When a loved one begins showing the signs of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, your family may want to help him or her stay at home for as long as possible. Fortunately, there are a few security upgrades you can use to make living at home a bit safer. Here are some options to discuss with your locksmith. Smart Cameras Smart camera systems let you watch a live feed of activity in the home from your mobile device.
24 April 2018
If you are becoming more and more worried about the possibility of your home falling victim to a criminal, then the time has come for you to really take your home's security seriously. You can only do this if you know what it is that you are supposed to be paying attention to. This article will do a good job of helping you spot weaknesses in your home's security. Dark areas provide cover for trespassers: If there are dark spots in your yard that are near any of the entrances, then these areas make good spots for trespassers to lie in waiting until they feel it is safe for them to try to break in.
6 February 2018
A push button door knob lock is commonly installed on the inside of office doors or bedroom doors for privacy, and they don't require a key, but most have a spare key. However, you may find them not working properly, which compromises security. These tips will help you fix your push button door knob lock. Prepare to Fix the Lock To fix the push button lock, gather: rags Phillips screwdriver flat-blade screwdriver or small hammer flat-edge jeweler's screwdriver old toothbrush Allen wrench paper clip or hairpin acetone graphite Test the knob by wiggling it to see if it will come loose.
23 January 2018
Considering an upgraded lock for your home is a great opportunity to try out some of the many high-tech locking mechanisms that are now available. These locking mechanisms are now able to incorporate everything from smartphone apps to fingerprint scanners in order to make your home more secure and convenient. Here are two reasons to consider upgrading to a high-tech lock. These Locks Can Make Your Life A Lot Easier
22 January 2018
You know you should change the locks on your doors when you move into a new home, but it's also a good idea to change them every few years after you've lived in the home since you may have lost keys, given copies to friends, or made copies for contractors. Having keys to your home floating around out there creates a security risk. When you want to make your locks more secure, you can replace the locks entirely or just have them rekeyed.
21 January 2018
Having a swimming pool can be a great way to relax with family and friends, but as a homeowner, you'll want to make sure you can adequately secure the area when you aren't swimming. This can help prevent potential accidents and drownings, particularly from neighborhood children who might sneak into your pool when no one else is around. Here are a few ways your residential locksmith can help you secure the area around your pool.
19 January 2018
You want to know your home is always as safe as can be from intruders. This takes educating yourself on things you can do to make it more difficult for them to gain entry and things you can do to scare them off as quickly as possible if they do get in. Here are some of the things you can make good use of to better protect your home and your household:
19 January 2018