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January
21
2015
In: Locksmith Scams, residential locksmith
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Popular Residential Locksmith Scams

Residential Locksmith Scams Sadly, residential locksmith scams are on the rise. Many of these crooks simply see an opportunity to take advantage of someone in a potentially problematic or emergency situation, hoping that you end up falling for their ruse. Believe it or not, the Consumer Federation of America has even rated locksmith fraud as […]

January
14
2015
In: automobile recall, General Motors Recall
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Another GM Ignition Recall for 2015

A New Year, Another GM Ignition Recall Just when you thought General Motors might have finally put their troubles over those faulty ignition switches behind them…they announce another new vehicle recall. Actually, they issued THREE new vehicle recalls. It would seem that for the automaker, the hits just keep right on coming. At least they […]

January
2
2015
In: car locksmith, commercial locksmith, Locksmith, residential locksmith
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Finding a Reputable Locksmith

Finding a Reputable Locksmith Ever been locked out? Skeptical about calling a locksmith? It’s hard to find a reputable locksmith these days, with the locksmith industry building a reputation for its scams. A lot of people are becoming frustrated and distrusting of locksmith companies, being charged outrageous prices for simple locksmith services. The first steps […]

December
18
2014
In: automobile recall
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Takata Launches Mass Airbag Recall

Takata Launches Mass Airbag Recall – Honda, Chrysler, Mazda Take Hit Auto recalls and car dealerships have been taking major precautions with the latest safety protocols from NHTSA to ensure there are no repeats of the GM recall catastrophe that launched earlier this year, and to this very day, continues under harsh fire. Chrysler Takes […]

December
5
2014
In: Exit Control Locks
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Best Uses for Exit Control Locks

Exit control locks are also known as exit control devices or an exit lock. They are used primarily to prevent against any unauthorized exit and can be seen in places ranging from hospitals to commercial offices, warehouses, and even retail businesses. While their use is not really controversial any longer, many people and businesses do […]

November
21
2014
In: General Motors Recall
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GM Prepared for Ignition Recall Months Before Announcement

The GM recall of 1.9 million vehicles last January continues raising questions. The newest piece of information to come out of this ongoing saga is that GM actually placed a huge, ‘rush’ order for 500,000 ignition parts a full six weeks before they actually began the recall. If you think this appears to be a […]

November
13
2014
In: Locks
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Difference Between Single and Double Cylinder Deadbolts

Believe it or not, the cylindrical lock has now been around for more than 100 years. Deadbolts typically come in either a single cylinder or double cylinder variety. Each type does serve an interesting and particular need. You might be more interested in one or the other after exploring the key differences and uses of […]

November
6
2014
In: Locksmith Scams
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Avoiding Locksmith Scams

Unfortunately, the locksmith industry has been hit hard by scams. This is quite sad considering many people who call a locksmith are in a pretty desperate situation and really need to get back into their car or home. However, there are a number of ways to avoid most of these locksmith scams, starting with understanding […]

October
30
2014
In: Bump Key
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Bump Keys Explained

Bump keys are special types of key used to easily pick a lock. They work on the cylinder or pin and tumbler type of lock, which is the most common type of lock in use today. This method actually works in a fashion hat is very similar to straight lock picking, although there is much […]