What to Consider When Installing Gates Around Your Community

23 May 2016
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If you are on the board of a homeowner's association that has recently voted to upgrade from a non-gated to a gated community, you and the other board members will need to take a several things into careful consideration. When installed correctly and properly planned, fencing and locking gates can deter criminals and keep traffic out of your neighborhood. However, your gated community could become a nightmare if several key points are missed during the planning stages. Read More 

How To Choose Between Re-Keying And Replacing Your Home’s Locks

16 March 2016
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Knowing who has key access to your home is one of the most important factors in home security. If you are worried that someone you don't trust may have working keys for your home, you generally have two options: re-keying or replacing your locks. Here is a comparison of re-keying and replacing locks to help you choose the best option for your home. Re-keying Maintains Door Appearance If you want to maintain the appearance of your door, re-keying is the best choice. Read More 

New To Home Security? Important Tips For Your Security Camera Install

11 March 2016
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Installing security cameras around your home is a great way to ensure your family's safety. You can never have enough security these days. Some people install cameras that just face the driveway or the street so they can see who is coming because they don't know the best places to install cameras around the home. Here are the best places to install them so you can get the most out of your added security. Read More 

Three Ways To Handle Tenant Lockouts

10 March 2016
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There are many challenges you have to deal with as a landlord, and having tenants lock themselves out of their units is just one on a very long list of issues. There are a variety of ways you can handle this type of situation, and the best way depends on your particular circumstances. Here are three different ideas for how to prevent or resolve tenant lockouts. Only Install Locking Deadbolts Read More 

When To Replace Or Rekey Your Front Door Lock

27 January 2016
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Your front door lock is supposed to provide security to keep you, your family and your belongings safe. However, there are many instances that can allow that security to fail. Check out these five times you need to replace or rekey your front door lock. You Just Moved In You can probably name off everyone who you've given a house key to, but do you know everyone the previous owner gave a key too? Read More