Car Door Locks

Evolution of Car Keys

Evolution of Car Keys

Believe it or not, when the first cars were manufactured, they did not have keys. Such cars could only be turned on through comprehensive maneuvers, and only specific individuals understood such a process. At the turn of the 20th century in 1910, manufacturers came up with the first car key that car owners could only use to lock the ignition. Still, in this case, the driver had to crank up the engine to start the car. From there, it took several years before manufacturers came up with other versions of keys. Read on to see inside the evolution of car keys over the years.

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Frozen Locks!

Frozen Locks!

Nothing is more frustrating than going to start your car in the morning only to realize that your door locks are frozen shut, or arriving home in the evening to find your front door iced over and inaccessible. Here are a few tips to help you with frozen locks on your vehicle.

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Locked Out of My Car in Omaha

Locked Out of My Car in Omaha

When you are locked out of your car, you desperately need the service of a locksmith in Omaha. One of Carl Jarl Locksmiths’ most frequent service calls is auto lock outs or to replace lost car keys. Losing your car keys or getting locked out can be an extremely stressful situation filled with panic and frustration, but it doesn’t always have to be that way.  It is important to have locksmith information on hand BEFORE you need it. The overwhelming majority of calls to locksmiths are made under emergency conditions. Customers are often placed in  victim-like situations, often late at night and are easy prey to untrustworthy locksmiths.

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Auto Locksmith Tips

Auto Locksmith Tips

There’s nothing worse than that sinking feeling in your chest when you realize that you’ve locked yourself out of your car.  Or maybe you’ve lost your car key and have almost driven yourself crazy by searching everywhere for it. Below are a few auto locksmith tips to help get you in the right direction in Omaha, NE.

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Locks and Security – Where to Start?

Locks and Security – Where to Start?

The burglar’s selection process is simple. Choose an unoccupied home with the easiest access, the greatest amount of cover, and the best escape routes. When it comes to your home or business security: Who are doing business with? Who will you trust with the safe keeping of your families and property? Security shouldn’t be something that you take for granted. Locks and security, where to start?

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Lost My Car Key Transponder

Lost My Car Key Transponder

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.

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