• 7 Questions to Ask Prospective Commercial Security Providers

    1. How long have you been in business? In the world of security, experience is key. Knowing how long a prospective provider has been in business for, as well as what their track record during that time has been, can help you find a reputable company that knows the ins and outs of the job. Never rely on flashy websites and testimonials to make your decision; always do your due diligence in [...]

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    What To Do When You're Locked Out of a Rental Car

    Finding yourself locked out of your car is never on the top of anyone’s to-do list. But, if it happens anywhere near home, you’ve likely got friends or family and a spare set of keys at your house. No big deal, right?   Well, finding yourself locked out of your rental car in a strange city is an entirely different ordeal. Hopefully you will never have to deal with this [...]

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    Rekeying vs Changing Locks: What's the Difference?

    Rekeying vs Changing Locks: What’s the Difference? No matter what changes are going on in your life, everyone deserves the peace of mind that comes from knowing your home and valuables are safe and secure. Although you might be inclined to change out your locks after moving or losing a key, you might be surprised to learn that there’s actually an easier and more affordable method for [...]

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    Advantages of Professional Alarm System Installation

    Adding an alarm system to your home or property is an important step towards securing your residence and obtaining peace of mind. There are several approaches when it comes to installing an alarm system, and the process can be both time-consuming and confusing to do on your own. Hiring professionals to set up the alarm system for you has several benefits and extra features you should be aware[...]

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    What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your Car

    Perhaps you've accidentally left or misplaced your keys or locked them inside your vehicle? This is a frustrating situation indeed, but it is important to remain calm and have a plan to get your car unlocked and find a way to either get new keys or find a spare set or the old ones you misplaced. Here are a few things you can do, including who to call when locked out of your car or other [...]

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    What to Do When You're Locked Out of Your House

    You're in a rush to get to work or some other personal commitment. You find yourself rushing to get out the door and head to your destination. As you leave your house, you remember that you forgot something. You head back to your door to realize that you've accidentally locked yourself out of your house and left your keys inside. The panic begins to set in, and you don't know what to do. [...]

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    How Much Does a Locksmith Cost to Open a Door?

    Many types of situations can require a locksmith to open a door. Whether it's the result of a lost or missing key, or a defective lock, a locksmith can effectively remedy the situation. However, the cost may be a factor when deciding whether to call a locksmith and which one to select. Before making the call, it's a good idea to determine what to expect when you get the bill for service. [...]

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    Can You Make Me A House Key If I Don't Have The Original?

    Have you lost your set of house keys? If that is the case, you might be wondering how you are going to get a new key. Sure, you probably know that a locksmith can make a copy of a key as long as you have the original. On the other hand, if you have lost your house keys, you don't have the original key, right? What are you going to do? Fortunately, a locksmith can still make you a new key even[...]

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    How Much Does a 24 Hour Emergency Locksmith Cost?

    Are you in need of emergency locksmith services? Whether you’ve locked your keys in your car or you’re locked out of the house, sometimes you need help right away. And oftentimes these things happen after hours when it’s difficult to find help. If you can find a locksmith that’s open late you might be in luck. But how much does a 24 hour emergency locksmith cost?  The cost of [...]

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    How Much Do You Tip a Locksmith?

    Are you supposed to tip a locksmith? And if so, how much do you tip a locksmith? Do you tip them for any and all services, or just when they show up to get out of a jam?  These questions are very common, especially when it comes to utilizing locksmith services for the first time. Here’s what’s appropriate when it comes to tipping for locksmith services.  Is it Customary to Tip[...]

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