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Locksmith Prices in Toronto


At Spadina Security we like to make sure you get value for your security dollar.  Security spending makes sense if you get a return for your investment.  One of the ways we attempt to make your life easier is by

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Medeco Mortise Cylinder Damaged

A damaged Medeco mortise cylinder in Toronto

Vandals used a pocket knife to attempt to open this Medeco mortise cylinder in a Toronto Coop. Medeco cylinders are robust and virtually burglar proof.  The would-be burglars had no chance of opening the lock last night. They did manage

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LCN Door Closers Installed in Toronto

LCN 1260 Door Closer

Spadina Security installs and services door closers in Toronto.  An automatic door closer is often ignored, though it performs an important function.  All exterior doors should have a good quality door closer installed.  The problem is how do you tell

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What is a Gripset?

Gripset installed by Locksmith

The term “gripset” refers to the handle type of lock often seen on the front door of homes in Toronto. “Handleset” is another term often used for this type of lock. The biggest problem with locksmith lingo is that you

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Good and Bad Information


Information is power. A locksmith can give out information that will allow you open a locked door without a key. Once you possess this information then the door isn’t really locked anymore, is it? Good information helps you buy the

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The Locksmith Business in Toronto


As I take apart a Sargent 7 Line lever lockset it strikes me that standards are everything in this business. The Locksmith Business. I begin to repin the cylinder placing each pin in the cylinder, double checking the code of

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CS3: Never Open Your Door to Strangers

DoorDVR Demo

You hear it in school, on the radio, on TV. There are thousands of printed brochures that say “Do not open your door if you do not know the person on the other side.” I am a locksmith. I install

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Is Your Door As Strong As Your Lock?

Door Guardian by PLS

Products to make your door as strong as your lock.   Spadina Security Incorporated installs the best deadbolt locks available in Toronto.  Customers often ask “What about the door?”  The answer is here. We also sell products that reinforce your

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What is the Value of a key?

Key to Success

Is your key worth the $2 you paid for it or what it protects? The quick answer is whatever is behind the lock.  The more common answer is $1.99.  Not really a fair trade.  Less than two bucks for everything

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