Deciding On A Lock

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Deciding On A Lock

We have all been there. You arrive at the hardware store, anxious to pick out a new lock for your storage unit, shed, or kid's locker. Unfortunately, after you see the available options, you might be confused and frustrated. After all, how are you supposed to know the difference between an exposed shackle and a protected lock body? Fortunately, this blog is here to help you to decide the right lock for your situation. By taking a few minutes to read through this information, you might be able to decide which lock you need to keep your things safe and sound.


Troubleshooting A Transponder Key That Doesn’t Work

Like anything else, your transponder key can wear down over time and you may need to have it repaired or replaced. The chip, battery or a glitch in your car can cause nothing to happen when you press the unlock button or when you try to start your car. However, if you aren't able to head in to see a locksmith or your auto service center immediately, see if you can repair your transponder with these tips. Read More 

How To Keep Your Number-Reliant Access Control System Secure

Regardless of whether or not you are using your access control system for your home, your garage, or your business, you are going to need to make absolutely sure that it is not compromised. Access control systems can be compromised if a person who is not supposed to have access to a certain area is able to gain entry. Here are some tips for keeping a number-reliant access control system secure and avoiding having a security breach. Read More 

2 Ways That A Locksmith Can Help You With A Lockout

Locking yourself out of your home can be one of the most frustrating experiences ever, mostly because of the sheer inconvenience of having to wait outside for someone to help you get back into the house or risking damage to your home by forcing your way back into the house. Thankfully, a locksmith can help with these lockout situations by helping you to quickly and easily get back into the house and by making it harder for you to be locked out in the first place. Read More 

Smart Locks: The Locks Of The Future Are Happening Today

Technology is evolving every day, and many things we thought were never possible years ago are becoming a reality.  One of these things is a door that locks and unlocks automatically with our presence.  This lock can also be unlocked from far away.  We can control who comes and goes in our homes without even being there, without the hassle of cutting and keeping track of extra keys. This phenomenon is called a " Read More 

Answering A Couple Of Routine Questions Locksmiths Are Asked

Your home or business' locks are essential for ensuring that your possessions are kept safe from thieves and other criminals. However, there are many people that fail to understand these systems, and that can cause them to have questions about some routine issues their locks may encounter. By learning these answers to common questions, you should be able to handle some of the more common issues that your locks and keys might experience. Read More