Automotive Locksmith Melbourne Blog

Galmier Locksmiths provide you with helpful tips and knowledge on a variety of automotive, residential and commercial locksmith services. Get the latest trends and information from your Galmier locksmith. Visit our blog and don’t miss any important update, news and deals from us.

Has your smart key stopped working? A Brighton auto locksmith explains all!

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Your phone isn’t the only device that’s getting more complex by the day - so is your car! Unlike your parents’ old ride, modern cars come jam-packed with high-tech computer systems and sensors. Even your car keys aren’t immune! One tr ..read more

An auto locksmith in Cheltenham answers MORE auto locksmith FAQs

Sales Galmier - Friday, February 01, 2019

Not many people talk to their local auto locksmith very often. This isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it’s a good thing - that’s a sign that you don’t find yourself in car key trouble very often! Of course, the problem with this is that as a re ..read more

An auto locksmith in Cheltenham explains the tools of the trade!

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Decades ago, your auto locksmith would respond to key and lock emergencies with naught more than a file and set of picks. Nowadays however, cars have gotten a lot more complex - and so has the art of locksmithing! Today’s auto locksmith t ..read more

How an auto locksmith in Melbourne helps mechanics and repair shops

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, January 15, 2019

You know car transmission lines back-to-front. You could rebuild a car engine from scratch. You might even be able to figure out what type of motor oil a car needs just by looking at it. But do you know locks and car ignitions? No ..read more

A Bentleigh auto locksmith explains why picking your car lock isn't the answer

Sales Galmier - Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The movies make it look so easy. Just jam a hairpin into the lock chamber, jiggle it around a bit et voila - you’re in! The internet doesn’t help either. A quick Google search reveals millions of results, each promising “weird tricks” that ar ..read more

A car locksmith in Melbourne shares five easy tips to avoid car key drama

Sales Galmier - Friday, December 28, 2018

Keep losing your keys? Always locking yourself out? Have trouble finding your keys? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us - no one is immune from the occasional “mental hiccup” (especially when we skip our morning coffee!) Every once-and-a-wh ..read more

What is “cutting keys to code”? Our auto locksmith explains

Sales Galmier - Saturday, December 22, 2018

We’ve talked before (https://www.galmierlocksmiths.com.au/blog/your-auto-locksmith-cuts-replacement-keys-without-original) about how your auto locksmith doesn’t even need a key to cut replacement keys for your car. One of the terms we may have dr ..read more

Tips to avoid a dodgy automotive locksmith scam

Sales Galmier - Friday, December 14, 2018

If you’re caught in an emergency car key situation, and you don’t have anyone else in mind to help you, then you need a certified automotive locksmith who can: Help you get back in your car Fix your ignition Provide you with a duplicate ke ..read more

Protect your car this Christmas with our auto locksmith’s safety checklist!

Sales Galmier - Friday, December 07, 2018

It’s no surprise that Christmas sees an upswing in shenanigans from car thieves and burglars. Not only are people more distracted, but all the Christmas shopping going on turns raiding car parks into a lucrative venture! It can be a real down ..read more

Tight on time? How an emergency auto locksmith saves you time

Sales Galmier - Friday, November 23, 2018

You need to get somewhere. Maybe it’s an important meeting, the afternoon school pickup or a dinner date. There’s just one problem: you can’t get into or start your car. There are many reasons you might be stranded: Broken keys (http:/ ..read more