1. Locksmith Near Me: Searching Out Trustworthy Services

    When you call a locksmith, you are inevitably granting them access to your keys and locks, the primary guardians of your home, your car, or your business. That’s a lot of trust to place in a stranger you find by going online and searching “locksmith near me.” Reviews and testimonials can be a good way to set your mind at ease, but not all locksmiths have a website, even in the internet age, …Read More

  2. How Locks Are Picked: Home Security Tips From The Pros

    Home is where the heart is, or so the saying goes. But it’s also the place most of us consider the safest for ourselves and our families, as well as where all of your treasured memories and valuables are kept. So of course one of the questions locksmiths get asked time and time again is, “How do we make our home safer?” Of course, a high-tech, monitored home security system is a great way to…Read More

  3. Business Security: Protecting Your Store and Assets

    Home is usually where we keep the things most valuable to us—whether it’s priceless art, precious memories, or anything in between. And since so many valuable things get stored at home, we all make an effort to secure our homes as best as possible. Now think about the number of assets you have at your business. Are you making the same level of effort to protect your business and all the assets…Read More

  4. History of Love Locks

    Through the centuries, humanity has come up with myriad ways to show our love for one another. We have stacks upon stacks of poetry from writers through the ages striving to put down just the right combination of words to describe their love and convey the depth of their emotions. There are lengthy novels all about the extraordinary love story between two seemingly ordinary individuals. There are …Read More

  5. Debunking The “Do Not Duplicate” Myth

    In your lifetime, you’ve probably seen at least one key stamped “Do Not Duplicate” or “No Replications.” They are most prevalent for key sets handed out by property managers or rental companies for apartments or other rental properties. And, unfortunately for renters, those companies like to charge an arm and a leg to replace a misplaced key, even if it was something accidental like your…Read More

  6. Why Hire a Locksmith?

    Even after buying that shiny new lockpicking kit off the internet - which you may want to avoid because it’s only questionably legal in most states - to try to crack open that old safe you have. It may be fun to bring out your inner lockpicking-spy, but this isn’t the movies and most of us lack the skills necessary to open a door with lock picks, let alone something harder to crack, like that …Read More

  7. Unexpected Services a Locksmith Does

    It happens to all of us at one time or another - you’re running late, turn the lock on the doorknob, and rush to work before you’re counted tardy. It’s not until getting home that night that you realize your house keys are sitting just inside the door on their handy little hook. Or, even worse, you pull that locked door shut and go to lock the deadbolt only to realize you didn’t grab the h…Read More

  8. How Locksmithing Works

    When you lock yourself out of your house or apartment accidentally, your first thought is probably to check and see if you happened to leave a window open or if you can somehow climb that trellis to reach your second story patio and go in the back door. If you didn’t accidentally leave a window unlocked - and for home security’s sake, we hope you didn’t! - don’t try to strongarm your way i…Read More

  9. Welcome to the Destin Locksmithing Blog!

    Locks are important! Despite their small size, they can have a big impact. They’re the way you keep your belongings, family, employees, and structures safe, but they are often overlooked until something goes wrong. The locks on your home or business can have a major impact on security; yes, even more than a security camera system! Don’t wait until you accidentally get locked out to give us a c…Read More