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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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Keyless Locks for Home and Car

April 15, 2018

Keyless entry locks seem to be everywhere these days, not just in the next James Bond film. Convenience and safety top the reasons for such a high demand. These locks are no longer exclusively used by the rich and famous. Anyone who has an interest in this technology can utilize it with his or her…

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Garage Door Security

March 30, 2018

Our locksmiths at Preferred Safe and Lock recommend the following tips to prevent your home from being one of these targets. Contact us today.

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How Safe Is Your Hotel Room Safe?

February 27, 2018

Learn more from security professionals at Preferred Safe & Lock about how easy it is to bypass a hotel safe and what you can do to protect your valuables.

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Smart Home Security – Preferred Safe & Lock

December 19, 2017

Your smart home security could be highjacked without you even knowing it. Call Preferred Safe & Lock for more security tips.

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All About Residential Access Control Systems

November 15, 2017

A standard lock-and-key system may not be enough for some homes to make their owners feel secure. These days, there are so many viable security options.

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Why You Should Hire a Locksmith for Car Key Replacements

October 25, 2017

When your car key is lost or damaged, it may not even cross your mind to go anywhere else but the dealership for the replacement, but a professional locksmith is where you should go.

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When Should I Change My Business Safe’s Lock?

September 19, 2017

Many business owners wonder how often they should change the lock to their safe, or whether they should change it at all. Keep reading to learn what the pros suggest.

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