Improving Your Home Security

  • Common Mistakes People Make That Result In Poorly-Locked Homes

    13 April 2016

    There are a number of common habits that you might get into around your home that thieves will take advantage of if they catch you at the right time. Here are a few such habits including what you can do in order to avoid having one of these habits. Unlocked Garden Shed It's important to get a high-quality lock that you can put on your garden shed since you could have a wide number of valuable items in there.

  • Basic Home Security For The First Time Home Buyer

    12 April 2016

    You're excited to be moving into your first home. It's a previously-owned home, but it has been kept up in good condition. One of the first tasks you should do as a new homeowner is to evaluate the security of your home. This starts at the locks on all of the exterior doors. As soon as you can, have a locksmith walk around the house with you to inspect the locks.

  • 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!