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Category Archives: Locksmith Tips

The Importance of Door Hardware to Security

Door Hardware to SecurityWhen we think about security, the first thing that comes to mind is door locks. When our attention is drawn to door hardware, our minds go to hinges, knobs, chains, or perhaps closers. In spite of the fact that both hardware and high-security locks are installed on the door, it’s interesting to consider to what extent they complement each other. While the main question is whether or not door hardware increases security, it’s important to take into account that technology has advanced in this domain too. Read More

How Helpful Fake Security Cameras & Signs Are?

CCTV_installYou get a dog, put up a warning sign saying that there are ‘security cameras in use’ and then drive off in the sunset having peace of mind that your home is safeguarded. When you come back, the door locks are broken and someone has burgled your home. So, a fake sign and a guard dog were not enough to prevent a burglary, after all. Does that mean that all these fake security cameras are absolutely NOT worthy of your attention? Do you have to start saving some money to get the real thing? Let’s see. Read More

What Is Identity Theft and How You Can Protect Yourself from It

identity theftIn order to protect yourself from identity theft, you need to know what it is and how it happens. This is modern crime masked with a big smile by the stranger approaching you in the street. Or it happens in broad day light in your front yard. You go out to get your mail and the mailbox lock is broken. Identity theft is fraud. It’s the way to commit crime whether online or not and blame the victim. Although this type of fraud is not new, the digital world makes it so much easier. So there is no doubt that most identity thefts occur on internet but they are as easy to happen in the street too. Don’t lose the piece of paper where you wrote the door lock password and have a friend pick your mail when you go out of town, especially if you receive sensitive info. So let’s see what identity theft is and how to avoid it.

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