Quality Work Goes Hand in Hand With Quality Equipment

There are many good manufacturers of locks and locksmith related equipment. There are also many bad ones. The old adage, “you get what you pay for” rings true in this business just as in most other businesses.

We use top of the line products for our sales and installations. Kwikset, Schlage, Weiser and Sergeant are only a few of the top brands we sell,  service  and install; also included are several different types of locksets, hardware, door closers, exit devices and miscellaneous security hardware.

Regardless of the brand name, we back our sales and installations with a one year warranty, and any out-of-warranty work is done with a substantial discount (sometimes with long term repeat customers such work may be done at little or no charge whatsoever).


We Strive For Perfection

Locksmithing is a business that requires careful attention to detail, as well as true competency attained only through  skill and experience. At High Quality Locksmith our technicians are trained, certified professionals who share a common goal of  perfect, quality work for our customers.  We spare no effort or expense in ensuring that our work is the best.

But perfection is only one thing.  Perfection at a good price is the standard to which we adhere. Our prices are competitive, to say the least:  99% of the time (especially regarding  automotive and residential lockout services) our prices beat the prices of our competition.  Call us. You’ll be glad you did!

Mechanics and Clever Variations

Pin tumbler locks are the most common locks in the world. Generally speaking, this is the type of lock almost all homes, businesses, and other venues implement. Motor vehicles, however, do no utilize pin tumbler locks.

Pin tumbler locks have lower pins, and top pins. The top pins are in a row, from back to front, and have springs behind them, pushing them down.  These top pins are all of the same length. Lower pins are in the “plug” of the lock. The plug is the part of the lock with the key hole; it is where you insert your key. If you look into a plug, you will probably see one or more of the lower pins suspended from the top of the plug. These lower pins are of different lengths, and the end that comes in contact with the key is usually tapered in some manner.

When you insert your key, the key pushes the lower pins upward. If it is the correct key, the lower pins will be pushed to the top of the plug, but the pins will not extend up into the upper pin chambers. The upper pins will be pushed up by the lower pins so that they are in the their chambers, and they will no longer extend into the lower plug. The lower pins and the upper pins will be butting up against each other, in a perfect line. In this condition, called a shear line, the plug can be turned (the lock can be locked or unlocked). An incorrect key would cause one or more of the upper or lower pins to extend into the opposing pin’s chamber; the plug cannot be turned.

When picking a lock, the objective is to get all of the upper pins up into their chambers while simultaneously allowing the lower pins to remain in their lower chambers WHILE also applying a slight amount of turning pressure to the plug. This picks the lock, creating an artificial condition where the plug can be turned.

Some locks have special top pins that make it difficult to create this artificial condition. These types of top pins are common in European locks, as well as in many North American pin tumbler locks. Moreover, these types of pins can be added to any pin tumbler lock, making them more difficult to pick.

As lock picking is not a common skill, spool pins are not a popular addition to a lock, and are arguably unnecessary in most instances. Most high security locks, however, have spool pins or some variation of these pins.

Oftentimes a lock is “set up” in such a manner as a long lower pin is next to a short one. This makes the creation of previously mentioned “artificial condition” created by successful picking somewhat difficult to achieve. If a long pin has short pins on either side of it, or two long pins have a short pin separating them, this makes picking even more difficult. If spool pins are added to such an arrangement, picking the lock becomes very difficult.

To ascertain how difficult (or easy) it is to pick your own lock, look at your key. The various cuts in the key indicate the length of the lower pins in the lock. Short cuts next to long cuts indicate that picking would be more difficult, while a series of short cuts may indicate that picking is not that difficult.

Of course, the above assessment does not take into account the skill of the person picking the lock. Good locksmiths usually enjoy the challenge of picking a lock, irrespective of the level of difficulty.

BEWARE of FAKE Locksmiths! There are lots of them in Tallahassee.

About every month or two, a new locksmith appears online. Although I am referring to Tallahassee, this happens in every city in Florida, all of the time. I mentioned in a previous article how Florida does not regulate the locksmith industry, so anyone can call his or herself a locksmith. Often some guy discovers he can open a car, and confers the locksmith title upon himself; sometimes they can’t even do that, but takes the title, nonetheless  Regardless, these folks are the scourge of this industry.


