Practical Ways to Ensure Proper Replacement of a Lost Garage Door Remote Control

28 May 2019
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Often, homeowners take for granted the convenience that modern garage doors offer. With a simple press of a button on a remote control that is no bigger than the palm, you can open and close the biggest door to your house. Despite the lengths that homeowners go to protect their garage door remote controls, the devices do get lost. When this happens, it is vital to replace the remote control immediately for security reasons. Read More …

Why You Need a Locksmith

14 March 2019
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Everyone has experienced being locked out of their home or car, and it is a frustrating situation. If the keys are locked inside the car, a professional locksmith is needed because they have the tools to open the door. The same thing is necessary if the house is locked and you do not have the keys. Regardless of what it is, locksmith services are needed, and there are a lot of other reasons why you need one to help you out. Read More …

Can You Reprogram a Car’s Transponder Key Yourself?

10 November 2018
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Like anything that works on computer chips, car transponder keys work great most of the time. However, if something goes wrong with the chip or its programming, their systems can fail and stop working. If your car has suddenly stopped responding to your transponder key, you're stuck. If your car is out of warranty, you may not get free help from your dealership or manufacturer. If you need to use the car soon, you can't wait for them to fix the key or get you a new one. Read More …

A Guide on What to Do When You Lock Your Keys in the Car

12 October 2018
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Forgetting your car keys inside your car is normal. However, it can be difficult to retrieve the keys if you lock them inside the vehicle. If you don't have a spare key, one way or another you have to get the keys back. Here are ways to help you retrieve your keys. Confirm if the doors are locked While panicking is normal, it will not help you in any way. Before you call for professional help or do anything else, check if any car door or the trunk is open. Read More …

When is the Right Time to Consider a New Key and Replacement?

28 September 2018
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There are certain times when you think lock replacement is the best option, but security experts argue that this is not always recommended, because you can easily re-key at a cheaper price. When to replace your lock or buy a new one Moving to a new home. You may need to replace or by a new lock when moving to a new house because normally, copies of keys may have been made surreptitiously because of being distributed to different people for many years. Read More …

About Me
Under Lock And Key: Keeping Everything Safe

Hello out there! I run my own computer business, and, as you can imagine, I have quite a lot of expensive equipment in my office. Over the years, my colleagues have never ceased to amaze me with their security arrangements. They will have complex passwords on their computers, but flimsy locks on their doors and cabinets! Being so security conscious, I have developed more than a passing interest in the latest developments in locks, keys, and safes. Having gathered all this knowledge, I started this blog for other folks who have a similar obsession. Hopefully, you will find my discussion topics stimulating and we will all stay safe by keeping up to date with the latest locking systems.