Fred's Key Shop & Locksmith

3470 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 831-5770
fredskeyshop.com
Contact: KNOCHE, DAN
Business Description: A PART OF DETROIT SINCE 1962
In Business Since: 1962
Service Area: Eastern market, Midtown, Sherwood forest
On Angie's List Since: 5/17/2006
Warranties: True
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:30 PM; Sat 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Features: Emergency Service
Licensed: Yes, I am appropriately licensed for my trade.
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Cities Served: Bloomfield Hills | Corktown | Dulles | Eastern Market | Farmington Hills | Grandmont | Grosse Pointe Farms | Grosse Pointe Park | Lincoln Park | Marina District | Midtown | Redford | Rivertown | Sherwood Forest | Southfield
 
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Why Locks Are Not Enough

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The real weakness with most residential doors is the frame around it, says Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Altic Lock Service)
The real weakness with most residential doors is the frame around it, says Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Altic Lock Service)

Locks secure your home, but they can only secure as well as the door they are attached to. Here are common weakness to look for in your home security.

When a Lock Problem Isn't a Lock Problem

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To prevent problems, it is a good idea to set aside one of the original keys for use in making future duplicates, says Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List Member Roy G. of Los Angeles)
To prevent problems, it is a good idea to set aside one of the original keys for use in making future duplicates, says Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List Member Roy G. of Los Angeles)

If you are having issues with your lock, the problem may not be the lock at all. Here are three causes of lock problems you can watch for that aren’t the lock.

Locksmiths say deadbolt key to home security

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A deadbolt lock must fully extend into the strike plate to function properly. (Photo by Mike LaFollette)

A deadbolt lock is a basic element of home security. But not all deadbolts are created equal. Find out what factors to consider when choosing the right one for you.

How much does it cost to install deadbolt locks?

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A deadbolt lock must fully extend into the strike plate to function properly. (Photo by Mike LaFollette)

Highly rated locksmiths say having a deadbolt installed in your front door is an inexpensive way to add an extra layer of protection for your home.

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