There are several basic things you should be observant of:


1. Do they arrive in an unmarked vehicle, or, just as bad, do they arrive in a vehicle marked with the word “locksmith,” with no other contact information? This is a MAJOR warning sign!

2) Do they have company identification, and/or company uniforms of some kind?

3) Do they have a company website? Now, this factor alone is not a determinant; Tallahassee has a few bona fide locksmith companies who have NO website, and one company (with a good website) who  is NOT a locksmith, but merely a referral service;  you cannot discern this by looking at the web site.  A website is an important piece of information, though; there is no excuse for a real locksmith company not to have a web site. In this day and age, anyone can have a web site.

4)Do they give you a straight, upfront price for specified work, and do they STICK to that price?

5) Do they have liability insurance? A real locksmith company has this. Always. A real locksmith company will show you their insurance binder if you request.

6) Do they have ties to the community? Are they members of any business organization (Chamber of Commerce, etc.)?




How To Choose The Right Locksmith

Choosing the best locksmith is not as easy as it sounds. Most people don’t care too much about whom they use as a locksmith, and if the job in question is getting a car open, most people could care less as to whom they employ. But it matters. And in Florida, it matters even more.


Florida Does Not Regulate The Locksmith Industry

Florida does not regulate locksmiths. To get a license to be a locksmith, merely go down to
City Hall and pay $50 for a city occupational license. This “license” is nothing more than a tax one pays to the city in order to conduct business there. It is merely a tax receipt; nothing more.

Anyone can call his or herself a locksmith, and many of the so called locksmiths in Tallahassee have discovered they can open cars with a tool, and have quickly assumed the locksmith title. They set up a listing on Google, and use key words like “cheap locksmith,” “best locksmith,” and the like. This is sort of like a guy discovering he knows how to apply a band aid, and declares himself to be a neurosurgeon!

More often than not, such “pretend locksmiths” do not purchase a license.

But it gets worse: The locksmith referral services (aka fake locksmiths) enter the picture. Because there are no regulations, various individuals set up web pages and Adwords campaigns, and dupe the public into calling them for locksmith service. These individuals are no more locksmiths than I am a NASCAR driver, and yet their activity is entirely legal. Once they receive a call, they refer the job to a another person (who may or may not be a locksmith) and that person does the job, paying the referral service up to 50% of what they are paid. Tallahassee is inundated with such referral companies, and many of these web page operators are not even located in Florida. These “contracted” locksmiths drive vehicles around town that have “Locksmith” signs on the vehicle, but no company name, as they represent no actual company (usually these vehicles have no contact information on them either).

Because Florida does not regulate the industry, locksmiths are not required to have insurance, or training, or even the tax certificate mentioned earlier. No one checks, so often these “locksmiths” have no paperwork whatsoever. Locksmiths in Florida are not required to undergo any sort of background check; people simply assume we are honest (most of us are, actually, but not because any agency requires it). As of this writing, there is one locksmith in Tallahassee who is a convicted sex offender!


How Can I Protect Myself and My Family?


It is easy to counteract the effects of no regulation. Use reputable companies; companies that are not only licensed, but insured. Companies that have a reputation in the community, and have references. Companies that are members of the Local Chamber of Commerce, the Better Business Bureau, and also have professional affiliations or contacts.

I Do Not Have The Time or Desire To A 3 hour Research Project on Locksmiths

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and energy checking out a locksmith. You can check the little things first (often at the company’s web site): Is the technician clean, well dressed, and basically decent looking? Although this is a subjective judgement, it is the first impression that often gives you some basic information. Along those same lines, is the technician in a uniform, or have company insignia and/or identification? Does he/she have business cards? Is the service vehicle marked with locksmith insignia, INCLUDING the company’s name? A reputable locksmith company will have all of these things.

Ask to see the company’s insurance coverage document. Reputable companies keep copies of these documents in all of their trucks. The company ought to have good reviews online; Google Reviews, Angie’s List, Yelp, etc.

A good locksmith company has references, and can provide you several. Of course, the personal reference is the best (we consider personal references to be GOLD)

In Tallahassee (and probably every other city in Florida), there are two kinds of locksmiths: One is a professional locksmith company; and the the other is simply a guy looking for a job. The guy looking for a job might be a good, decent guy, with real locksmith skills, and he might have insurance, and he might be affiliated with other professional locksmith agencies and associations, and he might have a good, solid reputation in the community.

He might.

