What are the methods to find my lost keys?

What to do if I have lost my keys?

How do you find your lost keys?

  • Look for them in the places you usually keep them, such as your purse, pockets or backpack.
  • Ask family members, roommates or friends if they have seen them.
  • Check all the places you’ve been recently, such as your office, school or gym.
What precautions should I take to avoid losing my keys?

There are several things you can do to avoid losing your keys:

Keep your keys in a safe place, such as a key ring or key chain. Make a copy of your keys and keep it in a safe place, such as a friend’s or family member’s house. Use a geolocatable key ring so that you can be contacted if someone finds them

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What is the risk of losing your keys?

The risk of losing your keys is relatively high. According to a study by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), approximately one person in four loses at least one set of keys per year. Losing keys can cause significant inconvenience, as it can be difficult to enter your home or start your car.

How much does it cost to replace front door keys?

The cost of front door key replacement depends on the type of lock you have. For a standard lock, you should count between 20 and 30 euros. If you have a more sophisticated lock, such as an electronic or biometric lock, the price will be higher, between 50 and 150 euros. In addition to the cost of new keys, you may also have to pay a locksmith to come and help you if you have lost your only set of keys.

Prices according to types of keys

  • price of a classic flat key for a pin lock: 20 to 30 euros
  • price of an electronic or biometric key: 50 to 150 euros
  • price of a ball key for security lock : 20 to 40 euros
  • price of a high security key for a high security lock from 3 to 9 points: 30 to 60 euros
  • price of an armored door key : 40 to 80 euros
  • price of a master key that can open several locks of the same type: 50 to 150 euros
  • price of a technical key reserved for professionals: 20 to 50 euros
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How much does a set of car keys cost?

The cost depends on the make and model of your car and the type of key (standard, electronic, etc.). If you’ve lost your only set of keys, you may also have to pay a locksmith to come and help you get into your car.

Price of standard car keys:

  • Peugeot: 20 to 25 euros
  • Renault: 25 to 30 euros
  • Citroen: 20 to 30 euros
  • Fiat : about 50 euros
  • Audi : about 50 euros
  • BMW : about 50 euros

Price of electronic car keys:

  • Peugeot : 50 to 60 euros
  • Renault : 40 to 80 euros
  • Citroën : 45 to 85 euros
  • Audi : about 100 euros
  • BMW : about 150 euros
How not to remake your keys ?

With Smial, you don’t need to remake your keys. A good samaritan will contact you as soon as he finds them.

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When to use Smial Codes?

For your objects, your relatives, your pets

You can use Smial Codes to secure a wide variety of objects. Whatever the medium you want to use, Smial can handle your needs. Find in our shop supports for :

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    All companion animals have a tag with a phone number, add more information with Smial to be contacted if your cat disappears

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    It has become a part of you. When your phone is lost, it is a portion of yourself that disappears. Avoid this inconvenience easily.

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    If you have glasses, you have at least once looked for them because you didn’t know where you have put them. Smial has a way to help you find your glasses them.

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    For your children it is their best friend, their transitional object. All parents know the stress when their child doesn’t have his teddy anymore. With Smial, a good Samaritan can call you.

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    It seems that our libraries are full of books that we don’t like because the good books have been lent and never returned. Keep track of who has yours with Smial.

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    Sometimes, it’s an expensive investment, and we hope not to lose our sports equipment or forget it in the locker room

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