Category Archives: LOCKOUT

Home lockouts are when you cannot get into your locked home, and can be caused by anything from forgotten or lost keys, stolen keys, broken keys, broken locks, or jammed keys.

What to do when Keys get Stuck in Door Locks

What to do when Keys get Stuck in Door Locks

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Stuck keys in door locks cause a massive range of serious issues ranging from the inconvenient to the highly dangerous. In this blog entry, the Raleigh broken key extraction service team here at DKNY Locksmith will detail some expert tips to follow in case your key ever gets stuck inside your door lock.

How the Most Common Door Locks Function

How the Most Common Door Locks Function

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There’s countless types of lock types that are commonly used today – some of which are based on incredibly ancient technology. Since door locks were built in ancient Egypt millenia ago, they have evolved exponentially – however they usually operate according to the same basic principals. Here’s a guide to how the most common door locks function, as prepared by the expert door lock installation team here at DKNY Locksmith.

How to Prevent Home Lockouts

How to Prevent Home Lockouts

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Getting locked out of your home is terrible. There’s no debate about it. Not only can lockouts pose a major inconvenience for your schedule, potentially delaying your to-do list for hours, they can actually pose a major safety and security risk – especially when locked outside at home at night, or worse, in freezing or wet temperatures. Here’s a guide from the lockout and security experts at DKNY Locksmith on how to never get locked outside of your home again.