Deciding On A Lock

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Deciding On A Lock

We have all been there. You arrive at the hardware store, anxious to pick out a new lock for your storage unit, shed, or kid's locker. Unfortunately, after you see the available options, you might be confused and frustrated. After all, how are you supposed to know the difference between an exposed shackle and a protected lock body? Fortunately, this blog is here to help you to decide the right lock for your situation. By taking a few minutes to read through this information, you might be able to decide which lock you need to keep your things safe and sound.


4 Tips For Keeping Your Family Safe While You’re Deployed

One of the challenges of deployment is that you may feel powerless to protect your family back home when you are so far away. If you tend to be the protector in your family, the thought of your spouse and children all alone may give you anxiety and distract you from your work. The best approach is to work with your spouse to get a few security measures in place so that you can gain peace of mind knowing your family is safe. Read More 

3 Safe Locking Mechanisms To Consider And Their Benefits

Buying a safe can often be a confusing venture due to the many different types of safes and associated locking mechanisms, all of which offer their own set of benefits. Listed below are three safe locking mechanisms to consider and the benefits that they can provide.  Biometric One of the more secure safe locking mechanisms that is available to you is a biometric lock. This option will allow you to open the safe by simply placing a finger on the fingerprint scanner. Read More 

3 Ways To Increase Safety For Employees In Your Building’s Parking Garage

Parking garages can be dangerous if security measures aren't put into place – here are three ways you can increase safety within your building's parking garage and provide employees who park there with some peace of mind: Install a CCTV System Installing a closed circuit television system in your parking garage can decrease crime by about 51 percent and help ensure that people parking inside the garage are kept safe day and night. Read More 

Security Measures That Can Help You Keep Your Small Jewelry Shop Safe

If you have a small retail shop that sells jewelry, you might be seriously considering additional security to protect your inventory and your employees. However, you might not know what more you can do if you've already got a deadbolt lock on the doors. Here are a few additional things you can do. Change the Current Locks If you have only ever used the keys you were given by the real estate agent that sold you the shop, that could be setting yourself up for problems. Read More 

Escape Artists And Pharaohs: Locksmiths And Their Impact On History

It is possible that people who have never locked themselves out of a house, safe or car may have never given the locksmith trade a thought. However, once their assistance is needed, they can become the most important person in the world. Locksmiths are people who work hard to attain their skill level, and they are capable of saving the day when someone is standing outside their apartment in their pajamas or late for work because they are unable to get into their car. Read More