Lock & Security Blog

Lock service decal.
When ACME Locksmith does a job for your business or home, ACME Locksmith will install a little, discrete decal next to one of the locks we serviced. Sometimes customers ask us, “Why do you do that?” ACME Locksmith offers the best warranty of any Phoenix lock company in Arizona. Our labor / workmanship warranty is 12 months while most of our competition’s is just 90 days. Six months down the road, should there be an Read More
  Categories : ACME Locksmith's Unique Value, Safety & Security Blog
Master Lock Bluetooth Padlock
Bluetooth Locks are Being Released by Many Lock Manufactures. Are They Needed? Locks just keep getting smarter and smarter. But what is needed vs what is too much? For the past year, lock manufacturers have been releasing deadbolts that can be opened via Bluetooth devices. And Master Lock has just released a padlock that can be opened via Bluetooth. But are these devices worth it or are they just looking to jump on a technology Read More
  Categories : Commercial Door Hardware & Security, Home Security & Locks, Keyless Entry / Access Control, Safety & Security Blog
Bad Locksmith Reviews
What constitutes bad lock service and warrants a bad review? Locksmithing is a services-based business, and ACME Locksmith deals with thousands of customers every year. I can tell you, it’s HARD to get someone to publically praise your company! Once their emergency is taken care of, the kids have to be taken to school, work has to be done, life just gets in the way, and writing a review about locksmith service just isn’t a Read More
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Best of 2015 Scottsdale Locksmiths
ACME Locksmith Receives 2015 Best Businesses of Scottsdale Award Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement Scottsdale, March 2016 — ACME Locksmith has been selected for the 2015 Best Businesses of Scottsdale Award in the Keys & Locksmiths category by the Best Businesses of Scottsdale Award Program. Each year, the Best Businesses of Scottsdale Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local Read More
  Categories : Awards - ACME Locksmith Recognition, Local Locksmith & Lock Shop, Safes and Safe Information
Sentry Fire Safe
Do you think that safe you bought at a big box store is protecting your valuables? It’s not and even manufacturer of the safe will tell you it’s not. I recently watched a report out of Vancouver where a locksmith demonstrates just how easy it is to get into the new Sentry Safes. Sentry safes have never been hard to break into mind you, but their newer, less-secure models are being bypassed using just a Read More
  Categories : Safes and Safe Information, Safety & Security Blog
Safe, Protected, Secure
How much home security is too much home security? The answer isn’t clear cut because it depends on many factors. But those factors often boil down to this: How much is peace of mind worth to you? If you’ve been a victim of abuse or a home break-in, home security is likely worth more to you than to someone that hasn’t experienced these things. If you’ve just had children, it’s probably worth more too. But if Read More
  Categories : Home Security & Locks
ACME Locksmith Takes the Following Steps to Ensure Your Home & Business Stay Safe At ACME Locksmith we screen every locksmith we hire. We check them for drugs, we check them for criminal history, and we run a personality profile on them to see if they have any tendencies towards dishonesty.  We won’t hire anyone that doesn’t pass these tests. Why? Our locksmiths will likely have access to your keys while they are on site. You want Read More
  Categories : Commercial Door Hardware & Security, Home Security & Locks, Safety & Security Blog
Scottsdale Award Finalist
Great “About ACME” Video from the Scottsdale AZ Chamber of Commerce Awards We were so excited to be named a finalist for the 2015 Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Awards. I didn’t think it could get any better, but then we received this video from their production crew.   Transcript: A locally owned, business ACME locksmith has been serving Valley residents since 1997. They are a full-service lock and safe company and have three locations across Read More
  Categories : Auto Locksmithing - Keys, Remotes, Ignitions, Locks, Awards - ACME Locksmith Recognition, Home Security & Locks
Rosie on the House Locksmith
Thank you Rosie and Romey of Rosie on the House for inviting us into the radio station to discuss home security. Didn’t catch the live broadcast? No worries. Listen to ACME Locksmith on Rosie on the House 1st Segment 2nd Segment     Transcript: Rosie: We’ve brought in our Rosie on the House certified locksmith and security expert from Acme locksmith, right here in Maricopa County serving the entire Maricopa County area, the owner of Read More
  Categories : ACME Locksmith's Unique Value, Home Security & Locks, Lock Bumping
Kwikset Home Electronic Deadbolt
With the onslaught of lock vendors introducing their new touchscreen deadbolts we recently installed Kwikset’s newest 915 series. I thought I’d pass along our thoughts. If you’re not sure why you’d want one, check out our post You Want a Home Electronic Deadbolt Like Schlage’s newest entry in the market, we found the Kwikset version to be stunningly beautiful but flawed. On the plus side: Installation is easy if you are swapping out an existing deadbolt Read More
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