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Residential Locksmith Services

When you get locked out of your home or car, you’re probably going to call a locksmith to help you get the door unlocked. Calling a reliable locksmith is a great idea, and a great locksmith can provide more than lock opening services. In addition to this service, a residential locksmith can offer several other essential services to help you in a time of need and improve the security of your home. 

The majority of residential locksmiths know how to open locks, create new keys, and even replace door handles. There are certain cases when door handles will need to be replaced if repair is not an option. But, specialized lock professionals can offer more than regular services. Experienced technicians can provide urgent, vital emergency services. It’s essential for a locksmith to investigate the entry area and look for any indications of forcible entry and to install the latest locking system to protect the house. 

Other Services Offered By Locksmiths 

Most lock professionals offer emergency services while some don’t, so it is crucial to know if your local locksmith offers services on a round-the-clock basis. These services can save you from unnecessary trouble when you find yourself locked out of your home or vehicle. For homeowners who want the assurance that their home is protected, an OKC residential locksmith can conduct tests on the property. This evaluation will help to determine if the level of security is in place to prevent potential break-ins.

Some lock professionals also provide additional services. For example, some residential locksmiths can handle the installation of a home security system apart from the regular lock services. As electronic locks become more affordable and accessible, more and more people are asking their technicians to install them. Some modern technologies include keypad access, keyless security system, and other services. Moreover, some mechanics also provide automotive locksmith services in Oklahoma City, so if you ever need such type of professional, you can get someone who is reliable without having to look for locksmith companies. 

Why Choose A Local Locksmith 

One of the major reasons as to why choosing a local locksmith is good is the fact that it is a lot cheaper than picking one from another city. Travel time is often part of the billing process, so doing a “locksmith near me” search from your mobile device is a great way to find the nearest locksmith and avoid any unnecessary travel fees.  Since these locksmiths are not locally-based, they may charge extras including mileage, higher service call fee and emergency hour fee. As your locksmith works locally, you can enjoy a cheaper deal because no additional charges are applied.

Finding The Right Locksmith For You

When it comes to selecting a good locksmith that provides residential locking services, it is necessary to conduct a detailed research to know about your options and choices. A simple research will give you a list of lock professionals that meet your criteria. Be sure to narrow down your list, based on the prices, qualifications, experience, customer service and other aspects. 

Ask your close friends and family members if they had the opportunity to work with an honest and reliable lock professional for their home security needs. Sometimes, asking your friends and family is all you need to do to find a great locksmith. 

Check out the prices of all shortlisted locksmiths before making your mind. Compare their services and prices, in order to get the best deal. This is very important because you don’t want to be charged a heavy fee for a simple job. 

Thus, you are advised to keep all of the above-mentioned aspects in mind when looking for locksmiths in your area.

Contact US:

Okey Locksmith

Address:3121 SW 29th St Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: 405-703-8943

Tips When Hire A Data Visualization Agency

If you are into online marketing of products and services, then it is quite obvious that you will be looking at ways and means to reach out to more customers and also ensure that more traffic flows to your website. Amongst the many tools available, data visualization is considered to be extremely useful and valuable. If helps in communicating effectively the various important insights in a way that is visual and also appealing. This goes a long way in ensuring that as a marketer of products and services you can deliver your message powerfully and with the right impact. However, data visualization is not an easy job and not everybody would be able to do a good job of it. You have to hire the right professionals having the right expertise and experience. We are happy to share some of the points to be kept in mind while hiring a suitable data visualization agency in USA.

 They Should Demonstrate Their Data Expertise

 Many agencies perhaps might be able to come out with a visually stunning infographic. However, their job should go much beyond designing. They should have the expertise and wherewithal to dig into the data and come out with insights that are meaningful and interesting. They should not only be knowledgeable but also must be willing to share the same and their expertise with prospective clients and information seekers. This will ensure that as a customer, you are working with those who know their job well.

 Do They Make Stories Out Of Data

 While data analysis is one step of creating the right data visualization in USA, there is a need to turn the insights into a solid narrative. This can be done only by the right data visualization tools. It will help them to support the right narrative and will go a long way in making the project and objective quite successful. It may not be enough to have a data visualization agency that can plug the data into a design program. They should be in a position to create an impactful and powerful narrative out of it.

 Do They Use Best Practices In Designing Data?

 Not all data agencies are known for using the best practices. While designing a chart is not a big deal, a good data visualization agency should try and make data as comprehensive and understandable as possible. They also should be able to present it in a format that is easy to understand and easy to digest. There are some effective and subtle ways by which this can be done and good data viz agencies are good at making this happen. It is about the use of the right colors, the right order, the right order, and other such things. These things might look small, but at the end of the day, it can either make or break the entire data visualization endeavor.

