Pros and Cons of Keyless door locks

Keyless door locks have become so popular among homeowners. Although the keyless locks where developed originally for cars, they are now used in homes as well. There are plenty reasons to consider using a keyless door lock in your home, but before you start using a keyless door lock, you should consider the pros and cons of the keyless door locks before you install them in your home. Pros of Keyless Door Locks 1. You don’t need to carry keys around. One of the major advantages of a keyless door lock is that you don’t need to carry a key all about. Since you are not carrying a key all about, you don’t need to worry about losing your keys anymore. So with the keyless door lock, you have one

How to secure your home before Christmas Vacation

The Christmas holiday is one of the best opportunities to see your family and friends, have sweet fun and take the time to make some classic road trips that you can’t afford to do at other times of the year. But (there will always be a BUT...), Christmas holiday period is also a perfect time for burglars to break into your home and steal valuable items while you are away. You don’t to come back home after your lovely Christmas holiday and find out that your valuables have been stolen. So take some simple precautions and secure your home before you go for your Christmas vacation. 1. Be anti-social. When I say anti-social, I don’t mean what you are thinking. The anti-social I mean is that you

Four things to do when stuck in an emergency lockout situation

All of us work hard to avoid being stuck in a lockout situation outside your car or house. But unfortunately, no matter how hard we try, we might still find ourselves in an emergency lockout situation. An emergency lockout situation can be very frustrating, stressful, scaring and annoying. So it is very important to keep certain things in mind just in case you experience an emergency lockout. Here are certain things you should do when stuck in an emergency lockout service. 1. Don’t panic. I know being in a lockout situation can make one scared, but don’t panic. Try as much as you can to remain calm during lockout situations. If you start getting panicky, then everyone with you, especially th

What lock do you need?

There are different types of locks that you can use for your home and office. The degree of the security each of these locks offer is different, that is why it might be very challenging to choose a lock for your home. The purpose of this article is to help you determine what type of locks is best for you. So let’s get started: Types of Locks 1. Padlocks. Padlocks are the only portable lock type. They come in two styles and different sizes. The two styles of padlocks are the keyed and combination. Both styles of padlock possess three main components: the body, the shackle, and the locking mechanism. The Keyed padlocks need a key to unlock it. The keyed locks can either be the key-retaining o

How to keep your keys safe

Your keys are very important to you, so you must keep them safe. The truth is that most of us don’t think twice before leaving out keys on the tables or giving them out to friends. Like I said, your keys are very important to you, so you must keep them safe, and keeping them safe means taking responsibility for the keys and thinking twice before you drop it anyhow. The plain truth is that most people don’t know how important their keys are, that is why they drop them carelessly about. Your keys are as important as your email password, phone password, credit card number and your bank password. The rate of burglary has increased over the years, and you don’t want to fall victim of burglary. So

Five reasons you need to change your locks

The most common questions most home-owners ask are “why and when should I change my locks?” Even if the locks in your home are very secure, there are some circumstances where you have to contact a locksmith to get your locks changed. Below is a list of reasons why you have to change your locks. 1. You moved into a new house. Congratulations! But moving into a new house means one thing – you have to change the locks first. Even if you have received assurance that you are the only one with the set of keys to the house, you still have to change the locks, just to make sure you are the only one with the keys to the house. 2. You lost your keys. Everyone loses things, so what do you do next after

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