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Tips and Advice from Your Winnipeg Locksmiths

It’s hard to believe, but the Winnipeg locksmiths at Kildonan Lock Service are going on 50 years of service to the community. Through our many years of helping customers with lockouts, high-security installations, and other services, we’ve amassed an enormous amount of locksmithing knowledge you simply won’t find anywhere else on the web. To keep your family or business safe and secure, we’d like to share some of the best tips and advice we’ve gathered over the years. 

If there’s a locksmithing-related topic you’d like us to cover in the future, or if you should ever require our services, please feel free to contact us at any time.

  • Safe shaped like a house
    The Main Types of Safes Every Home and Business Owner Should Know

    If an emergency came to your home or business, would your valuables be safe? There's a tremendous peace of mind that comes from knowing your belongings are protected. 

    However, if you are not sure of your security, potential emergencies can be much more frightening. If you find yourself in the latter position, though, there's no need to panic! We at Kildonan Lock Service have you covered. 

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    How To Rebuild Your Office Security After A Break-In?

    Are you managing a physical retail store? Are you reeling from a recent break-in? Then one of the first things you need to focus on as you rebuild your business is an office security system.

    There was an increase in thefts in retailers during the early months of the pandemic. The victims were mainly businesses that remained open amid the global health situation.

    Thus, finding the best locks and surveillance cameras Winnipeg offers is a must. However, you must first take it one step at a time. Please continue reading below as we guide you in rebuilding your business after an office break-in.

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  • Men inserting a key in a jammed lock
    How to Fix a Jammed Door Lock: 6 Essential Steps

    Are you struggling with a jammed door lock? We can help you out. 

    Besides offering our professional help, we're going to share lots of tips you can try to solve the problem yourself. For instance, we'll teach you how to clean and lubricate the locking mechanism. We'll also explain how to locate and tighten any loose parts that may be causing the problem. 

    To troubleshoot your jammed door lock, read and follow these steps.

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  • Woman using her security system in her business premises
    5 Tips for an Effective Security System for Your Business

    For any business, security is vital. Premises being robbed, ransacked, or otherwise damaged is the worst nightmare of any business owner. In Canada, robbery remains an ongoing issue that in recent years has been on the rise.

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  • Door necessitating Lock repairs
    Five Common Door Lock Problems That Should Not Be Ignored

    These days high-tech security systems with motion sensors, alarms and security cameras provide enhanced security to residential and commercial properties. But a strong door that doesn’t lock the right way will render these technologies pretty useless. This makes door locks the most important security feature in any building. Kildonan Lock Service Ltd. provides high-quality locking systems and related locksmith services. We’ve curated a list of common door lock problems below.

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  • 24/11/2020
    Why Your Security Cameras May Not Be Protecting Your Property

    Security cameras are most definitely an important part of residential and commercial security systems. And there are ample benefits of video camera surveillance, including protection from burglars and break-ins. However, it is important to take some other things in to consideration before you go ahead and start placing them – the locations, installations, and technical aspects all need to be properly reviewed and done just right in order to ensure the best security.

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    Five Important Reasons Why Every Company Requires a Security Budget

    For business owners it can be difficult to manage multiple fronts they work on; from keeping financial records up-to-date to running the business smoothly to dealing with clients, they have to do it all. Amidst all of this, certain company owners forget the most important aspect of keeping the entire data safe - security. It is important that every commercial property has a security plan in hand to deal with thefts or any kind of crisis. A primary investment in security at the beginning can save you from losing millions in the future. A professional security system can have multiple benefits for you. Get a master locksmith to take care of your assets, be it commercial or residential.

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  • 31/01/2020
    Choosing an Access Control System? Things You Need To Know

    If you are worried about the security of your commercial or residential property, you should consider an access control system. Every system varies in terms of security and reliability; you have to find the model that best suits your requirements.

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  • 04/07/2018
    Electronic vs Mechanical Deadbolts: Which One is Right for You?

    When it comes to the safety and security of your home, there’s no room for compromise. At Kildonan Lock Service, we offer only the finest services for professional locksmiths in Winnipeg. The security of your home should always be a priority. That’s why it’s important to know exactly what you need for your home security system. One question we often get is whether you should use electronic or mechanical deadbolt locks. While both have their pros and cons, the only real way to decide is based on your own personal security needs. Let our experts walk you through some of the ups and downs of both mechanical and electronic deadbolts.

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    Why You Should Use Transponder Keys for Your Vehicle

    As a vehicle owner, security should be one of your primary concerns when it comes to the care of your car or truck. One of the most effective ways to increase this security is by using a transponder key to start up your vehicle. At Kildonan Lock Services, we specialize in the repair and replacement of transponder keys in Winnipeg and surrounding areas. 

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  • Car theft prevention with car lock repairs
    The 4 Best Ways to Prevent Your Car from Being Stolen

    On top of being an important tool which helps you complete all of your daily tasks, your car is likely one of your biggest investments. Just like any other major investment, you need to take the proper steps to protect your car from theft. At Kildonan Lock Service, we provide car locks in Winnipeg to prevent would-be thieves from gaining access to your vehicle, and we know what it takes to keep a car secure. Here are the best ways to keep your car from being stolen.

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    9 Tips for Finding a Reliable and Trustworthy Locksmith in Winnipeg

    Quality, functional locks are an important component of home and business security. When you doubt their ability to provide that security - perhaps because you have moved or because a lock simply doesn't work properly anymore - then you need the services of a certified locksmith in Winnipeg.

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