Thinking About Installing a Safe in Your Home?

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Safe-Opening-Omaha-Locksmith-ServicesYou don’t need to own expensive jewelry or have a large stash of cash to justify installing a safe in your home or residence. For some, the convenience of keeping valuables close at hand is important. For others, they wish to live in peace of mind knowing they have a designated place to store valuables such as papers and documents in the event of a natural disaster. And, for hunters and residents with little ones, they use a safe to secure and store weapons such as guns or knives.

No matter the reason for needing a home safe, one of the hardest decisions is determining exactly where to place that safe inside of your home. Convenience is important, but you’ll want to be sure the safe itself and your valuables are located in the best place to ensure they are protected from the three biggest threats: burglary, fire, and flood.

Commercial Security Shortcuts Can Cost You Big

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Big Red Locksmiths - 3 Reasons to Rekey An Omaha Office BuildingBusiness owners like to save money whenever they can but commercial security really shouldn’t a place to take shortcuts. Securing a building to keep unwanted intruders out is only part of the challenge. Every door and lock in your place of business should be working for you to keep your building and employees safe. 

What To Do When Your Key Breaks Off In The Ignition Or Car Door Lock

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-Car-Lockout-Key-ReplacementYou wouldn’t think it is a common event for a key to break off in the ignition or door, but as Omaha locksmiths, we can tell you it happens a lot. And, according to automotive owners, never at a good time! Unfortunately, keys can break at any time and for a variety of reasons including simple wear and tear or excessive force on the part of the driver. These breaks typically happen in the ignition or in the lock if there is immense pressure applied when a driver is trying to open a door or start the car. The great news is, with specializing in auto locksmith services, Big Red Locksmiths can have you back on the road in no time (store our number in your phone for future use 402-554-0499).

At Big Red Locksmiths, we hope this never happens to you, what if it does, below we’ve provided commonly asked questions and answers around key breakage and extraction.

What it Takes to be the Best Locksmith in the Omaha Metropolitan Area

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big-red-locksmiths-residential-home-lockout-servicesEvery year businesses in Omaha line up to be rated as “the Best of” something. Whether it’s an online rating system through a search engine or social media, or a more organized effort where businesses are nominated and then rated by the individuals in the community, everyone would like to be (and often claims they are) “the Best.”

Capturing the attention of and receiving recognition from area consumers is important for any business, but what often gets lost in the calculation of points, online ratings and award lists are the actual qualities that really make a business “great.” For a professional locksmith service, awards are nice, but there’s more to being the best professional in town. Below we provided a few key things that truly make a difference in the quality of craftsmanship and ultimate satisfaction with locksmith services for your home, car, or business. 

Key Fob Repair and Replacement – Locksmith, Dealership or

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Big Red Locksmiths - Preventing Auto Lockouts in OmahaShould you lose or break that key fob or keyless entry remote for your vehicle, you may not think you have many options for repair or replacement. The truth is, you do. While we believe it is critical you get the key fob for your car repaired or replaced when it stops working; it’s also imperative you do the research on where to go. 

We’ve come to rely on these handy devices that not only tell your door locks to open and close, but also arm your car alarm system, open hatches and end gates, and don’t forget the panic button for when you might need it.

How to Replace a Key for an Older (or Vintage) Vehicle

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Locksmith services Omaha NEWe know that most newer vehicles today have remote keyless entry fobs designed to do a number of things from locking and unlocking your doors, to popping the end gate, to starting the engine from a distance away. If your vehicle is newer than 2006, this is likely your reality to one degree or another depending on the make, model, and extravagance of your vehicle.

There is No Such Thing as Perfect Security Locks

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4 signs of a fake locksmith to watch out for big red locksmithsLet us take you back to the mid-1800’s at which time, for a brief time, there was something akin to “perfect security.” This was a much sought after state of existence where one’s valuable things could be safely contained behind a lock that could not be picked or broken. And for just a moment in time (about 70 years), perfect security was a reality.

5 Tips for Choosing a Reputable Locksmith Before You Really Need One

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big-red-locksmiths-key-fobs-and-replacementsHiring a professional to help with something as important as the locks on your home, property or business should be pretty easy. All you need to do is look up “local locksmiths” and you should be quickly be able to put your finger on one qualified and ready to do what locksmiths do – provide legitimate and quality services as advertised. After all, the locksmith profession is one of the oldest and most trusted lines of work around, right?

Choosing a Locksmith Isn’t Something You Should Leave to Chance

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Big Red Locksmiths - Rekey Your Home After a BreakupSo you need a locksmith right away and you haven’t found time to do your research. That’s okay, because all locksmiths are upstanding professionals, right? What are the chances you’ll find that one bad apple in the bunch if you just pick one out of the phone book or call the first one to show up in a Google search?

Unfortunately, the odds of finding that bad apple are pretty high these days. Locksmith scams have become increasingly more prevalent across the nation and the metropolitan area around Omaha is no exception.

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