Hire a Professional to Change Your Locks
Aug10

Hire a Professional to Change Your Locks

There are a variety of reasons why someone may choose to change their locks, whether it is the fear of someone who once had keys and access to your home returning, your locks succumbing to age and disrepair, or simply because you want to update and or enhance your home security. There are many resources available to people and quite often you can get a free consultation or estimate for little or no cost. What Are Your Options? If you...

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Stolen Keys? Don’t Leave Your Car Vulnerable
Aug02

Stolen Keys? Don’t Leave Your Car Vulnerable

Are you sure that you lost that spare set of car keys – or is it possible that somebody may have stolen them? Whatever the case, you may need to re-key auto locks if you can’t account for all your sets of car keys. Although the basic mechanics of re-keying auto locks are the same as re-keying building locks, sometimes the complete process can be a bit more complicated. In either case, your first step is to remove the lock cylinder....

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The Pros And Cons Of An Interchangeable Lock Core
Jul10

The Pros And Cons Of An Interchangeable Lock Core

 Individuals that have multiple properties or locked facilities to manage may want to use interchangeable core locks for easier management and more convenient maintenance. Qualified locksmiths can provide their customers with locks with interchangeable cores, but property owners should be aware of all the pros and cons of these locks before selecting them. These type of locks provide a quick and convenient way to swap out locks. With...

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The History Of Locks
Jul01

The History Of Locks

 The oldest lock ever found was discovered by archeologists in the Khorsabad palace ruins near Nineveh, the old capital of ancient Assyria. This wooden lock was the ancestor of, and similar to, our modern pin and tumbler locks. These innovative locks were very popular at the time and were also common in Ancient Egypt.  Locks And The Bible  In the Old Testament of the Bible it is said that when the gates of Jerusalem were being...

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The New Homeowner’s Basic Tool Set
Jun20

The New Homeowner’s Basic Tool Set

As a new homeowner, you are about to embark on the joys and stresses of owning your own home. All homes require maintenance at some point, and you do not want to be caught unprepared if an emergency suddenly arises. No homeowner, new or old, should be without a basic tool set. Start with the basics and build your toolset up over time by adding what you need. Here is a checklist of the most essential items to add to your tool set to...

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