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Big Red Locksmiths Serves the Community One Lock at a Time

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big-red-locksmiths-residential-home-lockout-servicesIt’s a little overwhelming to think of exactly how many locks we’ve touched in our decade of locksmith service in the Omaha Metro community. We can easily say we’ve helped thousands of customers secure their homes and businesses. We’ve responded to more lockout situations than we could possibly count and provided lock repair and maintenance literally every day for the past 25 years. Because of this, we are really proud of the impact we are making and the value we bring in every customer interaction.

Never Give a Babysitter a Key to Your Home

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-locksmith-services-in-OmahaAt Big Red Locksmiths, we often asked, “How should I give the babysitter access to our home? Is it okay to give out a house key so they can come and go?” As if there isn’t enough to be worried about as a parent of small children.

In our experience, giving out keys to your Omaha home, even to a trusted household employee, is one of the biggest security mistakes you can make. In fact, our experienced Omaha Locksmith security technicians instruct that a key to your home should never be given to someone hired to perform domestic service. In response, we typically hear the objection, “If I can’t trust my babysitter with my house key, then I shouldn’t trust her with my kids!”

Forgot the Safe Combination? Call Big Red Locksmiths Out!

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Safe-Opening-Omaha-Locksmith-ServicesSafes are essential security tools to keep valuables protected and important belongings secure. We tuck way the things we consider priceless, use a secure combination and emerge with the peace of mind that we don’t need to worry about those items anymore. They are, well. . . safe.

The problem often comes when several months later, when we might like to visit those priceless belongings, maybe take them out and look at them again or add something more to our valuable collection. There is a brief moment of concern, followed closely by panic.

Your Employee is Locked Out Again. Who is He Going to Call?

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Big Red Locksmiths - 3 Reasons to Rekey An Omaha Office BuildingIf you are a business owner, chances are you’ve had to deal with more than one instance of your employees getting locked out. They’ve lost or left behind their physical key, key card or security badge and call a facilities manager to let them back in. If you’re honest, you’re likely to admit that it’s happened to you a time or two.

Despite the best key management procedures, the diligence that comes along with today’s business security creates some situations where lost or forgotten keys are going to create lockout situations. Finding ways to minimize the time lost to managing these events is something that every business can benefit from.

I Just Locked My Keys in the Car. Now What?

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Big Red Locksmiths - Preventing Auto Lockouts in OmahaOh, snap. That’s exactly how fast it happens when you discover you’ve locked your keys in the car. The brief moment of panic that most experience in that split second is normal. Take a moment, let the feeling pass then start considering your viable options. Some circumstances require prompt solutions (such as if a child or pet is locked inside or if you are in a potentially dangerous location), while others can be solved with a little time and patience.

Back to School? Keep Kids Safe and Your Home Secure

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-Omaha-Homeowners-Stay-SafeFor many families in Omaha, the choice of being home to greet the kids after school is not an option. Every fall, children respond to the end of day school bell by making their way home to wait for parents or caregivers to arrive home sometime later. No matter how old the child or the sometimes safety of the neighborhood, Big Red Locksmiths realizes educating kids about the many ways to remain safe and secure while they are home alone is essential.

See below for a number of things the adults in their lives can to do prepare them for this responsibility:

Never Get Locked Out Of Your Home or Auto Again

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-locksmith-services-in-OmahaGetting locked out of your home, car or business is no little inconvenience. And, when it happens to you, this all-too frequent occurrence becomes a real life crisis that you’d just as soon keep from happening again. The great news is that Big Red Locksmiths has handled thousands of lockout situations in its 25 years in business. We’ve seen some really creative ways to both avoid and handle the problem when it occurs.

Preventing a lockout is highly related to employing some simple habits around key maintenance and control. But, if it does happen to you like millions of Americans every year, the most important thing is to remain calm and think through the problem.

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  • "Big Red Locksmiths provide GREAT service from start to finish! I have been very pleased with their work for many years! Fast reliable service always!"

  • "Big Red Locksmiths came highly recommended when I needed a duplicate key for my Ford truck. The personnel at Big Red were friendly, extremely knowledgeable, and efficient! I expected to wait some time for my key to be programmed, but I had barely become settled in the waiting area when my key was ready and waiting. The key has worked great with no problems! The key is sturdy and obviously high quality... unlike other places. It was a pleasure doing business with Big Red Locksmiths!"
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