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Alternatives To Throwing Away Keys

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Alternatives To Throwing Away Keys

If you are like many people, your home has a junk drawer that contains old and seemingly useless keys. They could be from cars you don’t own anymore and apartments you haven’t lived in for decades. They have a way of piling up over the years, especially after you’ve had your locks replaced. Instead of tossing these keys into the garbage and ultimately in the landfill, you can find ways to reuse or re-purpose them. Recycling Recycling companies in your area may take old keys in their “mixed metal” bin. They are...

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Three Signs That Someone May Be Coming Into Your Business Without Your Knowledge

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Signs That Someone May Be Coming Into Your Business Without Your Knowledge

Many small business owners make the mistake of thinking that they do not have to worry about someone breaking into their business unless they have a broken window or the door is bashed in. That is not the case at all, though. There are many times when small businesses are broken into without any major damage being done. Use the guide below to learn three ways to tell if someone may be breaking into your business without your knowledge. Inspect the Locks on the Doors Closely The first thing you want to do is to look closely at the locks on the...

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Beef Up Security At Your Home So That You Can Enjoy Time Spent Traveling

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Beef Up Security At Your Home So That You Can Enjoy Time Spent Traveling

If you are going to be traveling to a few of your favorite destinations this summer, but are wary about leaving your home because of the risk of theft, beef up security by utilizing the following options. As a result, you won’t be as likely to be the victim of a burglary while enjoying time spent away from your residence.. Security System That Is Controlled By Phone Purchase a security system that you control with your phone so that you can keep a close eye on what is going on while you are away. Many security plans offer a wide range...

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Checklist For Delegating An Emergency Locksmith

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Checklist For Delegating An Emergency Locksmith

One part of a great vehicle safety plan is having an emergency locksmith on hand. Some people may wait until they are locked out to look for a locksmith, but by locating a reliable company ahead of time you’ll save yourself the hassle of scrambling for help. Here are some qualities to evaluate when picking an emergency locksmith.   Accessibility  The best 24-hour locksmith services will have multiple ways of reaching them in a pinch. For instance, do they have an emergency hotline that is operated 24 hours a day? Some...

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2 Reasons To Consider A Gun Safe For Your Vehicle

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Reasons To Consider A Gun Safe For Your Vehicle

One of the most important accessories that you can purchase for your firearms is a gun safe. While most gun safes are intended for use in your home, there are a number of safes on the market that are intended for use in your vehicle. Listed below are just two reasons to consider an automobile gun safe. Large Number Of Styles A big reason to consider an automobile gun safe is that there are a large number of styles available that can handle a wide variety of firearms. For example, you can choose to purchase a console gun safe that fits into...

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Facts About Home Security Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Facts About Home Security Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Knowing your home is secure is important, so learning more about it is vital to yours and your family’s safety. Most people know that locking their doors at night and making sure the garage door is locked is important to prevent burglars from entering. However, you may be surprised at how some thieves can access your home, even while you are home in broad daylight. Check out these ways burglars can get into your home and how you can take steps to prevent it from happening to you. Stop Hiding Your Spare Keys In Obvious Places If you are...

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How To Fix A Sliding Patio Door Lock

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Fix A Sliding Patio Door Lock

If you have a sliding patio door lock, it will eventually malfunction. You feel like you are going to pull the lock off the door once you get the key to open it.  Here are some tips to fix a sliding patio door lock. Gather Tools and Adjust the Lock For this project, you need: tape measure pliers Philips screwdriver wire brush dust pan broom graphite pen replacement lock Check the lock track for dirt and debris that could be causing the lock to stick. Clean dirt with the broom and dust pan. Look for an adjusting screw close to the...

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Taking Care Of The Things Around Your Home

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Taking Care Of The Things Around Your Home

If you are a new home owner, you want to make sure you have a clear understanding of the different areas to stay on top of around your home. By properly maintaining your home you will help to ensure your home doesn’t get damaged and cost you a lot of money in repairs. This article will touch on maintenance tips for your plumbing, roof, central air conditioning system and locks. Plumbing Your plumbing system needs to be kept free of debris and items that shouldn’t be put down the drain or garbage disposal. Make sure you never put...

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Make Sure the Locks in Your Home Offer You Security

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Make Sure the Locks in Your Home Offer You Security

If you are concerned about the security of your house, then the first thing to do is make sure your doors and windows aren’t easy targets. If your doors or windows don’t have strong enough locks, then it may be possible for a burglar to easily get into your house. To determine whether or not you should have your locks changed, consider the following: Do your doors have movement? Shut and lock your doors. Pull on the doorknob and see if they give and have a bit of movement. If the doors do wiggle then there is the chance that a...

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Minimizing Robbery Risk In Your Small Business

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Minimizing Robbery Risk In Your Small Business

If you just opened your own small business, you will need to take steps in making sure it is safeguarded against potential thieves. There are ways you can increase the security of a small business by adding deterrents and obstacles to your building. Here are a few tips to try in keeping bandits from trying to gain entry to your business. Add Hi-Security Locks When someone purchases or rents a new building, they will most likely change the locks so no one can use a previously used key to get inside. When hiring a commercial...

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