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Should I Re-Key My Locks After Buying a House

Should I Re-Key My Locks After Buying a House?

September 29, 2015

Buying a home is often one of the most exciting steps in the lives of individuals throughout the country. To be sure, a home is generally the largest asset someone will purchase in his or her lifetime, and, as such, future homeowners often take all measures necessary to protect themselves throughout the process. Of course, … Read more

Why You Should Call a Locksmith for Your Home Automation Needs

Why You Should Call a Locksmith for Your Home Automation Needs

September 26, 2015

Fully automating the locks in your home can provide you with a significant amount of convenience and ultimately free up your hands when you arrive at your front door. By installing a set of automated locks in your home, you can enter and exit, and lock and unlock your doors, using a key fob, a … Read more

Are Biometric Locks Safer Than Traditional Key Locks?

September 16, 2015

Once considered nothing more than a futuristic fairytale, biometric locks are now a modern-day commodity throughout the United States, providing home and business owners with another form of keyless entry. These locks allow users to lock and unlock doors in their home or business without fumbling around with a pair of keys in their pockets, … Read more

Why You Should Always Be Weary of A-1 Locksmiths’ Impostors

Why You Should Always Be Weary of A-1 Locksmiths’ Impostors

September 14, 2015

At A-1 Locksmith, we are extremely proud of the service that we have offered Dallas-area residents for more than six decades. Our commitment to high-quality work, professionalism, and comprehensive locksmith services has even led the city of Dallas to declare us the best locksmith in the area for the past three years based on votes … Read more

Locked Out with a Keyless Entry You’re Not Alone

Locked Out with a Keyless Entry? You’re Not Alone

September 11, 2015

Many of us have, at one point in time, found ourselves locked out of the car we plan on driving home. We fumble around in our pockets and search our bags, only to peer inside of the vehicle and notice that the keys are lying on the dashboard, almost taunting us. Of course, in this … Read more

Potential Perils of DIY Re-Keying

Potential Perils of DIY Re-Keying

September 8, 2015

There are a variety of reasons that an individual may choose to re-key the locks to their home. Perhaps they lost their keys to their house or business, and are afraid of a potential intruder in the future; or, they may have moved into a new home or acquired a new lease recently, and wish … Read more

Should You ReKey Or Replace Your Locks

Should You Re-Key Or Replace Your Locks?

September 2, 2015

At some point, many home or business owners face the decision to either re-key locks on their structure, or replace them altogether. In some cases a homeowner may have lost their keys to get in, or a business owner may have recently taken over the company and may need to modify the keys to ensure … Read more

How to Find the Best Locksmith

How to Find the Best Locksmith

August 27, 2015

Getting into legal trouble leads many individuals to spend hours searching for the best criminal attorney in their area. And requiring surgery fuels future patients to ask those in their circle of friends for referrals, and even research extensively who may provide the best services. But in the case of being locked out of a … Read more

How a Good Commercial Locksmith Can Be Critical to Your Business

August 24, 2015

In an effort to safeguard the interests of their company, seasoned business owners know that it saves time and money to enlist the services of skilled professionals to tackle the vast array of business needs. To be sure, many owners turn to an accountant for financial advice, an attorney for legal services and representation, and … Read more

Why Price-Shopping a Locksmith Can Backfire

Why Price-Shopping a Locksmith Can Backfire

August 19, 2015

Many customers spend hours, days, or even weeks performing research before making a purchase. And this logic is entirely understandable for most purposes: by conducting his or her due diligence, the customer can find the best deal on an item or service and potentially save their hard-earned money. But while this tactic may prove extremely … Read more