Transponders, VAT Keys, and Vehicle Security


Where there are automobiles, there are instances of automobile theft. In the United States alone, a motor vehicle is stolen every 26.4 seconds. Vehicle manufacturers have gone to great lengths to make their vehicles difficult to steal; and most of these “great lengths” are now standard features for most vehicles made today.

Stealing the contents of a car may be a a motive for breaking into a car (from time to time), but most car thieves want to steal the vehicle itself. Although joyriding is often the ultimate goal of teenage car thieves, delivering the vehicle to a “chop-shop” results in profitable returns for all criminal elements involved. Significant monetary incentives for criminals has created a serious car theft problem. Car manufacturers have developed lock systems to thwart or otherwise hinder car theft.

           The Immobilizer
Starting around 2000, car manufacturers started equipping vehicles with immobilizers. An immobilizer is a device that immobilizes the car if an unauthorized key is used to start the vehicle. When the ignition is turned, the immobilizer sends a signal to the key; if the key does not return the proper signal back to the immobilizer, the device turns the ignition off, regardless of the key position.

The Transponder
How does the immobilizer communicate with the key? The immobilzer doesn’t communicate with the key; it communicates with a chip that is inside the key head. This chip is called a transponder. That plastic head on the key may only serve as a handy thing with which to hold onto the key, but more than likely it contains a transponder chip.

  Vehicle Remote Controls
If your key has buttons on it for locking and unlocking doors, starting the car, opening the trunk, etc., this is NOT a transponder. Although the key may (and probably does) ALSO have a transponder chip within the head, the “remote” itself is not a transponder.

 Programming Transponder Keys
After we make a key for your vehicle, we will program the transponder chip, if your key contains one. To be accurate: the chip itself is not programmed; your car is programmed to accept the new chip. This is done using a transponder programmer. This computer plugs into a terminal underneath your dash. The technician operates this computer until a “key in memory” (or related message) is given; programming is complete at this point. Programming often requires specific PIN codes or manufacturer PIN codes; sometimes the verifiaction process may take awhile.

  VAT Keys
In the 90’s GM started implementing an earlier version of the transponder, called VAT (vehicle anti theft). VAT keys come in 15 preprogrammed frequencies. Only 1 specific frequency can be used with a certain vehicle. A different type of device, a VAT reader, is required in order to determine the vehicle’s frequency in order to determine the proper key blank.

Practical Tips To Secure Your Home

by Wayne McGruff


It’s no secret that crime is increasing every year and is invading what once were considered “safe communities.” As the following FBI report shows, crime is on the rise. Crime against property occurs on the average of 20 times a minute with an estimated $1,000 loss for each occurrence. Burglary is a crime of opportunity where entry is gained due to the carelessness of homeowners.

Single family homes are twice as likely to be burglarized than apartments. While receiving a lot of publicity when it happens, hotels and motels account for less than 3% of all burglaries. The most likely things to be stolen in a burglary are cash, small electronic equipment, home computers, cameras, jewelry, furs, tools and hand guns.

Few people really bother about security until something happens to them or a neighbor. The public’s complacent attitude is the burglar’s best friend and your worst enemy. There are many things the average person can do to make their home less of a target. This report will get you started on the right road. Remember, the two things a burglar fears most are being seen and having to take too much time to complete the crime.

While burglars typically “target” a home when no one is home, if you surprise one in the act, your chances of being injured are too high to attempt to intervene. A sobering statistic shows many homeowners attempting to defend (themselves, family members, or their property) with a weapon end up having it turned on themselves.

Vital statistics on Crime in the United States,
Reported Offenses 1985-1991
Source: Uniform Crime Reports FBI

1985 1,328,870 11,102,600 18,980 87,670
1986 1,489,170 11,722,700 20,610 91,460
1987 1,484,000 12,024,700 20,100 91,110
1988 1,566,220 12,356,900 20,680 92,490
1989 1,646,040 12,605,400 21,500 94,500
1990 1,820,130 12,655,500 23,440 102,560
1991 1,911,770 12,961,100 24,700 106,590

1985 497,870 3,073,300 6,926,400 1986 542,780 3,241,400 7,257,200
1987 517,700 3,236,200 7,499,900
1988 542,970 3,218,100 7,705,900
1989 578,330 3,168,200 7,872,400
1990 639,270 3,073,900 7,945,700
1991 687,730 3,157,200 8,142,200






