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Pros and Cons of The Kevo Smart Lock

Pros and Cons of The Kevo Smart Lock

Looking for a quote to have 3 locks re-keyed. Also interested your thoughts on the Kevo 2nd Generation smart lock. What are the pros and cons of the Kevo Smart Lock?AnswerWe will respond to your email with a quote to re-key three locks.  In terms of the Kevo Smart Lock, it has pros and cons.  Like the original Kevo, the second generation lets you gain entry by ...

How Much Will It Cost To Master Key A 3 Story Apartment Building in Toronto

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I look after a three story (24 unit) apartment building in Toronto and want to get it master keyed.  There was a master key several years ago but some of the locks got changed and the tenants made ...AnswerThank you for your inquiry.  We are very interested in helping you restore order to your master key system.  We will contact you set up an appointment to complete a site survey.  In addition, ...
Installing a 3 Point Exit Control System (Not Alarmed) For Fire Exists

Installing a 3 Point Exit Control System (Not Alarmed) For Fire Exists

I am looking to get a quote to install a 3 point exit control system (not alarmed) on 3 fire exits in our building.  We recently had a break in, and would like to beef up these doors. Please let me ...AnswerAbsolutely.  A locking system that immediately comes to mind is the Trident TEL-200.  It provides automatic three-point latching as the door closes into the steel doorframe.  Egress is by ...
How Do I Increase The Size Of A Metal Door For New Deadbolt

How Do I Increase The Size Of A Metal Door For New Deadbolt?

I want a new deadbolt. I bought a lock from Home Depot but it will not fit in the hole. I have a metal door and have no idea how to make the hole larger.  What now?AnswerDon’t worry, many people find themselves in this situation.  Metal clad doors often come from the factory with a pre-drilled 1-1/4” hole for the deadbolt.  However, most of the off ...
What Is a DND Key

What Is a DND Key?

I live in a housing authority building in Halifax. The guy at Canadian Tire could not cut me a key and told me to call a locksmith. The key has DND on one side and Best on the other. What does this mean? Can you help?

Looking For Quote On Re-Key: Changing Deadbolts And French Door

By PixieBlog0 comments
We’re moving to the South end next month and I'm looking for a quote for a re-key.  On three doors, we want to change the deadbolts.  On a fourth French door to the patio we do not want ...AnswerTo provide an accurate price we will need a little more information.  When you say “change”, are you thinking of completely replacing the locks?  Is there something wrong with them?  ...
Is It Possible To Re-Pin House Locks With Existing Key

Is It Possible To Re-Pin House Locks With Existing Key?

You re-pinned our house locks before and now I require three more done. Can you make them work with the existing key? I would like an evening appointment again.AnswerNo problem.  As long as the three additional locks use the same keyway as the previous ones (i.e. Weiser, Schlage, Yale) we can key them alike. We offer after hours appointments for a small additional ...
Can You Make Keys For New Front Door Lockset

Can You Make Keys For New Front Door Lockset?

I recently had a new front door installed.  The lockset I purchased for the door did not come with keys.  I really like this entrance handle and do not want to replace it.  Can you make ...AnswerAbsolutely.  We will come to your house to remove the cylinder from your deadbolt, and then change its key combination. Just let us know how many new keys you would like cut while we are there.