My Key is Stuck in the Lock

We’ve all been there, it’s been a long day at work, you’ve hit every red light on our way home and now you just want to put on your favourite sweat pants and relax. But for some reason, when you return home and put the key in, it gets stuck!  There are a few reasons why this can happen. Your …

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Five Fascinating Facts Behind Our Locks and Keys

We use our locks and keys every day we often forget the rich history and beauty behind the little metal objects we carry in our pockets and bags. In fact, the first known evidence of a lock and key wasn’t even metal, it was made from wood. This brings us to fascinating fact number one! 1-     World’s First Known Lock and …

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How Do Locks Work?

Chances are pretty high that you encounter a lock every day. Whether it is locking up the house for the day, checking the mail, or driving your vehicle, locks have become a part of our everyday life. Locks keep us and all our possessions safe from intruders and play a critical role in our daily lives. Because locks are so …

Car Key Maintenance

It is a safe assumption that your car keys are one of the most coveted items you keep on your person (after your phone of course). A vehicle can not operate without the key or fob to enter the machine and trigger the ignition. We have all experienced the immediate panic when you pat yourself down and your car keys …

Theft of Vehicles with Transponder Chips

According to police and news reports, auto theft is a major issue in Alberta. So how can you prevent theft of vehicles with transponder chips. Thousands of vehicles are stolen over any given year. Back in 2018, Alberta had the highest theft rate in Canada. Global News reported, “The top 10 most stolen vehicles in Alberta for 2020” (reported by …

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Locked Out in the Winter

Alberta winters, like most provinces in Canada, are very cold. Wind chills in the minus Celsius, snow and ice, evening arriving earlier. Not a time to be locked out of your home. As mentioned in previous blogs, there are ways to avoid lockouts. Online information regarding avoiding being locked out of home, office, or vehicle usually ends with – ‘call …

What Types of Mailboxes Can A Locksmith Open

In Canada, we are very familiar with the community, or Canada Post, mailboxes. They are used in most residential areas across the country, including Alberta. Should you require a duplicate key for your community (Canada Post) mailbox, your local Calgary locksmith can make you an additional key. If you have lost your keys to the mailbox, however, you must contact …

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What Does A Locksmith Do

Life experience may not yet have lead you to require the services of a locksmith. You then may wonder what a locksmith does and what services they offer. After reviewing the information below, you will see the benefit of having a trusted local locksmith name, like Calgary Rekey Lockworks, in your contact list. A locksmith in Alberta is often Blue …

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Have A Professional Rekey Your Locks

What does it mean to rekey a lock? Losing the keys to your home or business does not always require locks to be replaced. Depending on the age of the lock, the condition of the lock, or if there is a need to up the security of the lock, rekeying the lock is often all that is needed. We cover …

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Brief History of Locks

Locks, keys, safes are all necessary to our lives today. Having your local Calgary locksmith’s contact information included in your Contact Manager is important. As humans, we will lock ourselves out at times. This makes having your experienced locksmith number handy less stressful. Whether the lock is for your home, automobile or commercial building it is a necessary fact of …