1. How do Master Keys Work?

    For many people we run into, lockpicking and key systems is a fascinating subject of which people have relatively little knowledge. We can’t blame them — most people have better things to do than sit around learning key trivia. However, with that being said, the more you know about keys and their locks, the more likely you’ll avoid incidents where you find yourself requiring the assistance o…Read More

  2. How Keys and Locks Work

    At Redlands Lock and Key, we’ve performed locksmith services for thousands of clients all over the Redlands area. Whether you’re in Beaumont, Colton, Highland, Loma Linda, Yucaipa, or any other surrounding regions, we’ll always be just a phone call away for expert locksmithing services. Interestingly enough, among the abundant amount of people we’ve served, there is a surprisingly large am…Read More

  3. Common Misconceptions About Locks, Keys, and Locksmiths

    As professional locksmiths, we can’t tell you how many clients we’ve met who are profoundly misinformed about the nature of locks, keys, and locksmiths. This isn’t anything against them — Locksmithing 101 isn’t exactly the most riveting bathroom reading material. However, it does make us feel the need to help people to be aware of some of the falsehoods that are often circulated about th…Read More

  4. Transponder Key Security Hack

    Is Your Transponder Key Making Your Car Vulnerable   Hello there, and welcome back to the Redlands Lock & Key blog! For the most part, transponder keys have been a valuable security measure that has decreased the rates of car theft and helped to ensure that vehicles are only started by the individuals who are supposed to be able to start them. Unfortunately, as all forms of wireless techn…Read More

  5. Why Your Transponder Key Is Your Best Friend

    Your Transponder Key Does A Lot   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we are dedicated to providing the best locksmith services possible to as many people as possible. While we are based in the Redlands area, we also serve Yucaipa area residents and do our best to make sure that we handle any and all needs they may have. For many people, a locksmith only beco…Read More

  6. Be Prepared This Summer

    The Summer Months Can be Tricky   Hello, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Redlands Lock & Key, we have a confession to make. While everyone else hates locking their keys in their car...we kind of love it. That isn’t to say that we enjoy watching people have to deal with their trapped keys, however, without the occurrence of people locking their keys in their car, we wo…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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