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Front door with glass:

A common way to enter a home is to break a

glass window near a door and simply reach

in to unlock the door. A double cylinder dead-

bolt, or a special deadbolt that has a

removable thumbturn, can offer protection

against th...

January 27, 2015



1. Some Locksmiths open doors for the Police late at night. That is kind of fun and exciting. Helping them help us stay safe.

2. Locksmiths are suppose to your check ID, BEFORE they open anything that is locked. Sadly, most locksmiths DO NOT have a License ID, are n...

January 10, 2015

When it comes to your children & your home, its important to take precautions. Both for the child and residence. With the society we live in today, often, both parents have to work. Which leaves many kids arriving at home alone and with keys to your house. Is this a pr...

May 1, 2013

   Yes! Did you know a lock can freeze up in the winter? Thats right, they can. Frozen locks can happen and do, this can happen to new and old locks. Because locks are made out of metal and the pins in the lock are metal as well as the springs. If you have ever sq...

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