Many local law enforcement agencies will provide a free “walk through” of your property. The purpose is to identify all potential trouble spots and determine what steps can be implemented to improve the overall security of your property. You can probably organize a “block party” and have the police “sweep” your entire block. Because of cost-cutting many local law enforcement agencies are stretched to the limit and there may be a long waiting list. Sometimes off-duty police officers will do this kind of work for a nominal fee. A few words of caution are in order if you have some third party security company do a survey for you. Many of course will do a free survey to get their foot in your door and try and sell you their security devices. So be forewarned that a locksmith will probably try and sell you better locks, a alarm company a security system and so on. So use common sense.

High Quality Locksmith is one of the few locksmith companies in Tallahassee that conducts professional security surveys.  No, they won’t try to sell you locks, but they will make important recommendations and give you a thorough written report regarding their findings.


One thing every homeowner should do at least twice a year is take a walk around and through your property with a close friend or neighbor who is not too familiar with your house. Start outside and ask yourself “how would I best break in? The purpose of not doing it alone is your pal may spot things you’ll overlook. Return the favor and complete a survey for your friend.

Besides the obvious “lived-in” look, don’t get into a habit of only doing certain things only when you’re not home. Chances are good you can tell when your neighbor isn’t home. Remember it’s a burglar’s job to know the same things. Most professional criminals can tell nobody’s home at least four or five houses away.

Several dead giveaways are always closing the drapes ONLY when you’re not home. Having no garbage cans out collection day, or an empty can sitting at the curb, are tip-offs you’re not home. So are closing up the house as tight as a drum in the hot summer months without the air-conditioner running. Turning on a certain light or two and every other room is in total darkness. Ditto for picking up all the kid’s toys, taking in the dog, shutting the garage door if you frequently leave it open, and turning off the lawn sprinkler.

Many people before leaving turn on the “burglar light, ” the light over the kitchen sink. You might as well hang a sign on the front door you’re not home! If you use an answering machine never leave a message that you’re not home. Instead say you can’t come to the phone right now. If you don’t have a machine, turn down the volume on phones before leaving so it can’t be heard from outside – another dead giveaway nobody’s home.


You’ve probably head it several times and it’s true! A dog is one of the best deterrents. Not because it’s vicious, it need not even be seen, but it has to be heard. A dog with a menacing bark will scare away a lot of would-be burglars, not only because they don’t know what kind of dog you have and what risk it would be to them if try tried to break in, but more likely because a noisy dog will create a disturbance and get attention – the last thing a burglar wants!

If you don’t have a dog there’s nothing stopping you from pretending. A Beware of Dog sign on your fence, a dog house in the back yard, even a loose dog chain or bowl can drive away a potential burglar. Don’t be fooled by companies that provide cheap electronic “dogs” who bark none stop if a intruder trips a relay or otherwise signals his presence. Most experienced prowlers are familiar with these devices and won’t be fooled or scared off.

Electronic devices that are effective besides the typical whole house alarm systems for windows and doors are infrared or motion detectors that sense movement or the heat given off by one’s body. Anyone approaching too close will trigger any number of attached devices. The most effective are powerful lights or burglar horns that either flood the area with light or fill the air with a deafening sound without notice. Just like a barking dog, the would-be burglar will usually hightail it out of there for fear of being discovered.

To be effective, the sensitivity of such devices much not be set too high or stray animals will set them off too frequently which will get you on the wrong side of your neighbors. Also be sure such devices are high enough that they can’t be easily turned off or broken.


Illegal entry through the front door occurs more often than all other points of entry combined! All exterior doors should be of solid hard wood or steel reinforced. A good door does no good if the door frame is in bad shape or of inferior construction. Pay special attention to the door jams. Most, even in expensive homes are made out of cheap pine. It don’t take much force to “kick in” the door even if protected with dead bolts, if the strike plate is attached with only a couple of 1/2 or 3/4 inch screws.

Take a few minutes and install 2-1/2 to 3 inch stainless steel or nickel plated screws in all your exterior door jams. Be sure screws go at least 1-3/4 inch deep into the underlying framing lumber. While you at it, consider getting heavy duty strike plates or a door reinforcement kit sold in many larger home improvement centers. Be advised you may have to chisel out more of the door jam to install but it’s worth the effort for the greater protection provided. Another way to increase the chances of your door holding is to further protect it from being kicked in by installing a device on the floor that the door rests against on inside center when shut, and swings away when the door opens.

