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 7 Ways to Improve Your Home Security This Spring

April 15, 2022

Spring is an excellent time of year to make a thorough assessment of your home’s security. Here are seven tips we highly recommend.

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Residential Access Control

Access Control Systems

March 18, 2022

An access control system controls the movement of people in and out of homes, giving all the power to the person setting the controls.

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Help! I Fell for a Locksmith Scam

February 16, 2022

There are many telltale signs illustrating something is a locksmith scam. We are happy to help with any locksmith needs you may have.

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3 Reasons You Should Hire a 24-Hour Locksmith

January 13, 2022

In the unfortunate event you do get locked out, remember to stay calm and try not to panic. Instead of breaking a window or jamming a lock to get in, call us, your local 24-hour locksmith.

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Know the Hardware You Have

December 15, 2021

Once you learn how to identify locks, and the hardware you have, you’ll have an easier time communicating with locksmiths.

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10 Security Tips for Winter Months

November 16, 2021

Home security should be an important concern to all homeowners year round, but there are some considerations during the winter months.

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

October 18, 2021

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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Changing Locks

Should You or Shouldn’t You Change Locks Between Tenants?

September 14, 2021

Depending where you live, your state may not require you to change your rental property’s locks when a tenant leaves. Many states do not. You are obligated to provide a functioning deadbolt lock on exterior doors, but this does not mean changing the deadbolt if it’s in a securely usable condition. 

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What You Need to Know Before Calling a Locksmith

August 13, 2021

When you speak with one of our locksmiths, it’s a good idea to be prepared ahead of time with the information we’ll need from you.

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Things Locksmiths Really Wish You Wouldn’t Do

July 15, 2021

When you find yourself in a situation where you need a locksmith’s services, try to avoid the following scenarios.

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