Having secure door locks may be a necessity if you have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Often, children with autism wander outside of the house or even away from the home. The National Autism Association reports that almost half of all children with autism try to wander away from home, school, daycare programs, or the homes of other caregivers. Although it's a serious problem, installing keyless locks is one way to help protect your child. [Read More]
Tips For Securing A Safe
Owning your own home can be one of the most rewarding accomplishments of your life, but doing so is not without its challenges. Chief among these challenges is physical security. The responsibility of keeping your family and their valuables safe is an important one, and if you're looking for permanent solutions for doing so, a safe can be a great purchase. Buying a safe, however, is only the first step. Modern safes are designed to be strong but lightweight and unassuming, and as such, can sometimes be stolen by diligent thieves. [Read More]
Help! My Key Broke Off In My Door. Now What?
You get home after a long day at work, put the key in the lock, open the door and realize half of the key has broken off in the lock. If this has just happened to you, don't panic. In most cases, you can retrieve the broken piece of key and your original door lock should not need to be replaced. Here is what you should know about removing a broken key and getting a new key cut. [Read More]
Haven't Been Locked Out? Here Are 3 More Reasons You Might Need A Locksmith
Many of us think about locksmiths if we have found ourselves locked out of our house or our car. However, there are a lot of other reasons that you might find yourself in need of a locksmith and his or her services. Here are some other things a locksmith can help you with. One Key If you are like a lot of people, you have a lot of keys on your key ring. [Read More]