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Discusing Home Security with Rosie on The House
ACME Locksmith's Unique Value Home Security & Locks Lock Bumping

Discusing Home Security with Rosie on The House

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...
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Evaluating Kwiksets New Touchscreen Home Electronic Deadbolt
Home Security & Locks Safety & Security Blog

Evaluating Kwiksets New Touchscreen 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...
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Who Is the Best Phoenix Locksmith?
Phoenix Locksmith Fraud & Scams Safety & Security Blog

Who Is the Best Phoenix Locksmith?

Locksmith Claims of Superiority – Be Cautious When Hiring "The best...," " #1...," "99.9% Satisfaction" and other claims of superiority by service companies can be found all over Arizona. It can be a bit overwhelming to consumers looking for a...
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Commercial Door Lock Security Weakness – Easy Fix
Commercial Door Hardware & Security

Commercial Door Lock Security Weakness – Easy Fix

Here's a BIG commercial door security weakness we see all the time. Locks without latch guards. If you don't protect the latch in that lever, any stiff card can be used to slide that door right open. This includes credit...
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Mobile Welding & Repair
HOA & Community Lock Services Home Security & Locks Mobile Welding

Mobile Welding & Repair

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] Mobile Welding & Repair Do you know Locksmiths can help you with your spot welding needs? Why? One part of our job is to add deadbolts and access control to customer side gates. When we do this we have...
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Did Schlage Blow it With Their New Lock?
Home Security & Locks Safety & Security Blog

Did Schlage Blow it With Their New Lock?

Did Schlage Blow it With this Lock?  Schlage's newest lock has hit the market and we'll be getting our hands on one soon so we can thoroughly test it for strength, flaws, and durability.  But in our opinion, there's already...
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Think That Big Box Store Safe Is a Great Deal? Think Again.
American Made Safes Safes and Safe Information

Think That Big Box Store Safe Is a Great Deal? Think Again.

At ACME  Locksmith, we sell quality safes. That's why we were shocked to see the quality of this safe at one of those big box stores. To be sold cheap, they have to be made cheap. When you want an...
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American Security Safes Safes and Safe Information

No Safe Job is Too Small

Tommy at our Scottsdale shop got to work repairing this AMSEC safe.
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American Made Safes Safes and Safe Information

Another Reason You Don’t Buy Safes at Discount Stores

Safes are suppose to be secure. A fortress for your valuables. Tough, sturdy and rugged are the words I would use to describe the safes we sell. Found this image floating around the internet. Fragile? Really? LOL. Remember folks.Safes are...
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Home Security & Locks Phoenix Locksmith Fraud & Scams

The Locksmith Scammers Are Out in Full Force

The story isn't new, but the problem isn't going away. In the past week ACME Locksmith was contacted by two news teams investigating locksmith scams. In both cases the customers paid nearly $400 for services that should have cost comfortably...
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