 They Should Work In Different Mediums

 There are quite a few ways in which data visualization can be presented. Infographics, video, and interactive experiences are a few mediums. The data story will determine the format you choose and therefore you must look for somebody who knows how to use different mediums when it comes to designing the right data viz stories.

Grand Opening

Opening Another Location

We are excited to announce that we will opening a new comedy club in the midwest. Oklahoma City is the new destination for one of our standup clubs. We will be inviting locals in during the week to showcase their comedic talents and inspire the crowd to engage in spontaneous standup routines. But before we do we must remodel the run down club. We will be hiring some local contractors to help with the renovations, that will include new drywall, flooring, lighting, seating, stage, PA system, bar, kitchen, painting, and decor. Yes, we will be doing a complete overhaul to the comedy club.

New Lighting Features

new lightingThe club was previously a night club, we will be adding a unique lighting feature that will add an elegant touch to a modern design. Local lighting contractors Andrews Lighting will be providing the new center piece.

PA System

We have already ordered a new PA system from Sweetwater that will include sub wolfers, PA speakers, mixing board, and multiple wireless microphones. We will also be purchasing a recording module to capture the audio in HD.

Hardwood Flooring in Auditorium

The removal of carpet, and addition of hardwood flooring will add an elegant touch to the new club. flooring okcThe hardwood flooring will also give the sound a natural reverb effect, adding to the experience, and making the room sound bigger than it is. We contracted Fireant Flooring in Oklahoma City for the installation and finishing of the new floors.

New Seating Arrangement

The previous layout catered to an open seating plan, where most people opted to stand and dance. This was an issue for us since we were in need of a concert seating style layout. We purchased 100 new chairs from SpecSeats.com.

New Gourmet Kitchen

new commercial wolf stoveThe new kitchen will be installed by the guys at Oswalt. We will be furnishing the kitchen with new Wolf appliances, copper pots, and new gas lines for energy efficient cooking and catering. We will also be renting the open space for private events and corporate parties.

Goodbye Horace Silver

We say farewell to Jazz pianist, bandleader and composer Horace Silver, who has passed away at the age of 85 at his home in New York.

Horace Silver is best known for his enduring compositions, many becoming standards of the jazz vocabulary, such as ‘Peace’, ‘Song For My Father’, ‘Sister Sadie’ and ‘Nica’s Dream’.

Silver also co-founded ‘The Jazz Messengers’ alongside drummer Art Blakey, and was known as a bandleader that fostered some of the up and coming soloists in jazz, names such as Hank Mobley, Blue Mitchell, Louis Hayes and Joe Henderson.

Horace Silver died on June 18, 2014 in his home in New Rochelle, New York, aged 85.

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Horace Silver

2014 National Jazz Awards announced

This year’s National Jazz Awards feature the guitar, with the 10 finalists now announced, due to compete in Wangaratta in November.

2014 has been named the year of the guitar as Wangaratta gears up to host the National Jazz Awards at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues. Ten finalists have been announced, and of that ten, three will head into the finals on Sunday the 2nd of November. ABC Jazz and Classic FM will be broadcasting the perfomances of the final three from 5pm on November the 2nd, so don’t forget to tune in. And, if you’re around-and-about at the festival, don’t forget to check out the semi-finals, which are held around town in the lead-up to final three.

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Carl Morgan

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Rest in peace Bernie McGann

One of Australia’s clearest jazz voices has passed away at the age of 76. The legendary saxophonist died following recent heart surgery.

Hear a Bernie McGann obituary from ABC News Radio here.

McGann was a pioneering figure in the Australian jazz scene, mixing it with the most groundbreaking musicians and bands, such as Roger Frampton, John Pochee, Judy Bailey, Ken James, Sandy Evans, ‘The Last Straw’ and ‘Ten Part Invention’ as well as his own trios and quartets.  Bernie also supported touring US musicians during his career, including Freddie Hubbard, Dewey Redman, Sonny Stitt and Dave Liebman.

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2012 Wangaratta Jazz 21

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Great British Jazz Recordings

In the final edition of the present series of Jazz Library, Alyn Shipton presents archive interviews with Kenny Baker, Vic Lewis, Coleridge Goode and Annie Ross in which they select some highlights of British jazz records from the 1930s to the 1960s, from Chicagoan-style Dixieland to free jazz.

Alan Skidmore

Alan Skidmore is a legendary figure in British jazz and one of its truly individual saxophone voices. To celebrate his imminent 70th birthday, he joins Alyn Shipton to select some of his finest recordings, ranging from work with John Mayall and Eric Clapton to the experimental bands SOS and SOH. He also discusses his work with African musicians and his lifelong love for the music of John Coltrane.