About Marcus Thompson

About Marcus Thompson

What To Do When Your Lock Turns Against You

by Kaylee Craig

Modern locks are much more advanced than their kin from centuries past. Some older locks could have been easily bypassed by unskilled people, but modern locks can easily keep unskilled people out. Thus, if you find yourself locked out of your home or car, you will need to call in a trained locksmith to help you get into your home. While locksmiths can be helpful in bypassing locks, they can also be helpful for all sorts of lock troubles.

Locked out of a Car

Finding yourself locked out of your car can leave you feeling isolated and panicked. To get help, you will need to call a trained professional, but in order to get the help you need, you have to give your locksmith the right information. Modern car makers will use all sorts of technology to keep out would-be thieves. Transponder keys, computer chips, and other counter-theft measures can make it hard to break into a locked car. If you find yourself locked out of your own car, you will need to let your locksmith know what you are dealing with so that they can bring the right tools to get the job done. 

Help with Safes

A safe is meant to keep your valuables away from prying hands, but safes can have problems. For example, if you have an older safe, the structure of the safe might be solid enough, but the lock might not be up to par. Newer locks will include several counter theft measures; whereas, older locks can be quite simple. If you like the look or the provenance of an old save, but you also need it to be functional, you can call a locksmith to update the locks and breathe new life into an old safe.   . 

While most people just take locks for granted, there are those who study locks so that they know how to repair them, replace them, and if necessary, bypass them. When you find yourself on the wrong side of your own locked door, you can damage your lock, door, or both if you try to take matters into your own hands. Because of how complex locks can be, it takes a lot of experience and training to learn how to work on locks, and because of all the new locks coming out every year, locksmiths are constantly training and learning how to work on new locks. Thus, when you have lock trouble, you should have confidence in hiring a locksmith (such as those from Pop A Lock) to help you. 


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About Marcus Thompson

My name is Marcus Thompson and about 8 years ago I found myself raising 3 children on my own. Before becoming a single father, I was too busy in my corporate world to even realize my home was falling apart. However, as I began spending more time at home, I began to notice all of the issues that were quickly causing my home's value to decrease. I couldn't afford to hire a contractor to fix these issues, so little by little, I began learning how to fix these problems myself. Over the years, I became a dedicated DIY enthusiast who is capable of fixing any issue I may encounter in my home. Creating this website is my way of sharing everything I have learned over the years with other parents and homeowners so that they too can begin taking control of any issues they may experience with their home.