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Auto Locksmiths

October 1, 2012
With the advent of the automobile, a new type of lock was born: the auto lock. Auto locks were created as a means to secure an automobile when its owner is not using it. However, as many of us know all too well, auto locks sometimes also secure an automobile from ourselves – it’s all too easy to lock one’s keys inside the car.
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Don’t Do It Yourself: Car Lock Repair

September 17, 2012
With the Internet as ubiquitous as it is, there’s a huge trend right now to do practically everything yourself. From home improvement to reupholstering furniture, it seems that everyone is an expert at just about everything.
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Rekeying a Lock

September 3, 2012
There are many instances in which we may need to change the locks to a secure space. If you have moved into a new home that was previously occupied, if you have recently split up with a spouse, or even if you have recently fired an employee, you may feel more secure in your space knowing that existing keys no longer grant access.
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Twenty-Four Hour Locksmiths

August 20, 2012
The need for a locksmith never seems to come at a convenient time. Most of the time when we lock ourselves out of our cars, homes, and businesses, we’re in a rush, it’s late, and we need to be somewhere else. For many reasons, you may need to call upon the help of a twenty-four hour locksmith.
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Finding a Good Automotive Locksmith

August 6, 2012
Automotive locksmiths specialize in repairing and replacing vehicle and trunk locks, creating duplicate keys, opening locked doors and trunks and replacing transponder/remote access keys and locks.
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How to Find a Certified Locksmith

July 23, 2012
How do you know you are choosing the best locksmith available from the hundreds of other advertising their services online or in the phone book? It is not difficult for a scam artist to move into an area, pose as a locksmith, accept a few jobs and immediately flee the area with thousands of dollars given to him by several unsuspecting customers.
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How to Replace a Car Key

July 9, 2012
Losing a car key for the first time can be stressful and aggravating if you do not know the emergency number of a good locksmith company. Car keys are commonly dropped in parking lots, shopping centers and other public places where they are rarely found and returned.
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Locksmiths and What They Do

June 25, 2012
Most locksmiths specialize in installing, repairing and providing different types of security systems for different types of homes and businesses.
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The Importance of Office Key Control

June 11, 2012
Replacing lost keys to a Honda is easy and affordable when you use a locksmith instead of a dealership. All you need is the key code found on the key number tag that you received when you purchased your Honda. The tag is just a small, square piece of plastic printed with numbers and a bar code.
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Deadbolts for Office Spaces

June 4, 2012
A deadbolt is a lock additional to the handle lock of a door. It adds a level of security to the door and is a physical security standard for most modern office spaces. However, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to deadbolts.
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Replacing Electronic Car Keys

May 28, 2012
Security within the automotive industry has changed significantly over the past two decades. Where cars were once unlocked with a simple lock in key solution, cars now come equipped with more advanced systems. These systems not only allow for remote locking and unlocking of car doors, they often also allow for one to actually turn on the car remotely.
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How to Prevent Locking Yourself Out of Your House

May 21, 2012
We’ve all been there. You lock the door manually, and just as you pull the sturdy, locked doorknob into the doorframe, it hits you: you don’t have your keys. Being locked out of your home can be a scary and upsetting feeling. Even if it doesn’t happen to you often, it’s worth taking steps to prevent yourself from being locked out of your house for too long.
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Replacing a Lost Honda Car Key

May 14, 2012
Replacing lost keys to a Honda is easy and affordable when you use a locksmith instead of a dealership. All you need is the key code found on the key number tag that you received when you purchased your Honda. The tag is just a small, square piece of plastic printed with numbers and a bar code.
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What to Do If You Lose Your Car Keys

May 7, 2012
Have you ever searched frantically for your car keys, only to realize an hour later that you really have lost them? How are car keys replaced? How long does it take? Will it cost a fortune to replace lost car keys?
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Rekeying Locks Increases the Security of Your Home and Business

April 30, 2012
Protecting your home or business with the best security system available is vital to individuals living in large metropolitan areas like Phoenix. Statistics show that cities and suburbs containing over a million people are naturally more vulnerable to theft, vandalism and criminal activity.
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What is a Remote Keyless Entry System?

April 23, 2012
Instead of using the once-standard lock and key system of keeping vehicles and homes secure, advanced locksmith technology has provided automobiles and buildings with the benefits of a remote keyless entry system. Usually referred to as "keyless entry", this kind of anti-theft protection utilizes an electronic lock mechanism that controls entry into a vehicle or house via remote control buttons or keypad normally found adjacent to the entrance of a home.
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Information about Keyless Go Systems

April 16, 2012
Also referred to as Passive Entry or Passive Go, Keyless Go is another term for the technology used that permits automobile owners to unlock and lock their cars using the corresponding buttons on their SmartKey fobs. When a car has a Keyless Go system integrated with its engine control unit, owners can stop and start their cars without needing to insert a SmartKey into the ignition.
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Keyless Entry Systems – Are They Theft-Proof?

