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23 Mar 2018

What Makes a Great Locksmith?

If you are like most people, the chances are that you have locked yourself out of your vehicle, home or office at least once in your lifetime. It happens to the best of us — locks can cause trouble any time of the week, day or night. Who’ll come to your rescue when you need it most? Of course, your favorite Chicago locksmith.

But, here’s the thing: not all locksmiths are created equal. Some are good — the top-notch pros who come in swiftly, do a bang-up job and leave without breaking the bank. What you should be worried about, however, are the shady fellows who just want to get paid. So, how can you tell the best guys from the rest?

Read on to learn more about our 10 trade tips on how to choose the right locksmith for your needs, whether auto, residential or commercial.
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26 Feb 2018

4 Top-Notch Options for Garage Door Locks

Most homeowners are often content with the locks that came originally with the garage door. Some even reuse the lock without giving it much thought when replacing the garage door. What most people seem to neglect is that the garage door still remains the most crucial entry point to your home.

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19 Feb 2018

Choosing a keypad lock

If you’re in the market for new locks, you might consider a keypad lock. They offer another layer of security to your home, and are often more convenient. After all, if your door opens with a password, you don’t need to worry about losing your keys. So let’s take a look at the 3 main aspects you’ll consider when choosing a keypad lock: security, convenience, and style.

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01 Nov 2017
To Re-key or replace

To Rekey or Replace

So it’s time for new locks. There are plenty of reasons for it. You’re moving into a new place and want to make sure the locks are fresh. You’re redesigning and want an updated look for your door hardware. You want to break up with someone but you Read More

06 Oct 2017
Not The Key Chain You're Thinking

Not the Key Chain You’re Thinking Of

So I stumbled upon the weirdest lock I’ve ever seen this week. We’ve talked a bit before about how a standard lock will work. It’s a little puzzle that requires a key of the right shape to put all the pieces in Read More