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Scam Alert: Know Your Local Locksmith

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Locksmith scams are back in the news all over the country. KGW News in Oregon recently reported on the many complaints of unlicensed bait-and-switch locksmiths in the areas. As a result of this ongoing rise in locksmith scams we are re-posting this popular blog about the scams to look out for and ways to avoid them. Originally posted […]

Why Leaving Young Children in the Car is Never Okay

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Most parents can think of a time or two that it would have been far easier to simply run into a store, gas station or what have you than to haul several children in and out of car seats just for a gallon of milk. But with more and more media attention now being paid […]

What to Do When Fear Keeps You Up at Night

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Your home is your sanctuary, and is the place you should probably feel the most safe and secure. This is not always the case, however, and everything from the evening news to a backfiring car can rattle you enough to give up, give in and get up and turn on the lights. If you’re tired—literally—of […]

What to Do When You’ve Locked Yourself Out

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Many of us have experienced the frustration of locking our keys in the car or house. With our hands full of bags, drinks, and phones, it isn’t hard to simply leave something behind. Maybe the situation isn’t too serious. You might have a family member in the house or maybe you have a second set […]

Five Reasons to Rekey Your Home Locks

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Why Rekey Home Locks? Hiring a locksmith in Phoenix AZ to rekey the home is an easy way to keep your family and property safe, but sometimes homeowners just don’t take the time to do so. They may wonder if it is worth their time and money. However, there are some compelling reasons to have […]

Preventing Commercial Break Ins

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Crime may seem like it just happens, but that is often not the case. Crime is seldom unplanned. They become spontaneous only if easy opportunity presents itself. One way businesses can protect themselves is to think like a criminal and avoid creating opportunity. Getting advice from a security consultant in Phoenix is a great way to […]

School Safety: Locks on Classroom Doors

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It is back-to-school season. Kids have picked out new backpacks and are getting into the groove of daily homework. What about safety? Are schools in the Phoenix area more or less secure behind locked doors? Calling for a security assessment in Phoenix is the best way for each school to see where they stand. Here are some pros […]

Lost Your Car Fob? Call a Phoenix Locksmith

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A majority of cars have keyless entry these days. When you have your hands full of groceries, equipment, children, or all of the above, having remote entry into your vehicle is a necessity. The dealer who sold you the car likely told you how expensive it is to get a replacement fob from a dealer. It also […]

Locksmith Scams: Know Your Local Locksmith

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In 2007 the BBB reported a 75% increase in companies perpetuating locksmith scams. These companies work out of locations all over the US under numerous aliases, creating an epidemic of untrustworthy locksmiths. Since then, AARP has issued a more recent article reiterating the benefits of knowing your local locksmith in Phoenix. How the Scam Works There are […]

Rekeying Locks: When and Why Should You Rekey?

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There are so many reasons for changing or rekeyeing your locks. When you move into a new home, change cleaning services, or let an employee go these are all good reasons to consider a lock change. Any time people may have old keys it is a good idea to change or rekey. You may have gotten the old keys […]

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