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What are High-Security Residential Locks?

July 23, 2021

If you are looking for high security residential locks, then you may be looking for the best front door locks. Front door locks are important because they prevent people from accessing your property without permission. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of people who try to break into property by busting right through these locks. Therefore, you need to invest and lock that will stand up to these attempts. What are a few examples of quality locks you may want to add to your property? Learn more about high security locks and what they can do to protect you. What... View Article

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How We Prevent Against Skeleton Key Access

July 23, 2021

Are you looking for a way to protect your home or office against unauthorized access? If so, then you need to be aware of skeleton keys. A wood skeleton key is still a significant threat, even to a master key lock. Therefore, it is important for everyone to make sure their property is protected against skeleton keys. What are skeleton keys, and how can a professional locksmith help someone protect against skeleton key access? There are several important points everyone should keep in mind. What Is a Skeleton Key? A skeleton key is a key that has been specifically cut... View Article

How Do Locksmiths Verify Ownership?

July 22, 2021

If you have trouble accessing your home, office, or vehicle, then you’ll probably reach out to a locksmith for help. At the same time, how does a locksmith know that you are actually the owner of the property? How do they know that you aren’t simply posing as someone else in order to gain unauthorized access? Fortunately, locksmiths have a way to verify ownership before they get to work opening a specific lock. Whether you work with a commercial locksmith or a mobile locksmith, all owners will be verified before being given a master key replacement. Learn more about how... View Article

What Are the Best Security Locks for French Doors?

June 29, 2021

If you have French doors at home, you understand that you need to take care of them. That is why you might be looking for secure locks for French doors. Similar to locks for other doors, your options for French door locks come in many shapes and sizes. Therefore, you need to take the time to review the benefits and drawbacks of each option for your French door locks, finding the best one to meet your needs. What are a few of the best options you should consider? Take a look at some of our top recommendations below or click to... View Article

The Anatomy of Door Locks

August 17, 2020

At Express Locksmith Houston, we strive to take care of all of our client’s needs. We know that you probably have questions about the services we provide. That is why we have put together a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page to help you understand our services. Some of the most common questions we get asked include: What Are the Parts of a Door Lock Called? Some of the most important parts of a lock include: The Cylinder: Also called the body, this is the part where the key is inserted. When it is locked, a series of spring-loaded pins are... View Article

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