Locks play important roles in our lives, giving us the ability to protect our properties and belongings. However, when we forget our keys or lock them inside our properties, locks can backfire on us! That is where the team at Bill’s Lock & Key comes in. We can quickly help you if you’ve been locked out of your home or car. However, we do more than that. We also change locks, help people get back into safes, and more. We are proud to be the solution that home and business owners trust. When you need a locksmith you can trust in Albuquerque, turn to Bill’s Lock & Key!

  1. Should You Hide a Key?

    No one wants to be locked out of their home or their car. That’s just a fact of life! It’s frustrating and inconvenient — but what can you do to make sure it doesn’t happen?  For some, leaving an extra key with a loved one makes the most sense. For others, leaving a spare in the office is a smart move.  Of course, there’s also the optio…Read More

  2. What You Should Know About Locksmithing Scams

    You’re locked out of your car, and what’s the first thing you do? Grab your smartphone and search for “emergency locksmith,” of course! In emergency situations, humans often tend to feel flustered, and that means we don’t always think as clearly as we normally would.  Unfortunately, emergency situations are the prime opportunity for scam…Read More

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    Types of Lock Replacements Available On The Market Today

    Types of Residential Locks Available Today Locks are the backbone of your home security. A professionally installed, modern lock system is one of the primary deterrents against intrusion. If a thief has a choice between a home with a modern lock system and one that’s older and clearly easier to break, it’s an easy choice to make.  Moreover, a …Read More

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    Locked Out in Albuquerque – What Are Your Options When You’re Locked Out of Your House?

    In an episode of the show Breaking Bad, the drama starring Bryan Cranston as Walter White, a teacher turned drug lord (that was set in Albuquerque) , White’s wife, Skylar, needs to get into his house.  She’s locked out and decides to call an Albuquerque locksmith.  The locksmith arrives, but of course (since she’s actually breaking in) she …Read More

  5. 5 Reasons a Commercial Locksmith Can Come In Handy

    Albuquerque’s Most Trusted Locksmith If you own a commercial business in Albuquerque, or anywhere for that matter, then you know the value of having a trusted locksmith just a phone call away. Let us give you five great reasons that Albuquerque’s most dependable commercial locksmith, Bill’s Lock & Key, can come in handy.  1. We’re Ther…Read More

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    5 Cases Where You Might Need To Call A 24-Hour Locksmith

    There’s a reason that 24-hour locksmiths exist. Many reasons, actually. At Bill’s Lock & Key, we’ve responded to a large number of 24-hour locksmith requests over the years, and we’d like to go over why this service is important as well as present five cases where you might need to make that call. When You’re Back From A Trip And You…Read More

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    Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Locks And Keys

    We use keys and lock doors every day, and we probably take these mechanisms for granted, but once upon a time, they didn’t even exist! In today’s blog, we want to highlight the value of locks and keys, celebrating how much they’ve evolved to protect us and our valuables, by sharing some fascinating facts with you. Antique Chinese Locks Had An…Read More

  8. How the Right Commercial Locks Can Help Your Business’s ROI

    If you own or run a business here in Albuquerque or any of the surrounding communities, you want to protect your tangible assets, including any inventory you may carry. You need to keep everyone at your business safe and create an environment that helps people feel secure. Take a moment to consider your locks. Are they working for you? Are they sui…Read More

  9. Questions to Ask Before Replacing a Deadbolt

    Are you planning to rekey locks and replace a deadbolt? Rekeying all your locks is a good idea if you feel that someone has unauthorized access to one of your keys, or you feel there may have been a break-in recently. What about replacing your deadbolt — what types of things do you need to consider before you go ahead and replace a deadbolt in yo…Read More

  10. How To Improve Your Business’ Security

    If you own a business, you know how important it is to keep it safe. The last thing you want to find when you arrive at your business on Monday morning (or any morning, for that matter), is an obvious sign that someone has broken in. Walking into your business to find that you’ve been robbed and the place has been trashed is demoralizing, to say …Read More