Tag: Locks

4 Most Common Ways Burglars Enter Single Family Homes

Monday, January, 8th, 2018 at 7:55 am by Clint Currell

Keeping your family safe is a top priority. To do that, you need to step up your home’s security. If you’re like many people, though, you might not know where to start. Before deciding on what security measures you should take, it’s important to understand what areas are most vulnerable. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the weak spots and the most common ways burglars enter single family homes. Picking the Front [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 from our Denver Locksmiths listed [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...]

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...]

5+ Common Things Most People Forget to Secure

Monday, June, 12th, 2017 at 10:58 am by Clint Currell

Awareness is one of the most important factors that influences security. You probably remember to close your windows and night and lock the front door and arm your security system when leaving your home. However, there are several common things that many people fail to realize need to be secured. Simply making yourself aware of these things can help you better secure your belongings and stay on top of an overall security plan. Let’s take [Read More...]

How to Ensure Effective Home Security During a Power Outage

Monday, May, 29th, 2017 at 8:22 am by Clint Currell

Power outages can strike anywhere at any time, and if your home security system is not adequately prepared, you and your family could be left defenseless. The modern world has become so dependent on electricity that we often fail to even consider the consequences of a power outage – especially a lengthy one. One thing that is very important to consider is the effectiveness of your home’s security system during a power outage. How many [Read More...]

3 Home Security Tips You Need to Teach Your Kids Now

Monday, May, 1st, 2017 at 9:57 am by witadmin

As a parent, your child’s well-being is your top concern. You may have purchased your security system or upgraded your door locks just to protect them. To help better prepare your family for the many dangers that exist in the world, it is important to teach your kids about safety and security. To help keep your kids safe, we have put together this list of three home security tips for kids. Teach your kids these [Read More...]

Never Lose Your Keys Again with These Simple Tips

Monday, July, 11th, 2016 at 10:55 am by Clint Currell

We’ve all done it: You walk in the door, put your keys down, and when it’s time to leave again, you spend 25 minutes trying to remember where you put them. Rarely do they turn up in a logical location. More often, they somehow end up in the freezer, under the couch or even in the washing machine after being left in your pocket. When you can’t find out keys – or when they’ve been [Read More...]

Why Crime Rates Rise During the Summer

Tuesday, May, 10th, 2016 at 12:30 pm by Clint Currell

As the temperature rise, so does the crime rate. Each summer, home burglaries increase by about 10.5 percent. Before you pack up for a summer road trip or open up all the doors and windows to enjoy some fresh air, you may want to think twice. There’s a definite correlation between summer and crime, but why? There are a few theories as to why crime rates rise during the summer. Why Does Crime Increase During [Read More...]

New Access Control Technology

Tuesday, November, 3rd, 2015 at 9:17 am by witadmin

For government agencies, financial institutions and commercial facilities of all types and sizes, top-notch business security systems are crucial. As a business owner, the peace of mind of knowing that your information, inventory and all other aspects of the company are protected is priceless. Access control systems are vital security components, and thanks to technological advancements, they keep getting better and better. However, despite the most incredible technological advancements, even the best systems can be rendered [Read More...]