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Will a Home Warranty Cover My Residential Locksmith Needs

Will a Home Warranty Cover My Residential Locksmith Needs?

October 19, 2017

We’ve all been in that scenario when we’ve just completed that major appliance, electronic, furniture or tool purchase only to have a salesperson or internet pop-up ask the dreaded “would you like to purchase a warranty” questions.  If you’re anything like us, who agonize over what to eat for dinner on a regular basis, the … Read more


How A-1 Locksmith's Satisfaction Guarantee Sets Us Apart from Other DFW Locksmiths

How A-1 Locksmith’s Satisfaction Guarantee Sets Us Apart from Other DFW Locksmiths

October 16, 2017

When dealing with any service field, a customer’s biggest fear is being left high and dry, often after payment has already been transferred from their pocketbook to the supposed “professional” they’ve hired.  This is especially true when it comes to those that you trust with the safety and security of your home, family or personal … Read more


Should you Buy Your Replacement Auto Keys Online

Should you Buy Your Replacement Auto Keys Online?

October 10, 2017

We’ve all been there when it comes to losing the keys to your car.  Whether left behind in the restaurant, dropped along that morning jog route or swallowed up into the black hole of doom that seems to exist in every home, misplaced or lost keys can really put a damper on your ability to … Read more


Could Your Garage Door be a Vulnerability in Your Home Security

Could Your Garage Door be a Vulnerability in Your Home Security?

October 5, 2017

So, you think your home is pretty safe, right?  You have locks on your exterior doors, your windows are shut tight and locked.  Maybe you even have an alarm system that ensures you feel safe and cozy when you leave the house in the morning or turn off the lights for a restful night’s sleep.  … Read more


7 Ways to Check a Locksmith Company Online

7 Ways to Check a Locksmith Company’s Credibility Online

October 3, 2017

The invention of the internet has been a wonderful thing.  Thanks to this handy advancement in technology we can watch the latest and greatest fantasy series with flying dragons and sword wielding barbarians while researching the latest findings on the human genome, all while wearing our pj’s from the comforts of our sofa. The internet … Read more


Common Lock Types

Common Lock Types – What You Should Know

September 27, 2017

Keys, locks, and deadbolts; oh my!  If you’ve been researching security options for your home, business or storage space, you’ve probably noticed there are just a few options to choose from in the lock department.  From tried-and-true familiar classics to modern, fancy-dangled systems with more bells and whistles than you can shake a stick at, … Read more


Why Some Locksmith Companies Don't Care if You have a Good Experience

Why Some Locksmith Companies Don’t Care if You have a Good Experience

September 22, 2017

Ever feel like a company you’ve hired just hasn’t gotten the message that the customer comes first?  Or maybe you’ve been left high-and-dry with shoddy service, poor communication or unexpected costs thrown into that final bill.  When it comes to locksmiths, these inconveniences and annoyances can also pose large security threats to you and your … Read more


With Automobile Hacking are Older Models More Secure?

With Automobile Hacking are Older Models More Secure?

August 11, 2017

Ah, technology.  It seems nowadays just about everything is electronic, wireless, Bluetooth connected or otherwise compatible with the latest and greatest in computing technology.  Your phone can talk to your car and alert you that you need an oil change while you’re busy texting your oven to preheat the broiler or the washing machine to … Read more


5 Ways to Protect Your Car from Theft Beyond Locking the Doors

5 Ways to Protect Your Car from Theft Beyond Locking the Doors

August 8, 2017

Next to our homes, your car, truck, van or bus (we’re looking at you Partridge Family) is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make.  Beyond the monetary aspect, unless you enjoy biking 20 miles to work, your car is also a critical tool for transportation and integral to your daily routine.  Why, then, wouldn’t … Read more


Do Neighborhood Social Apps Such as NextDoor Prevent Crime

Do Neighborhood Social Apps Such as NextDoor Prevent Crime?

August 2, 2017

If you’re like the rest of us, you probably have that one nosy neighbor that knows what everyone else on the block is up to.  Over a cup of morning coffee, they’ll happily share that Janice down the street got a little bit tipsy two nights ago.  Marvin at the end of the block, well … Read more