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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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