5 Tips To Make The Most Of Re-Keying Your Home

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Re-keying a lock involves rearranging the tumblers in the existing lock to make it respond to a new key and, more importantly, stop responding to a previous key. This is a low-cost way of ensuring a previous tradesman, owner, or anyone else who may have had access to your keys can no longer enter your home. Re-keying is usually done when a new owner or renter moves into a residence, after a remodel that involves tradesmen utilizing your existing keys, or after a falling out with an individual who has access to your keys.

28 August 2017

Why You May Want To Have A Locksmith Install A Keypad Lock On Your Door

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If you want to make sure you have both a secure and a convenient door lock on your door, then you should think of going with a keypad lock. A locksmith can visit your home and make the change for you. Before you decide, you'll want to learn of the reasons why this switch may be right for your home and you can learn some reasons here: Convenience is a big benefit of these types of locks: Have you ever walked up to your front door carrying bags full of groceries only to find that you thoughtlessly put your keys in your pocket?

1 August 2017

How To Install Barrel Bolt Locks On Wood Doors

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A barrel door bolt increases your security for either commercial or private buildings. A barrel bolt attaches to the inside of the door, can only be opened from the inside, and is easier to install than a deadbolt. Follow these directions to install a barrel bolt lock. Prepare for Installation To install a barrel bolt, gather the following:  work gloves tape measure rag screwdriver torpedo level pencil medium-grit sandpaper chisel and hammer drill and one-eighth inch drill bit barrel bolt lock Determine a good height for the lock based on who uses the door.

11 July 2017

Four Tips For Helping You Keep Up With Your Car Keys

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If you are constantly misplacing or losing your car keys, you may wonder what action you can take to keep track of them and avoid having to waste precious time looking for them. If so, use one or more of the following four tips to help you keep up with your car keys on a daily basis. Have a Keyholder Next to Your Home's Exit Door If you spend most of your time before leaving the house trying to find your car keys, put up a keyholder next to your home's exit door.

13 June 2017

Changes To Make At Your New Home For Extra Security

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When you move into a new home you want to take a look at it from a criminal's perspective and do all you can to make it look unappealing and even threatening to them. Anything you can do to steer them away from deciding to break into your house will be worth following through with. This article is full of great ideas you may want to consider when you are trying to increase the security around your home:

25 May 2017

Three Things To Do Once Your Home Has Been Broken Into

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If your house has recently been broken into, then you're probably panicked and more than a bit angry. However, you have to stay clear minded and be pragmatic about what you can accomplish. There is nothing that you can do about the fact that your home was broken into, but you can take steps to try and prevent it from happening again. Here's a list of what to do. Contact The Police

10 May 2017

The Pros & Cons of Buying a Gun Safe as Opposed to a Traditional Safe

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If you own one or more guns, you may be looking into purchasing some sort of gun box, gun safe or traditional safe to keep your guns secure when they are not in use. Each of these options has their own pros and cons and learning about these pros and cons will help you determine which option is ideal for you. Here are a few of the pros and cons of buying a gun safe as opposed to storing your guns in a traditional safe.

14 April 2017

Running a Business? 3 Tips for Repairing Commercial Doors

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Doors are an important part of any business. They can affect how the business is viewed by customers. Unattractive doors can actually scare away business or make customers less likely to enter an establishment. Doors that are not sturdy or secured can make a business more likely to be a victim of theft. Doors can even have an impact on how a business functions on a day to day basis.

13 April 2017

3 Important Things To Do When You Move To A New Home

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If you have recently decided to move to a new home, there are a few important things that you should not forget to do. Many people forget how important certain tasks are, such as changing their mail address, simply because they are too busy moving items from their old home to the new one. It is best to make a list of some of the things you might need to do as soon as you move into the home so that you do not forget.

12 April 2017

How To Secure Your Store

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Running a store is the type of job that involves a lot of risks. For instance, someone can break inside of the store when it is closed and steal large amounts of money and merchandise. If you are getting ready to open your store to the public, you might want to wait until certain security measures are taken. If you have any vehicles that are used for running your business, it is important to make sure that they are protected against criminals as well.

12 April 2017