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Magnetic Locks or Electric Strikes? That Is the Question

Magnetic & ElectricAt first glance, it might be hard to choose among electric strikes and magnetic locks. But if you scratch the surface and dig deeper, you will find that there are main differences between these two locking devices. And since each will be a great choice for different applications, you need to let your security needs guide you. Is this an emergency exit? Is this a high-security entry point? Is this an interior door? Each time you will need a different locking system and in order to decide on whether to install magnetic door locks or electric strikes, you need to learn more about them. So here we go.

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Door Locks Selection: What Is the Importance of ANSI Standards?

ANSI/BHMAHow much do you know about the ANSI/BHMA standards? And why should you bother to learn more when you are simply trying to find exterior door locks? It’s simple. Installing deadbolts picked randomly is not the way to go. If you are looking for high security locks, you need to be sure they will do the job. That is, to provide high security. They must resist all the tricks & methods intruders use to break-in. If not…the news is bad.

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Which Are the Most Common Car Key Problems?

transponderOne of the greatest concerns with car key problems is that their solutions are entirely different. That’s because not all car keys are the same. So, when you are dealing with any sort of problem, you should consider your key type first. Still, the solution to a particular problem is not one-dimensional. A key might be stuck in the ignition for a number of reasons. With these things said, let us just stress out the importance of refraining from fixing issues by yourself. Such DIY jobs have nothing to do with your safety and everything to do with the security of your car and your pocket. If you do something wrong, you will have to pay a larger amount of money than if you would call a car locksmith.

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Main Considerations before Choosing Commercial Door Locks

commercial_locksmithChoosing the right door locks for an office, commercial properties, a school, an institution and any kind of business requires good research. It’s not all about looking at price tags and deciding whether you want conventional or electronic locks. You need to dig deeper and consider all these factors, which make your business unique in order to secure all areas properly.

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Are You Comfortable Using Intelligent Deadbolts?

DeadboltIf it’s almost time to replace locks, the idea of getting smart ones is most likely intriguing. There is no doubt that intelligent locks have already left their infant phase and have been tested and used for several years. Trusted brands, like August, Schlage, Kwikset, Yale and ASSA ABLOY – just to name a few – offer a variety of keyless solutions for both residential and commercial applications. And who can deny the convenience of smart locks? You touch and unlock. Letting in your kid or the plumber can often be done remotely. Not to mention how many key related problems you leave behind – lost keys, broken keys, keys stuck in the lock… But are you ready to use smart locks? Are you comfortable using intelligent deadbolts?

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