If you insert the words “how to pick a lock” into a Google search, an array of results will pop up, including blogs, videos, and even instructions with pictures. They teach you how to master opening all kinds of locks with hair pins, paper clips or a lock-picking kit. Such tutorials raise concerns when you […]
A deadbolt is a popular type of lock many homeowners use for its durability and resistance against forced entry. Made of a steel bolt, this type operates by turning a key or a knob. It doesn’t have any spring, meaning you can’t pick it with a knife or other objects.
Although sub-freezing temperatures do not occur often in South Carolina, it is possible for you to experience frozen locks when there is a sudden onslaught of cold air. Frozen locks, whether it’s your car or house locks, will not open because ice crystals in the mechanism are blocking the pins from turning when the key […]
When it comes to the security of your home you can’t afford to simply rely on basic safety components and measures which may be easily compromised. That’s why an experienced locksmith typically recommends the use of high security locks for residential and commercial properties which require utmost protection. Compared to standard locks which are easy to manipulate […]