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A New Lock vs. Rekey

A New Lock vs. Rekey
A key for your neighbor, a key for your children, a key for the nanny, a key for the dog sitter, a key for the grandparents, another key for your spouse who misplaced the key last week, another key for your child who lost the key on the bus, a key for your housekeeper...  How many keys have you given out over the years, a few too many to recall?  There are many reasons to change your door locks and key distribution is one; other incentives tend to be the purchase of a new home, stolen keys, and burglary.  
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Change Your Clocks and Lubricate Your Locks!

Change Your Clocks and Lubricate Your Locks!

Home Safety and Security Maintenance can be a seemingly never-ending task. There are filters to change, fixtures and systems to maintain, and each have their own schedule. Unless you enjoy maintaining logbooks that would make any ship captain proud, it can be hard to remember to do everything. North Star Lock Service has a fun reminder for a really quick maintenance task. It only needs to be done twice a year, and takes about 5-10 minutes depending on how many locks you have on your home. 

When you change your clocks…lubricate your locks! 

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Top 5 Questions To Ask Before You Hire a Security Company or Locksmith

Safety is a big thing these days, in the last 15 years we even have a big government agency with “SECURITY” right in its name! For you though, the homeowner and/or the small business owner, how can you make sure your two biggest physical assets are secure? You want to hire the best Security and Locksmith Company you can find, of course! Here is where you might expect us to tell you “Look no further than North Star Lock Service!” While we are home and commercial security specialists, simply telling you that isn’t enough. We want you to be positive, safe, and secure with your choice in who you hire. So allow us to help by telling you the top 5 questions you should ask before you hire us or any other Security and Locksmith Service!

We don’t suggest you hire a company for your security needs unless they can really impress you with their answers to the following:

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