1. Did You Forget Your Safe Combination? Here’s How to Open It

    You’ve purchased a new safe; it’s been a few weeks since you’ve stored your belongings inside the safe. When you revisit your safe to make sure everything is still in its place or intend to retrieve something from it, you realize the combination isn’t the same as you remembered. Unfortunatel…Read More

  2. A Brief History On Locks

    It’s been nearly 4,000 years since the first lock was discovered. Near Nineveh in the Khorsabad palace ruins, it’s considered, as of now, the oldest lock to ever be found. The lock was made of wood and functioned to secure the door with a large wooden bolt. The bolt had a slot with several holes…Read More

  3. How to Choose the Best Home Safe

    When it comes to choosing the best home safe, you may feel overwhelmed. There are a lot of options on the market. There are many different shapes, sizes, and brands to choose from. You may or may not have a reason in mind for purchasing a safe, whether it be for family photos and documents or to saf…Read More

  4. 4 Tips To Never Lock Your Keys In The Car Again!

    With all the smart technology we have at our disposal, we still seem to accidentally lock our car keys or fob in the car. In some cases, we’re in a hurry and forget to grab the keys out of the cup holder. Sometimes we forget we’ve left our key fob in a gym bag or our purse, which we leave on the…Read More

  5. How to Choose The Best Lock and Deadbolt for Your Home

    The first line of defense when it comes to home security is your door lock and deadbolt. Although your door lock engages with a simple turn of your master key, the deadbolt is what will prevent and deter those attempting to break into your home. With this in mind, how do you choose the right lock sy…Read More

  6. The Difference Between Rekeying and Replacing Your Locks

    As a local locksmith company in Trenton, we get a lot of calls from customers requesting their locks and deadbolts on their homes be replaced. It’s common for homeowners to think that if they’ve lost keys or given out one too many, they need to replace the entire lock on their front and rear doo…Read More

  7. 5 Tips to Help Choose a Local New Jersey Locksmith

    It will happen to all of us eventually; we’ll lock ourselves out of our home, car, or even our own safe. What do most people do in this situation? They get on their phone and search “locksmith near me” or “locksmith New Jersey” to resolve their situation. They choose based on price and pro…Read More

  8. 5 Important Security Lock Innovators Throughout History

    As locks and security have advanced over time, there have been a large collection of individuals that have contributed to the overall improvement of home and commercial security. In this post, we’ll share the top ten security innovators throughout history, and explain how they contributed to the i…Read More

  9. Developing Your Home Security Camera System

    Centuries ago, the best way to secure your home from theft or vandalism was to build a wall around it, preferably with a moat too. In 21st century America, many HOAs might take issue with your decision to construct a fortress in your neighborhood. To meet the needs of modern homeowners, it’s now p…Read More

  10. How To Choose The Best Commercial Locksmith Company in New Jersey

    Do you own and operate a business? Whether you run a small ma-and-pop store on main street or a multi-level cooperation, it’s important to know how to choose the best commercial locksmith company to secure your business. At Firstline Locksmith, we offer services in retail, bank, corporate offices,…Read More