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April 27, 2020

   At this time of unrest and even boredom, it is the perfect time to do a little lock maintenance or repair. All you need is some lube, like dry lock lube by 3 in 1. 

Lock care is often, if not forgotten, overlooked until its too late. So while your lock...

November 11, 2019

   It's more important than ever to know who is coming to your home. Are they licensed? Are they trained? Do they have insurance? Are they local? What are their reviews like? 

Knowing all this before hand gives you an edge on not being taken advantage of.  As...

February 20, 2019

Re-keying SmartKey locks requires only three items and entails three easy steps. Users must have their functioning key, a SmartKey Learn Tool, and a new Kwikset key. First, insert the functioning key and turn it ¼-turn clockwise. Then, insert and remove the SmartKey le...

February 18, 2017

So You have a new house. Exciting right? Well, you are all excited to have it painted and a few things done, like your floors, paint, counters etc. etc. You hand out some keys, or hide a key and tell you contractors where to look. Herein lies the problem, people are no...

It's that time of year when you have to step up your fact checking and read reviews on locksmiths and the like.

June 3, 2016

That's right! Summer is in full swing and so are the scammers.

1-Make sure you ask for their ID and license number.

2-Never fall for starting at prices of $15, $19, $25 etc... more than likely those are scammers.

3-Don't fall for scare tactics either. If you have not agre...

May 11, 2016


Top Summer  Security Tips


It is summer time! WOOHOO! Right? Well, it can be all too easy to become a little complacent in securing your home or vehicles. The crafty burglars will be on the move in the warm weather and take advantage of your relaxed security. Let me gi...

March 9, 2016

 Some illegal locksmith companies willpose as other locksmiths and use their name as their own to try and fool you or destroy a local honest locksmiths reputation. 

The best way to know is to call and talk with the locksmith you want to use. Ask questions, feel them out...

February 4, 2016


Fake Online Locksmiths
May Be Out to Pick
Your Pocket, Too

Odds are good that when you search Google for someone
to help you get into your home or car, results will include
poorly trained subcontractors who will squeeze you for cash.


Maybe this has happened to you.


February 1, 2016

It is not a great feeling to have your home invaded. It shatters your security and trust in your home, it rips away your comfort and replaces it with insecurity. A house is not invaded just at night, it is also invaded during the day when you go to the store for what y...

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