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<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-419" src="https://goldilockslocksmiths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/tumbler-2-300x95.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="95" /> <h6>Tumbler locks are fairly commonly used by businesses and residential properties alike. There are three basic varieties: lever tumbler, disk tumbler and pin tumbler. Of the three, which is the most common? If you guessed the pin tumbler lock style, you're right.</h6>

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    Key and Cylinder

    Basic pin-and-tumbler locks have several spring-loaded pins inside a series of small cylinders. When the right key slides into a pin-and-tumbler lock, the pointed teeth and notches on the blade of the key allow the spring-loaded pins to move up and down until they line up with a track called the shear line.

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    The Growth of an Industry

    Where there are locks, there are people who need to have them opened. But when did locksmithing begin, and how has it growing through the years? Here is an interesting summary of locksmiths: Middle Ages – Although locks and keys were around before the Middle Ages, locksmithing did not become an individually recognized specialty until this time period. The term “locksmith” is actually a derivation of the word “blacksmith.” During the Middle Ages, blacksmiths were the artisans who created metal battle gear for the knights and their horses. However, it wasn’t unusual for blacksmiths to also forge locks and keys. Those blacksmiths who branched out into specializing in the making of…

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    Here is a company that provides a key duplication kiosk service. MinuteKey can be found in many retail locations including Lowe’s hardware store and other hardware stores similar to Home Depot and possibly in Walmart and other locations. The kiosk service provided by minutekey allows you to walk up with a key and create a duplicate key or copy of the key you insert into the machine. This service claims that their key copies are guaranteed To work, remember this does not mean that the key is going to work in fact, it just means that they will possibly refund your money if you can prove that their machine made a key…

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    While keeping your doors locked is the easiest way to deter home burglars, another good deterrent is a dog. Even a small, noisy dog can be effective. This is because burglars don’t like to have attention drawn to their presence.

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    We understand that not every business owner wants their safe to be accessible by only a single employee. When you need to ensure that there are always two people present when the safe is being opened, we may be able to help you set up the appropriate locks

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    Enhancing your Security

    Undoubtedly, quality door locks are the epitome of security. On the other hand, the installation of good bolts is only a fraction of what you can do to enjoy higher security. Although deadbolt installation is absolutely important, home security is more than that; it’s more than locks. It’s rather a combination of different things, which include decisions on your behalf and actions taken. It’s the right timing for everything you decide to do and how serious you are about the security of your own house. It’s not that there is a single homeowner who wouldn’t care to do the best he can for the enhancement of his security. It’s rather a question of how…

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    Do I need a keyless entry lock?

    It’s difficult to fully secure any home, despite what you may see in the movies. If a burglar wants to get into our home, chances are he or she will find a way to do it—if they are determined enough. There are different types of locks, however, that will discourage most would-be intruders and can make your home safer. Keyless entry locks, for example, are becoming more popular because they can stop burglars from getting into your home the most common ways—by picking the locks or using bump keys. Lock bumping is a type of lock picking that uses a specially crafted key—called a bump key—to force lock tumblers open.…

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    Lock Your Door?

    Some things are common knowledge. Some things are just common sense. We don’t have to think about them; we just do them because we consider them natural. Don’t we all get dressed before exiting our homes? We should feel the same way about our home locks. We buy them, install them and then forget to lock them. You might find it strange and far stretched but actually this is one of the most common reasons why there are so many home burglaries today and especially during the day. Do you think you will scare the intruder away with your presence at home? Some might get discouraged surely, but others won’t…

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