April 9, 2012
Keyless entry systems are electronically controlled by remote devices such as keypads, key fobs or smart ID cards and do not require a physical key to access a building or vehicle that is secured by such a system. click here to read the full article

What are Transponder Keys?

April 2, 2012
Most automobiles manufactured after 1998 are equipped with transponder keys, an anti-theft prevention key that deactivates a car's immobilizer as soon as the key turns the ignition and activates the engine. click here to read the full article

What is a Smart Key?

March 26, 2012
Initially used in 1998 on the Mercedes-Benz, the smart key is now an option available to other automobile styles and provides a unique type of electronic access to your car. What makes this key “smarter” than other keys is the owner's ability to lock, unlock and start a car without taking the key fob out of their pocket. click here to read the full article

Safety Tips for Home Security

March 19, 2012
Whether we realize it our not, keys are ever important in our daily lives. We use keys to access our homes, to access our offices, and to access, start, and use our cars. Without keys, we would quite literally be lost. Keys are so much a part of our day-to-day lives, in fact, that we often overlook the integral role they play in our daily activities. click here to read the full article

Types of Keys

March 12, 2012
For most people, keys are incredibly ubiquitous in day-to-day life. Because we use car keys to get ourselves from point A to point B and then we use door keys to get ourselves in the office and then back into our homes, we rarely think in-depth about what types of keys we’re using for each of these activities. click here to read the full article

Master Keys

March 5, 2012
By the late 1800’s, the skeleton key emerged as a device that could singularly unlock several locks or doors. The skeleton key, as it were, was able to grant access to numerous guarded locks, which were common at the time. This result was, of course, not the desired outcome for locks.
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The Importance of Duplicating Keys To Your Car

February 27, 2012
Locksmiths offer a variety of services in the security realm, including creating and changing locks as well as duplicating keys to locks for homes, locks, and safes, as well as keys to automobiles.
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Safety Tips for Home Security

February 20, 2012
It is no secret that larger metropolitan areas such as Phoenix, Arizona experience higher crime rates than smaller cities and towns. Living in Phoenix means that home security is vital to preserving all the things you have worked so hard for, as well as the peace of mind you receive from knowing your home security system is protecting your family from criminal activity.
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Replacing a Lost Honda Car Key

February 13, 2012
While many people own Honda brand vehicles, especially Accords, because they are economical, low maintenance and dependable, owners should be aware that losing the key to a Honda is potentially problematic. click here to read the full article

Best Strategies for Lost Car Keys

February 6, 2012
Whether you need to be at work, make an important appointment or attend a friend's birthday party in less than an hour, discovering that you have lost your car keys and can't go anywhere is one of life's most frustrating experiences. click here to read the full article

How to Avoid Being Locked Out

January 30, 2012
Anyone who has ever owned something equipped with a lock and key has lived through the terrible experience of losing that key or misplacing it. click here to read the full article

Advanced Residential Phoenix Security Systems
January 23, 2012

With the rise of computer and communication technology, homeowner interest in home security systems has increased. With an incline in homeowner interest in and installation of home security systems, a great deal of information has also surfaced regarding the various types of available security systems. click here to read the full article

Security Systems: Protecting You From More Than Just Burglars

January 16, 2012
In addition to home security systems, most homeowners in the United States also utilize smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to protect their homes. Some homes even have alarms that will detect flooding or unexpected changes in temperature to a home. click here to read the full article

Simple Tips for Securing Your Phoenix Home

January 9, 2012
Though video and sensor surveillance systems are ubiquitous and highly effective, there are also some non-technological techniques that homeowners should employ when preparing for an extended trip away from home. click here to read the full article

Securinga Multi-Unit Space in Phoenix, AZ

January 2, 2012
Securing large buildings and homes has been an age-old pursuit. Simple lock-in-key systems, security guards, and low-tech electronic security systems have long been utilized in single-family residences as well as in larger, multi-unit buildings. However, with the emergence of improved technology and more affordable options, many building owners are opting for higher-tech security options. click here to read the full article


5 Actions to Take when Locked Out

December 26, 2011
Standing alone outside of a locked car, home or business that you can't access because you do not have the key to open the lock is a frustrating, stressful experience. Misplacing or losing a key necessary to gain entrance to someplace highly important to you at that moment will no doubt cause symptoms of panic--heart racing, trembling, sweating, even dizziness.
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Stranded because of Lost House or Car Keys? Call a Locksmith!

