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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


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

February 3, 2016

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 … Read more


How to Find the Best Dallas Locksmith

How to Find the Best Dallas Locksmith

January 31, 2016

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 … Read more


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

January 20, 2016

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 … Read more


Why Your Door Suddenly Stopped Latching

Why Your Door Suddenly Stopped Latching

January 13, 2016

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 … Read more


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