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Making Your New Home Secure

Buying the first house is always an exciting moment. We congratulate you regarding this achievement and wish you all the best! As you know moving into a new home will introduce you to many challenges. One of them may be your new property's safety and security. That’s the part we would be glad to help you with. It’s what we do.

Sure Lock & Key is a locksmith company with over 35 years of experience in the Locksmith and Security industry. During this time, we have helped thousands of people to secure their new homes. Now we want to share our knowledge and experience with you. In this blog post, you will find our suggestions on why it’s so important to change locks even before you move in and why your front door lock is the first level of protection. We hope you will find the information we share with you here to be helpful.

Why Is It Important To Change Your Door Locks

Moving into a new house, you will likely start with improving and adjusting it. For most it is exciting to change a new house into a place you can call your home. There are many interior and exterior decisions that you will need to make. There are however priorities within this huge task. Logically speaking, safety and security matters are definitely up there as top priorities because your safety along with your loved ones matters more than anything else.
The importance of replacing locks or deadbolts cannot be overstated. You may never find out how many keys are floating around and who still has access to your home. You will never know whether the ex-owners shared the keys with others or who still retains a copy of the existing keys. Lock replacement is the logical recourse that will afford you and your family a full peace of mind.
You may want to change your lock on your own, but it may just take you a lot more time and effort then you assumed. Of course, without having to say, such an undertaking isn’t like watering the lawn or even changing a tire. It is, without question, much more complicated. If you don’t have the right experience, tools and knowledge you may not only be wasting your precious time but you may be wasting your money as well. So, take the time to discover and understand what needs to be done. If you have any questions please call our telephone advisors, they will be happy to answer your questions, free of charge, 24/7.
smart door lock on a wood door
smart door lock on a wood door

What Locks Can You Install

For good or bad, the list of possible locks is super long. You could actually spend hours learning about each of them. It may be hard to decide because all of them have their advantages and disadvantages. The following is a quick overview of the two most popular locks people choose for their front doors. If one or even both of them seem attractive, you can contact us and we will assist you in going further.
A smart door lock is a home device that allows you remote access, lock and unlock a door via an app and let guests in while you’re far from home. It was created to make life easier and give you control over what is going on at the borders of your home. If a smart lock has an access code panel, it is highly important to remember not to enter the code near strangers or people you don’t know. With a smart lock, you can provide this code to others, but the beauty is, you can change it anytime you want. This basic electronic door lock does give an enhanced peace of mind.
A high-security lock is more expensive than a common one. As it is made with high-quality materials and is drill and bump resistant, it will add a more reliable level of protection. So what are the advantages of using this lock type?
  • Restricted keyway. It will prevent former employees from being able to copy.
  • Impossible to pick. Only a professional locksmith with the right expertise can open such a lock.
  • Customization. You can customize the lock for a specific door and location.
family stay in safety
family stay in safety

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Replacing locks may not be super challenging. However, having relevant knowledge and skills is a must. You may hire a professional technician to avoid the stress, wasting of time and unpleasant consequences. You don’t have to dive into this sphere and spend hours or days learning how to and then installing or repairing your lock.
So when do you need to call a locksmith? The simple answer is, when you’re not confident in your skills or when you find yourself just not having the time. When it comes to the safety of your property, yourself and family it may be better to call professionals to get proper and assured locksmith and security services.

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