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Tips to Protect Your Home From Burglary

January 17, 2019

The FBI released its preliminary report on crime in the U.S. for the first six months of 2017 reporting home burglary is down 6.1 percent. Attributing this decrease to several factors, one of them is most certainly a greater level of education on the part of homeowners for preventing burglaries. According to our Preferred Safe & Lock…

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Commercial Master Keying Locks

December 13, 2018

Carrying a separate key for every area and/or door in your business or for several buildings could make you feel more like a locksmith than a manager or owner. It’s neither convenient nor practical. At Preferred Safe & Lock, Inc., we can give you a solution. We will work with you to design and implement…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, from our family to yours!

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Residential Access Control

November 19, 2018

The size of your home should not a determinant in your decision to implement access control. At Preferred Safe & Lock, we support Saint Clair Shores, MI–area homeowners in all sizes of homes––from snug quarters to grandiose compounds. Access control is for everyone. If you have always wanted direct control of who has access to…

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I Locked My Keys In My House!

October 8, 2018

It happens to the best of us, especially these days with juggling so many things at one time. Locking yourself out of your house. But it doesn’t have to happen to you. You can be that person. That person who’s organized and prepared for anything, and it’s easy. There are things you can do ahead…

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Why Hire a Certified Master Locksmith?


September 6, 2018

It’s inevitably going to happen. You are going to need the services of a professional locksmith. When you move into a new home or business you will definitely want to change the locks or rekey them. If you ever get locked out due to a lost or broken key you’ll need help. Perhaps your locks,…

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Common Lock Problems and Solutions

August 6, 2018

Our locksmiths at Preferred Safe & Lock, here in Saint Clair Shores, MI, feel like they have seen it all when it comes to locks. Many times when customers have an issue with their locks, the issue is something they could resolve themselves if they just knew how. Below are some of the more common…

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Why You Should Rekey Your House

July 11, 2018

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…

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School Security

June 18, 2018

When the topic of school security crops up, in the light of current U.S. events, chances are your mind immediately jumps to security as it relates to school shootings. However, school security envelopes a much broader scope. Long before school shootings became a weekly media story, security measures have been used here in Saint Clair…

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Avoiding Locksmith Scams

May 17, 2018

When you’re in need of a locksmith, typically it’s in a need-it-now scenario, and you’re not taking the time to research who you’ll use as you usually might. However, this is not the time to skimp on your Sherlock skills. It seems that even the locksmith field isn’t exempt from scams and imposters. In fact,…

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