I Lost My Mailbox Key
I Lost My Mailbox Key, What To Do? Here at GTA Lockman Toronto, the question of how to open a mailbox when losing a key often arises. Well, we are here to help answer that burning question as you need access to your mailbox. The fantastic news is there are quite a few ways to […]
How Temperature Changes Impacts Locks
How Temperature Changes Impacts Locks The operation of metal-based locks can easily be affected by temperature changes. Why? As the metal expands or contracts during cooling and heat. Today the GTA Lockman Mobile Locksmith Toronto experts are here to provide you with all the details as to why this can happen. Why Hot Weather Affects […]
Door Lock Functions – The Definitive Guide
Door Lock Functions – The Definitive Guide Which type of lockset is made for you to use in your home or business? The question is not something you think about until the day you stand at the hardware store or a locksmith shop. In most cases, people use the term regular or standard to help […]
DO NOT DUPLICATE KEYS: Are You Really Secure?
DO NOT DUPLICATE KEYS: Are You Really Secure? Here at GTA LockMan Toronto, we have a huge question. First, have you ever seen the description on your keys “DO NOT DUPLICATE”? Do these three words protect your key? Yes, the key is a piece of metal standing between you and the entrance to your office […]
Adjust your door closer
Why is my door slamming? Adjust your door closer. A door closer is a device designed to help close a door automatically in a nice smooth motion. It does this by using spring tension controlled by hydraulic (oil) fluid. As the user opens the door, hydraulic fluid passes through the pipe. This fluid passes through […]
What is a Continuous Hinge?
What is a Continuous Hinge? In this article, we’re going to be answering some questions about continuous hinges Let’s dive right in. What is a continuous hinge? A continuous hinge is a geared hinge that runs the full height of the door and frame. Why do I need one? If your door is sagging, dragging, […]
Is An Alarm System Enough?
When you’re working on securing your home and boosting your home security, you have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to security systems and security hardware. One question that homeowners have to ask themselves is whether a state-of-the-art alarm system is sufficient to protect their home, or if they need more? […]
How an Auto Locksmith Works
When you call a locksmith to help you regain access to your vehicle, they come with specialized tools and equipment specially designed to help work on your car. Locking systems for cars are in many ways quite different from your run-of-the-mill residential or commercial locks, so special training and equipment is necessary. New vehicles – […]
What to Expect From Your Locksmith
Different locksmiths offer different services. Some specialize in installing new hardware or upgrading your existing locks. Others specialize in auto lockout, with a wide variety of tools allowing them to access a variety of different makes and models of vehicle. It’s important, when calling a locksmith, to know what you can expect from them. The […]
How Locksmiths Can Help
Why call a locksmith like The GTA Lockman? Here are just a few of the major situations we can help you with: Replacing Damaged or Lost Keys When your key is lost or damaged, you can’t open the lock it belonged to! You could lose access to your own home or vehicle, which will put […]