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How to Identify a Locksmith Spam Google Local Listing and Protect Yourself from Scams

How to Identify a Locksmith Spam Google Local Listing and Protect Yourself from Scams

October 21, 2015

Whether you’re heading out for ice cream, want to find a tasty location to eat lunch, or want to buy a new book, you’ll probably turn to Google to help you find the best place, as well as the business nearest to you. In fact, Google has become such an integral part of our lives … Read more


Signs of an Over-Promising, Under-delivering Locksmith

Signs of an Over-Promising, Under-delivering Locksmith

October 16, 2015

Like many offers in life, some things are just too good to be true. While this is often the case for special television offers, promises of free trials, or irresistible buy-one-get-one deals, it’s also true for locksmiths; some locksmiths will over-promise, yet under-deliver on price, quality, and service. Like with all purchases a person makes … Read more


Why You Shouldn’t Go to the Dealership for Your Ignition Repair

Why You Shouldn’t Go to the Dealership for Your Ignition Repair

October 13, 2015

A car that won’t start can turn a great day into a stressful one fast. And if your car’s problem is a faulty ignition, there’s no mistaking it: you need a solution, and you need one fast. If you’re in a panic about what to do—and whether going to the dealership or calling an independent … Read more


Have Smartphones Helped to Eliminate Locksmith Scams

Have Smartphones Helped to Eliminate Locksmith Scams?

October 7, 2015

The Internet is a constant fixture in the lives of millions Americans throughout the country, often directly accessible at our fingertips through our smartphones. And wielding smartphones has provided for a wide array of additional services and safety that likely seemed impossible only a decade ago. To be sure, using the device in our fingers … Read more


How Can I Spot an Unlicensed Locksmith

How Can I Spot an Unlicensed Locksmith?

October 2, 2015

Locksmiths, like many other professionals statewide, are required to become licensed by the state of Texas before they can legitimately operate. To be sure, locksmiths are required to register with the Texas Department of Public Safety in order to receive a license; failure to do so could result in prison time and massive fines for … Read more


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


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