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Top 5 Reasons Not to Price Shop Your Gun Safe

January 30, 2017

Whatever the purpose of your guns – for protection, hunting, collecting, shooting, etc. – ensuring that they’re stored properly and safely is important. Not only is proper storage key for gun maintenance, but it can also prevent the guns from being stolen, destroyed in an accident, getting into the wrong hands, or worse.   When … Read more


How a Commercial Locksmith Can Help Facility Managers Meet Building Codes

How a Commercial Locksmith Can Help Facility Managers Meet Building Codes

January 25, 2017

Ensuring that building codes are met during construction and throughout a business’s operation is essential. In Texas, building codes address electrical, fuel, and fire issues; energy conservation; plumbing; mechanical issues; and building structures. While a commercial locksmith is not necessary for ensuring that certain areas are up to code – such as a building’s plumbing … Read more


Do High-Tech Home Security Solutions Thwart Attacks Better than Quality Door and Window Hardware_

Do High-Tech Home Security Solutions Thwart Attacks Better than Quality Door and Window Hardware?

January 19, 2017

Protecting your home, your valuables, and your family is no doubt at the top of your priority list. As such, you probably have questions about which is better: a high-tech home security system, or high-quality window and door hardware. For those who want to be as secure as possible, a combination of both may be … Read more


Do You Still Need a Home Safe with a Home Security System

Do You Still Need a Home Safe with a Home Security System?

January 12, 2017

Many homeowners find significant peace of mind after installing a home security system in their house. And this is for good reason: as a result of rapid advances in technology over recent years, home security systems now provide for an enhanced amount of protection, including video surveillance, alarms and alarm monitoring, intercoms, smart home controls, … Read more


Professionally Installed vs Mail Ordered Security System

Professionally Installed vs. Mail-Order Home Security Systems

January 9, 2017

It is not uncommon that we turn to professionals to assist us in a number of different tasks. Indeed, many of us look to a car repair service to help us with automotive troubles; we seek out plumbers regarding issues with our pipes; and we certainly reach out to doctors if we are facing medical … Read more


Difference Between a Residential, Automotive, and Commercial Locksmith

Difference Between a Residential, Automotive and Commercial Locksmith

January 4, 2017

Not all locksmiths are equal. In fact, a locksmith may only specialize in one area, and therefore be unable to provide the duties that another locksmith professional would. If you are a commercial business, contacting a commercial locksmith – rather than an automotive or residential locksmith – is within your best interest.   What Each … Read more


Home Safe vs. Safe Deposit Box

December 29, 2016

When you need a place to store your valuables, deciding between a home safe or a safe deposit box can be a difficult decision. The truth is, both home safes and safe deposit boxes have pros and cons, and each may be better suited for certain valuable types. Here are a few things to know … Read more


Importance of Hiring a Bonded Locksmith

Importance of Hiring a Bonded Locksmith

December 21, 2016

Many people believe that if a locksmith is licensed, then they are also bonded. However, the two terms are not synonymous, and hiring a locksmith who possesses both merits can ensure that your best interests are protected. Unfortunately, however, too many people who are in need of locksmith services call the first locksmith that they … Read more


me Security Checklist 2017

Home Security Checklist 2017

December 15, 2016

As homeowners, many of us take a variety of different precautions to ensure that our house and the contents within are safe from intruders. Of course, this may include locking the doors at all times, keeping lights on when we go on vacation, and even setting an alarm every time we leave the house.   … Read more


DIY Locksmith Fails

December 12, 2016

For many individuals, the idea of calling a locksmith may seem unnecessary. After all, with so much information and instruction available on the internet, isn’t it easier to simply tackle the project alone, without the assistance of a professional? I mean, what could really go wrong? Sadly, although this process of thought is fairly common, it can have … Read more