Locksmith Tips to Keep Your Spare Car Keys Safe

Losing your spare car key is always a hassle, especially if it’s a pricey smart key or remote. Owner Bruce Marillo of AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno shares these tips to keep your spare car keys safe. Forget the Hidden Magnetic Boxes These may have been a good idea years ago, but magnetic boxes that you hide under the car just aren’t a safe option anymore. In fact, here at AllSafe Lock & Key in Reno, Bruce has lost several keys of his own with those boxes, and he can share a lot of customer stories in which those hide-a-key boxes have fallen off cars, been stolen, or just forgotten. Here’s what Bruce suggests instead. Remove your rear license plate…

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Staying Safe and Secure

The other day, a young lady called me requesting new keys for her car. Her purse, including her keys, had been stolen right from her porch the previous night. When I arrived, I asked if her house keys had been stolen as well, and she replied that yes, they had. I pointed out that this meant the burglars now had access to her house and could come back at any time to break in. This hadn’t even occurred to her. So I ended up re-keying her entire house and making new keys for her house and car. My point is that, if you find yourself in a similar situation as this young lady, it is easy to overlook some crucial details that might…

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