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Best places to hide a safe in your house
A safe can become one of the greatest investments in your home security. No matter how well you protect your house, there's still a slight possibility a criminal will manage to overcome all these measures and break into your house. Purchasing a safe will allow you to protect some of your most valuable possessions. To be honest, most criminals wouldn't want to spend much time inside your house, as their biggest fear is to get noticed. Usually, they take things that are out on the surface. Keep in mind that it's important not only to choose the best possible safe but also to define where to install it. Some spots in your home are more secure than others. Today, we want to present them to you.
5 Tips to prevent being locked out of your car
Car owners know that a car is not only a fast and convenient means of transportation but can also be a source of many unexpected problems. Constant repairs, refueling, and car washes are a routine that every owner has to deal with on a regular basis. However, what if you find yourself locked in a car and can't get out? The fear of confined spaces can take over. The first thing that comes to mind is to find a spare key. However, what if you don't have one? What then? These five tips from Sure Lock & Key will help you avoid locking yourself or your children in the car. Keep reading to learn more about them.
3 Main Practices of Lock Tampering
Functional locks are the best way to provide yourself and your property with safety and privacy. It is the first obstacle in the way of burglars or intruders. That's why bumped, drilled or even broken door locks are something that most of us have dealt with. Obviously, unpleasant situations like this bring a lot of trouble and stress, especially when the burglar manages to break the lock and get into the house. Still, if we cannot predict when the intruder will try to break into our property, we can always improve our locks or install a home security system to make it harder for the criminal. If you need the assistance of a professional locksmith - Sure Lock & Key may be the wisest option! We offer all types of residential locksmith services and would like to resolve any of your locksmith issues! In addition, we also considered the most essential signs that the lock has been tampered with. So read on and learn more!
What are burglars most afraid of
Do you know that fearless robbers can be scared too? The things that scare them are ace in the hole for us! Unfortunately, we watch the increase in break-ins level every year. It takes an enormous financial and emotional toll. The question of protection is one of the top priorities today. However, it doesn't mean you have to turn your house into a castle to deter burglars. Sure Lock & Key gathered the most effective tips to scare criminals away. Please, read ahead to know what things burglars are afraid of the most.
Where is the best place to put a home security camera
Installing home security cameras is one of the most important decisions you may make for security. Where to install a camera outside the house? Front, back, and side doors, inside or outside, in the yard or the garage? Are they necessary inside? Being a professional locksmith company that has been providing security services for more than three decades, we're more than happy to assist you with choosing the best spots for your home cameras. Imagine you're a burglar – are you the one who breaks down the front door or hides behind the trees in the yard to enter through the garage door at the right time? In both cases, homeowners would quickly detect if they had cameras installed in the right places. So, what are the “right places" to install your security cameras?
What is a cruciform lock
There are so many different lock types out on the market today for all kinds of purposes. Probably all of us are familiar with deadbolts and padlocks but not with some other lock types that are not as widely used. It's practically impossible to know all the details about every lock if you're not a professional technician. However, it might be good to learn more about the lock type you're about to purchase. Today we want to discuss in more detail what a cruciform lock is, it's working principles, usage, features and benefits. If you're thinking about purchasing this lock type, you might find this information helpful. Let's dive in.
Are expensive locks more secure
It is quite popular to think that the more expensive the device, the better its quality. But is it really so? Does this apply to all our purchases? Well, if we're talking about cars, you're probably more likely to go for a more expensive brand. This is understandable because a car is an important investment that should serve you for many years and you'd want it to ensure safety and comfort. This also applies to door locks. However, it is impossible to say unequivocally that the most expensive lock will be your best choice. After all, in this way, you can only overpay and get an expensive door lock with the same characteristics as a cheaper option. Therefore, it is best to understand this issue and weigh all aspects so that the quality of the selected device corresponds to its price. If you need the services of a professional locksmith who can advise you on which lock to choose and install, then Sure Lock & Key is a great choice! Our company has been in the locksmith and security industry for over 30 years and provides all types of locksmith services you could ever need.
What is a lock pick gun
Have you ever wondered how locksmiths unlock doors without the exact key? If you're a person who is always interested in the process as well as the result, you have probably thought about it at least once. What special tools do they have? Today, we decided to focus on a lock pick gun ‒ a locksmithing item that may be used to pick a lock and open the doors. What is it? How does it work? Do criminals use these devices to unlock the door? Should I worry? Sure Lock & Key has a long-lasting experience in locksmithing and security and we definitely have your desired answers to these questions. We shared them below and welcome you to check them.
Are aluminum doors good
The door is a mechanism we're all familiar with and the one we use daily. This item also plays an important role in making your home or office cozy or stylish and has one more essential function - to make your property secure. That's how we can explain why the market is filled with a variety of doors that differ in aspects like material, design, decoration and many others. When talking about the most popular materials for doors, then aluminum is one of them. That's quite reasonable, as aluminum doors are known as one of the most solid when talking about protection. Aluminum doors are also a great option that does not require a lot of maintenance and care, as this material is resistant to humidity and other unsuitable conditions. Still, if these aspects are not enough to convince you of their usability, then we have collected more information on the pros and cons of aluminum doors and the main reasons why they are worth choosing.