Lock & Security Blog

Arlo Outdoor Security Cameras Is the Arlo Pro Wireless Security Camera System Recommended by ACME Locksmith? Outdoor home security cameras are becoming more and more popular as the technologies continue to improve, prices drop, and features get added and enhanced. In fact, they are often replacing home alarms, because many don’t require monthly subscription fees and services; the cameras themselves alert you directly on your cellular phone. A Wireless Camera From Ali Express You can Read More
  Categories : Home Security & Locks, Safety & Security Blog
Schalge BE365 deadbolt satin nickel
The Schlage BE365 electronic deadbolt is a great, affordable basic electronic deadbolt. We’ve sold and installed a lot of them over the years. It’s so affordable now, that many people are buying and installing it themselves. However, they often seem to get the installation wrong because the most important step of the installation is a tiny little sentence within the manual. In our YouTube Schlage BE365 Product Overview & Programming Video we keep seeing two Read More
  Categories : Home Security & Locks, How to..., Keyless Entry / Access Control, Safety & Security Blog
I’ve written articles about fire-rated safes before, What do Fire Safe Ratings Mean and How Much Fire Rating Do You Need in a Safe, to assist you in determining your needs when it comes to protecting your documents in a fire. UL Fire Rated Safe LabelBut HOW do fire rated safes work? How do they achieve these ratings? What keeps the interior getting hot for so long during a fire? What material is used to Read More
  Categories : Safes and Safe Information, Safety & Security Blog
What Fire Rating Should a Safe Have? As with any security product, the amount of fire rating you need in a safe depends on your specific needs and circumstances. Your needs are based on what you are putting into the fire safe. Your circumstances are things like how long will it take for the fire department to get to you. Your safe’s fire rating is determined by these factors: Will there be electronic storage media Read More
  Categories : American Made Safes, American Security Safes, Safes and Safe Information, Safety & Security Blog
UL Fire Rating LabelUL? KIS? JIS? 30 minute? 1hr? 2hr? Drop test? What do all of these safe fire rating classes mean? A safe fire rating is a rating provided to a safe that most-commonly indicate how long the internal content of the safe will remain below 350°F (paper begins to combust at 450°F). There are several variables to that rating: the certifying agency used, external temperature the test was performed at, how long the Read More
  Categories : American Made Safes, American Security Safes, Safes and Safe Information, Safety & Security Blog
Everything to Know About Becoming a Locksmith Are you interested in being a locksmith? You may be wondering: What skills are required? How much do locksmiths make? What training is needed? And more. As the owner of a locksmith company, I wrote this article to help you understand how to become a locksmith. The answer depends on several factors, one of the biggest is where you live. In general: To become a locksmith you will Read More
  Categories : ACME Locksmith Franchise, How to..., Safety & Security Blog
Biometric Securam Touch Smart Lock SecuRam Touch Smart Lock Reviewed ACME Locksmith is always on the lookout for new products to review for our customers. SecuRam contacted us and asked us if we’d be willing to review their new biometric smart lock, the SecuRam Touch Smart Deadbolt. I replied, “Sure – but I will give it an honest review.” They agreed and sent us one to try out. SecuRam has been building locks for safes Read More
  Categories : Home Security & Locks, Keyless Entry / Access Control, Safety & Security Blog
How Much is a Locksmith? The top ranked search results for “How much is a locksmith” all get it wrong. Those sites that Google think are important are not written by locksmiths. They’re written by marketing teams for large companies that have no clue about locksmith prices. So ignore those service subscriber websites trying to tell you how much a locksmith costs. I own a locksmith company, ACME Locksmith. We have serviced over 140,000 customers. Read More
  Categories : Safety & Security Blog
The BHMA Lock Grading Label BHMA vs ANSI Lock Grade Ratings We wrote an article ANSI Lock Grades Explained previously, but there is another increasingly common door hardware grading system in use that is appearing on new products called the BHMA rating. What is it, and what does it mean for you? A little background on the topic: ANSI is the American National Standards Institute, and their job is to oversee the standards of all Read More
  Categories : Home Security & Locks, Safety & Security Blog
Ignition Repair
Why Is it Hard to Turn My Key in the Ignition? If you’ve found this article consider yourself lucky! When your car ignition is hard to turn, or when any car lock is hard to turn, this is the first sign that something is wrong with either you ignition or your car key. But is not yet bad enough that your key won’t turn the ignition, so you’re not stranded someplace. This is the time Read More
  Categories : Auto Locksmithing - Keys, Remotes, Ignitions, Locks, How to...
Page 1 of 1312345Next ›Last »