Chapter 92 Texas Property Code

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Trip charge, four key copies, and up to 6 Keyholes for standard door knobs and deadbolts.
Additional Keyholes can be rekeyed at an additional fee/keyhole.

The Rekey Special does not include Mortise, RIM, Profile cylinders, Patio doors, and overhead cylinders. They can be rekeyed at an additional fee.

Every mechanical device needs regular maintenance to ensure it continues to work correctly. Door locks are no exception.
It's common to believe a door lock will always work. Even hardware store-quality locks can operate for decades, depending on the amount of usage. Lock maintenance is not usually on the occupant's regular maintenance "to-do" lists. Most residential locksmiths agree the average lock's lifespan is about seven (7) years. As with all mechanical items, dirt and grime will enter the door lock; without proper maintenance, the lock will become extremely hard to operate and eventually break.
During our service appointment, the technician will inspect and document the condition of the locks. Locks that are "working" but have defects, such as being worn-out, rusted, tarnished, corroded, and difficult to operate, are recommended to be replaced. Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company, does NOT warranty locks that have exceeded their lifespan or were recommended to be replaced. Subsequent visits will be subject to a Trip Fee of $75 plus tax, when applicable by State, at minimum.

All hardware, labor, and work completed by our Company is guaranteed for 30 days from the completion date except when the locksmith recommends parts to be replaced (repairs and installs), malfunctions due to abuse, vandalism, and other circumstances beyond company control.
Mr. Rekey/ Rekey America must service all warranty requests.
Recalls or Returned services beyond the 30-day warranty will be subject to a Trip Fee of $75 plus tax, when applicable by State, at minimum.
Our 30-day warranty does not apply if the customer, after the end of the service, has modified or manipulated the product or result provided with the help of a third party.
No warranty is provided on parts, hardware, or labor that is affected due to weather conditions, and subsequent visits will be subject to a Trip Fee of $75 plus tax, when applicable by State, at minimum.
No warranty is provided on parts, hardware, or products purchased from external sources other than Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company.
No warranty is provided on commercial services.

Strike plate adjustments are part of the property's ongoing maintenance due to weather and foundation problems.
We do NOT warranty strike plate adjustment maintenance at Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company.
If you encounter issues with the strike plates after our service, we can come back and adjust them, but this service is subject to a trip fee and a strike plate adjustment fee per door.

The customer is responsible for requesting to keep old hardware. Our policy is to ALWAYS discard the old hardware for safety purposes unless the customer requests to have us leave it at the service location. Once the tech leaves the job site, there will be NO refunds or trip-backs to return old hardware.

We do NOT offer refunds for any service we have rendered that was authorized by third parties.

We do NOT offer refunds for any service we have rendered. We do NOT provide compensation for any service rendered by a third party.

We do not charge for the estimates, but we do charge for the trip fee.
Our technicians will provide on-site service pricing after assessing the job's difficulty. A service trip fee applies if the customer decides not to contract the service after receiving the quotation from our on-site technician.

During the service visit, we will be going in and out of the house, which can provide tempting escape routes for your indoor pets. Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company, will accept NO responsibility should a pet escape during a service visit. Please know that our technician will only perform work once your pet is secure, for both the safety of our technician and that of your pet.

It is the client's, tenant's, or representative's responsibility to keep the doors free from obstructions, such as furniture and moving boxes.
Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company, will accept NO responsibility should damage to personal belongings occur while our technician performs the locksmith services requested. To avoid liability, our tech is NOT PERMITTED to assist in clearing obstructions.

Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company, does not warranty the hardware the customer provides.
It is the customer's responsibility to inspect their hardware before our arrival.
Our technician will inform you if there are defects with the hardware during installation.
If the hardware isn't working, and a return visit is warranted, the customer must pay for a returned trip.

Each client's appointment is very important to us. We take great care to ensure scheduling is handled efficiently. Our technicians have a full schedule each day, and there is not much time between jobs to wait for approvals.
Our team will call and text to obtain approvals for work orders requested from
Third parties. After 15-30 minutes of waiting, our tech has to move on to the next job. We highly suggest providing us with an adequate pre-approved maintenance limit to avoid getting charged a returned trip fee and delaying work orders.

We cannot warranty that all the services requested can be done in one visit. If it's determined that we need to come back, then the customer will be informed. There will not be a returned trip fee.

You must reschedule within 24 hours before the scheduled date to avoid a Late Cancellation Fee plus $75 plus tax, when applicable by State.

You must cancel within 24 hours before the scheduled date to avoid a Late Cancellation Fee plus $75 plus tax, when applicable by State.

A No-show fee of $75 plus tax, when applicable by State, applies when the customer or their representative fails to show up within 15 minutes of our tech arriving at the service property.


✅ Upon accepting a new tenant the owner must have all locks re-keyed 🔑 – this expense cannot be passed on to the tenant. It is illegal to charge tenants for re-keying locks in the state of Texas.

✅ All exterior doors 🚪 in the rental property must have a keyless deadbolt installed- the garage doors leading from the inside of the home into the garage is considered an exterior door.

✅ All exterior doors in the rental property must have a door viewer (peep hole) installed- the exception is where a glass window exists either in the door or directly beside the door that allows the occupants to see who is outside before opening the door. 

✅ Any sliding patio doors must have a pin and a locking handle or a Charlie bar installed. Exit doors, such as an upstairs passage door leading to a balcony, are not required to have keyed deadbolts or locking doorknobs, but must have a keyless deadbolt installed.

Our technicians at Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company are EXPERTS on the Texas Property Code requirements. 

✅ The Texas property code Chapter 92, subchapter F which pertains to Smoke Alarms 💨 and Fire Extinguishers 🧯 states that each bedroom must have an operable smoke detector in addition to those that must be in a living area or hallway. When we are asked to rekey or bring a property up to code; our technicians can check all smoke detectors with smoke spray to make sure they are all functional. 

The first time the average rental property is placed on the rental market the cost to the owner for bringing a home to the current code is usually between $350-400. 

Once the home is brought to code, the cost is decreased as the Property Code requires the home only to be re-keyed upon the move-in of consequent tenants.

🙏If you need to bring a Rental property up to code, please consider Mr. Rekey Locksmith, a Rekey America Company. 

We have brought more rentals up to code than any other locksmith company in the State of Texas. 🙌


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Joao Gomes
Joao Gomes
21:56 08 Dec 23
Great experience. Fireplace hasn't worked for years and these guys actually said they could fix it.
Lori Hines
Lori Hines
20:03 08 Dec 23
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19:21 08 Dec 23
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04:30 02 Dec 23
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23:38 20 Nov 23
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21:37 09 Nov 23
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17:10 09 Nov 23
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13:17 07 Nov 23
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17:11 03 Nov 23
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