The “Key Player of the Month” – July

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In the TFL Locksmith Franchise world, the unicorn that is an owner/technician is very rare. One who can run the schedule, pay the invoices, and install a continuous hinge. Someone who can do it all, and that someone is Long Islands very own Bruce Coners. No matter what scope of work is thrown his way,…

Summa’ Summa’ Time!

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Here at the home office we have been dealing with what only New Englanders can understand and that is spring. One day the sun is shining and the next we are looking out for flurries. Yet we have finally reached the light at the end of the tunnel and summer is upon us. For a…

The “Key Player of the Month” – May

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In the ever-turning world of the flying Locksmiths, it is our field technicians who keep the wheels spinning every day. They are the spokes and gears on the bike that propel our business forward. They are the feet hitting the pavements to see every job completed, and it is through their talent and skills we…


TFL “Key Player” of the Month – March

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The Flying Locksmtihs home office is the hub of which all things TFL flow. Calls are being made, customers are being serviced, and problems are being solved. We are tiny TFL soldiers making it happen and we have our general to thank for her continuous guidance, strategic planning, and overall positive attitude. Always a smile…

Program Your Car Remote

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If you are in the market for a new car remote for your current vehicle, you may be able to buy online and program your car remote, without visiting a dealer or locksmith. Depending on the¬†year, make and model, of your particular vehicle, it may not require special machinery to program, which could save you…


Locksmith Call Centers and a Programmed Response

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When you pick up the phone and call for service to a locksmith, plumber, electrician or any other service provider – what are the chances you are speaking to someone local? Nowadays, if you are calling a big corporation, the chances are very low. Usually, calls are forwarded to a call center, somewhere in another…

Cheap Locks: The Good, Bad and Ugly.

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You know that phrase: “They just don’t make them, like they used too”? As far as locks are concerned, that phrase is very true and telling. That’s not to say that the locks available today are of a lesser quality, than the ones built years ago. In fact many locks today, offer conveniences and benefits…

Key Donations – Help Fight Hunger in MA

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Imagine how many keys are laying around your home and office, that are old and don’t quite fit anything anymore. We all have them; those useless keys, sitting in the bottom of the junk drawer, just collecting dust. Now imagine taking those keys, your co-workers, your neighbors and relatives and adding them all to one…


The Five Lockset Functions

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How do you know which type of lockset is right for you? It’s a question most people don’t start thinking about, until they are in the lock hardware isle or standing in a locksmith shop. Lots of times, people will use a term like “regular” or “standard” to describe the function of the lockset they…