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Cylindrical or Mortise Locks: Which Do I Need?

For most people, a lock is a lock. So long as a door has a lock, they are lulled into a false sense of security, think that their families and possessions are safe. Since most people use locks every day, it is important to understand the different types of locks, ...

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What to Look for in a Home Door Lock

Home security is an important investment, as you have spent your life acquiring your possessions; even more importantly – you cannot put a price on your family’s security. If you have recently moved into a new home, lost keys, had a break in, or if too many people have access ...

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Your Lock is Only As Strong As Your Door Frame

Every month, we tend to many break-ins that result from forced entry. We handle daily queries from home and business owners who are scrambling to find the latest gadgets to protect their families and valuables from theft. However, the one thing that most of them are missing, is the fact ...

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5 Best Lock Types for Your External Doors

In our work as forensic locksmiths, we have come to learn that burglars prefer doors as their entry point of choice. It is a large opening, and easy to carry out televisions and other large items. For that reason, it is crucial that homeowners choose the right locks and other ...

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5 Considerations for Choosing a Lock for Your Home

While some people oversimplify the process of choosing a lock for their home, it is important to understand that your family’s safety and security depends on the lock you choose. The right lock provides the first line of defense for your family and your personal belongings. As much as 90% ...

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