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locksmith-history

A brief history of locksmiths

Locksmiths are people who design and make locks and other protective machines for buildings objects cabinets and others. This art has evolved over time with the developing technology. Locksmiths history dates back to ancient Babylon and Egypt over 4000 years ago.

Locks made in those many years ago were made of wood pins which could prevent moving bars. Wooden keys which were large were also used and made to move the pins in the locks. One of the oldest locks was found in Nineveh an ancient Egypt city which used crossbars with movable pins that dropped into the holes on the crossbar stopping their movement. The key inserted moved the pins in the crossbars to allow movement of the crossbars. The Greeks also used wooden locks. Continue reading A brief history of locksmiths

Secrets Locksmiths Won’t Tell You

10 Secrets Locksmiths Won’t Tell You

We are all bound to get ourselves into a sticky situation where a locksmith needs to come to our rescue. Whether it’s locking our keys in the car while it’s running or you had simply forgotten your house key on the counter before you left. You need to know you can trust the locksmith you hired, and that they will get the job done right. However, they don’t always tell us everything. Here are 10 secrets that locksmiths won’t tell you. Continue reading 10 Secrets Locksmiths Won’t Tell You

You Should Hire A Professional To Change Your Locks

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Professional To Change Your Locks

Did you just buy a new home? Did you lose your keys and are now panicking over someone having the key to your home? Are you having a roommate move out? Whatever the reason, it may time to change your locks. Before you go adding this on to your list of DIY projects, here are five reasons why you should hire a professional to change your locks.

  1. The Right Tools

You may think that you have all the tools you need sitting in your garage, but if you don’t, are your prepared to go out and buy what you need to only use them once? If you hire a professional locksmith you are going to rest easy knowing that they have all the proper tools with them to handle even the most sophisticated lock.  They will also Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Professional To Change Your Locks