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Commercial Master Keying Locks

November 20, 2018

Carrying a separate key for every area and/or door in your business or for several buildings could make you feel more like a locksmith than a manager or owner. It’s neither convenient nor practical. At Lockout Locksmiths we can give you a solution. We will work with you to design and implement a plan where…

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How Safe Is Your Hotel Room Safe?

October 12, 2018

Most of us believe when we travel and stay in hotels, our valuables are safe once we’ve locked them in our room’s safe. But, sadly, that’s just not true. Your hotel room safe really isn’t that safe. There are ways to open it without using the combination you set for it, making theft a real…

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Can Privacy Be Found With Home Security Cameras?

September 22, 2018

Privacy versus the lack of privacy with home security cameras is a very hot topic at the moment. What the flack is all about is the capability of home security cameras to watch and/or record homeowners at home without their express knowledge. While cameras are intrinsic to an effective home security system here in Michigan…

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Residential Door and Jamb Reinforcement

August 19, 2018

According to the FBI, every 14.4 seconds a home in the U.S. is burgled, and 34 percent of the break-ins are through the front door. This means you need to be sure your home’s front door is as secure as you can make it. At Lockout Locksmiths, our locksmiths see firsthand the results of door…

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Residential Keyless Entry Locks

July 17, 2018

With technology continually changing and improving, it’s not surprising locks for your home are included in this wave. According to Grand View Research, by 2024 the demand for smart locks is projected to exceed 135 million units. Here in Michigan many of our homeowners have already updated from their traditional locksets to keyless entry locks.…

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Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglary

June 22, 2018

The FBI released its preliminary report on crime in the U.S. for the first six months of 2017, reporting home burglary is down 6.1 percent. Attributing this decrease to several factors, one of them is most certainly a greater level of education on the part of homeowners for preventing burglaries. According to our Lockout Locksmith…

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Things Locksmiths Really Wish You Wouldn’t Do

May 15, 2018

As you can imagine, our Lockout Locksmiths have some doozy stories they could tell. They have helped people from all walks of life in all types of narratives with their locks and keys––and they have enjoyed helping them. On occasion though, there have been some consistently irritating things people have done over and over that…

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Common Lock Problems and Solutions

April 15, 2018

Our locksmiths at Lockout Locksmiths, here in Ferndale, MI, feel like they have seen it all when it comes to locks. Many times when customers have an issue with their locks, the issue is something they could resolve themselves if they just knew how. Below are some of the more common problems we see and…

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How to Avoid Locking Yourself Out of Your House

March 15, 2018

It happens to the best of us, especially these days with juggling so many things at one time. Locking yourself out of your house. But it doesn’t have to happen to you. You can be that person. That person who’s organized and prepared for anything, and it’s easy. There are things you can do ahead…

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Should I Change My Business Safe’s Lock?

February 18, 2018

Many business owners wonder how often they should change the lock to their safe or whether they should change it at all. The most straightforward answer is it depends. There are several factors that might contribute to your need to either rekey or completely replace your safe’s lock. Keep in mind, here in Bloomfield Hills,…

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