Lock-repair as a DIY method may lead to serious security issues
Repairing or replacing the lock on your own may lead to serious security issues in the first place. It is proverbially said that every cockfight its best at its own dunghill. Similarly, every person is an expert in the job they do as part of their profession. The same is the case when talking about hiring or not hiring a professional locksmith.
An average person who is not a professional locksmith is not capable of installing a new lock or repairing the existing one the right way. If you try to do it on your own, you will invite trouble down the road. In the absence of a good locksmith, you can't vouch for proper installation so it is a terrible idea that may result in anything with another episode, so better be safe than sorry.
Anything that you do on your own may lead to serious security threats, so there is no need to compromise on security, and privacy at all apart from the fact that it is advisable to save every penny that you can but not on the cost of your personal security and safety of your belongings.
When comparing the benefits of hiring a locksmith, you get to know that the benefits can easily outweigh that nominal fee that you have to pay to your potential locksmith. No doubt that you are so smart and very intelligent but there is a learning procedure for everything that enables you to do what you want to.
Without that, you are prone to make mistakes
despite all the best intelligentsia. You may be very wise in dealing with daily
issues in your domestic as well as commercial life but that never means you are
a good locksmith or a good doctor or an excellent engineer, too. Spend a couple
of years and you will be a locksmith and then you will be able to go it alone.