December 19, 2011
Instead of feeling panic-stricken the next time you lose our house or car keys, stop and take a deep breath, calm down and call a professional and dependable Phoenix area locksmith to provide you with immediate and courteous assistance. click here to read the full article

What can a Locksmith do for You?

December 12, 2011
Professional locksmiths established in the Phoenix area are capable of doing more than opening locked cars, rekeying locks or installing new locks in a home or business. What most people are unaware of is the diversity of other services locksmiths provide that go beyond the bounds of standard security device installation or repair. click here to read the full article

What to do About a Jammed Lock

December 5, 2011
When a lock gets jammed and won't open because of some kind of defect inside the lock, a Phoenix area locksmith will come directly to your location and try opening the lock by “picking” it. Often associated with robbery, lock picking is legally performed by licensed locksmiths who have permission to own certain tools specifically made to unlock a jammed lock by manipulating the mechanisms inside the lock. click here to read the full article


Auto Locksmiths

November 28, 2011
Being stranded is one of the scariest feelings experienced by car owners. Whether your car is locked with your key inside it or your key is not working, if you are unable to gain access to or start your vehicle, you need the assistance of a professional who can get you unstuck and back on your way. Further, if your locks or ignition break, a locksmith is the professional to call.
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The Many Jobs of a Locksmith

November 21, 2011
Did you know that the term “smith” refers to any person who is trained to mold and shape metal into specific objects and forms? Thus, a “locksmith” is the term for a person who uses metal to create locks and keys. A locksmith long ago and locksmith today on a basic level have the same job: they use metal to make locks and keys. click here to read the full article

Auto Locksmiths: A Necessary Profession

November 14, 2011
Under the general umbrella of locksmiths, several specialized forms of locksmiths exist. One of the most important of these professionals is the “auto locksmith” or “car locksmith”. The auto locksmith focuses solely on lock and key issues as they pertain to the automobile.
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Services Provided by Locksmiths

November 7, 2011
For many of us the word “locksmith” quells an image of being locked out – usually from our cars. And while it is true that when locked out of your car, the locksmith is the person to turn to, there are also several other services that a locksmith provides that are useful – especially to homeowners. click here to read the full article


The Key to Finding a Reliable and Professional Locksmith

October 31, 2011
Scammers in all service sectors exist who prey on vulnerable, desperate or uninformed individuals. Unfortunately, locksmiths who profess to be professionals but are, in reality, members of this criminal group, exist as well. However, knowing in advance how to recognize a reputable and legitimate locksmith service from one that simply wants to take your money and run can protect you from experiencing the injurious manipulation of an unscrupulous scam artist.
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What are Transponder Keys?

October 17, 2011
When an automobile is operated by a transponder key, the risk of this vehicle being stolen is greatly reduced. As a way to provide radiotransmitted, preprogrammed communication between the key and a car, transponder keys prevent anyone but the owner of the car from starting the engine and driving the car. click here to read the full article


What to do if You Are Locked Out of Your Car

October 3, 2011
Obtaining immediate assistance is the first thought on anyone’s mind who happens to get locked out of their car. Whether it is the middle of the day or late at night, just knowing you cannot access your car because of a lost key or lock issue is a tremendously frustrating and disturbing experience. You want help—and you want it now! click here to read the full article

Choosing a Reliable Locksmith

September 26, 2011
Advantages of knowing what to look for in a reliable locksmith are many, with the most important being how trustworthy and knowledgeable locksmith technicians are in what they do. Nothing can be more frustrating than being locked out of your car, calling a locksmith, then waiting for an hour for someone to show up, only to be presented with a “technician” who has no idea how to correct your problem. click here to read the full article

A Guide to Floor Safes

September 19, 2011
Whenever you move into a new residence or apartment, it is always prudent to consider having the locks re-keyed. Unless you know the person who has moved out of the property, you don't know if someone has had duplicate keys made for the existing locks installed in the dwelling. LockAid USA can come to your new home and re-key every lock quickly and efficiently. Re-keying allows the original locks to remain in place; it is the configuration of the tumbler that is changed, which means the lock requires a new key blade in order to unlock it. Any previous tenants who still have keys to the "old" locks prior to configuration will not be able to use them on the "new" locks. click here to read the full article

Gun Safes as an Important Safety Measure

September 12, 2011
Whether you retain guns for personal safety or are an avid gun collector, using a gun safe to store your property is the more secure method available to prevent thieves from appropriating your guns and more importantly, to prevent unauthorized individuals from gaining access to potentially dangerous weapons. With the availability and variety of gun safes created to properly store and protect handguns, rifles and other weaponry, there is no reason why guns should be readily procurable by robbers or children. click here to read the full article

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