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How Much Fire Rating Do You Need in a Safe? A Locksmith Explains
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How Much Fire Rating Do You Need in a Safe? A Locksmith Explains

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...
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What Are Safe Fire Ratings? A Locksmith Explains.
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What Are Safe Fire Ratings? A Locksmith Explains.

UL? 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 indicate how long the internal content of the safe will remain below 350°F (paper...
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How to Become a Locksmith
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How to Become a Locksmith

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,...
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Biometric Lock Review SecuRam Touch Smart Lock
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Biometric Lock Review 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...
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How Much Does A Locksmith Cost – A Locksmith Talks Prices
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How Much Does A Locksmith Cost – A Locksmith Talks Prices

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...
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What is a BHMA Lock Rating?
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What is a BHMA Lock Rating?

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,...
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Why is it Hard to Turn Key in Ignition
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Why is it Hard to Turn Key in Ignition

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...
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8 Things to Try When Your Car Key Won’t Turn in Ignition
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8 Things to Try When Your Car Key Won’t Turn in Ignition

My Car Key Won't Turn the Ignition - What Can I do? It's the worse possible scenario and it always seems to happen at the wrong time. You head out to your car, put your key in, and the key...
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Kwikset Halo Touch Review – Locksmith Recommended
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Kwikset Halo Touch Review – Locksmith Recommended

Is the Kwikset Halo Touch the best fingerprint lock available? Is the Kwikset Halo Touch the best fingerprint lock available? ACME Locksmith is always looking at the latest trends in residential security, including smart locks. Biometric smart locks (that open...
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How to Unlock a Bedroom Door & Unlock a Bathroom Door
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How to Unlock a Bedroom Door & Unlock a Bathroom Door

5 Ways Get Unlock a Bedroom Door or Bathroom Door (Privacy Lock) You've probably done it. We've definitely have done it. Almost everyone with kids has likely had it done to them. How do you unlock a bathroom door or...
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