Any kind of sliding glass door is a favorite target. Guard against the door being lifted up and out by installing several screws into the door’s upper track. Open and shut the door through its entire range to allow just enough of the screw’s head protruding to allow free movement without allowing the door to be removed. Several devices can be installed into the door’s upper or lower track that acts much like a dead bold by running a heavy pin through the door track and deep into the frame. Just having a length of old broom handle at a 45 degree angle in the door track also prevents the door from easily being forced open and works nearly as well!

You garage door is easy pickings unless you have a electronic door opener. Today these devices are fairly cheap (around $150) and make it practically impossible to force open the overhead door from the outside without breaking through the actual door panels due to the high tension produced from the worm drive or chain device that makes the openers work Yes, it is possible for burglar to punch in the right code and gain access, but with today’s remote controls providing so many possible combinations, the odds are very slight, and the burglar won’t waste the time trying all the possibilities.

Final bit of advice on automatic door openers. Do be sure to change the security code from the preinstalled settings which are almost always set to zeros. Also, if you notice your door open and you’re sure you shut it, one of your neighbors probably set his opener to the same code. Take the time to change your setting, or you’re giving a potential burglar a great opportunity to gain free access.


Burglars break windows as a last resort – or by accident. The preferred method is cutting a access hole or slipping in a thin stiff wire and undoing the locking device. Most double hung windows have cheap locks which should be replaced by heavy duty sash locks or even keyed locks, if you can put up with the inconvenience. An old trick is installing a small eyebolt in either corner. If done correctly the window can’t be opened, with the eyebolt in place from the outside. Of course you could screw the window shut by drilling a hole through the frame but it defeats the purpose of having a window, and presents a fire hazard. Not recommended.

The safest windows are glass block. Almost impossible to break through, they of course can’t be opened and are not as pleasing to look at. A good choice for basements or areas at or near ground level.

Another good protection is installed roll-a-way electric security shutters, or decorative security grates. The main down side is they can prove to be a serious fire hazard and prevent your escape. Newer models install on tracks or can easily be pushed open from inside to lessen their danger in the event of fire and the thick smoke sure to accompany it.


The above steps can go a long way to protecting your home but no matter how secure your residence is, if a professional burglar has targeted your home and is determined to break in, the unthinkable may still happen. To aid law enforcement agencies and greatly assist in insurance claims you should maintain a detailed household inventory of all your valuables.

It makes sense to “mark” important items with some permanent identifying mark. There are a variety of simple tools you can rent that will engrave serial numbers, a driver’s license number or some other unique marking into your valuables.

Remember most burglars “fence” stolen items in order to get cash, usually for illegal drugs. You’ll greatly reduce the chances of someone walking off with your TV, VCR or other valuables if it has a conspicuous ID number that can’t be removed, simply because it will greatly reduce its street value and make it too much work to get rid of, and of course it is a lot easier to trace and return the property to the rightful owner.

Today, many people have a video camera. Sweep each room and record the contents from several different prospectives. Next, take close-ups of really important items. To tie-in, have a family member pose with the valuables. In a clear voice identify each item, the date of purchase, price paid and model and serial numbers. Remember to update the tape every time you purchase something new.

If you don’t have a video camera, a regular camera also works well. Make a companion audio tape to go along with it. It very important that the tapes or pictures be kept off the property or they may be stolen or damaged. Keep them in a safety deposit box. Now set aside a hour or so and complete the security check list on the following page. Correct weak points as soon as possible and your home and belongings will be more secure.



