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 […]

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 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 […]

BBB Top Ten List identifies “Fraudulent and Unlicensed Locksmiths” in BC

Avoid Fraudulanet and Unlicensed Locksmiths use only BC Licensed Locksmiths. Mr. Locksmith is a Professional Licensed Locksmith company (B4227) servicing Vancouver, Downtown Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Locked Out? Plug Spinner: Vital Locksmith Tool for the Lock Picking Kit

A vital tool for Professional Locksmiths is a plug spinner or lock flipper. A plug spinner is used can if a cylinder is picked in the wrong direction, or if picking requires the plug to be rotated in one direction and then flipped. Sometimes the lock because of wear or manufacturing it will be be easier to pick in one direction. The plug spinner will spin the plug when picked and move the lower pins across shear line without having any drivers drop into lower chambers.

The Emperior has No Clothes or Weiser / Kwikset Smart Key Lock has a Security Flaw

Last night I was called to an apartment building in Burnaby to open a door for the condo owner who was locked out. Stu, the condo owner showed me his Drivers License to prove he lived there and when I observed his door had a Weiser Kwikset Smart Key lock. I told him about the […]

Weiser Smart Key Rekey

A very popular lock I am seeing at Mr. Locksmith is the Wesier Smart Key lock. The Key in Knob, Pin Pad Combination lock and Single Cylinder Deadbolt is available at most hardware stores and the customer can rekey the lock themselves. Note: I do not recommend this lock because of a major security weakness. […]

Locksmith Horror Stories, Has This Happened To You

Locksmith Horror Stories, Has This Happened To You At 24 hr Mr. Locksmith I get emergency lockout calls from people who have been locked out of their apartment, condo, house, dorm, car or room. (the most popular lockout is “Locked out of Bedroom”). It’s safe to say that most, if not all, of us have […]

Frozen Car Locks In Vancouer British Columbia

How to Unfreeze a Frozen Car Lock: When the thermometer dips below freezing temperatures at Mr. Locksmith we receive many calls from customers who are locked out of their cars because the car door lock is frozen.

Rekeying or Changing Locks (House, Condo or Business)

At Mr. Locksmith last night I did several emergency locksmith calls in Vancouver and Downtown Vancouver. One was customers’ purse was stolen at work with all her identification and house keys. The other customer wanted to change their locks because a former spouse still had keys to the house. I receive many telephone calls from […]