1. The Difference Between Rekeying and Replacing Your Locks

    As a local locksmith company in Trenton, we get a lot of calls from customers requesting their locks and deadbolts on their homes be replaced. It’s common for homeowners to think that if they’ve lost keys or given out one too many, they need to replace the entire lock on their front and rear doo…Read More

  2. 4 Tips To Never Lock Your Keys In The Car Again!

    With all the smart technology we have at our disposal, we still seem to accidentally lock our car keys or fob in the car. In some cases, we’re in a hurry and forget to grab the keys out of the cup holder. Sometimes we forget we’ve left our key fob in a gym bag or our purse, which we leave on the…Read More

  3. A Brief History On Locks

    It’s been nearly 4,000 years since the first lock was discovered. Near Nineveh in the Khorsabad palace ruins, it’s considered, as of now, the oldest lock to ever be found. The lock was made of wood and functioned to secure the door with a large wooden bolt. The bolt had a slot with several holes…Read More

  4. 5 Important Security Lock Innovators Throughout History

    As locks and security have advanced over time, there have been a large collection of individuals that have contributed to the overall improvement of home and commercial security. In this post, we’ll share the top ten security innovators throughout history, and explain how they contributed to the i…Read More

  5. Think Like A Locksmith: Cash Drawers

    Welcome back to our “Think Like A Locksmith” series. Last time, we kept things safe with a few fun facts about vaults. Today, let’s cash out and look at something we experience nearly every time we go shopping. Yes, we are talking about the humble cash drawer. At Firstline Locksmith, we get ca…Read More

  6. Think Like A Locksmith: Vaults

    As New Jersey’s preferred locksmith, we here at Firstline Locksmith always seem to have locks and keys on the brain. We can’t help it, we love what we do. Because we’re always thinking about our work, we’re always thinking about new ways to share our work with our customers. That’s why we…Read More

  7. Rekeying Your Locks

    For many home and business owners, if they’ve lost a key, or have had a tenant move out or a manager leave, they’re faced with a sometimes flummoxing choice: Should I change or rekey my locks? For many, they immediately jump to changing their locks, as it can be an easy DIY project for a slow af…Read More

  8. Security Tips For Choosing New Windows

    When we think about our windows, we probably think about all of the beautiful natural light that pours into our home. We dream of afternoons perched on the sill, reading a book, or peering through the window into the yard. Yes, we all love the aesthetic qualities of the windows in our home but we’…Read More

  9. Developing Your Home Security Camera System

    Centuries ago, the best way to secure your home from theft or vandalism was to build a wall around it, preferably with a moat too. In 21st century America, many HOAs might take issue with your decision to construct a fortress in your neighborhood. To meet the needs of modern homeowners, it’s now p…Read More

  10. How to Choose the Best Home Safe

    When it comes to choosing the best home safe, you may feel overwhelmed. There are a lot of options on the market. There are many different shapes, sizes, and brands to choose from. You may or may not have a reason in mind for purchasing a safe, whether it be for family photos and documents or to saf…Read More