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How to Get a Replacement Safe Key Made
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How to Get a Replacement Safe Key Made

Help! I've Lost the Key to My Safe! Replacement Safe Keys Made If you're looking for how to open a safe when you've lost the combination check out our other blog post. Here we are talking about safes or lock...
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Are There Smart Locks For Outdoor Gates?
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Are There Smart Locks For Outdoor Gates?

The Inside Half of a Smart Lock is Not Made Weather Resistant Can You Install Smart Locks on a Gate? With residential lock technology making big advances in the past two years, our locksmith shops get asked this question almost...
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Best Smart Locks of 2022 – Detailed Comparison
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Best Smart Locks of 2022 – Detailed Comparison

In 2020 lock manufacturers finally got the concept of smart locks dialed in for the average consumer. Gone are the complicated hardware and software components to set them up, the apps that run them are more intuitive to the end...
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Are Portable Door Locks Effective?
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Are Portable Door Locks Effective?

Strike Type Portable Door Lock sold on Amazon. Portable door locks are locks that you take with you to secure a door other than your home’s. They are meant primarily for doors that don’t have keyed locks on them or...
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Are Gun Safes Waterproof?
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Are Gun Safes Waterproof?

For general information on waterproof safes, and what it means for a safe to have a waterproof rating, see our article, “Are Safes Waterproof.” Is a Gun Safe Waterproof? Gun Safes Are Not Watertight Gun safes are not waterproof because...
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Are Safes Waterproof?
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Are Safes Waterproof?

I Need a Waterproof Safe! Is This Safe Waterproof? We hear this a lot at ACME Locksmith, but can a safe be waterproof? It comes down to a couple of questions: how much water and for how long. There are...
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How to Cover Door Holes
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How to Cover Door Holes

Using a Door Wrap to Cover a Door Hole How to Cover a Door Hole What do you do when you have a door that has a hole pattern for a previous lockset, but the new lockset holes don't line...
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Are All RV Keys the Same?
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Are All RV Keys the Same?

CH751 RV Compartment Key Your RV Locks Can be Opened by the Same Key One key will open the compartments of nearly all RVs, the CH751 key. The CH751 keys is a universal key. If your RV compartments use this...
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The Best Sliding Glass Door Lock
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The Best Sliding Glass Door Lock

What is the Best Lock for Sliding Glass Doors? When your arcadia, sliding glass door lock gets old, it is likely to fail.  Cal Double Bolt Lock, Buy Online at ACME Locksmith While you could simply replace what you have...
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Best Video Doorbells of 2022
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Best Video Doorbells of 2022

  2022 Video Doorbell Comparison - Which is the Best Doorbell Camera? If you subscribe to the ACME Locksmith YouTube channel, you know that I love the Video Door bell I use on my home by Skybell and you've probably...
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