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  • Manual vs. Electric Lock Picking
    July 25, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Manual vs. Electric Lock Picking

     Manual vs. Electric Lock Picking  As a locksmith, you might have a hard time deciding between keeping things traditional with manual lock picks and upgrading to electric picks. CLK Supplies understands your conundrum, and we want to share more information...

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  • Creating a Locksmith Business Plan
    July 23, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Creating a Locksmith Business Plan

    Creating a Locksmith Business Plan   So you’ve decided to become a locksmith. Great! CLK Supplies welcomes you to the industry, and we would be happy to supply you with your first locksmith tools. Before doing anything else, we recommend that...

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  • Padlocks: A History
    July 15, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Padlocks: A History

    Padlocks: A History If you’ve ever tried to pick an old combination lock or padlock, you know it’s a bit trickier than you would expect. Behind every lock and key, there’s a story of evolution. While locks are extremely common...

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  • The History of Locksmithing
    July 11, 2016 Jake Douglas

    The History of Locksmithing

     The History of Locksmithing In modern times, locksmiths work for such varied employers as security services, hospitals, schools and colleges, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And, of course, locksmiths are the people who get called at one a.m....

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  • Pros and Cons of Electronic/Keyless Locks
    May 13, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Pros and Cons of Electronic/Keyless Locks

    Pros and Cons of Electronic/Keyless Locks As a locksmith, you probably get asked a lot about the pros and cons of electronic/keyless locks. And if you are a regular consumer, you’ve likely wondered about the pros and cons, too. First,...

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  • How to Begin Your Career as a Locksmith
    May 13, 2016 Jake Douglas

    How to Begin Your Career as a Locksmith

    How to Begin Your Career as a Locksmith So you’ve completed your locksmith education and an apprenticeship, and you are wondering how to actually establish yourself as a locksmith and begin a career. You have two general options. The first...

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  • Staying Relevant Among Today’s Innovative Locksmith Technologies
    May 13, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Staying Relevant Among Today’s Innovative Locksmith Technologies

    Staying Relevant Among Today’s Innovative Locksmith Technologies  The locksmith’s trade has transformed considerably over the several decades. Technological innovations and new commercial structures have required locksmiths to modify their methods and strategies from using just a simple key cutting machine...

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  • Locksmith Associations You Can Join
    February 17, 2016 Jake Douglas

    Locksmith Associations You Can Join

    On the job, you need all types of locksmith tools, locksmith supplies, rekeying kits and related products, but there is another tool you may want to add to your business: locksmith associations. You can go online and find many that...

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  • Power To The Local Locksmith
    April 23, 2015 Jake Douglas

    Power To The Local Locksmith

    In the current era of Internet search, people are finding and advertising their businesses with search engines(SE’s) like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Representation on these SEs can be increasingly difficult, taking time, money, and expertise. The challenge for so many...

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