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Watch out for intruders

Posted on 26 April, 2019 at 15:10 Comments comments ()

Ways to Reduce Your Risk of an Office Intruder

Office theft runs the gamut from employees stealing supplies to burglars gaining access after-hours. In a commercial building, it only makes sense to be extra-cautious, no matter how comfortable you might feel. Here are some ways that employees, managers, and building owners can work together to reduce the risks.ways to deter office theft

Employees

When you’re at work, keep your personal items safe. Your purs...

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Key Won't Turn?

Posted on 16 March, 2019 at 11:05 Comments comments ()

Key Won’t Turn?

First, double check that you are using the right key. Many keys look similar, and it is not unusual to mix them up. If you are sure the key is correct, the lock could be dirty and filled with debris. During winter weather, it could literally be frozen. Try using a de-icing agent to thaw a frozen lock, or lubricate a dirty lock with graphite. You may need to put the key in and jiggle it around a few times to loosen up the lock.

Another possibility is th...

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Scammers

Posted on 15 March, 2019 at 11:00 Comments comments ()

This Profession Has a Lot of Scammers

Although most locksmiths are professional, reliable, and trustworthy, the profession does draw its share of scam artists. Make sure the locksmith answers the phone with an actual business name, not just “locksmith service,” and that they have a local address. Ask a few questions over the phone to weed out people who know nothing about the profession. When the locksmith arrives, check his or her ID and request a written estimate.

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Facts to Know

Posted on 4 March, 2019 at 0:20 Comments comments ()

Buying a Locked Safe Is Almost Always a Waste

Who doesn’t love a good mystery, a treasure hunt, and the prospect of riches untold? If you run across an old, locked safe at a flea market or secondhand store, odds are good that it will rouse your curiosity and fire up your imagination. Before you take it home, though, come back to reality. It will likely cost you hundreds of dollars to open the safe, and the chances of finding anything inside, let alone anything valuable, are...

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Alexa Unlock

Posted on 20 January, 2019 at 20:15 Comments comments ()

Yale Turns Voices Into Keys With Alexa Unlock

Lock, unlock and check current lock status by just asking Alexa! As the world welcomes Alexa’s voice control convenience into their hearts, homes and businesses, smart lock manufacturers like Yale are turning voices into keys. Yale Locks & Hardware has unveiled support for Amazon Alexa with the addition of voice unlocking for its Assure Lock® […]

When locked out.

Posted on 11 December, 2018 at 13:05 Comments comments ()

Whether you are stuck in an unfamiliar location or at your place of work, calling a locksmith is your best bet. The other options present a number of problems. Hence, it is best to consider the consequences of the not using a locksmith.

Some people try to “pop” their vehicle lock themselves only to wish they hadn’t once the damage is done. Using an opened wire hanger, a metal piece, or another on-hand option can easily damage your vehicle. In fact, it is always che...

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Winter is Coming.

Posted on 27 October, 2018 at 11:35 Comments comments ()

A Little Maintenance Goes A Long Way

When it comes to locks and door systems, the key to avoiding costly problems lies in preventive maintenance. Especially during the cold winter months, when we rely most on our locks and doors to help keep us warm, protect us from snow, wind, and fire, secure us from unwanted intruders and keep businesses open and holiday shopping flowing. But as temperatures drop, worn locks can freeze and door frames can contract, causing alignment to shift, comprom...

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Tips

Posted on 25 July, 2018 at 15:30 Comments comments ()

We all know someone who has been locked out of their house or car at some point. Maybe you have even found yourself in this unfortunate situation. Whatever the case, it’s safe to say that locksmiths know how to save the day.

If you’ve never had to use a locksmith before, finding the right one may seem difficult. There are tons of locksmiths out there, and it’s important to choose one who is best qualified to help with your specific situation. This guide...

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Look for owner operated

Posted on 3 July, 2018 at 15:30 Comments comments ()

Look for Family-Owned and Operated Locksmith Companies

There are certainly some corporate locksmith companies that are reputable with great customer service, but choosing a family-owned and operated locksmith has a couple distinct benefits. First, working with a family-owned business means you receive services from a professional who is personally invested in the company. Additionally, supporting family-owned businesses means you contribute to and strengthen your l...

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Look for owner operated

Posted on 3 July, 2018 at 15:25 Comments comments ()

Look for Family-Owned and Operated Locksmith Companies

There are certainly some corporate locksmith companies that are reputable with great customer service, but choosing a family-owned and operated locksmith has a couple distinct benefits. First, working with a family-owned business means you receive services from a professional who is personally invested in the company. Additionally, supporting family-owned businesses means you contribute to and strengthen your l...

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