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Home Security, Your Security

Home Security, Your Security   Welcome back to Locksmith Lesson! Today we are talking about security. Have you ever done a perimeter search and checked around the entirety of your home? Look at it as if you were a burglar trying to get in. Are there windows that...

Why a Ring Doorbell?

The ring Video Doorbell replaces your current doorbell to give you the ability to monitor what is happening at your door from anywhere in the wold you can connect to the internet with your smartphone. It uses WiFi to connect to the internet. The Ring Doorbell comes...

Is keyless entry for you?

Welcome again to Locksmith Lessons! Today we are talking about replacing the hardware on your front door with keyless entry. You could also put keyless entry on any exterior access door. If you are immediately thinking that you can’t afford that, stop! Keyless entry...

Is your key the right fit for you?

Today’s lesson is for our incredible senior customers. For those of you with arthritis or strength issues, you can have a key specially cut. We can copy your small key onto a much larger key. This will give you a much better grip as well as a larger key gives you more...

Why Lube a Lock

Today’s tip is when lubricating a lock, the best thing to use is powdered Teflon or liquid Teflon. These lubricants have a small molecule structure that helps to coat the lock parts and prevents build up unlike how graphite does. DuPont Teflon Non-Stick Dry-Film...

WD40 is a No No

Locksmith Lesson of the Day Don’t ever use WD40 on a lock! It is a penetrant and not a lubricant.  You might think that using WD40 on a frozen bolt could help “unstick” it, however after a period of time the lock becomes gummy. It actually can keep a lock from...