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Tips

Locksmith tips for newbies and experienced handymen.

Make the best of your efforts with these easy steps.

  • Protect exterior door locks from freezing

    Lubricate the locks before the cold weather hits. Begin by cleaning the locksets using compressed air. Lubricate them with a graphite powder lubricant which is especially formulated for locks. The best way to spread the lubricant is to turn the key inside the lock several times. While this kind of protection is highly effective, you may want to keep a deicer at hand just to be on the safe side.

  • Having your Transponder Keys Duplicated is Cheaper than Replacement

    If you do not want to suffer from the agony of being locked out of your car and have no other resort than to replace your transponder keys, always make sure that a duplicate is accessible. Transponder keys are more expensive to replace than to duplicate so it is a necessary precaution that you make the move now.

  • Make sure everything is aligned

    Both the door and the lock must be aligned with the strike plate. Otherwise, the door won't lock well creating a huge security gap. Make sure the strike plate is aligned so that the latch can enter its hole but also make sure the door hinges are tightened.

  • Make sure your company is secure

    Investing in deadbolt installation and high tech security systems is obligatory for modern companies today according to the specialists of our Locksmith in Lakewood. In fact, you should get both electronic and mechanical locks, change the codes frequently and have the locks replaced often.

  • Replace the file cabinets locks at work

    If you keep files of clients, it's best to ensure they are secured properly. By installing file cabinet locks you can be sure that no one will have access to the files but it's also good to install good locks at the door of the office, too.

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