Security Tips Blog

How to Watch for Locksmith Scams in the Dallas Area

October 27, 2010

Scams of all shapes and sizes are out there. Scam artists are out there to take advantage of people, especially in an emergency situation such as being locked out of your car. As a locksmith who has been in business for more than 60 years, A-1 Locksmith wants to warn consumers BEFORE they find themselves in a sticky situation with one of these scammers. It is the hope of A-1 Locksmith that consumers will contact them FIRST before being taken advantage of by these crooked companies.

Keyless Entry? What IS that?

October 26, 2010

You just bought a new car and have one those keyless entry remotes on your keychain. Since your purchase, you have probably been asking yourself a couple of questions:

A-1 Locksmith Gives You Peace of Mind


The word itself projects professionalism and security.

We brought you information previously in this blog about Key Bumping. A 1 Locksmith cares about you and has some suggestions for keeping yourself and your family safe when it comes to locksmiths.

Finding A Trustworthy Locksmith In Dallas

October 25, 2010

Story about a couple that is out and gets locked out of their car. A-1 Locksmith is reputable and reliable. They don’t overcharge you either!

Dallas Locksmith Does More Than You Might Think

A-1 Locksmith, which serves Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth and Arlington, TX residents, does more than help out when you’ve locked your keys in your car: they can help protect your valuables.

Locksmith Scam Alert by the Better Business Bureau

September 28, 2010

Locksmith scams are ripping off unsuspected customers because the customers are not ware of the warning signs to look for. Unlike locksmith scam artists, licensed locksmiths will not seek to intimidate the customer and are more than willing to verify their locksmith locations and credentials.

Learn How to Avoid Having Your House Broken Into

September 27, 2010

If your house can be key bumped, your locks are not securing your family. Having your local locksmith provide you with high security keys and locks ensures that you are getting the proper protection.

Transponder Keys Cost Less Than At Your Auto Dealership

September 24, 2010

Locksmith Dallas locations can make transponder keys at a percentage of the dealership price. Also, your local locksmith Dallas company can come to your door.

Can You Buy Transponder Keys on Ebay?

Buying transponder keys on Ebay can cost you more in the long-run. Transponder keys bought and programmed from a local locksmith provide you with life-long quality and security.

Tips to Avoid Being Scammed Dallas Locksmith Locked Up

August 30, 2010

The Alabama Attorney General recently filed criminal charges against a locksmith Dallas operation for setting up bogus storefronts run by a unlicensed locksmith.Dallas consumers  believed they were dealing with reputable companies. The action was a complete success and the company was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in restitution, to immediately cease operations, and to no … Read more