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How to Keep Your Home Safe While On Vacation

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The first day of summer is just around the corner — where are you and your family headed? No matter where you’re going, the peace of mind that comes from knowing your home is safe will only add to your fun in the sun. In this post, we’ll discuss four easy things you can do … Read more

What to Do If You’re Locked Out of Your Vehicle

Have you ever experienced the sinking feeling of discovering that your keys are sitting on the seat of your now-locked vehicle? If you haven’t, consider yourself lucky, and use this post as an opportunity to educate yourself about what to do in the event that you do end up leaving your keys in a locked … Read more

6 Common Home Security Vulnerabilities

There’s nothing quite as unnerving as the possibility of a break-in. While it’s certainly anxiety-provoking to think about someone breaking into your home, it’s important to consider how you can reduce your risk and, in turn, increase your peace of mind. In this post, we’ll discuss six common home security vulnerabilities that can increase your … Read more

Pros & Cons of Electronic Locks for Your Home

Keyless entry systems, also known by many as an electronic lock, have grown in popularity as the technology behind them improves. If you’re new to this idea or considering making the switch for your Fort McMurray home, here are some pros and cons to consider before making the switch. Pros of a Keyless Entry System … Read more

Improving Your Business’ Security With Commercial Locksmith Services

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As a business owner in the Alberta area, you want your employees, customers, and business itself to be protected. Whether you’re opening a new business and need locks installed or you’re recovering from a break-in and want additional security and protection, Fort McMurray Locksmith is here to help.  There’s a lot on your to-list and … Read more

4 Ways a Car Locksmith Can Help Beyond Popping a Lock

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You may be a weekend warrior who can get by with the help of YouTube for most home and car repairs. But when it comes to a locksmith service like key extractions or another more nuanced practice, it’s important to actually have a licensed locksmith on your side.  Of course, you need to know that … Read more

5 Steps to Take When Moving Into a New Home

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With summer just around the corner, we know there are many new homeowners out there about to close on their house. While moving all your belongings and decorating your new home may be at the top of your list and even sound more fun, it’s important not to forget about security! Here at Fort McMurray … Read more

Rekeying: Exploring the Basics

In one of our previous blogs, we took a look at the best times to get your locks changed. Changing the locks on your home can be an important move for a variety of reasons, including when moving into a new home. However, changing the locks isn’t always necessary. Our team at Fort McMurray Locksmith … Read more

The Value of Theft Protection for Your Business

When people think of locksmiths, they often picture residential and automotive locksmiths. Residential and auto locksmiths are the folks who show up when you’re locked out of your car or your home in the middle of the night and need help getting back in. Now, Fort McMurray Locksmith certainly offers both residential and auto locksmith … Read more

Lock Picking In The Movies: Is It Accurate?

So, you’re heading to the cinema to enjoy a Friday night flick. You get your ticket, buy a $500 bucket of popcorn, and find a seat right in the center of the screen. Things are going great. Then, halfway through the movie your fun night is smashed to pieces when you notice something unforgivable on … Read more