Home Security Articles

The Difference Between a Left-Hand and Right-Hand Door

October 18, 2021
Front door in Rochester, MI.

If your door has any quirks or oddities that make it unclear which way it swings—it’s fine. Reach out to us for an expert assessment.

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Summer Home-Security Tips

June 14, 2021
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Our professionals recommend the following tips to help ensure your home’s security while you’re taking in the sun.

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Why You Should Rekey Your House

February 11, 2021

Rekeying your house’s locks is one of the most effective and inexpensive ways to improve your home’s security. Changing the locks completely brands any old keys useless, thereby giving you new locks and keys. Even if you can account for every old key to each lock in your home, there are several reasons why you’d still want to rekey your Canton, MI, home.

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Garage Door Security

January 13, 2021

n most homes, when it comes to security, garage doors are the forgotten relative. When folks install security systems for their homes, they forget about the garage door.

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5 Ways You Can Outsmart a House Burglar

January 23, 2020
burglar breaking into house

If you think having a lock on your front door and a latch on your windows is enough to protect your home from burglars, you are wrong.

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10 Security Tips for Winter Months

November 15, 2019
Shot of a handsome mature locksmith installing a lock.

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. Summer comes to an end, the days grow shorter, and the stores break out their holiday decorations. Although home security should be an important concern to all homeowners in Grosse Pointe, MI, year round, there are some special considerations during the cooler weather months.  Our…

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You Can Help Prevent a Home Invasion

October 9, 2019

Our team at Preferred Safe & Lock wants to help you stay safe. Here are some tips to help you make your home a safer place and protect your family and belongings from a home invasion.

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Things to Know Before Buying a Safe for Your Home

August 26, 2019
Open safe in a wealthy house. Safety box in hotel room. Concept safe storage of money and documents.

We have a great deal of knowledge about a wide variety of safes and can help you select the one that will best meet your needs.

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Signs Someone’s Meddled With Your Lock

July 19, 2019
Thief with bolt cutter behind the fence.

If you’re ready to update your locks or want additional information about home safety, contact Preferred Safe & Lock in Saint Clair Shores, MI.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Home Security This Spring

April 19, 2019
Mail box full of junk mail from their Locksmith in Grosse Pointe, MI.

Spring is symbolic of new beginnings and rebirth, as well as the quintessential time for spring cleaning. Perfectly coinciding with these, spring is also an excellent time of year to make a thorough assessment of your home’s security. Take a nice long walk around your home—both inside and outside—to check all your security items are…

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