Have you lost car keys? What do you do now? Well, United Locksmith can walk you through the steps to take when you have lost your car keys. These steps are typically something you would do naturally, but many may overlook them during a stressful situation. United Locksmith wants to help you during these stressful times, so we made this lost car keys checklist.

Losing your car keys may also mean losing your other keys. Your other keys go to your home, workplace, and more. Well, you can take steps to reduce stress and find a way to get your keys back. United Locksmith is here to help. Here is what you need to do when you have lost your car keys.

Take a Minute to Destress 

The first step in fixing the issue of lost car keys is to take a minute for yourself. Losing a set of keys is extremely stressful and can cause a lot of anxiety. United Locksmith believes you should take a minute to destress before you take the next step. This can be as easy as taking a few deep breaths or talking to someone about it. In either case, it is crucial you are calm before you take the next step. This will help the next steps go easier and will keep your mind clear from making more mistakes.

destress from lost car keys

Retrace Your Steps

Once you have calmed down and you are ready to find a solution, start looking for your keys. You must look for them before you assume they are gone forever. By looking for them and having the potential to find them, you can save money. United Locksmith doesn’t want you to spend money you don’t have.

Retrace your steps during the day. Where were you last? Were you in any situations where your keys would have been compromised? Asking yourself these questions will help you find your keys or determine what happened to them. Look on the ground, under chairs, and other places they may be hiding. Do your best to perform a comprehensive search.

Ask People

The next step is asking people nearby or in the area, if they have found any keys. If you might have lost them in a building, then check with employees to see if there is a lost and found. Lost car keys and many other types of items can easily find their way in lost and found. If it hasn’t been reported to be lost and found, then check with others in the area. They may have your keys or know someone who found them.

woman finding lost car keys

Did You Misplace Them?

The last thing you can do before giving up is to ensure you did not misplace your keys. Many times, people believe they lost their keys when they actually put them somewhere else. What other places could you have put your keys? Maybe they are just locked in your car? These questions could be the case, and you should consider other areas your keys might be located.

Call United Locksmith for Lost Car Keys

The final step you can do to recover your keys is to call United Locksmith. Our mobile locksmiths will be on their way as soon as possible. We can’t recover your original keys, but we can replace them. Our car key locksmiths do not need your original keys to create new keys for your car, business, or home. 

Our mobile locksmiths have key-cutting tools and resources with them at all times. Let us create a new set of car keys for you so you can be on your way. Don’t stress any longer about lost car keys. Instead, have United Locksmith wash away the stress and give you back your keys.

Give our team a call at (832) 529-1014. You can give us a call at any time of day or night. United Locksmith is a 24-hour locksmith service so call us when you have an emergency. We’ll assist you as soon as possible. Visit our car locksmith service page to learn more about what we can do for you.