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Myths About Locks, Keys and Safes Explained and Elucidated

05
Dec

Understanding Levers and Door Knobs Before You Make that Purchase

Even with the best hardwoods, steel or aluminium door panels, the level of convenience when operating your door depends on the door handle that you choose. It determines how easily people can access certain sections of the house. For instance, some door handles are quite difficult for children and pets to open, thus they can […]

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25
Feb

Locked Out? Solutions and Prevention

Have you ever experienced that sinking feeling that descends when you realise you’re locked out of your home?  In a perfect world, you’d have a spare key left with a neighbour.  However, if that’s not the case, you might find the following suggestions helpful. Ask for help If you have a rented property, contact your […]

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09
Feb

Which Lock Should You Use to Secure Your Valuables?

Locks come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from simple deadlocks to smart electronic locks to home safes. Choosing the right method of security for valuable items usually depends on what you are protecting, who you would like to grant access, and of course, your budget. Deadlocks When it comes to securing exterior doors, a […]

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02
Dec

How to Choose the Best Home Safe

In recent years, people have turned more and more to having home safes. Some people may no longer trust the banks with their money after the recent recessions and prefer to keep large amounts of cash at home. Others will have seen large increases in burglaries in the area and will want to protect their […]

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23
Nov

How to Prevent Your Car’s Keyless Entry System from Being Compromised

Keyless entry systems offer car owners a very convenient way to access their cars without pushing a key into the door locks. However, criminals have also upgraded their methods to compromise these locking systems. This article discusses some steps that you can take to prevent your car’s keyless locking system from being compromised. Install a […]

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18
Nov

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Locksmith

One of the trades available in the construction industry is locksmithing, a field which extends far beyond the key cutting kiosks you often see in shopping centers. Below is some of the most essential information about entering the trade. What Does Locksmithing Involve? In addition to cutting keys, you will be required to make, maintain […]

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17
Nov

Why You Should Never Hire An Uninsured Locksmith

Hiring an uninsured locksmith is like handing over your house keys to a stranger. If something goes wrong, you’ll have nobody to blame but yourself. While not every uninsured locksmith is a crook trying to swindle you out of cash, taking a chance could leave you liable for damages. When choosing a locksmith, making sure they […]

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06
Nov

Home Safety | 3 Actionable Steps To Undertake When a Burglar Enters Your Home

A burglar breaking into your home is perhaps one of the most frightening prospects, but the most important thing is to stay as calm as possible, even if your heart is pounding loudly against your chest. Stay as quiet as you possibly can to assess the level of danger you may be in. Be sure […]

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04
Nov

4 Tips When Installing a Home Safe

All homeowners have things that they wish to store out of reach. These items may have increased worth or simply need to be held in a secure place for safety purposes. You can choose many items to store in a home safe for whatever reason. Before you install your home safe, it is important that […]

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27
Oct

Different Services Offered By Locksmiths

Typically, when people think of locksmith services, the first thing that pops into their mind is someone to help them gain access into their home in the event they are locked out. Although this is a service that they offer, it is a myopic view on the range of services available. Here are some of […]

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