Top 10 Locksmith Tools for the Beginner Locksmith

Top 10 Locksmith tools for the beginner locksmith by Mr. Locksmith. Locksmith Tweezers: Special Tweezer with the ends rounded to hold pins. Follower: HPC 4 pc follower set to remove plug from cylinder. End Cap Removal Tool: You can use an awl, ice pick or pick but the end cap tool makes the job easy. […]

Terry Whin-Yates, CRL, Receives National Accreditation form ALOA

PRESS RELEASE ASSOCIATED LOCKSMITHS OF AMERICA, INC. Terry Whin-Yates, CRL, Receives National Accreditation Terry Whin-Yates, BA Hons (Criminology) CRL, of Burnaby BC Canada recently was awarded the designation of “Certified Registered Locksmith (CRL) by the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) based in Dallas, Texas. The CRL credential provides an objective measure of an individual’s knowledge […]

Seventy Percent Electronic Safe Lockouts Can be Avoided

Did you know that the majority of Electronic Safe Lockouts and Electronic Safe Problems could be avoided by simply installing good quality batteries? Mr. Prolock locksmiths own some of the newest, most advanced safe opening tools which allows us to open most  Electronic Lock Fire and Data Safes without or with minimal damage to the safe door […]

Locked out of Airplane? Call Mr. Locksmith

I was called to Vancouver International to open a locked plane. The pilot had lost the keys to door and compartments.  (He didn’t need a key to start the plane lol). Interesting job, the locks were a little difficult to pick.  The planes have wafer locks but with all the flush handles it was a […]

Keys Locked in Car or Keys locked in trunk, Call Mr. Prolock BC Licensed Locksmith

Locked out? Need Keys? Keys locked in your car? or worst, keys locked in the trunk? When I passed my drivers license (one day after I turned 16yrs old) and I could now, after school and weekends, do emergency mobile locksmith service. My favorite locksmith job was “keys locked in car.” I could open any […]

Ford Focus Ignition Jammed

Ford Focus Faulty ignition (2000-2003). Does your Ford Focus ignition have one or more of the following problems: Difficulty in turning the key in the ignition. Sticking ignition. Key is dirty after removing or turning. Unable to remove the key. Key locked in a position. Key will no longer turn the ignition. Unfortunately, this is […]

How to Prevent the Summertime Break-In

How to Prevent the Summertime Break-In In recent years Vancouver has earned the title of ‘Canada’s most dangerous city.’ Yet in Canada, violence is not typically associated with home invasions. Despite this, the threat of home invasion is very real and very scary. During the summer months, Locksmiths see an exponential rise in crime. Criminal […]

Mr. Locksmith Video “How to open a Locked Bathroom Lock or bedroom lock with a Milk Jug or Credit Card.” Part 2

Mr. Locksmith Video “How to open a Locked Bathroom Lock or bedroom lock with a Milk Jug or Credit Card.” Part 2. At www.mrlocksmith.com I get several calls a week from customers locked out of a Bathroom or Bedroom. Most of the bathroom locks are very simple to open. My earlier youtube video “How to […]

Why Key Copies or Key Duplicates of copies eventually will not work

Mr. Locksmith Video “Why Key Copies or Key Duplicates of copies eventually will not work. Sometimes when a locksmith tires to duplicate a key that is not the original key the key copy may not work. This is usually because the key is a copy of a copy of a copy… The Mr. Locksmith video […]

How to Duplicate a Broken Key or Broken Car Key by Mr. Locksmith

How to Duplicate a Broken Key Video or Broken Car Key by Mr. Locksmith www.mrlocksmith.com. Sometimes we can duplicate a broken key or broken car key on a regular key machine. The key can be lined up via the end of the key (the tip) and a new copy cut. Usually, this method is very […]