Category: Home Security

My Choice for the best All Around Deadbolt… The Schlage B560 and B660 Series

At least the winner for me is the Schlage B560 and B660 Series Deadbolts.http://professional.schlage.com/products/pc_hdcp_baux.asp I find the Schlage a good choice the B560 is a Grade 2 commercial lock and the B660 is a perfect choice for a Grade 1 Lock. http://schlagelocks.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/how-are-commercial-locks-graded/ The above link will help you understand what and how the Grading system [...]

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To The Lowest Bidder Goes……

the safety of your family. Some people may think this an unfair statement, but the proof is out there. Our industry as Locksmiths, Security Professionals, or whatever other title you endow us with is ripe with examples. All you have to do is Google us Google in my case type in Locksmith Toronto or whatever [...]

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Weiser/Kwikset Smart Key Locks: The Emperor Has No Clothes

Weiser/Kwikset has a lock on the marketplace available at most of your local big box stores, it’s called the Smart Key Lock. The Smart Key system advertises that it is easy for you the owner of the lock to change the key to another cut of key.Mr Locksmith How to Rekey Weiser Kwikset Smart Key [...]

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Euro-Profile Rekeying. A Different Experience

Recently a contractor called me on a Major Condominium project being built in a revitalized area of Toronto known as Regent Park. The contractor was creating custom frames for the doors for the indoor swimming pool, because of the design created by the architect he had to use a European Profile locking system. The problem [...]

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A $15.00 Locksmith, I would rather believe in the Tooth Fairy

After recently reading a number of blogs and tweets from Terry Whin-Yates from our parent company www.mrlocksmith.com about locksmith scams throughout the USA and Canada I have to sit back and wonder are people really so easily taken advantage of? that people believe that a true professional with training, insurance, a vehicle, inventory and a [...]

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Why try to put a Square Peg in a Round Hole?

I had a client call me tonight and ask me if I could install a lock in his front door a lock he was to supply I am always leary of these jobs but like any business person am here to earn a living, after explaining the charges to the gentleman and having his agreement [...]

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Pennywise and Pound Foolish old sayings make the most sense

I recently read a tweet for another locksmith from the States who tweeted how he was amazed at how people would try to “protect their $200,000 dollar house with a $20.00 lock, when I read that it struck a note with me because in places like Toronto the average price for a home is in [...]

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