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Should You or Shouldn’t You Change Locks Between Tenants?

March 15, 2021

Many landlords wrestle with the question of whether or not they should change their rental unit’s lock(s) between tenants. Since this is not a legal requirement in most states, you may not be bound by law to do it. That said, at Lockout Locksmiths, we highly recommend doing it, regardless of the legalities.

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Why hire a Certified Master Locksmith?

February 16, 2021

It’s inevitably going to happen. You are going to need the services of a professional locksmith. When you move into a new home or business you will definitely want to change the locks or rekey them.

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Keyless Locks for Home and Car

January 11, 2021

Anyone who has an interest in this technology can utilize it with his or her West Bloomfield, MI, home and/or car. There’s a plethora of choices for both the home and car, so much that at times it can seem overwhelming to decide what would fit best with your circumstances. That’s when calling our Lockout Locksmiths professionals makes the most sense. We can help you wade through what’s out there and make the best decision for you.

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How Master Key Systems Work

December 14, 2020

So many keys, so many locks. If you feel overwhelmed by the number of keys in your business or organization, it may be time to consider a master key system.

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High Security Locks for Schools, Hospitals, and Churches

October 15, 2020

According to CBS News, the number of mass shootings in 2019 alone is on track to be an average of one per day. In this day and age of mass shootings in public places like churches and schools, it’s instinctive that organizations are seeking the highest level of security possible. Our Lockout Locksmiths team here…

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Should I Call a Locksmith?

Should I Call a Locksmith?

September 16, 2020

When it comes to locks, many people often try some innovative things to avoid calling a locksmith. You’ve probably heard of folks climbing in windows to get into their locked homes, trying to pick a basic lock with a makeshift tool, or cutting off a padlock when a key has been lost. In some cases,…

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Senior woman uses keypad on digital lock to unlock and open domestic front door. The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys.

The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

August 18, 2020

Toss away the key-consumers today are outfitting their homes with electronic locks that can be activated through a code, key fob, smartphone, or even voice command. No more lockouts, no more missing keys. While going keyless is certainly more convenient, there are a few factors to consider. Start with pricing: electronic locks are becoming more…

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oung fashionable girl with curly hair sitting frustrated and angry on the bench in the park trying to find something phone or keys in her big purse bag full of unnecessarily stuff. Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements.

Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements

July 10, 2020

When your car key is lost or damaged, it may not even cross your mind to go anywhere else but the dealership for the replacement. This seems to be especially true with the advent of high-tech keys. But a professional auto locksmith is exactly where you should go. A trusted and professional locksmith, like ours…

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6 Interesting Facts About Locksmiths

June 16, 2020

Like most professions, locksmiths have a wide and varied history with sometimes interesting stories associated with their trade. Talk with our professionals at Lockout Locksmiths to learn all about the little-known services locksmiths offer as well as their own experiences as professionals here in Ferndale. 1. Houdini: A Locksmith First, A Magician Second It may…

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Open safe in a wealthy house. Do I Need a Separate Safe for Separate Items?

Do I Need a Separate Safe for Separate Items?

April 12, 2020

Customers oftentimes will ask us if they need to purchase separate safes to store separate items. This is a good question. And like most good questions, the answer is: it depends. For firearms and ammunition, stick with a gun safe. If you need a convenient and accessible place to stash some cash, consider a standard…

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