1. Troubleshooting Tips For Transponder Keys

    Transponder Key on the Fritz?   Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we are what you would call transponder key experts. We have years of working with these keys and, as a result, we have gained quite a bit of knowledge about the various things that tend to cause these keys not to work. Too often, we have customers that think that just because their transponder key isn’t working it needs to be …Read More

  2. Common Reasons To Call A Locksmith

    How Much do You Know About Locksmiths?   Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we have a lot of experience with locksmith related services. We’ve built our business on helping people get into locked vehicles and homes and have become well versed in the various practices and services that make up the modern locksmith. Because of this, we started to wonder how much our readers actually know about …Read More

  3. What To Do If You Lose Your Car Key

    Don’t Let A Lost Car Key Bring You Down   We get it, losing a car key is never fun. Rarely do we lose our keys at a convenient moment, however, losing a key does not have to be the end of the world. Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we specialize in replacing lost keys. No matter the make or model, we have the resources in place to make sure that your inconvenience is short lived. In today…Read More

  4. How Transponder Technology Works

    Transponder Technology is Rather Interesting   Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we talk a lot about our transponder key services. Transponder keys have literally changed the way that vehicles are operated and, as such, we thought we should take some time to delve into a bit of the technical aspects that make transponder technology possible. You see, we feel that in order to work with a techno…Read More

  5. Why Locksmiths Are The Best Choice

    Don’t Damage Your Vehicle, Call a Locksmith   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we know that locking your keys in your car is never fun. For the majority of people, being locked out of their vehicle is not only an inconvenience but can also be a financial burden that they are not equipped to deal with. As a result, dozens of methods have cropped up over t…Read More

  6. Transponder Keys With Remote Start

    Transponder Keys Can Help Keep You Warm This Winter   Picture this: you wake up from a restful night of sleep in your warm bed only to find that the fates have decided to dump ten inches of snow from the sky overnight. Now, as a responsible person, you realize that you need to go outside and start your car to begin the defrosting process. However, this also means that you will need to brave t…Read More

  7. 3 Common Transponder Key Myths

    Transponder Keys Aren't That Mysterious   In the world of modern car keys, the transponder key reigns supreme. These keys have made it much harder for potential thieves to make away with your vehicle, and are a mandatory feature for new production model vehicles. Even with their widespread use, however, many people still don’t know all that much about transponder keys. While most understand…Read More

  8. Why You Should Change The Locks In Your New Home

    Your home's safety relies on the locks   Purchasing a new home is exciting. Being able to call a house “yours” is a great feeling, and people work for years to be able to achieve this goal. When moving into a new home people are quick to make changes to the appearance of the home, and work diligently to turn it into a space that they feel comfortable living in. Too often, however, people …Read More

  9. Programming Your New Transponder Key

    Transponder keys require special replacement practices   Replacing your car’s key is not as simple as it once was. In the old days you could very easily get a duplicate key made at your local hardware store, and have as many spares as you wanted for a relatively cheap price. With the advent of the transponder key, all of this has changed. Now if you lose your car’s key, or simply want to …Read More

  10. Your Guide To Transponder Keys

    If your vehicle was built after 1995, it is likely that your car’s key contains a transponder chip. This chip, usually located in the main body of the key, communicates with your car’s on board computer through the use of radio waves. Through this process, your vehicle will recognize that the key detected in the ignition is coded to your car, and will allow the car to start. No chip, no igniti…Read More