Security Tips Blog

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


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