New Locks for a New Home

  • Best Locks For Every Door Type

    11 April 2016

    Most people spend the greater part of their lives working hard to build their homes for themselves and their family. While the home provides many things, including shelter and comfort, one of the most important and ever growing purposes of the home is security. While nobody wants to feel like they are living in a fortress or bank vault, the fact remains that with the number of doors in the typical home, security and privacy are both issues that arise.

  • Spare Key Mistakes Homeowners Should Avoid

    3 April 2016

    When the average homeowner thinks about a break in, they think of an intruder breaking a door or window to gain entry into their home. Don't overlook the access a spare key can offer a burglar. Spare keys offer the perfect opportunity for an intruder to gain access to your home without causing a major disturbance. If you are in the habit of leaving a spare key around your home, make sure you know what safe practices to follow.

  • Types Of Locks For Home Use

    8 March 2016

    If you are installing a new lock for home security, note that there are many types of locks to choose from with varying security results. Here are some commons types of locks, along with their benefits.  Knob Locks Knob locks are a fairly standard form of lock, where knobs on each side of the door are attached to the locking mechanism inside. These locks are fairly secure and affordable. However, you should try to combine these locks with another form of lock.

  • 5 Tips To Avoid Locksmith Scams

    2 June 2015

    When you're locked out of your house or car, this is a very stressful time. You're so stressed, you're prone to being pressured by a locksmith. You may even fall for a scam. It can be hard to spot these scams, especially because locksmiths in some jurisdictions are not required to be certified or licensed. Here are some tips to help you avoid a locksmith scam: 1. Look for branding.