Security Tips Blog

Locksmith Lingo: Be In The Know

November 8, 2010

We, as a civilized society, need industry to continue to function as we do. There are no two ways about it.


Rekeying: An Ongoing History

Technology has a profound impact on the way we live our lives. This is no secret and is, in and of itself, pretty easy to figure out. However, it is indeed a truth.


What is a Phony Locksmith?

November 7, 2010

A phony locksmith is not an individual but a network of what appears to be a structured crime organization.


Keeping Your Home Secure

November 6, 2010

If there is one thing you would want to keep secure, it is your home. It is the one place that not only has all of your personal belongings, family heirlooms, and expensive appliances, but something far more important.


Locksmith Scams-Verify Your Locksmith

That answer should be SIMPLE. Otherwise, why would you want to NOT verify a locksmith’s credentials or licenses? There are so many people out there claiming to be something they are not these days, it would just be an un-safe decision to make. While the government is starting to pay attention and understand that possibly all locksmiths should be licensed as well as pass a criminal background check. With all of this government work going on, it’s hard to believe that still, not ALL states require a locksmith to be licensed. In fact, many counties throughout the United States do not even require a simple business license to be a locksmith. It is a comforting thought to know that A-1Locksmith, regardless of requirements, is licensed to do business and is a member of the Better Business Bureau.


So, You want to be a Locksmith…

November 5, 2010

Becoming a locksmith is an honorable pursuit. The title alone is a word that speaks volumes on trust and dependability.


Slim Jims: Are They A Consumer Tool?

Bad things happen, this is the way of the world. You will inevitably have days where you feel on top of the world as well as those days where you feel that getting out of bed was a mistake.


A World Of Locks

November 4, 2010

Security is a basic human need. We want to feel safe in our homes, our places of business and work, our cars, everywhere.


Locksmith Transponder Keys: What Are They?

Locksmith transponder keys have chips in them that must be programmed by a locksmith professional.


A World Of Locks And Keys

November 3, 2010

In the world of locksmithing, there are a variety of tools and methods by which the professionals in the field apply their craft.