Reports of discontent with locksmiths are on the rise, as cases of fraud and scamming become ever more prevalent with unsuspecting consumers. A Better Business Bureau (BBB) alert indicates that national locksmith companies disguising themselves as local proprietors are routinely charging between $300-500 for minor jobs that valid locksmiths say normally shouldn’t cost more than $100. Here are a few tips before choosing a locksmith.
Locksmithing is an old trade, but it has evolved over time. Locksmiths in Omaha are trained to service traditional problems such as replacing and fixing door locks, mechanical safes and car locks, but many also install master-key systems, monitor electronic locks and building security systems. A Locksmith in Omaha is more than just locksmithing, it’s a craft, and here is why.
The Security of your home or business is your highest priority, and the locks you have on them are the first line of defense. If you have just moved into a new home or you’re not sure if your locks meet your security standards, you may want to consider changing them. Your two options are Re-Keying vs. replacing locks, and here are some things to consider before you make that decision.
The most famous, if not the largest, vault door order came from the Federal government in 1935 for the newly constructed gold depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Both the vault door and emergency door were 21-inches thick and made of the latest torch- and drill-resistant material. The main home vault door weighed 20 tons and the vault casing was 25-inches thick.
AROUND 2 MILLION incidents of burglary occur every year in Omaha. Of these, around 60% involve forcible entry and 60% are considered residential burglaries. Most of them occur in broad daylight- between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Check out the Omaha Crime report below for Home Security Tips from Carl Jarl Locksmiths in Omaha.
Back when car alarms were first introduced, they came with a separate key fob that had remote controls for the alarm on it. You could lock your car and arm the alarm with the simple click of a button on the remote. These days, remotes have even more features, allowing you to open and close doors, open the trunk, and even start the car with the buttons. You don’t even need a separate key fob anymore. These remote buttons can often be integrated into the plastic head of the car key itself so you don’t need to carry a bulky key fob in addition to your key.
Losing keys or having them stolen is something that happens to thousands of car owners every day, and if you believe that your car keys may have been taken, then your first priority is to contact your local police department. The next thing you need to do is to contact Carl Jarl Locksmiths. We offer a total range of services no matter what your situation is. This includes the replacement of damaged or lost keys, extracting broken keys from a lock, key duplication and the repair of transponder keys for entry to the car.