Have you ever locked yourself out of your car? It can be an incredible hassle and it is hard not to kick yourself once you have realized what you did. Every once in a while we are lucky, and it happens when we are close enough to home to retrieve a spare key. Sometimes, though, you get stuck far away from home, or do not have a spare to begin with. What should you do when that happens? Car locksmiths are, of course, the people you should consider calling when you have car lock issues. They do not work only to get you out of a stuck vehicle when you need emergency services, however. Most car locksmith Edmonton work involves replacing or fixing keys. Sometimes keys can even break. A car locksmith can be a good person to see if you do not have spare key for your car, because you definitely should make sure that you have a key. They can also help you get a new transponder, the electronic piece that signals your car to turn on and off. What are some tips to avoid having to call a car locksmith? Pretty much, just the obvious things you should do to keep your keys functioning. Do not engage in activities that will wear out your key, have a spare, and be careful where you place your key when you are not using it.