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Feb 03

Why Your Baby Monitor Web Cam May Be Vulnerable to Prying Eyes

Why Your Baby Monitor Web Cam May Be Vulnerable to Prying Eyes

Loving and caring parents often turn to the use of in-room cameras to monitor their children from afar. To be sure, mom and dad may utilize this type of device to watch their newborn baby as they go down for a nap, or keep tabs on them during playtime hours throughout the day. But while […]

Jan 31

How to Find the Best Dallas Locksmith

How to Find the Best Dallas Locksmith

Like the search for any other professional service, finding the best locksmith in Dallas requires the customer to perform due diligence before making a choice. Of course, while some individuals in the Metroplex claim they personally know the best locksmith in the area who won’t charge as much as the rest, these testimonies can often […]

Jan 20

What the Dealership Doesn’t Want You to Know About Your Key Fob

What the Dealership Doesn’t Want You to Know About Your Key Fob

Since the advent of remote technology, many car manufacturers have begun crafting vehicles with locks that can be opened using nothing more than a key fob. With possession of a key fob, the owner can simply press a button to open the door, and many have the ability to be able to press a button […]

Jan 13

Why Your Door Suddenly Stopped Latching

Why Your Door Suddenly Stopped Latching

A door that latches tightly shut is often something that many of us take for granted. To be sure, when our front door latches well, it leaves us with no inconvenience; however, when the same door doesn’t latch correctly, we may find ourselves extremely frustrated each time we open and close it, and searching frantically […]

Jan 08

Door Hardware Checklist

Door Hardware Checklist

A properly working door and lockset is made up of a number of different parts. Specifically, virtually all exterior doors will be installed with a lock, which may utilize one of many different security access systems; a latch and a deadbolt strike; and other pieces of metal that help ensure the door swings properly and […]

Jan 05

5 Situations in Which You Should Rekey or Replace Your Home or Business Locks

5 Situations in Which You Should Rekey or Replace Your Home or Business Locks

Rekeying or replacing the locks to your home or business may truly seem like an unnecessary hassle except for in the most extreme of circumstances. And, in fact, many home or business owners may proceed through their entire lives without ever needing to do this. There are, however, a number of situations in which all […]

Dec 30

Top 3 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

Top 3 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

While it may be an uncomfortable topic to broach, all homeowners should be aware of and understand the risks of burglary in their neighborhood. To be sure, burglary is relatively common in the state of Texas, with over 30,000 reported burglaries taking place statewide in 2014. Sadly, many of these happened in Dallas-Fort Worth and […]

Dec 22

The Importance of Reliable Commercial Exit Devices

The Importance of Reliable Commercial Exit Devices

Many business owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth area take for granted the existence of the commercial exit devices on the property. To be sure, a commercial exit device is one whose intended use only becomes truly apparent during an emergency; as such, many business owners may simply put these out of mind, while still expecting […]

Dec 16

What to Do When You Lose Your Keys

What to Do When You Lose Your Keys

Few experiences are quite as frustrating as losing the keys to your house, business or car. Discovering that your keys are no longer in your pocket or your bag can cause your spirits to sink, leaving you wondering how you’ll regain access, and who may now have access to the inside of your home, business […]

Dec 09

A Look at the 3 Most Popular Types of Security Access Control

A Look at the 3 Most Popular Types of Security Access Control

Over the recent years, many have turned toward newer forms of security access control to utilize on the doors of their homes and businesses. And this is for good reason: many of these access systems provide for a greater level of security than traditional lock-and-key setups. Of course, like anything else, each type of system […]