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key safety to keep your home secure

You have done all that you can to ensure that your home is as secure as possible. You have invested in the best locks, the top of the line security system and keep your drapes closed at night to limit how much anyone can see into your home. After you put this much effort into securing your home, are you keeping the keys to your home secure? Do you have a hide-a-key in the most obvious place? Do you leave your house keys on your key ring when you take your car to the mechanic? Key security is more important than the lock you have on your door. Continue reading to learn more about keeping your home and keys secure.

What Is A Mortise Lock?

14 May 2020
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A mortise lock is an older style of lock that is coming back into fashion in America. Most people have a cylindrical lock, where a cylinder is bored into the side of the door and a little material is removed for the plate- it's very possible you've had to install a lock or replace a lock like this one, in your lifetime.  The name of the mortise lock is in reference to a wood joining style, mortise and tenon, where a whole is dug in one piece of wood. Read More …

3 Situations That Call For The Installation Of New Locks

10 July 2019
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When it comes to keeping you, your family, and your property safe, your residential locks play an essential role. For that reason, it is imperative that you, as a homeowner, are familiar with the times when it is time to schedule for a locksmith to come out to your home and install brand-new locks, which will ensure that your home is safe and secure. While there are many situations that will warrant new lock installation, here are three instances when you should seriously consider having new locks installed on your home. Read More …

Locked out of Your Car in a Shady Neighborhood? Keep Yourself Safe with These Helpful Tips

15 November 2016
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You never know when a quick stop to grab fuel or a drink could lead you to accidentally locking your keys in the car because, as humans, everyone will have that momentary lapse of thought that gets them in trouble. The worst part is, sometimes you lock your keys in your vehicle at a place that is not somewhere you would choose to stand around and wait for help. If you get stuck in a shady neighborhood because you are locked out of your vehicle, call a locksmith for help as soon as possible. Read More …

People To Contact After A Home Break-In

4 November 2016
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When your home is broken into, there is often a lot of work to pick up the pieces. There are a few different people that you should contact after your break-in to start getting things back on track. Friends, Family and Employers You might want to make a list of all people who you contact regularly to let them know what happened. When you're dealing with a devastating home break-in, you might not be quite yourself, which can make your friends and family wonder if something is up. Read More …

3 Awesome Benefits Of A Car Key Remote

31 October 2016
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Getting a car key remote with your car is definitely something that you should consider. Having a car key remote comes with so many awesome benefits, and this article is going to discuss 3 of them.  It Is Much More Convenient Perhaps the most common reason why people enjoy having a car key remote is that it makes things so much more convenient for them. Rather than having to wait until you get to your car to unlock it, you can instead lock it as soon as your car is in your sights. Read More …