Having your safe discovered, taken or even emptied, defeats the purpose of storing your prized possessions in a safe in the first place. Keeping your safe in an unobtrusive or hidden place in your home makes it more difficult for intruders or even children to find it and therefore attempt to take or open it. You can make, purchase or find objects...
Officer shares home security tips to keep burglars away
There's several things you can do to protect your home from burglars, and it goes beyond just installing security cameras.
Fall Pest Prevention
The cooler temperatures of autumn send all types of critters scurrying for the indoors. To defend your home against unwanted guests, follow these simple steps from the National Pest Management Association.
Architectural Hardware Consultants
You know how I am always telling you to check with your local AHJ or an AHC? Do you ever think, “What the heck is she talking about? What’s an AHC? Why is she spouting off random letters at me?” It...
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Locksmith Tips: What to Do If Your Key Snaps in Your Lock
Let’s face it, at some point our keys break. As often as we use them, it’s a surprise they don’t break more often. So what should you do when your key snaps, and it’s in the lock? Call your friendly... Read More »
How to Open Locked Cars
No one is immune to accidentally locking his or her keys in the car. Waiting for locksmiths can take time, and the fee for such a simple procedure usually isn't cheap. For many different types of vehicles, you may be able to get back into...
6 Amazing Security Tips to Make Your Home a True Safe Haven
How To Lubricate Door Locks and Hinges
Simple home maintenance tutorial to lubricate door locks and hinges to protect them from the elements and keep them working smoothly for many years.
What you need to know when you want to change your locks
Action Line: Like this reader, you may need to have the locks on your house changed. Here are some tips to ensure you have the right company doing the work and you don’t get locked into a bad deal.