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Door Hardware Checklist

Door Hardware Checklist

January 8, 2016

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 … Read more


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

January 5, 2016

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 … Read more


Top 3 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

Top 3 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

December 30, 2015

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 … Read more


The Importance of Reliable Commercial Exit Devices

The Importance of Reliable Commercial Exit Devices

December 22, 2015

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 … Read more


What to Do When You Lose Your Keys

What to Do When You Lose Your Keys

December 16, 2015

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 … Read more


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

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

December 9, 2015

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 … Read more


Why Your Dallas Locksmith Should Have a Physical Location

Why Your Dallas Locksmith Should Have a Physical Location

December 3, 2015

With the surging popularity of the internet, it is easier than ever to find a locksmith within your area in less than a minute. To be sure, a quick search for local locksmiths will likely populate the page with numerous results, all boasting to be the best in the business. But before you pick up … Read more


Implications of Hiring an Uninsured Locksmith to Save a Buck

Implications of Hiring an Uninsured Locksmith to Save a Buck

November 2, 2015

When choosing a professional to perform a home or business service, it’s important to choose someone who’s both certified and insured. To be sure, hiring an uninsured professional in any industry can be a risky venture – when uninsured, you may have to pay for damages out of your own pocket. When hiring a locksmith, … Read more


Why You Should Not Use an Online Service for Key Duplication

Why You Should Not Use an Online Service for Key Duplication

October 28, 2015

Whether you’re asking your partner to move in, lost your spare, or just want an extra set of keys on hand in the event that you have an emergency or lock yourself out, duplicating your keys can be an important disaster-prevention measure. But with dozens of key duplication scams out there, knowing where to get … Read more


Is There Any Reason To Go To The Dealership For Remote Keyless Entry

Is There Any Reason To Go To The Dealership For Remote Keyless Entry?

October 26, 2015

Remote keyless entry systems for automobiles are one of the greatest advancements in auto technology. Not only do remote keyless entry systems save a vehicle owner time in unlocking a car, but they also provide added security, too. Of course, keyless entry systems also can also help you not lock yourself out of your car, … Read more