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.
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.
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.
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.
12 December 2014
Since its inception, the lock and key have been providing individuals a means to safely and securely protect their most prized possessions. Whether you're securing your possessions, protecting your family, or safeguarding your property, locksmiths have been providing individuals with peace of mind. While the profession has evolved over the centuries from a iron key and tumbler-lock, the premise of a locksmith still holds true. However, as society emerges into the 21st century, and the digital revolution encompasses all aspects of daily life, the goals and skill-set of the locksmith must also progress to keep up with the growing security needs.