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, […]
The Basics of Professional Lock Repair
Browsing around the internet, you can find article after article after article explaining how you can do lock repair and installation at home. If you’re particularly handy, this may, in fact, be possible, but for most of us, the idea of messing with our home’s security is a frightening one. There’s also the issue of […]
Why a Regular Locksmith is Important
When you move to a new area, you look for people to fill basic roles. You look for a doctor and a dentist for regular checkups. You mark down places to go for regular services – a vet if you have a pet, childcare if you have small children, grocery stores if you have specific […]
What Can a Lockout Service Do For You?
Toronto Lockout Service Locked Out? Call GTA Lockman for immediate service! There is nothing more frustrating than having the door slam behind you, only to realize that your keys are trapped inside. Whether it’s leaving your house to check the mail or parking your car at work, suddenly and unexpectedly losing access to your home […]