Understanding What A Locksmith Does

  • Two Tips To Help You Get A Good Deal On Mobile Locksmith Services

    25 August 2016

    When you become locked out of your home or vehicle, a mobile locksmith is a godsend.  They can get you back inside of your car or house in a hurry so you're able to proceed on with your daily plans.  However, because lockouts typically happen at the most inopportune times, you may find that you're strapped for cash and can't come up with enough money to pay the fee.  Don't let tight finances keep you from getting the help you need.

  • Touch Bars Vs. Narrow Stiles: Does The Type Of Exit Device You Choose Really Make A Difference?

    1 August 2016

    Touch bars and narrow-stile exit devices—those levers and bars you press to open a door in an office building—seem to be almost the same except for their designed look. However, they do have some distinct differences that can influence the situations in which the devices are used. Part of this is a safety issue, while the cosmetic side of the debate isn't something you can ignore, either. Glass Doors and Accidents

  • Top 5 Things You Need To Ask A Locksmith Before They Change Out Your Locks

    11 July 2016

    If you have just moved into a new home, it would be wise to change your locks. Changing locks can be tricky, so it is always best to leave it up to a professional locksmith to do the job for you. Below is a list of topics to cover when searching for a locksmith. Better Business Bureau Having to replace your locks can be very stressful. Don't add to the stress by assuming that all locksmiths are the same and then finding out otherwise.

  • New Tech For Safely Ensuring You Never Get Locked Out Of Your Home Again

    24 May 2016

    The key to avoiding getting locked out of your own house in the future is preparation. If you've managed to get back in this time only with a lot of effort and the help of locksmith services, your goal now should be to avoid that outcome in the future. Here are a few ways to avoid being locked out in the future that are safe. Saved Key Designs at a Hardware Store

  • Exposing Common Myths About Securing Your Enterprise

    29 April 2016

    Securing your business against criminals should be a major concern. However, it is a fact of life that there are many business owners that are not particularly aware of the steps that will need to be taken to protect against this threat. Often, this can be due to believing a couple of misconceptions about the locks that your business uses. Myth: Locks Do Not Need Routine Maintenance It can be easy to overlook your locks until they encounter problems.

  • Helpful Tips For Places You Can Hide Your Spare Key Outside

    6 April 2016

    If you would like to make sure that you are never unable to get back into your house when you lock yourself out, you will want to hide a spare key. See the following suggestions for discreet places to hide your key: In The Bottom Of A Bird Feeder Most criminals who are looking to get into a house will not take the time to dig through a bird feeder in hopes that you will have a spare key there.

  • Buy A New Home But Worry About Security? What To Know

    29 February 2016

    Did you just purchase a home but you are worried about the security and the safety of the property? If you haven't made any changes to make the property safer and you aren't sure where to start, you'll want to contact a locksmith. A locksmith (like those at Timberline Locksmith Service) is actually a security professional and having them survey the property and make the necessary changes is going to help you feel safe at home.

  • How You Can Benefit From A Home Security Camera System

    2 January 2016

    Did your home get burglarized while you and your loved ones were on vacation? It may be time for you to invest in a state-of-the-art security camera system, as it comes along with many benefits. Find out in this what you should know about a security camera system so you will know if getting one installed is worthy of the investment or not. What Can a Security Camera System Offer a Homeowner?

  • Exploring The Pros And Cons Of Keyless Door Locks

    3 November 2015

    The protection of your home from would-be robbers is one of the most important things in most people's lives. This is why keyless entry might be a good option for your home. It can also be a great way for hotel and rental owners to secure their buildings as well. Before calling a locksmith and having keyless locks installed at your home or place of business, consider the pros and cons to decide if it is the right type of lock for you.

  • Your Options When A Key Breaks Off In Your House Lock

    17 September 2015

    Whether it's due to the strength of the key, or a stiff lock, sometimes keys can snap off while you're trying to unlock a door. Unfortunately, if the key breaks off inside the lock, it can be difficult to get out and there's no other way to get inside your home. Here are a few ways you can try to get the key out of your lock, or to get into your home.