Preparing Your Home When Going Away

Tips for Increasing Your Garage Security

Your garage provides a lot of benefits, from storing your vehicle and other household items, to allowing you a workspace for doing car repairs or having a laundry room. However, it can also provide ways for a thief to steal from you or gain access into your home. Here are some important garage security tips […]

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Types of Deadbolts You Could Install In Your Residence

For most homeowners, keeping their home secure is of utmost importance. However. Not many homeowners know what the options available to them are. For instance, a common misconception some individuals have is that opting for deadbolts on their entryways simply involves calling on a locksmith to install them. The truth is there are a number […]

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What to Do When Your Key Breaks off Inside the Lock

Your house keys are most definitely durable and designed to last, and yet they are not indestructible. You might not notice any corrosion or degradation in your keys until the worst happens—you try to unlock your front door only to have the key snap in two while still inside the lock. Hopefully you will have […]

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Commonly Asked Questions about Safes Answered

One of the most important assets your business has is its information, whether about clients, business processes or employees. Therefore, a business owner/manager must make every effort to secure this sensitive information to ensure that confidentiality is not breached. Of course, there are many questions surrounding the right choice of office safe. Below are answers […]

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How to Increase the Efficiency of Digital Door Locks

Digital door locks are a way to replace keyed locks or to add automated features to your doors such as remote locking and unlocking.  The digital lock technology has long been used in automobiles, but has been adopted by homes and businesses in recent years. Various types of digital door locks for residential and commercial […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Your Car Door Lock’s Freezing During Colder Weather

One of the most frustrating things that can happen to your car when the temperature plummets is the locks becoming frozen. It’s extremely aggravating to be stuck outside of the vehicle for no other reason than frozen locks, but you can prevent this from happening by taking the 5 steps listed below. 1. Keep the […]

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Locked Antique Steamer? Five Possible Solutions to Consider

If you’ve bought an old steamer trunk, it may have a lock. That can be frustrating, especially if it’s engaged and you want to open the trunk. Luckily, there are a few options you can try. Take a look at these ideas: 1. Explore antique trunk replacement keys. Your antique trunk may be rare now, […]

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How To Keep Yourself Safe When Moving

Moving to a new home can be stressful, and the last thing you need is a break-in. In many parts of the Western world, domestic burglary rates have been falling year on year since the nineties, and in Australia your likelihood of being burgled has fallen from 2.9% to 2.5% since 1999. People who have […]

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Tips on Keeping Your Home More Secure When You’re Away for Vacation

Aside from installing, repairing and replacing door locks, locksmiths can also offer useful advice on how you can eliminate potential security threats in your home. Here are some expert tips on what you can do to help ensure the security of your home when you are away for vacation with your loved ones. Ensure main […]

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No Entry: How to Avoid Getting Locked Out

Whether you get locked out of your office, home or vehicle, everyone can agree that getting locked out is very frustrating. However, by taking a few simple precautions you can ensure you never get locked out again. Do a Pat Down Check One of the biggest causes of getting locked out is forgetting or losing […]

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