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School is almost out! Summer is almost here! Summer means fun at the beach or pool, freedom from schedules, barbecues, road trips, and new worries. From bug bites to sunburns, the summer months offer concerns that you don’t have in the other seasons. This includes car safety when you and your kids hop in the […]

A car lockout is frustrating and time consuming. It can happen for a variety of unforeseen circumstances, and none are pleasant. Let’s take a look at some of the common car lockouts, and things you can do now that will help alleviate the anxiety if a car lockout happens to you. 24 HR Lockouts is […]

A secure lock on your front door is the first line of defense against burglars and intruders in your home, therefore it is crucial to replace the locks on your doors when you feel your home security may be compromised or in need of an upgrade. In order to avoid finding yourself with a failed […]

Social media is a great way to connect with family and friends, but it can also alert burglars that your home is empty and unprotected…especially if you love sharing vacation photos while you’re away. 24 HR Lockouts offers a few simple social media tips that can help protect your home when you’re away: Don’t announce […]

Your car is a major investment, and you want the best security to keep thieves from stealing it. Not every car has the ultimate high-tech gadgetry to mitigate risks, but even so, you can follow some best practices to keep the criminals away. Keep your car doors locked at all times. This includes when you […]

It’s an unfortunate side of our business, but 24 HR Lockouts wants you to beware of fake online locksmiths, who may be out to pick your pocket rather than your lock. The odds are significant that when you search Google for someone to get you back into your home, car, or business, the search results […]

Webster’s dictionary defines a locksmith as a professional contractor who specializes in entry systems such as locks, door knobs, and other security features. While locksmiths once handled only locks, keys, and safes, today’s security innovations and technological advances have expanded the scope of the profession to include far more than many people know. Locksmiths have […]

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If you have lost your house keys, you may have another way to get prior to calling a professional. If the matter is urgent, call 24 HR Lockouts first to get you back in. If you have a little time, you can try a few of these ideas. Then you can worry about others gaining […]

For most people, a car is an investment, and it deserves to be protected. Cars come with different levels of security standards, so yours may have some inherent flaws that make it attractive to criminals. 24 HR Lockouts offers you these tips to mitigate the risks that your car may be stolen. Keep your car […]

It’s an unfortunate thing, but we all need to be aware and cautious while out doing our holiday shopping. Shopping in a crowded mall while carrying multiple bags and other items can make you a target for criminals. Therefore, 24 HR Lockouts has assembled this list of shopping mall safety tips to keep you and […]

Unfortunately, the reality of today’s world is that everyone needs to safeguard their property, everything from their home, business, auto, electronics and beyond. It does not need to cost a small fortune to give yourself peace of mind, because there are experienced, quality locksmiths willing to look at your specific issue and come up with […]

The security sector has grown quickly. If you need a locksmith to ensure that your home, auto, or business are safe from intrusion, you need to be certain that you are hiring a locksmith with the proper licensing and insurance. 24 HR Lockouts offers you these tips to checking up on these crucial items. Online […]

Halloween is past, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While some of us live in moderate weather zones and don’t see much snow, we all deal with rain and other winter hazards. 24 HR Lockouts offers you these tips to ensure your car is ready for winter. Tires Tires are the most crucial element […]

If you find yourself locked out of your car, you could become a target for thieves depending on the location and time of day. Although most of us don’t expect to experience an auto lockout, 24 Hr Lockouts recommends being prepared in order to stay safe if it does happen. It is nerve-wracking enough, but […]

Locksmith scammers continue to stigmatize legitimate locksmith services with casting doubt on the industry. 24 Hr Lockouts, unfortunately, sees instances in which companies and websites are set up with names very similar to legitimate businesses. In some cases, the scammers are brazen enough to copy the name of long-standing, reputable locksmith companies. This is common […]

It can be a common occurrence for a car key to fail to turn in the ignition. This is frustrating and time consuming, and it delays your efforts to go from point A to point B.  A variety of reasons exist for why you have ignition key problems, such as the model or age of […]

Losing your keys can create so many problems. You can be locked out of home, car, or business at the worst possible time. Are there ways to avoid losing your keys? Yes, 24 Hr Lockouts has some easy methods to help you keep track of your keys. If you focus on using a little organization […]

It happens at the worst time. You’re unlocking a door to your car or home, and the key breaks off right in the lock. Can you extract the broken piece yourself? Perhaps. You can try one or all of these methods to remove a broken key from a lock. If none of these methods works, […]

Losing your car key is bad enough, but to have no spare is far worse. If this has happened to you, you don’t need a lecture about always have a spare on hand. This is a very stressful lockout situation. If you have lost the key without a spare key handy, you will be rendered […]

The leaves will soon transform in fiery hues, and crisp weather is on the way. 24Hr Lockouts wants you to be safe at all times, so we have compiled some safety tips to implement prior to going out for a walk, taking a leisurely drive to view the stunning scenery, or cozying up indoors by […]

Getting locked out of your home, car, or business is a time-consuming, exasperating life event that we all may experience once or twice. Or instead of being locked out, you might break a key or need a locked switched out immediately. If you find yourself in one of these maddening circumstances, don’t try to skimp […]

Nearly everyone has experienced a power outage of some sort. Some are short, but some can be long lasting due to natural disasters such as earthquakes or severe storms. Local residents can be left with power for hours or days without any answers while they listen to sirens blare throughout the neighborhood. When a city […]

There are a few key reasons why people hire a locksmith: replacement of locks, repairing locks, installation of locks, and cleaning locks are some of those reasons. Perhaps, you have had reasons to hire a professional, reliable locksmith. These are normal, everyday situations when you may need a locksmith. Emergency Locksmith Services However, what if […]

You may need emergency lockout service at any hour of the day. In addition, you may have other reasons to contact a locksmith. For instance, if you want to change out the locks on your doors or upgrade to a different security system. You should rely upon a professional, reliable locksmith for some very good […]

Many people have no idea that when they need a locksmith, they could be exposing themselves to fraud or danger. However, locksmith fraud is an unfortunate reality of the locksmith industry in today’s mobile marketplace. 24Hr Locksmiths dispatches only professional locksmiths that guarantee to us in writing that they have the necessary licenses and other […]

Keeping your garage secure is important for two reasons: 1) you may have expensive tools, vehicles, household equipment, and gardening tools that you don’t want stolen, and 2) securing your garage is crucial to the overall security of your home. Homeowners may have alarm systems for the home, but forget to include the garage.  24Hr […]

Does an unpickable lock exist? Some locks are extremely hard to pick, but eventually a way to defeat the security of every lock will be discovered as every type of lock has some weakness. In this blog post, 24Hr Lockouts examines why an unpickable lock cannot be made and what makes locks prone to failure. […]

There are many potential reasons you may need to replace the car door lock cylinder. It’s key to understand the details about troubleshooting this type of problem. 24Hr Lockouts offers these tips: What are Car Door Lock Cylinders? Simply put, it is the cylinder of the lock on your car door. They are similar to […]

Perhaps you have a new home, or you’re remodeling your existing home. It’s exciting to have new paint, floors, counters, and more. You may give out some keys to contractors or hide a key and let them know where it’s hidden. Rekey Your Home for Safety This can ultimately cause a problem. Unfortunately, not everyone […]

Summer is upon us, and soon news headlines are sure to include a few about a child or pet dying due to heatstroke after being left in a car. In 2016, 39 precious children lost their lives due to vehicular heatstroke. This is so heartbreaking because it is so preventable. 24Hr Lockouts wants to offer […]

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