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A real person not a call center

I recently did a garage door lock out for someone in Shaker Heights. They told me they called one or two other places before me. They were upset that they were dispatch services, didn’t have lost cal numbers, couldn’t say where anyone was and how long it would take them to arrive. They called me. […]

Punctual Locksmith

For us locksmithing is more than just a job – it’s the way we serve the people of Cleveland. Doors, locks, keys, and knobs are something that people interact with tens, if not hundreds, of times a day. Most people are completely oblivious as to how much they actually use these devices and that’s the way […]

Buying Locks from Home Depot and Lowe’s

People often wonder why locksmiths try to steer customers away from buying stock locks from big brand hardware stores like HomeDepot, Lowe’s, and Ace Hardware. It’s not just because they want your business. If you’re on a budget and you just want three knobs and a deadbolt – go for it. Will they work, yes. […]

Key Broke in Knob

Sometimes keys break inside the key-way. The broken piece of metal can be very difficult to remove. In the meantime you can’t get a key inside to unlock the door. Sometimes a person has another key and another door they can enter through. In most cases though, the person has two problems: 1) They have […]

Panic Bars for Doors

Sесurіtу and safety are important to everyone. One serious safety matter is fire safety. Offices, hоtеls, dоrm rооmѕ all have to comply to the latest fire and safety codes. One important part of any fire code compliance is installing door panic bars. Panic bars allow people inside a building to leave quickly by pushing on […]

Commercial Locksmith

Mоѕt commercial buѕіnеѕѕеѕ wіll аt оnе tіmе оr аnоthеr nееd their lосkѕ rеkеуеd оr replaced. While the average buѕіnеѕѕ оwnеr іѕ аlrеаdу аwаrе that a Locksmith is theоnе to саll іn this case, many оwnеr/mаnаgеrѕ аrе unaware оf all the оthеr ѕесurіtу related ѕеrvісеѕ they a commercial locksmith саn perform. They are also largely unaware […]

Locksmith preventing home invasion and breakins

Here at Lock Alchemy one of our favorite things to do is harden doors to help prevent home invasions or break ins. Installing off the shelf locks may not be that difficult but installing quality locks properly does take specialized knowledge. Besides a quality lock, we can install additional hardware that will enhance the security […]

Can I install locks and deadbolts myself?

You certainly can install deadbolts yourself with the right knowledge and tools. Even if you can install locks yourself there still might be several reasons why you would want to hire a professional locksmith. Here are several reasons why you may still want to hire a locksmith 1) You prefer not to do the work […]

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