Improving Your Home Security

  • 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.

  • Tired of Getting Locked Out of Your House? Use One of These Spare Key Hiding Places

    1 December 2015

    If you want to make sure that you are no longer getting locked out of your home, you will need to make use of a spare house key that is hidden in the perfect spot outside of your home. To help make sure that you have found a great spot that no one else will stumble upon, you will want to consider one of the following suggestions. In the Mailbox

  • Unique Places To Hide A Spare Key To Your House

    30 November 2015

    If you never want to find yourself locked out of your house without any way to get back in, you will want to have a spare key hidden nearby. Of course, you will want to make sure that you are getting as creative as possible so that you will not have to worry about anyone stumbling across it. To help make sure that you are going to find the best spots to hide your spare key, you will want to take a few moments to review the following suggestions.

  • What To Do When The Keyless Entry To Your Vehicle Won't Work

    30 November 2015

    A keyless entry device is fantastic when it works properly. However, there is nothing more frustrating than to be in a hurry and unable to get into your vehicle because the keyless entry device isn't working. Before you hit the panic mode, be sure you are using it correctly. Here are a few pointers to aid in the process before you consider breaking a window or calling a locksmith for assistance.

  • 3 Questions To Ask When You Need Emergency Car Key Replacement

    30 November 2015

    As vehicles have become more sophisticated, their safety features have similarly improved. However, those safety features do not come without a price and that price can be significant when you need an emergency car key replacement. Fortunately, when you know the right questions to ask, finding an emergency locksmith is much less stressful. #1-How Long Will It Take To Get Your New Keys? Undoubtedly, one of the least convenient aspects of replacing your car key unexpectedly is typically going to be how you get to the person who can make the new one.