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Five Reasons Why Your Car Remote Stopped Working

March 10, 2019 5:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In most modern vehicles, keyless entry is both a convenience feature and a security feature. You can simply click a button on your car key remote when walking up to your car to unlock or lock the doors! Unfortunately, there may come a time when the clicker fails. Below our auto locksmiths in Fairfax, VA discuss five reasons why your car remote may not be working: Dead remote batteries: A car key remote or key fob is a contact-free way of unlocking and locking your vehicle. In some cases, the remote can even start the engine. Batteries (typically lithium coins)... View Article


Consider Bluetooth Locks for Your Home

February 19, 2019 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Bluetooth technology is all the rage in a wide variety of applications these days, and one of the ways you can implement it in your home is in the form of Bluetooth locks. These locks are, as you might expect, capable of being controlled remotely with Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as phones or tablets. So why exactly are these locks so beneficial, and why should you consider using them instead of your standard lock and key system? Here’s some information about the biggest advantages of remote access keys in Fairfax, VA and the technology behind them: You can give access to... View Article


Locks and Winter Weather

February 5, 2019 11:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re right in the middle of the coldest time of the year. As locksmiths in Fairfax, VA, one of the most common issues we have to deal with during the winter months is people who have locks around their home that have frozen up during cold weather. This is a problem that can happen to locks both old and new. Sometimes the cold weather causes locks to start sticking. This problem can actually become worse if you try to lubricate them with WD-40. While WD-40 is a useful product to have on hand for most of the rest of the... View Article


Picking the Right Type of Safe for Your Home

January 22, 2019 11:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Safes are more common in homes than most people realize. Residential safes are used to protect things that are in some way important and valuable, but choosing one is not so simple. What is it you need to protect? Do you need a heavy, yet compact safe because space is a factor? Which worries you more: the possibility of the contents of your safe being destroyed in a fire, or the possibility of their being stolen? Before running out and purchasing just any safe, you should have an idea of what you are looking for—and who better to talk to... View Article


Consider These Five Commercial Storefront Security Ideas

January 8, 2019 11:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Saving money is at the top of many business owners’ to-do lists, but you should not have to choose between cost-efficiency, storefront appearance and effective security. To get what you want, you need to consider all three factors—invest in a secure and proper function storefront door. Make sure the deadbolt locks work and that the door is always in good condition. If you have concerns whether your business’s locks and doors are secure enough, hire a professional for an assessment. Here’s some helpful advice from a commercial locksmith in Fairfax, VA regarding business storefront security ideas. Perform regular maintenance Locks... View Article