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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 […]

If you own or run a business,you want to protect your tangible assets, including the inventory you may carry. You need to keep everyone at your business safe and create an environment that helps people feel secure. Take a moment to consider your locks. Are they working for you? Are they suitable enough for the […]

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 […]

Most locksmiths work with homeowners, business owners, and vehicle owners. Actually, automotive lockouts are common. So, you might be wondering what are the most commonly needed services from a locksmith? Here are the 5 most common needed locksmith services that come in handy: Residential Locksmith Services Keeping your home as safe as possible and taking […]

When you are locked out or need other assistance with locks, you need to have a reliable, professional and experienced locksmith because you can’t take chances over security. Unprofessional or unlicensed locksmiths often confuse customers and run scams. Below is an overview of some of the basic information that can save a lot of your […]

Modern safes are very different from older models. They can easily be installed into most homes. Safes are not only a great way to hold any valuables you want to store securely, however they are a very effective method to protect important documents, keepsakes, and personal items. They come in a wide array of sizes, […]

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 […]

The last few years have seen a considerable increase in package delivery around the holiday season. The increase in popularity of online shopping was already contributing to this, but it has skyrocketed since the increase in online shopping due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the frequency and volume of packages delivery increasing, so will package […]

Have you lost the key to your car? It happens. You won’t get too far without a key to your car. If you have lost your only key, you need a replacement quickly. In addition, you may want to consider rekeying your car if you suspect someone took the key. You have two options for […]

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 […]

COVID-19 has had an impact on everyone. It has changed our lives in many different ways, one of which is the fact that we think twice before we seek out any type of service beyond our own front door. However, one of the services that you may need during this time is locksmith services. The […]

When you return from a vacation, and you have lost your keys. We all misplace keys from time to time. Some of us keep spare keys in our pockets or vehicles, or we give a spare key to a loved one for safekeeping. Say that you’re coming back from a long trip, and you just […]

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 […]

How to Choose a Great Locksmith When it comes to the security of your property, possessions, and loved ones, there’s no room for uncertainty. You need to be sure that your home or business is secure, and that means more than just buying some $10 deadbolts from the hardware store. Choosing a competent, trustworthy, certified […]

Many businesses are now into their 3rd or 4th week of shut down due to government restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus. If yours is not an essential business, you are facing loss of income as well as security risks to your facility. 24 HR Lockouts is here to assist you and keep […]

Locksmiths are an essential business, and we continue to offer emergency locksmith services as needed, especially during this coronavirus lockdown across the country. In addition, to keep the locksmith technician and the client safe, we follow all government mandated social distancing guidelines and other requirements such as personal protective equipment. Some retail shops have closed, […]

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 […]

If you are locked out of your home or car, you will likely need to contact an emergency locksmith. When you do, you will need to provide certain information when you request the service and when the locksmith arrives. Some of the information will be based on your specific lockout situation. However, you should be […]

When you move into your new property, it is a smart idea to have the keys changed over. For homes with deadbolts and separate door locks, you might wonder if you should have the locks keyed to use one key for both locks or to have separate keys. Here are some things to consider about […]

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 […]

Most likely, the only time you think about different types of locks is when you are locked out or need a new lock. You might search for a “standard” or “regular” lock. However, manufacturers use specific terminology that describes their wares. Here is some common industry terminology to help you be a more informed consumer. […]

It has happened to even the most organized person. You accidentally lock yourself out of your car. Regardless of how it happened, it’s important to remain calm and follow these tips to get you back in. Stay Calm and Think About Your Options Panic and anxiety are common. Still, you don’t want to call for […]

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, […]

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