likely to lock your keys inside.
2. Use Key Chains
When you think of key chains, you probably think about the tacky, bulky ones you can buy at a car wash. And while those can help make your keys more visible, we have a better solution for you. Try using key chains to attach your keys to items that you’re less likely to leave in the car. You could use your wallet, door pass, parking pass, purse, or even your phone.
3. Invest in a Spare Key Set
Yes, the point is to not lock your keys in your car! But sometimes things happen out of your control and so it makes good sense to be prepared. Ensuring that you have spare keys is a great way of saving yourself a lot of trouble when the above-mentioned tips are not put into practice. Just make sure that the spare keys are always somewhere safe, like in your wallet or in the inner pocket of your bag. Most importantly, remember where you keep them in case you need them.
In the unfortunate event that none of these tips prove effective and you still end up locking your keys in your car, contact Miles Towing Service at (215) 783-6919 to unlock your vehicle in no time at all. We have the right tools and equipment to help with all types of lockout situations and with our professional equipment, no damage will be caused to your vehicle. We proudly serve Philadelphia and the surrounding areas including Bensalem, PA, Cinnaminsin, NJ, Delran, NJ, and Pennsauken, NJ.