Magnetic Lock Systems Explained
Feb28

Magnetic Lock Systems Explained

 There are two types of magnetic lock systems: there are systems that feature electromagnetic locks and there are systems that have magnetic keyed locks. Here we will look at both.  Magnetic keyed locks contain a locking mechanism where the key itself uses magnets to lock and unlock the mechanism. A single magnet or many magnets might be on the key, and the magnets would be oriented in such a way that that the North/South Poles form a...

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What is The Ultimate Lock System?
Feb21

What is The Ultimate Lock System?

If you live in an area where you think a regular deadbolt lock on your exterior doors might not be enough to discourage prowlers and burglars, instead of installing a multi-lock system, you might want to try something else; you might want to ask your Bellevue locksmith about the Ultimate Lock System, a new brand-name lock that claims to give you five levels of security.  The Ultimate Lock can be basically described as two deadbolts in...

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Multi-point Lock Systems for Higher Levels of Security
Feb14

Multi-point Lock Systems for Higher Levels of Security

According to police statistics, most burglaries occur because a person has simply forgotten to lock his or her door and the thieves simply walk right in. In other cases where doors are locked, because the locks aren’t good quality or because the doors aren’t properly reinforced or made of solid wood, the doors simply get kicked in. In some cases, the locks are so feeble that all that’s required to open the door is a hard shove or a...

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I Got Locked out of My House and What I Did about It
Feb07

I Got Locked out of My House and What I Did about It

 It can happen to the best of us; we can be in a rush or we can be so preoccupied with something that we do the unthinkable: we lock ourselves out of the house. Along with being embarrassing, getting locked out of your home can be incredibly inconvenient, especially when there’s work or chores that need to be done.  And it happened to me. While I was at university, I was also working a night shift, and wouldn’t you know it on exam...

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