If you are like most people, you give very little thought to your home's locks. You come home from work each day with your key or garage door opener, not considering how easy it could be to break into your home without proper protection. Many people don't realize exactly how easily some of their personal identification and valuables could be stolen. These tips will help you keep your home, family, and belongings as safe as possible.
23 January 2017
When many people think of buying a safe for their home, they think of a traditional style of safe that is large and bulky. While this type of safe is certainly useful, you can also consider going the alternate route of finding something smaller — and that blends into its surroundings. There are a number of small safes on the market that are effective for securely holding cash, jewelry, and other valuables.
8 November 2016
Landlords have a responsibility to their tenants to keep their apartment buildings safe and secure, and they also have the need to keep former tenants out of the buildings. A locksmith can offer a variety of services to help you secure your property and to help you to keep unwanted persons away from your buildings. Here are just a few of the many services you can take advantage of if you are a landlord.
5 August 2016
You will want to keep your home secure by knowing when it is time to have the locks on your door replaced. To help you with this, you will want to take a moment to review the following points. The Lock Is Not Steady A door lock that is not securely in place will need to be promptly replaced. The extra wiggling of the lock may be a big indicator that there is something wrong with the lock, such as a broken internal piece.
22 July 2016
If you are about to install a security system in your home, you may be surprised by the number of different access control panels that security companies offer. Depending on where you live and how much you want to spend, you could have a very basic control panel on your wall, or you could have a very high-tech one. Here are some examples of the different types of access control panels you can purchase for your home security system.
1 June 2016
A burglary is committed in the United States approximately every 15 seconds, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. That's more than 2.1 million burglaries every year. That's a worrisome statistic for any homeowner. Fortunately, there are several easy things you can do to keep your home more secure. Easy and affordable ideas for keeping your home secure from burglars 1. Use your door and window locks. This may seem obvious, but how many times have you left your windows open while you ran to the store or left your front door unlocked while you were in the basement or gardening in the back yard?
3 May 2016
It will be a great day in your family's history when your kids are old enough to be left by themselves. That will mean that you feel they are responsible enough to take care of themselves and to make sure the house is secure. It's still a good idea to take some precautions so that, if a crisis does arrive, your kids will be ready to face it. From the lights going out to being locked out of the house, here are some ideas that might help you to make sure your children are ready to face unexpected problems.
13 April 2016
One of the most annoying things that can happen with your vehicle is that you break or lose your key or key fob, mostly because replacing those items can often be inconvenient or expensive. Listed below are three car key replacement options to consider that can make the whole process easier and more convenient for you. Auto Locksmith An auto locksmith can often be a great resource for replacing your lost car keys in many cases, usually because they can replace most types of car keys for a fraction of the cost that you would typically spend at a dealership to order a new key.
1 March 2016
Many drivers lock their keys in their vehicle at some point during their driving career. Unless you keep a spare set of keys in your wallet, it can be almost impossible to gain access to a vehicle once the keys are locked inside. Partnering with an emergency locksmith could be a simple solution for getting you back on the road again. Here are three reasons why calling a locksmith the next time your keys are locked in your car can be beneficial.
5 January 2016
In a hurry and your mind full of everything that needs to be done at the end of the day, it is all too easy to absentmindedly leave your keys in your car and slam the door shut behind you. Unfortunately, these situations can leave you in some fairly alarming scenarios as a driver--especially when it's late at night, but even worse if it's late at night and you are in a strange place.
26 December 2015