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Why Are Replacement Car Keys Expensive?

The days of walking into a hardware store and getting duplicate car keys made for pennies are long gone. In fact, many drivers today have never seen the… Read the post

5 Ways to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture

If you own a home, you may have a yard. A yard is a beautiful extension of your interior living space. It can be a joy to use… Read the post

How to Pick a Lock

When most people think about unlocking a door without a key, their first thought is burglary. After all, wouldn’t anyone who is supposed to enter a home or… Read the post

How to Prevent Motorcycle Theft

You love your motorcycle. It gives you a sense of freedom when you are on the open road that is hard to duplicate. Motorcycles are often targeted for… Read the post

How to Secure File Cabinets

In today’s electronically-oriented world, we keep many important records in digital form. We go to great lengths to protect our digital files.  We password-protect our computers and encrypt… Read the post

6 Security Tips for People Who Live Alone

Society is changing. Many people are waiting longer to marry so the number of young people living alone is higher than ever. And, people are living longer, so… Read the post

How to Choose a Good Bicycle Lock

Anyone who owns a bicycle these days knows that a quality bike is expensive. Prices range anywhere from $500 to a whopping $500,000 for a bicycle. Alright, so… Read the post

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How to Balance Gun Safety and Access at Home

On February 14, 2018, a school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, FL. This event took the lives of 17 people making it one… Read the post

Review: The Kwikset 660 Single-Cylinder Deadbolt

An Illusion of Security Nostalgic people in small towns often fondly remember the days when they never felt the need to lock their car or house doors –… Read the post

3 Top Ways To Strengthen Sliding Glass Doors

Sliding glass doors are a common feature in today’s homes. They allow lots of light into the home while providing easy access to backyards, decks, and balconies. Unfortunately,… Read the post

The Facts About “Do Not Duplicate” Keys

Anyone Can Put "Do Not Duplicate" On a Key Did you ever get a key that was stamped with the words do not duplicate? Did you feel more… Read the post

4 Components of High-Security Locks

Door locks are your first line of defense in keeping unwanted intruders out of your home. Most burglaries involve entry through front or back doors, and it is… Read the post

7 Easy Tips to Avoid Car Theft

Americans have a long-standing love affair with the automobile. We are a big country, with millions of miles of roads, and we just love to get behind the… Read the post

6 Best Door Locks of 2018

Searching for the best door locks for your home has never been more complicated because there have never before been so many choices. You are not just choosing between… Read the post

4 Tips to Prevent Retail Store Burglaries

Retail shops have unique security challenges. Many are right on downtown streets that may have very little pedestrian traffic at night. And, most have large glass display windows. Here… Read the post

3 Great Devices To Locate Lost Car Keys

Lost Car Keys Happen to Everyone Everyone occasionally searches for lost car keys. Usually, keys are not actually lost, they are just misplaced. However, when you're running late and… Read the post

Why Duplicate House Keys May Not Work

You've lived in your home for many years. You haven't changed the locks since you moved in. Over time, you lost the original keys that came with your… Read the post

How to Fix Your Remote Car Key

New technologies improve our lives. However, these improvements almost always come at a cost. Cable television gave us many more channels, but our TV viewing was no longer… Read the post

6 Times You Should Change Your Locks

Burglaries are a fact of life. There is nothing we can do that will eliminate them completely. The best we can do is take a thoughtful, careful approach to… Read the post

3 Life-Saving Benefits of Home Security Systems

Most people think home security systems just protect against burglary and property theft. And, in the past, that was the primary reason for having an alarm system. Today,… Read the post

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How to Remove a Stuck or Broken Key

We constantly deal with locks and keys. Between house keys, car keys, and office keys, there are plenty of opportunities for things to go wrong. And, it never… Read the post

Texting And Driving: A Deadly Combination

A black BMW rockets down I-95 in South Florida at more than 80 mph. Inside, the driver looks down at his smartphone, his thumb moving wildly over the screen.… Read the post

Real Estate Lock Box: Is Your Home Safe?

A real estate lock box is a little secured container that holds the keys to properties that are for sale. It is impossible for every local agent to… Read the post

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5 Tips to Find a Local Locksmith

It seems as though, as time goes on, it becomes more and more difficult to find quality service-people. There are so many people out there who will promise you… Read the post

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5 Ways to Improve Backyard Shed Security

Shed Security is Often Overlooked If you own a single-family home, you may have (or want) a separate backyard storage shed. Many people prefer storing gardening equipment and other… Read the post

Benefits of an Aftermarket Car Security System

My Toyota is 9 years old. It is not a luxury car, but it takes me where I want to go and gives me no trouble. Unfortunately, I just… Read the post

Danger Zone: Bathrooms and the Elderly

The rooms in our homes may vary, with some high-end homes having media rooms, exercise rooms, and even wine cellars. One room all our homes have, though, is a… Read the post

Your Garage Door is a Huge Security Risk

Most people these days have electric garage doors. And, because the door is essentially locked when it is closed, they don't really think about garage door security. But, did… Read the post

The Fascinating & Pick-Proof Chain Key Lock

In recent years, many high-tech  changes have occurred in the locksmith industry. This is specifically true in terms of the types of locks that have become available. For… Read the post

Keyless Cars Create New Car Theft Tricks

It’s an old story. As fast as the good guys can invent new technologies to make it harder for the bad guys to operate, the bad guys invent… Read the post

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Home Security Systems Can Pay For Themselves

Do you think about installing a home security system, but the cost puts you off? Are you concerned you may not get value from this home improvement? You might consider… Read the post

4 Interesting Facts About Home Safes

You’d think it would be a no-brainer. Buy a big, heavy metal box with a sophisticated lock, insert valuables, and rest easy knowing your jewelry, cash, and important documents are secure,… Read the post

5 Steps to a Secure Vacation Home

It’s a common problem for people who have vacation homes. This is especially true if these homes are in areas where weekend or seasonal visitors are common. Aside… Read the post

Are Your Locks at Risk of Getting Bumped?

Many home locks are made with pins and tumblers, and these locks are vulnerable to a technique called lock bumping. This method of breaching a lock is shockingly… Read the post

Top 3 Holiday Security Tips

The holiday season is here, and for most people that means parties, gifts, family, and fun. For some, though, it means opportunity — to steal, that is. For… Read the post

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How to Choose High-Security Door Locks

This article is part of our series, “Burglary Prevention Starts at your Door.” With more than 50% of burglars entering homes through either the front or the back… Read the post

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3 Steps to Burglar-Resistant Doors

Burglars Like to Use the Door Previously, we discussed that 56% of the time, burglars use front and back doors to enter homes. Either the door is left unlocked (don’t do… Read the post

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Burglary Prevention Starts at Your Door

Burglaries are a fact of life. They are constantly occurring. In fact, an unauthorized home entry occurs every 13 seconds, with many of them happening in broad daylight.… Read the post

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7 Tips For Women Walking Alone at Night

We live in a dangerous world. If you have any doubts about that, just listen to the news on any given day. While we are living in a… Read the post

9 Reasons to Change to Keyless Door Locks

"The freedom that comes with these security devices make them a pleasure to include in our daily lives." I have seen plenty of changes in the world in… Read the post

Lock N More Cares About Child Safety in Cars

4 Tips For Child Safety inside Locked Cars Lock-N-More cares that people don’t inadvertently leave their kids locked in the back seat of their cars. It seems unthinkable.… Read the post