Hire a Professional to Change Your Locks
Aug10

Hire a Professional to Change Your Locks

There are a variety of reasons why someone may choose to change their locks, whether it is the fear of someone who once had keys and access to your home returning, your locks succumbing to age and disrepair, or simply because you want to update and or enhance your home security. There are many resources available to people and quite often you can get a free consultation or estimate for little or no cost. What Are Your Options? If you...

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Stolen Keys? Don’t Leave Your Car Vulnerable
Aug02

Stolen Keys? Don’t Leave Your Car Vulnerable

Are you sure that you lost that spare set of car keys – or is it possible that somebody may have stolen them? Whatever the case, you may need to re-key auto locks if you can’t account for all your sets of car keys. Although the basic mechanics of re-keying auto locks are the same as re-keying building locks, sometimes the complete process can be a bit more complicated. In either case, your first step is to remove the lock cylinder....

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The Pros And Cons Of An Interchangeable Lock Core
Jul10

The Pros And Cons Of An Interchangeable Lock Core

 Individuals that have multiple properties or locked facilities to manage may want to use interchangeable core locks for easier management and more convenient maintenance. Qualified locksmiths can provide their customers with locks with interchangeable cores, but property owners should be aware of all the pros and cons of these locks before selecting them. These type of locks provide a quick and convenient way to swap out locks. With...

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The History Of Locks
Jul01

The History Of Locks

 The oldest lock ever found was discovered by archeologists in the Khorsabad palace ruins near Nineveh, the old capital of ancient Assyria. This wooden lock was the ancestor of, and similar to, our modern pin and tumbler locks. These innovative locks were very popular at the time and were also common in Ancient Egypt.  Locks And The Bible  In the Old Testament of the Bible it is said that when the gates of Jerusalem were being...

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The New Homeowner’s Basic Tool Set
Jun20

The New Homeowner’s Basic Tool Set

As a new homeowner, you are about to embark on the joys and stresses of owning your own home. All homes require maintenance at some point, and you do not want to be caught unprepared if an emergency suddenly arises. No homeowner, new or old, should be without a basic tool set. Start with the basics and build your toolset up over time by adding what you need. Here is a checklist of the most essential items to add to your tool set to...

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Honeywell Home Safes – Storage Capability With Burglary Protection
May29

Honeywell Home Safes – Storage Capability With Burglary Protection

Searching for a home safe can’t be easy, with numerous options available in the market, most of which are misleading. Cheap knock offs have taken control over safe industry with fragile frames and no resistance to any damage. The lower than usual price of these safes are enough to entice customers into buying them. What they fail to realize is that a cheap buy can lead to an expensive loss. Instead, invest in certified products like...

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Home Security on the Road
May23

Home Security on the Road

Lock Your House with Your Phone Finally it’s here. Phone technology combined with locksmithing technology. We currently have the capability to take safety and information with us out on the road. To be able to lock your house with your phone means you are able to lock your door from anywhere in the world, and at any time. Any smartphone can now be used with an electronic locking system that locks your doors through certain unique apps...

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Wall Safe
Feb28

Wall Safe

Lots of people choose to keep things in their home that have immense financial or emotional worth. The greatest way to keep those items protected is with a Wall Safe that can be hidden in your house. A Wall Safe can give you more security than other types, but perhaps you do not know what to search for when you are on the hunt for the best one that will be suitable for you. There are many qualities to a Wall Safe that you must think...

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Who Do you Call When You Lock Yourself Out of Your Car?
Feb21

Who Do you Call When You Lock Yourself Out of Your Car?

One of the most awkward experiences that can happen to a person is locking themselves out of their car. If children are involved, then an awkward situation can turn into a very dangerous one, especially if the child or children are locked inside a car during extreme weather conditions. The first reaction can be to panic, and frantically try to open the car doors; sometimes people who happen to be walking by will offer to help opening...

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Maintain Your Valued Possession in a Safe
Feb04

Maintain Your Valued Possession in a Safe

Have you noticed the changes that are happening today when it comes to security? Many crimes related to theft, robbery and forcible taking of personal properties are becoming very dominant these days. Some people are resorting to this because of unemployment and bankruptcy that was brought about by the bad economic situation that all countries are facing. The risk that each one of us is facing now is on a higher level. Safety...

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