Categories for Residential Locksmith

Traditional Locks vs. Smart Locks

October 7, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Making sure your home is secure is a must. It can be difficult to know if a smart lock is better for your home or if a traditional lock is good enough. Learning a bit about each type of lock will help you determine what lock works for you and which you need to have installed. There are benefits to both, and knowing a bit about both can help you choose what works for you. Smart Locks or Traditional Locks Smart locks are just that — they are electronic door locks residential home need, as well as used commercially for buildings.... View Article

Can A Locksmith Open A Deadbolt?

June 24, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s common to come home from work only to find that you have been locked out. This usually happens when one of your family members or your roommate locks the house and moves out without leaving a note. It gets worse when they are not answering your calls, which means that you can do nothing other than try to look for means of opening the deadbolt and gaining entry into your house forcefully.  Can You Open a Deadbolt? You might perceive that locksmiths are only concerned with providing safe key entry into your house. This is not the case as... View Article

Are Electronic Residential Locks Safe?

May 13, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Electronic home locks are a huge trend that makes it easier for you and your family to get into your home. You no longer have to try to find your key, you do not have to have keys made, and so on. You can simply give your code to people you want to gain access to your home. That being said, are these locks safe? Keep reading to find out. Electronic House Door Locks These locks are a great way to upgrade your security and ensure that your home is safer even than it would be if you were to... View Article

How Long Does a Locksmith Take to Get Into Your Home?

August 26, 2021 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you find yourself locked out of your home without a hidden or spare key somewhere to get you inside, you may have little other option than to call a locksmith out to your home to get you back inside. Understandably, you may be wondering how long you can expect this process to take—you need to be getting on with your day, after all. There are several factors that will impact how long a locksmith will take to open up your door. Depending on these factors, it could take anywhere from a few seconds to around 45 minutes, plus however... View Article

Should I Hide a Key?

July 27, 2021 6:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you have a great memory or not, hiding a key is an easy way to ensure you, as well as trusted family or friends, can easily enter your house in situations in which you’ve been locked out or misplaced a key. It’s a good idea to hide a key if the entry doors at your home are equipped with manual locks, but you need to take great care in doing so to keep the wrong people from finding your key. Here are some great tips for hiding a key safely and responsibly. Use a hidden key holder One of... View Article