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Do Locks Have An Expiry Date?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

Do Locks Have An Expiry Date?

Like everything else in life, your locks have an expiration date. Most people are surprised by this because if there is one item marketed as being “built to last”, it’s the lock. Unfortunately, most physical locks have a life span of 6-7 years. A door lock in a high-traffic area is subject to considerable amounts

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?

If you toss your car keys on a table or a hook near the door, you might want to rethink that. That’s because thieves are most likely to look for them there. It doesn’t matter if it’s a traditional car key or a key fob. Thieves understand human nature and are aware of our tendencies

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

Can You Get Locks That Are 100% Burglar Proof?

The whole point of placing a good strong lock on your house is to make it safe and secure against any and all intruders. Burglars are a threat to this safe haven when they pick or bump the locks that secure the barrier between the home and the outside world. To combat this, we try

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

Can Better Locks Improve My Home Insurance Premium?

If impact windows and installing a burglar alarm can improve your home insurance premium it makes sense that having better locks can do the same. But is that the case? And if it is, what type of locks would you need? Better Locks CAN Improve your Home Insurance Premium The right locks can make a

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

What can an Automotive Locksmith Do?

The car is an essential part of our everyday life, and it can make a real mess of our day when something goes wrong. But you don’t always have to get your car to the garage or dealership when you have car trouble. An automotive locksmith can help you out of many car key-related situations. 

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Locksmith Tips
David Davidof

Should You Leave Your Key In The Lock?

It is easy to leave your keys on the inside of your lock when you go home at night. On the one hand, there’s a chance that no one will be able to insert a lock pick if there’s a key inside the lock, on the other hand, is leaving your house key in your

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Do Locks Have An Expiry Date?
Locksmith Tips
David Davidof

What Should I Do If An Electronic Lock Fails?

An electronic lock failing can cause you all sorts of problems. It can prevent your safe from locking securely, or it can prevent the door from locking as you leave your home. Like with a traditional lock, you will be left trying to figure out how to quickly solve the problem so you can go

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

What is the Quickest Way to Verify a Locksmith?

We place a lot of trust in locksmiths. They come into our homes and offices and know precisely what locks and security we have. Because of this, when we hire a locksmith, we want to be sure that we can trust them. Here are three ways to verify a locksmith.  Verify the Address You can

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Locksmith Tips
David Davidof

Should You Tip a Locksmith?

When a company helps you out and does a good job, then it is customary to show your appreciation through a tip. Is it the same with Locksmiths? Here are the rules of engagement for whether or not you should tip a locksmith.  The Rules of Local Custom In Florida, Miami, it is commonplace to

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week
David Davidof

Why Would a Copied Key Not Work?

When you make an effort to get a copy of a key, and it doesn’t work, it can leave you confused. Locksmiths are generally great at what they do. So, why doesn’t your recently copied key work? What went wrong? Here are a few reasons why the key may not be working. Reasons a Copied

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