  1. Have you arranged to have member of a law enforcement agency do a professional survey?
  2. Are all trees and shrubs pruned and well maintained to prevent anyone from hiding unseen?
  3. Do any trees, down pipes, lattice work provide easy access to upper floors?
  4. If you have skylights can they be removed from the outside or easily broken?
  5. Any ladders, tools kept outside to assist any potential intruder?
  6. Are you guilty of keeping a hidden house key outside the house where it’s sure to be found?
  7. Is your home well lighted with particular attention to exterior doors?
  8. Can your main entrance be seen from the street?
  9. Are exterior doors at least 1-3/4 inch thick and made from solid wood or reinforced with metal?
  10. Do all exterior doors have heavy duty dead bolts and reinforced door jams?
  11. Can anyone gain easy access through a mail slot, dryer vent, or pet entrance?
  12. If doors have glass panels can someone break through and defeat the locking mechanism?
  13. Have all sliding glass doors been protected from being easily lifted out from their frames?
  14. Are all exterior lights and security devices in good working order and protected from breakage?
  15. Does the door from the attached garage leading to the house have a dead bolt?
  16. Does your overhead door have a working electronic door opener?
  17. Does your overhead door have any loose, broken or missing door panels or hardware?
  18. Do you keep the overhead doors closed, and your car locked inside the garage?
  19. Do all windows have reinforced locking devices that can be secured in the open position?
  20. Do all screens and storm windows have reinforced locks?
  21. Do ground level windows have guards or grates?
  22. Are basement windows glass block or protected by grates or security devices?
  23. All irreplaceable items kept in high quality fire resistant safe or in off-site safety deposit box?
  24. Do you have a complete and current video tape or pictures of all your valuables off-site?
  25. Are all firearms kept secured and apart from ammunition?


  1. Is your heating system in proper working order and inspected for dangerous leaks yearly?
  2. Is there ample air circulation around appliances that are likely to overheat?
  3. Any overloaded circuits, long extension cords runs, too many devices plugged unto one outlet?
  4. Fireplaces, chimney free of dangerous build ups that could catch on fire?
  5. Protective grate in front of fireplace to prevent sparks, hot logs from rolling into room?
  6. Kitchen oven hood and far clear of greasy build-up that could cause a fire?
  7. Smoke detectors installed on each level and tested weekly?
  8. Smoke detector batteries replaced every 12 months or less?
  9. Working fire extinguisher in kitchen, basement, garage, auto?
  10. All family members sleep with bedroom door closed to prevent spread of fire, smoke?
  11. All family members practice fire drill, know escape route, designated meeting pace to go outside?
  12. Children know how to use phone to get help in an emergency?


  1. Security system armed? Automatic timers for lights, radio turned on? Phones turned down?
  2. Arrange for neighbor to watch house, cut, water grass, give house that lived-in look?
  3. No change in normal pattern of opening, shutting drapes, dead give-away lighting patterns?
  4. Arrange to stop mail, newspaper delivery, yard work performed?
  5. Arrange to have local police give “special attention” for area beat car.


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Commercial Locks, Hardware & security equipment

High Quality Locksmith can take care of all commercial lock and hardware requirements.  We sell, service and install commercial door closers, exit devices, and commercial grade locks, in addition to our residential locks.

        24 Hour Service


We Are Ready When You Need Us


Getting locked out of anything, especially your vehicle, place of business,  or  residence,  is always a major inconvenience. Inevitably this happens at the worst possible time. We at High Quality Locksmith are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to rapidly assist you when you need it.

Need to change the locks at 3 am? Locked out of your car on New Year’s Eve? Doing some catch up work at the office on Sunday morning and lock your keys in the filing cabinet? We’ll be there. Just remember this number: 850-980-2708.

We Are LOCAL, and we are REAL locksmith Company

It seems strange to have to  mention such a characteristic of our company; however, it is important, and quite relevant. Quite a few of the locksmiths who advertise in Tallahassee are not local, and they are not locksmiths; they are merely middlemen from another somewhere else who own a web page. These middlemen take your call, and forward the job to another contractor who MAY or MAY not, be an actual locksmith. In no case are these “locksmiths” insured, bonded, or otherwise vetted to come into your house or car. There is no guarantee of them being available next month, much less tomorrow, if an issue should arise.

High Quality Locksmith is a local Tallahassee locksmith, and although we travel far outside of town for some jobs, Tallahassee is our home. We stand behind our work, and we’ll be here tomorrow. And the next month. And the year after that. Additionally, we have the CREDENTIALS to back our position. We have earned the confidence of many homeowners, commercial businesses as wqell as car owners and those requiring emergency services.


We want to point out that at the writing, the actual text, is incorrect. It’s broken English, mixed with keywords. This is true for many locksmith sites (try looking yourself, especially with the “paid ad” listings).You want a locksmith to pay attention to details, and that includes information posted by his site, even if his site is a foreign middleman (of course, it’s possible that the locksmith in question simply doesn’t know how to read or write very well, but is that an acceptable alternative?).