July 2023

Transponder programming equipment

Start Your Engines

July 20, 2023
The May 15 Locksmith Live webinar session featured a discussion about getting into the high-tech specialty of automotive locksmithing. Wayne Winton hosted this free online discussion...
Decorative lock hardware

Valli & Valli Rose Door Lever

Valli & Valli's rose lever collection is made of pure copper, a metal with an elegant and distinctive pinkish color and natural antibacterial properties. The lines of the collection...
David Sykes

The Key to Residential Success

July 18, 2023
New Jersey locksmith David Sykes started his successful locksmith business in the back of his station wagon.
PDQ 3101 light-duty door closer
Door closers

Close That Door! A Residential Door Closer Installation

July 15, 2023
As work patterns shift to telecommuting, the residential security market is growing and competing for equal time from professional security providers. This market is producing...
Ashley Norton Rectangular Suite Bronze Wm Hr
Decorative lock hardware

Ashley Norton’s Rectangular Suite of Customizable Entry Hardware

Ashley Norton’s Rectangular Suite is described as a simple yet elegant and entry set featuring a clean rectangular shape with a beveled edge. Each element of the Rectangular Suite...

More content from July 2023

Photo 1. Installing a multi-point high security door receiver cup
Door Hardware

Multi-Point Installation for High Security

July 12, 2023
We’re going to be installing a multi-point high-security door receiver cup (Photo 1). This installation will involve drilling a pocket into the tile and probably through concrete...
Decorative lock hardware

Emtek Select

July 11, 2023
Emtek Select key-in-levers are now available to order. The Emtek Select Lever program offers a new level of customization. Choose your textured lever grip, stem design, and pair...
Eye-catching Venus and Mars van

Succeeding in the Residential Market

July 9, 2023
The stars aligned for Venus and Mars Locksmith, profiting through superior customer service.
Photo credit: August
Smart Lock Pic
Locks, smart

Bringing it all together

July 6, 2023
Interoperability among IoT devices driving the smart home’s meteoric rise.
Photo credit: Yale
Yale Smartlock

Smart Locks Opening Doors for Locksmiths

July 5, 2023
Smart locks, networked cameras/doorbells gain momentum in home and multifamily settings.
Proxess MX mortise lock
Wireless systems

Top 10 Wireless Lock Questions to Ask Before Buying

July 4, 2023
Find out some key information when recommending a wireless access control system
Matte Black Keyed
Decorative lock hardware

Kwikset Arroyo Knob

July 3, 2023
The Kwikset Arroyo Knob from the new Midtown Collection is a high-quality door knob designed to offer aesthetic appeal and practicality in modern spaces. With its sleek design...
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Decorative lock hardware

Schlage Encode™ Smart WiFi Deadbolt

The Schlage Encode™ Smart WiFi Deadbolt in Greenwich is both modern and stylish and lends a chic touch of simplicity to any space. Greenwich blends Schlage’s flagship Camelot ...
Omnia 923 14 Bn
Decorative lock hardware

OMNIA 923 Lever

Known for easy installation, outstanding value, and quality craftsmanship, OMNIA expands its diverse line of decorative door hardware with the introduction of the new solid brass...
SDC's two campuses

News, July 2023

July 3, 2023
SDC Doubles Size of Campus HeadquartersAfter a multi-year search for suitable factory space to meet its growth needs, SDC (Security Door Controls) was able close escrow on a facility...

2023 National Average Price Survey

July 3, 2023
In 2023, the average service call is $90, while the average hourly rate is $95
AKG Academy has sessions in September and November

Automotive Training Opportunities

July 1, 2023
Automotive locksmithing has entered a new, high-tech era. No longer are locksmiths making a living by purchasing a few basic tools, unlocking cars and duplicating keys. In today...
Electronics & Access Control

Smart Lock Growth Represents Unique Opportunity for Locksmiths

June 5, 2023
I know, I know, you’ve heard this all before, but hear me out … We here at Locksmith Ledger can talk until we are blue in the face, but we hope seeing the data and research behind...
CCTV cameras

Hanwha SolidEdge Serverless Camera System

June 1, 2023
Hanwha Vision is launching SolidEDGE, the first true serverless camera system with onboard Solid-State Drive (SSD) storage and an embedded WAVE VMS server. This unique cloud-managed...
Locks, locker

Traka Intelligent Lockers

Traka intelligent lockers enable you to maintain total control, by determining who can access your valuable assets, such as laptops and tablets, and when. While the locker identifies...
Zcs006iss Hex
Locks, privacy

Zoo Hardware Bathroom Hex Locks

June 1, 2023
Zoo Hardware has introduced a new bathroom lock accessory in response to the UK Department for Education’s Technical Annex 2D: Internal Elements and Finishes Part 5.2.2. The Hex...

Back Page, July 2023

May 25, 2023
10 Years AgoJuly 2013’s cover focus was new products, and many of those products are still on the market today. Introductions included the Von Duprin PowerJump ICPT, Alarm Lock...
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Strikes, electro-magnetic

Camden CX-EPD1289L-BK Electric Strike

New, all-black model of Camden's surface-mount RIM strike with preload
Pacs Eco Card Signo 40 Reader Female Hand 800 Px 6089 27041
Electronic card identification

HID Seos Bamboo Cards

May 16, 2023
The Highly Durable and PVC-Free Credential Is Certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council
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Telephone entry systems

DoorKing 1837 90 Series telephone entry and access control system

May 3, 2023
DoorKing's 1837 90 Series telephone entry and access control system stores up to 3,000 phone numbers and 8,000 device codes and can be expanded to control up to 48 wired access...