1. What Sets Our Auto Locksmith Apart

    When you’re in need of a great locksmith in Philadelphia, Bensalem, or the greater Philadelphia area, it’s important to be able to know the right people to call. Finding a locksmith that is trustworthy, efficient, and professional can be surprisingly difficult, but lucky for you, Top Notch is all of that and more. Top Notch Locksmith is Philadelphia’s answer for residential or automotive loc…Read More

  2. Reasons to Need an Auto Locksmith

    When it comes to our day to day schedules, many of us have a tendency to stay fairly busy. We keep appointments, run errands, arrange playdates, schedule home services, and so much more! And with all of those crazy comings and goings, we’re bound to eventually need some automotive locksmith services. Auto locksmiths can arrive at your location in minutes, give you a practical solution, and have …Read More

  3. Ridiculous Tools and Tricks That Don’t Get You Into Your Car Part 2

    Have you ever locked yourself out of the car? Most of us have at one point or another. With smartphones and easy access to tutorials and videos online, it’s pretty easy to find a plethora of ways to do something, car unlocking included. Well, as easy as some of those options may be, don’t be tempted! More often than not, they will cause more damage than help. As professional auto locksmiths, w…Read More

  4. Ridiculous Tools and Tricks That Don’t Get You Into Your Car

    Anyone who has locked themselves out of their car has probably stumbled through the wide array of different “guaranteed to work” car lock popping methods that are available on the internet. While some of those options may actually work, most of them are more likely to damage your locks, break the window, or wreak havoc instead of helping. As professional auto locksmiths, we’ve seen our share…Read More

  5. Locked Out of Your Car? Get Help, Not Scammed! Part 2

    Welcome back to the Top Notch Locksmith blog! Last time, we started discussing how common it is for scammers to pose as locksmiths as a quick and easy way to cheat people and make money. This practice is, unfortunately, pretty common across the nation. In order to protect yourself from being caught up in this pernicious practice, we’ve collected a few tips and things to look for when you need a …Read More

  6. Locked Out of Your Car? Get Help, Not Scammed!

    We’ve pretty much all locked ourselves out at one point or another. Maybe you dropped your keys in the trunk while grabbing the groceries or your toddler decided to lock you out of the house because turning the deadbolt is fun. Whatever the case, these sorts of accidents happen. Your local locksmith is there to help get you back into your home or your car quickly. Unfortunately, there have been …Read More

  7. Preventing Car Break-Ins: Tips From An Auto Locksmith

    Have you ever had a car broken into? It’s a frustrating experience, especially when the only thing missing is a stack of CDs from the mid-90s. You’ve got damage on the door, maybe a broken window, all for about $10 worth of stolen property. What a nightmare! Most of us carry auto insurance for exactly this sort of occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less of a pain to get the damage …Read More

  8. How to Open a Frozen Locked Car

    Yes, winter really is on its way to the Philadelphia area, even if it hasn’t really felt like it lately. The weather is finally cooling down, with colder temperatures just around the corner; however, since the weather is still nice and temperate, now is the time to get prepared! Get your winter gear out of storage, if you haven’t already; winterize and stow away your lawn mower; take the time …Read More

  9. How Car Locks Work

    When was the last time you actually twisted your key physically in the lock to open or lock your car? Unless you are still driving a vehicle made in the mid-1980s or earlier, you probably don’t have reason to actually physically turn the lock to open it. Why bother, since most of us have those handy electronic key fobs? Thanks to technological advancements, some car locks will even disengage whe…Read More

  10. Changing Car Locks: Why and How

    When you move into a new home, one of the swiftest and easiest ways to boost your home’s security is to re-key your locks. The re-keying process changes the lock tumblers without actually altering the hardware; since there’s no way of knowing who might have had keys to your home, or if they still have those keys, re-keying is an easy way to ensure all those old keys become void and useless. Wh…Read More