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02 Aug 2018

Cameras for Home Security – The Ultimate Guide

There are many reasons why adding a surveillance camera or two to your home can be a smart investment in terms of home security. Maybe you’re going on an extended vacation, and sure, you asked the neighbors to keep an eye out, but they have their own lives to lead. Maybe you and your housemates work long hours and worry about leaving your home unattended for so long. Maybe you’re just a little anxious. Whatever the reason, security cameras are a great way to feel more safe in your home. Fortunately, there are plenty of options on the market. You don’t want to install a system only to realize after you’ve put all that time and effort that it isn’t doing what you wanted. After all, there’s a broad range – from virtual doormen to CCTV.  So here are some things to consider before you commit.Read More

05 Mar 2018

Need a Duplicate Key? Here’s What You Need to Know

There’s a myriad of reasons why one might need to duplicate a key. Perhaps you want to make a spare key for a new roommate, family, babysitter, or a neighbor you trust. Maybe your key got stuck in the lock or broke. Whatever your reason is, today’s automated electronic key-cutting gadgets make it easy to get a duplicate key in a snap.

But, not all duplicate keys are created equal.

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19 Feb 2018

Choosing a keypad lock

If you’re in the market for new locks, you might consider a keypad lock. They offer another layer of security to your home, and are often more convenient. After all, if your door opens with a password, you don’t need to worry about losing your keys. So let’s take a look at the 3 main aspects you’ll consider when choosing a keypad lock: security, convenience, and style.

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01 Nov 2017
To Re-key or replace

To Rekey or Replace

So it’s time for new locks. There are plenty of reasons for it. You’re moving into a new place and want to make sure the locks are fresh. You’re redesigning and want an updated look for your door hardware. You want to break up with someone but you Read More

06 Oct 2017
Not The Key Chain You're Thinking

Not the Key Chain You’re Thinking Of

So I stumbled upon the weirdest lock I’ve ever seen this week. We’ve talked a bit before about how a standard lock will work. It’s a little puzzle that requires a key of the right shape to put all the pieces in Read More