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Deadlocks vs. Deadlatches: What’s the Difference?

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Many people often ask what the difference is between a deadlatch and a deadlock. In fact, this question has come up so many times we’ve taken the time to explain the difference between the two. What Is a Deadlock? Interior View: This is a type of lock that can only be unlocked with a key.…

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Lost Car Keys

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Every vehicle owner knows a thing or two about this. You think your car keys are in your pocket where they normally are. Then all of a sudden, they aren’t. Yes, lost car keys is a frustrating experience, but it happens to the best of us. In this article, we’re sharing the steps you need…

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Car Ignition Lock Repair

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Some auto repairs are minor and easy to fix. Others, like ignition repair, however, require a professional auto locksmith service. If you’re a vehicle Broken ignition switches often give warning signs before they stop working altogether. Recognizing the early signs of a damaged ignition switch before it becomes a serious issue will save you time,…

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Rekeying A Lock: All You Should Know

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Locks are everywhere. From residential to commercial properties, personal to public areas, locking systems help keep your personal belongings from getting into the wrong hands. Because locks come in different brands and styles, replacing the entire system can be costly and time-consuming, especially if more than one unit must be replaced. Rather than change the…

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Australia’s Best Smartlock – ENTR

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ENTR’s Keyless Access Technology We are proud to announce that DG Locksmith is now an authorised Mul-T-Lock dealer. Mul-T-Lock is a leading smart lock provider whose ENTR Smart Door Lock is the intelligent locking solution you’ve been waiting for. When you opt for an ENTR security system, you can rest assured that you are choosing a high-quality…

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Car Key Programming

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Types of Car Keys That Need Programming The recent and lasting trend in automotive locking technology has been the advancement of remote and chip driven car keys. While these keys are an improvement upon their purely mechanical predecessors, they come with their own sets of difficulties. Keys with a door lock remote, transponder keys, and…

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Types of Door Locks

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What Type of Lock is Best For a Front Door? Often the front door of your home is the one which can experience the most traffic, meaning it needs a level of convenience that will allow for easy use while still remaining secure and protected from intrusion. While smart locks can often provide the best…

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Fingerprint Door Lock

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What is a Fingerprint Lock? A fingerprint door lock system is a method of smart lock technology which scans your fingertips and converts the information into a secure access code. That code is then inputted into the memory of the lock, which will only open when the very same fingertip is scanned again. The entire…

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