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Commercial Safes 101

July 13, 2020

Generally speaking, a commercial safe is more difficult to break into and more fire resistant than a residential safe. While a commercial safe is also a bit pricier than a residential safe, it’s hard to put a dollar sign on peace of mind.

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Residential Keyless Entry Locks

June 15, 2020

Here in St. Clair Shores, MI, many of our homeowners have already updated from their traditional locksets to keyless entry locks. And why not? These types of locks typically offer higher levels of convenience and security. Here at Preferred Safe & Lock, our professional locksmiths are installing more and more of them on a regular basis.

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The Future of Locksmithing: No More Keys

May 15, 2020

Our Preferred Safe & Lock team would love to provide you a keyless lock for your home or business here in St. Clair Shores and surrounding areas.

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What Are Common Lock Problems?

April 13, 2020

At Preferred Safe & Lock, we know how to patch things up between you and your door lock. We offer a wide selection of quality products and services to help keep you and your family safe and secure in your St. Clair Shores home.

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Do I Need a Separate Safe for Separate Items?

February 14, 2020

Does your St. Clair Shores home need a separate safe for separate items? When it comes to protecting your property, we want to provide the best for you.

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5 Ways You Can Outsmart a House Burglar

January 23, 2020

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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Should I Have a Safe in My Home?

December 28, 2019

A home safe can be a smart investment for many individuals and families. However, it’s important to understand the different kinds of safes available, and what valuables they are designed to protect.  If you store your valuables in the wrong kind of safe, you can actually do more damage to your belongings than you do…

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10 Security Tips for Winter Months

November 15, 2019

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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5 Tips for Finding Lost Keys

September 24, 2019

Nearly everyone loses their keys from time to time in St. Clair Shores. It’s easy to do because they are small, used so frequently, and simple to forget about.  Here are some tips on not only finding lost keys but also ways to not lose them in the first place. If you simply can’t find…

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Preferred Safe and Lock proudly provides LOCKSMITH services to St. Clair Shores, Roseville, Eastpointe, Detroit, Grosse Pointe, Troy, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Rochester, Livonia, West Bloomfield, Utica, Ann Arbor, Canton, Chesterfield, Taylor, Flint, Dearborn, Novi, Ypsilanti, Warren and the surrounding Michigan communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 586-757-7742, or request service online today.