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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.

Get A Backup Key To Prevent Lockout

10 November 2020
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There are few situations that cause more frustration than getting locked out of your vehicle. This is especially true if you are far away from home. With new vehicles, keys are often computerized and are not simple to replicate. Going to a dealership or the manufacturer of your vehicle for a new key may be inconvenient for several reasons. This is why you may want to see what your options are through a local locksmith. Read More …

Three Reasons To Have Your Commercial Locks Rekeyed Or Replaced

10 August 2020
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Keeping any kind of business building secure is more difficult than keeping a typical home secure. With many employees and visitors passing through commercial properties throughout each day, ample opportunities for security breaches are sure to arise. To ensure your business stays safe in all circumstances, you need to make sure all of your locks are secure. If you suspect your locks have been compromised by any of the following circumstances, you should have them replaced or rekeyed as soon as possible. Read More …

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 …