Car theft is pretty common throughout Texas. The state rans high with respect to the instances of car thefts throughout the entire country. Houston alone averages at about 24,481 stolen cars per year. Despite efforts from law enforcement agencies, there’s little impact on the number of thefts—requiring people to take proactive measures to protect their automobiles.

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Transponder car keys are one of the later additions to car security systems—introduced just over twenty years ago. They’re expensive, but car security doesn’t get better than a transponder. Many people don’t know this, but the inspiration came from the technology used by the military to identify friendly airplanes back in World War 2—also used in modern radar systems.

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A car locksmith, by definition, is someone who knows how your car locks work and solves all car lock-related problems. Whether it’s a malfunctioning lock, lost keys, or you need duplicates—your locksmith will solve all of these problems. You would do well to remember that the locksmith won’t change your car locks for you. Their skills allow them to create new keys—sometimes, they’ll change the ignition cylinder on your car if it’s worn out.

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Stuck car locks are a common problem. For something so simple, it’s pretty frustrating to see that the car keys won’t work for some reason—especially when you have to be somewhere in a hurry. You shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking that the lock only sticks when the door’s closed— it can also happen while it’s open.

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If you came to this blog post thinking it’ll talk about keys that can make phone calls or let you browse the internet, we extend our sincerest apologies. However, that doesn’t make these tiny devices that enable you to lock and unlock your car by just going near it, any less innovative.

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If you own a car, chances are it’s one of your biggest investments. Since you’ve purchased it with your hard-earned money, you know how important it is to take care of it—particularly if you live in a city like Houston, which has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation.

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The following is a scenario many of us are familiar with: you walk to your car, press the “unlock” button on your remote key, and instead of the reassuring blink of the hazard lights, nothing happens. Not only is this frustrating, it can also be potentially dangerous, particularly if it’s late and you’re parked in a deserted area.

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While Houston, TX is not known for having extremely cold winters, the city is no stranger to blasts of arctic wind and below-freezing temperatures. If you’re a resident of H-Town, chances are you’ve dealt with a frozen car door lock at some point.

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Unfortunate as it sounds, Houston is one of the worst places for car owners throughout the United States. Texas, in general, has a carjacking problem generating losses of as much as $1 billion every year from car thefts alone. As such, you need to take extra measures to protect your car in Houston to make sure that you’re not one of the people who gets their car stolen.

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You only realize the importance of the car lock when you see the number of cars that are stolen every year or if you find out that someone wanted to, but couldn’t, steal your car.

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