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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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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

29 Sep 2017

Mastering Master Keys: How They Work, Why You Want One, And Why I Don’t Have One

When I moved into my new apartment last summer, my landlord gave me 3 keys; one for the front door, one for my unit, and one for my mailbox. So say my unit is one of 32 – if all 32 units have just one person Read More