Improving Your Home Security

  • Follow These Steps After Having Your Purse Stolen

    18 March 2016

    When your purse is stolen, it can cause a state of panic that is hard to get out of. However, it is important that you act quickly in order to protect yourself and your finances. Here are some of the first things you need to do if your purse gets stolen. Call Your Bank and Credit Card Companies One of the biggest risks to having your purse stolen is having your credit cards or checks used.

  • 3 Types Of Locks To Consider For Your Home

    30 December 2015

    Replacing your locks can be a great way to greatly increase your home's security while also providing you with numerous other benefits. Listed below are three lock types that you should seriously consider when replacing your home's locks. Smart Lock One of the most useful and versatile lock types to consider when replacing the locks on your exterior doors are smart locks. Smart locks typically refer to locks that have an Internet connection.

  • 4 Reasons You May Want To Invest In Home Security

    2 December 2015

    If you're looking for a good way to better protect yourself, your family, and your personal belongings, you may want to consider investing in a home security system. With so many models and options to choose from, you can have a lot of control over your home's safety. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why you may want to consider investing in a home security system for your home.

  • Did You Purchase A House That Used To Be A Rental Property? Safety Precautions You Must Take

    2 December 2015

    If you have purchased a home that used to be a rental property at some point, it's imperative that you have a locksmith come to the house as soon as you get the keys. You don't want to put your home at the risk of an intrusion, and you don't want to put your safety in jeopardy. You don't know how many people had keys to the property while they were tenants, or who the landlord and tenants gave keys to.

  • Transponder Keys And How To Fix Them

    2 December 2015

    If you have a car that is newer than the mid 90s, you will probably be familiar with the new style of car keys, the ones that have electronics built in. These are called transponder car keys. These are normally meant to keep your car safe and not be stolen. However, if the electronics short out, it can spell disaster for you and your car. Keep reading to find out more!

  • Choosing The Right Jewelry Safe For Your Home

    1 December 2015

    For jewelry collectors, a home jewelry safe offers a great way to keep precious pieces secure and stored safely out of sight. If you have a significant fine or antique jewelry collection and you don't already have a jewelry safe, here are a few things to take into consideration as you shop. Exterior Appearance If you will be looking for different jewelry pieces to wear every day, you'll probably want to keep the safe in a convenient location that is out in the open.

  • 3 Modern Locks To Consider

    1 December 2015

    A locksmith is a great resource when it comes to installing new locks on your home, especially when you consider the fact that they can offer you new and modern locks to replace the traditional ones on your home. A few of the modern locks to consider are wireless-enabled, biometric, and keypad locks. Wireless-Enabled One of the most versatile types of modern locking system is the wireless-enabled lock. These locks are quite useful because they can be opened by simply pressing a button on a dongle, remotely via a secure website, or even through the use of a basic smartphone app.