Security Tips Blog

Safe Dehumidifiers and Why You Need One

Safe Dehumidifiers and Why You Need One

June 27, 2017

So, you went out and bought yourself a safe, did you?  Maybe even one of those fancy, fire-proof designs.  Guaranteed to protect your belongings from would be thieves, Mother Nature or the errant electrical spark.  We like to think of the need to own a safe a kind of right-of-passage; a signal that you’ve become … Read more


5 Ways Your Kids Could be Hurting Your Home Security

5 Ways Your Kids Could be Hurting Your Home Security

June 21, 2017

The joys of children.  You hold them when they’re babies.  They laugh and roll your eyes when they’re toddlers.  You help them through their primary school days with ABC’s and reading lessons.  You devote time, money and energy into helping them grow and blossom into young adults, only to see them digress into unbearable heathens … Read more


Do Car Alarms Deter Crime or Only Serve as an Annoyance

Do Car Alarms Deter Crime or Only Serve as an Annoyance?

June 14, 2017

We’ve all experienced this common scenario.  You and your family have finally snuggled safely into your beds for the night.  Maybe that new baby has actually managed to fall asleep for once.  Perhaps you have a major presentation at the office in the morning and you just can’t wait to get a good night of … Read more


Why a Locksmith Should be a Property Managers Best Friend

Why a Locksmith Should be a Property Manager’s Best Friend

June 6, 2017

As a property manager, you know the numerous details that are involved every time there is a change in tenants.  Deposits, exit walkthroughs, interviewing new tenants, making repairs or upgrades; the to do list can seem never ending.  Perhaps the most important tasks during these times involve securing the premises, both against vandalism and to … Read more


Do Smart Door Locks and Doorbells Offer Enhanced Security

Do Smart Door Locks and Doorbells Offer Enhanced Security?

June 1, 2017

It seems as if everywhere you look nowadays technology is bringing added convenience and efficiency to our lives.  Household goods from laundry soap to tissues can be ordered with the click of a button.  Forget fussing with paper maps or printing or writing out directions; with interactive maps on your phone, turn-by-turn directions are available … Read more


Complexities of Finding a Trustworthy Locksmith Company in the Internet Age

Complexities of Finding a Trustworthy Locksmith Company in the Internet Age

May 30, 2017

Ahhh the internet.  The place where you can find everything from a painter to help spruce up your foyer to a new favorite restaurant for shrimp lo-mein for Friday night takeout.  And while the consequences of a sloppy paint job or poor meal can be unpleasant (remind us to tell you about our all you … Read more


Top 5 ADA Compliance Checklist

Top 5 ADA Compliance Checklist

May 24, 2017

If you are a business owner, manager or otherwise responsible for the management and upkeep of a physical storefront, office or commercial property then you’ve probably spent considerable time stressing over ADA compliance issues.  The ADA, or Americans with Disabilities Act, is enforced by the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.  This legislation … Read more


Top 5 Security Gaps Most Companies Miss

Top 5 Security Gaps Most Companies Miss

May 18, 2017

So you’ve got a lock, or two, or ten installed on your doors and windows.  Maybe you even have one of those fancy outside lights that only turns on when someone walks by, or, you know, a raccoon or other nocturnal critter is out for their evening stroll.  While these precautions certainly leave us nostalgic … Read more


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