How to Change a Lock Cylinder in a File Cabinet?

Answer You need to have a locking file cabinet to protect the privacy of your documents. Whether you need to change the cylinder lock because it's broken, you lost the keys or for some other security reas... Read More »

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How do I change out a file cabinet lock?

You don't need to get rid of a file cabinet with a broken lock. If possible, look for the number on the front of the lock. With this number, a locksmith could simply make a new key. If this is not... Read More »

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How to Change a Lock Cylinder?

Changing a lock cylinder.Removable core lock cylinders or "Interchangeable Cores" are used primarily in commercial hardware, and have the advantage of being easily swapped for a replacement when ke... Read More »

How to Change an Ignition Lock Cylinder?

Replacing the ignition key lock cylinder restores the function of the ignition key. Over time, the small internal components of the tumbler wear and stick. This can cause the cylinder to stick as w... Read More »