Lockbox

Lockbox

A lockbox is a box, usually metal, that holds a key to your front door securely so that only those with a key or a special code to the box are able to gain access to it. Gone are the days when we felt safe leaving a key under the front doormat or with a […]

Peephole

Peephole

Even the best lock will not keep you safe if you unwittingly invite those who will cause you harm to your home. This happens every day when people rush to answer the door not knowing who stands on the other side. Gain confidence before you open your door so there are no surprises that are […]

Do Not Duplicate Keys

Do Not Duplicate Keys

Are keys stamped with, “do not duplicate key” secure? There are basically two kinds of keys – restricted and unrestricted. If the key is truly a restricted key, only a specialized locksmith will be able to duplicate it. Simply marking the key as Do Not Duplicate does not automatically make it a restricted key. A […]

Bump Key

Bump Key

How is a bump key used, how does it work, is it new, and what are its limitations? A bump key is a specially designed key that is used with a hammer or other item that applies blunt force to open a lock. These keys are usually used on a standard pin tumbler lock. While […]

Panic Hardware for Commercial Doors

Panic Bar Lock

Panic Bar / Exit Device For Your Business / Office Doors Buildings used for commercial properties require specific safety measures such as installing panic hardware. All doors which are intended to function as emergency exit doors must have crash bars. Panic hardware for commercial doors is also sometimes referred to as a crash bar, exit […]

Prevent Break Ins

Home Break-in

Tips To Prevent Break-ins Your home could be the next target for a criminal to strike. According to the FBI, every year, more than two million burglaries are reported in the United States. Most of these break-ins involve residential properties. Before you panic, follow these easy tips to prevent break-ins: Keep in mind that most […]

Home Security Cameras: CCTV

CCTV, Closed Circuit Television Camera

CCTV – Closed Circuit Television Camera Your home security is vital for peace of mind and safety. Locks provide an obstacle for unwanted intruders, but wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could actually see who is coming to your house even if you’re not home? These are just some of the benefits that home security cameras: […]

Expert Lock Maintenance Tips From Locksmiths

Locksmith in Scottsdale

In order for your locks to function at their maximum potential, they have to be properly taken care of and undergo regular maintenance. This is one simple thing that many homeowners tend to overlook, which is not an indictment of their character or the nature of their responsibility, it is simply the way things are. […]

Garage Door

Garage Door Services Scottsdale AZ

Garage Door Services – Lockout, Repair, and Replace You’re told to secure your garage doors to prevent break-ins, so you did. Now, you are the one sitting on the other side in a garage door lockout situation. You’re sitting in the driveway inside of your vehicle that you want to park safely and securely inside […]

Home Alarm System

Home Alarm

While we may think of a home burglary as something that happens in the shadows, at night, or when no one is home, statistics tell us that most burglaries actually occur during the day. It’s alarming facts like this that make many homeowners aware of the reality and potential dangers of a home break-in. Another […]