1. Where to Put Cameras to Keep Your Home Safe

    For any homeowner, safety is a highly important factor that should be taken seriously. One of the main purposes of a home is to act as a safe haven, and when you constantly have the notion in the back of your head that your home is, in fact, not secure, it can be deeply disconcerting and stressful. That is one reason why many people call on Redlands Lock and Key — we often service residential lo…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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