Category: Locks

6 Cheap and Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

Monday, April, 2nd, 2018 at 12:20 pm by Clint Currell

A high-tech home security system is the best way to guarantee the best protection for your home. If one of these systems is not in your budget right now, though, there are several affordable ways to improve home security without breaking the bank. Check out these cheap and easy ways to improve your home’s security until you are ready to invest in a high-tech system. Install (or Upgrade) Window Shades If you don’t have window [Read More...]

Home Security Resolutions for the New Year

Wednesday, December, 27th, 2017 at 2:54 pm by Clint Currell

We are just a few short days away from 2018 and all the resolutions that come with the new year. While you may have failed at keeping many resolutions over the years, there’s one you should definitely make – and stick to – this year. Protect your home and your family by resolving to make home security a priority in 2018. Invest in a Security System If you don’t already have a home security system, [Read More...]

Pros and Cons of Keyless Door Locks

Monday, November, 13th, 2017 at 3:04 pm by Clint Currell

Keyless door locks are becoming increasingly popular. Though initially designed for use in vehicles, they have been modified for use in homes and businesses as well. If you’re thinking about switching to a keyless door lock, there are certainly several advantages. However, they are also a few risk that are worth noting. Before you have one installed in your home, check out the pros and cons of keyless door locks listed below. Keyless Door Lock [Read More...]

What Are Smart Locks?

Monday, October, 16th, 2017 at 2:49 pm by Clint Currell

Just like everything else in your home, even your locks are becoming more intelligent. Smart locks are becoming increasingly common in residential homes, and they are commonly used in conjunction with traditional locks and as part of smart home setups. What are smart locks, exactly, and how do they work? Let’s take a closer look. What Are Smart Locks? Smart locks are electromechanical locks that lock and unlock upon receiving instructions from an authorized device, [Read More...]

Vacation Security Checklist

Monday, August, 7th, 2017 at 8:28 am by Clint Currell

If you are one of the 42% of Americans planning on taking a vacation this year, it’s important to properly secure your home before you hit the road. By following the vacation security checklist below, you can give yourself some peace of mind and enjoy your vacation without worrying about what might be happening while you’re away. Securing Your Home Before a Vacation: Vacation Security Checklist Secure all entry points. Intruders most often enter homes [Read More...]

4 Places You Shouldn’t Hide Your House Key

Monday, July, 10th, 2017 at 8:27 am by Clint Currell

Many people choose to leave a spare key hidden somewhere outside of their homes in case of emergencies. However, the security of your house key is crucial, and it is important to make sure that it does not fall into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, many homeowners “hide” their keys in the most obvious locations. Let’s take a closer look at a few places you should never hide your house keys. Under the Doormat The doormat [Read More...]

Summer Security Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

Monday, June, 26th, 2017 at 8:04 am by Clint Currell

Summer is officially here, and unfortunately, as the temperature rises, so does the crime rate. In most areas, crime rates peak during the summer months and it’s not different for the greater Denver Metro Area. Vacations and family outings keep people away from their homes more frequently during this time of year, and empty houses are always prime targets for criminals. Many homeowners also tend to become a little more complacent during the summer. Longer [Read More...]

When You Should Rekey Locks

Monday, March, 20th, 2017 at 10:56 am by Clint Currell

In the event of a lost or stolen key, it’s important to take action right away to ensure the security of the building. When facing this situation, you have two options – you can change the locks or rekey the locks. When should you rekey locks as opposed to replacing them? Here are a few circumstances in which rekeying is your best option and when a Denver locksmith would be best used. Situations When You [Read More...]

How to Deal with a Frozen Lock

Monday, January, 9th, 2017 at 7:47 am by Clint Currell

Help with Frozen Locks in Denver Dealing with a frozen lock is fairly easy, but it does come with some risk, and it’s important to exercise caution and common sense. If you don’t want to run the risk of breaking your key or damaging your lock or vehicle, contact Colorado Security Products. Our Denver locksmiths can help with frozen locks in Denver, and they’re available 24/7 for emergency locksmith service.

What to Do in an Emergency Lockout Situation

Monday, July, 25th, 2016 at 1:51 pm by Clint Currell

We’ve all seen the tragic cases of children and pets losing their lives while locked in a hot vehicle. Unfortunately, many people simply don’t realize just how deadly the inside of a vehicle can be during the summer. Even on a 70˚ day, the temperature inside your car can reach 104˚ in as little as 30 minutes. When the outside temperature soars to 95˚, the inside temperature of your car will reach nearly 130˚ in [Read More...]