It is time to discover useful tips on various topics in the locksmith industry. They are designed to be of great use to absolutely any person who uses door locks in daily life and to property owners who have to make important security decisions. Read all of them and follow them closely for maximum benefit.
Digital door locks are very popular among companies. Most offices use such high tech systems, which are equally convenient for residential use as well. If you are not familiar with them and, thus, intimated by digital systems, how about installing one on one of your doors! This way, you can check out if such systems are convenient for you, too. They also work with conventional keys, apart from codes, and they will give you three ways of entering your home: with the code, key or key fob. So, you won't have to worry about key problems and there will be no chance of locking yourself out again.
It might sound strange, but door locks need cleaning, too. The tiny keyhole you see at the exterior part of the door is the perfect shelter for debris and dust. Over the years, locks get really dirty. Since they are made of steel, locks are also lubricated. When lubricants mix with dust, they create a nasty compound which makes the lock stiff. This is why you have a hard time fitting or turning the key. Our technicians in Elk Grove can remove the lock mechanism in order to clean and lubricate it. With a clean lock, you can be sure that the key will fit perfectly and this way you will also avoid a house lockout.