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When you need a locksmith, 24 HR Lockouts is here to meet your needs quickly and efficiently. We have a history of reliability and trustworthiness. Many other locksmiths aren’t as reliable. In fact, many aren’t licensed locksmiths. As your trusted locksmith, we’d like to raise some awareness as to the growing trend of locksmith scams. […]

It may be hard to believe, but the holiday shopping season is just weeks away. Plus, the last few years have seen a significant increase in package delivery not just during the holiday season. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic response, the popularity of home delivery has grown exponentially. With the frequency and volume […]

Being locked out of your house is a frustration you definitely want to avoid. Luckily, you can take some simple steps to help ensure that it never happens. Here are 5 ways to prevent an emergency lockout from your own home. Hide an extra house key. While it is best to avoid easy places to […]

Do you need a good Locksmith? If so, you are not alone. Every year, millions of individuals find themselves in need of a locksmith. Finding a good locksmith is important, since a poor locksmith may leave you in a bind when you need them most. We have compiled some tips for finding a good locksmith. […]

As the owner or manager of an apartment complex, it’s important to stay on top of the safety of your building. And your first step is contacting 24 HR Lockouts to make sure your locks are secure! Over time, locks begin to wear down, which can be especially dangerous at an apartment complex with so […]

If you live in an older home, you may not have the most effective security system. In fact, you may have no system at all and a house with considerable vulnerabilities. Experienced burglars look for older homes without security systems or with outdated, non-working systems. Does this sound like your situation? Then take a few […]

Solutions For a Garage Door Lockout It happens at the worst time. You need to get somewhere quickly, but the garage door is locked and you can’t get the car out. Is the garage door motor broken? Did you lose your spare keys? What if you damage your garage door? These are great questions, and […]

As the owner or manager of an apartment complex, you must stay on top of the safety of your building. Your first step is contacting the best locksmith in your area to make sure your locks are secure. Over time, locks begin to wear down, which can be especially dangerous at an apartment complex with […]

The COVID-19 lockdowns have produced a new scam in the locksmith industry. We at 24 HR Lockouts want you to know about this problem so you can avoid getting taken. This new type of scam is called the cowboy locksmith. They promise quick-fix solutions during an emergency, which is when you are most vulnerable. These […]

When you first purchase a safe, you may need it for just a few things, maybe the savings that you have in cash, gold, or silver, or the treasured jewelry pieces that have been passed down through generations. Is the Safe Large Enough? However, you may accumulate more valuables over time. You may want them […]

If you are a local retailer, you already face obstacles to your continued success due to COVID-19. At the same time, retail crime is a real problem whether it’s external or internal theft. Even if you carry insurance, the out-of-pocket expenses can reach thousands of dollars for lost inventory, property damage, and business interruptions. The […]

Being locked out of your house can feel frustrating and disquieting to say the least. However, not all hope is lost. There are ways in which you can ensure that this will never happen to you in the future. Here are 5 ways to guard yourself from sitting on the curb and prevent being locked […]

As a business owner, you want to remain vigilant to the dangers that might hit your business. You most likely have a plan to ensure the safety of your business premises, but you may forget to take care of some important basics. Let’s take a look at when you should consider getting a commercial lock […]

Ok, you are likely still in coronavirus lockdown. But, states are relaxing their rules, and it’s May. Soon, you will be free of your cabin fever and looking to take a vacation. With the unofficial start of summer on Memorial Day, many people will be practicing social distancing while getting away from it all. Besides […]

Most people living in older homes aren’t sure how effective their security system is. No wonder it is easier for experienced burglars to break into older homes that have obsolete security systems. If you are living in or are planning to move into an older home, then you should consider a thorough evaluation of the […]

The security of your home or business has changed significantly over the last few years. It used to be that only wealthy families or large corporations with big budgets could afford effective security for their property. Those without those resources would become easy targets for theft or other criminal conduct. Thankfully with technology and electronic […]

Whether you have been the victim of a burglary, have just moved into a new home, and are looking to improve the security of your home, rekeying the locks is a simple thing that creates better safety. 24 HR Lockouts can help you make your home safer and more secure. Lock rekeying gives you a […]

There’s a reason that 24-hour locksmiths exist. At 24 HR Lockouts, we’ve responded to many 24-hour locksmith requests over the years, and we’d like to go over why this service is important as well as discuss three cases where you might need to make that call. WHEN YOU THINK SOMEONE HAS BROKEN INTO YOUR HOME […]

Improve Your Home Security and Prevent Burglaries The holidays are a prime time for thieves to break into your home. You’re out shopping more, and costly presents are collecting in the closets and under the tree. 24 HR Lockouts has some tips to help prevent a home invasion. Home Invasion or Burglary? A home invasion […]

At some point, we’re all going to be in this situation: you’re locked out of your car or home without a pair of keys and no spare hiding under a rock at the front door. When this happens, panic can start to set in, and you might make decisions in trying to get into your […]

So you have a new house. It’s exciting. You want to have it painted and get a few things done, like your floors, paint, counters, and more. You hand out some keys, or hide a key and tell your contractors where to look. However, here’s a problem. A few people are not honest. No surprise, […]

Whether your business needs to change locks or is having a full security crisis, you will need the services of a reliable, affordable locksmith to help secure your business. An unlicensed locksmith can leave your business, property, and even employees at risk. An incompetent locksmith can damage your property. Some will use unethical tactics to […]

While most home break ins are frequently accompanied with property damage and other disruptions, many criminals will try hard to cause very little evidence of a break in. They don’t want you to notice the burglary until they are long gone. This makes it far more difficult for you to identify signs of an intrusion, […]

As they pack for their summer vacations, many homeowners become a little complacent in securing their homes against burglars who never relent in their quest to improve their skills in theft. The increasing rate of home burglaries during summer has become alarming. As a matter of fact, it is on record that about 2 million […]

If your home has been robbed, you know the feelings of anger and violation. After the initial shock wears off, regain your calm and stay focused. Here’s what to do after you’ve been robbed. Here are some essential ways to deal with it. You’ve Been Robbed: Safety First, Leave the House Walking in your home […]

You know the old adage “They just don’t make them, like they used too”? As far as locks are concerned, that adage can be very true and telling. That’s not to say that the locks available today are of a lesser quality than the ones built years ago. In fact, many locks currently offer features […]

Did you know that the locks on your home or business must be maintained in order to be effective? Most people don’t bother with lock maintenance, instead choosing to replace their locks completely when they become defective. If you keep up with the maintenance of your locks, however, they’ll last longer and work better, saving […]

You come home to discover that you’ve been robbed. The feelings of violation and anger are still raw. After the initial shock wears off, you need to stay calm and focused. Take a deep breath and realize that you’re not entirely helpless. Here are some essential, empowering ways to deal with it. Safety First Walking […]

Deadbolt locks have been extraordinarily popular residential security options for many years at this point. They don’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon, either. Deadbolt locks differ from spring bolt locks. You can move their lock bolts with the assistance of keys or knobs. They don’t require springs, however. If you’re looking for […]

It’s an old but true adage:  “They just don’t make them, like they used too.” When referring to locks, that phrase is very true and telling. That doesn’t mean that the locks available today are of a lesser quality than the ones built years ago. In fact many locks today offer conveniences and benefits that […]

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