How Locksmiths Can Help

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 […]

How to Choose a Front Door

How to Choose a Front Door

One of the most important parts of your home’s lock security is the door it’s attached to.  A super-strong and secure lock connected to a weak and easy to break door doesn’t really provide you with as much security as you could otherwise have. There are some common elements of door security and design you […]

Essential Home Security Features

Essential Home Security Features

Thefts and burglaries are every home owner’s nightmare – and you can be a victim even in the safest of neighborhoods.  Many people believe hi-tech gadgets and alarm systems will help keep them safe, and that’s true, to a certain extent.  But before installing complicated door sensors and a web of security cameras, there are […]

What’s the Difference Between Re-Keying a Lock and Changing A Lock?

What’s the Difference Between Re-Keying a Lock and Changing A Lock?

Maybe there’s an old key floating out there, in the hands of someone you don’t trust.  Maybe you’ve just moved into a new apartment.  Maybe you’ve had a break-in and are looking for added security.  One way or another, you need to change your lock.  Or perhaps just re-key it? Both changing a lock and […]

How to Prevent Lock Bumping

How to Prevent Lock Bumping

Lock bumping, or key bumping, is a key tool in the arsenal of the home invader.  It’s a skill that more and more potential burglars are learning, and it’s a serious problem for you and your home security. Lock bumping requires a special “bump key”.  It’s designed to force the pin stacks up, with the […]

The Benefits of Professional Lock Installation

The Benefits of Professional Lock Installation

These days, anyone can go down to their local hardware store and buy their own lock and deadbolt.  They can install it themselves, completely DYI.  Why bother going with a professional locksmith at all?  If you’re handy, you can do it yourself, right? While that’s not entirely false, it’s almost a guarantee that a DYI […]

How to Secure Sliding Glass Doors

How to Secure Sliding Glass Doors

Your sliding glass door is a potential weak point in your home security.  While they offer great light and a feeling of spaciousness to your home, they are inherently less secure than a standard door or a wall.  Whether that’s through smashing single-pane glass, tampering with usually simple locks or even simply removing the doors […]