New Locks for a New Home

  • Troubleshooting A Non-Responsive Transponder Key

    21 July 2017

    The new proximity-sensor transponder keys are great for convenience. You don't have to fumble with extra keys on your key ring or worry about inadvertently hitting the panic button when you try to unlock the doors. Unfortunately, with all of their benefits, those transponder keys also have a few idiosyncrasies that often catch new owners unaware. Here's a look at a couple of common reasons why your transponder may not be responding when you try to start your car.

  • Five Reasons You Should Not "Pass" On Gun Safes

    25 June 2017

    Guns are an important part of the Second Amendment. Where guns were once the sole property of militia and the King's guard, they became a necessity of the American colonies and an integral part of American safety, survival, and defense. However, guns left unattended are dangerous. For this, there are gun safes. Here are some other reasons why you should not take a pass on having a gun safe in your home if you own guns.

  • 3 Reasons Allowing A Bystander To Help Unlock Your Vehicle Can Be A Bad Idea

    11 June 2017

    If there is one mistake you are bound to make as a vehicle owner at some point, it is locking yourself out of your car and having to call a locksmith service for help. While most locations have several locksmith services available for unlocking the car, you may be tempted to allow a passerby to help you instead when they offer their assistance. After all, calling a locksmith may mean that you have to pay a fee for service.

  • How To Prevent Jewelry Thieves From Stealing Out Of Your Display Cases

    22 May 2017

    Jewelry stores have become the target of thieves because you can make a huge profit off a quick grab.  A smash and grab is when burglars smash a display case to grab valuables and make a quick run. The point is to take the most expensive jewelry items. Read on to find out how to prevent thieves from stealing out of your display cases. Secure Your Case If you want to secure your case, then you need to take advantage of locksmith services.

  • 4 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Commercial Door

    6 May 2017

    The door leading into your place of business, whether it is a restaurant, office, or other facility, you want to be sure that you are taking proper care of it. This is widely different than the way you care for your doors at home. Besides, taking care of your commercial door is going to prolong it's life, which saves you money on replacement and prevents people from being able to manipulate the door outside of business hours.

  • 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.