Category : Home and Office Security
Posted on May 17th, 2020 0 Comments
According to a research study conducted at Princeton University, it takes only 1/10th of a minute for people to set impressions of other people; and this same fact applies to how your home, and it’s curb appeal, is judged by strangers. Lock hardware can actually make a big impression on the curb appeal of your property – and, of course, the myriad of factors that curb appeal in turn effects. In this blog entry, the lock and door hardware installation experts here at Chicago Locksmith will detail the way that lock hardware has a strong effect on curb appeal.
Posted on November 29th, 2019 0 Comments
If you’re thinking of replacing your traditional door locks and keys, a keypad door lock is an excellent option for you. After years of being used by commercial locations, keypad door locks are being used in more and more residential homes – and have become a fast favorite due to all their convenient benefits. Here’s a brief guide to some of the great benefits of using keyless entry locks at your property, as prepared by the experts here at Chicago Locksmiths!
Posted on October 31st, 2019 0 Comments
Home security isn’t a clear cut and simple procedure for everybody – rather, it’s a selection of custom approaches to your home that’s unique based on everyone’s individual home. Here’s a guide for some essential and underrated home security tips that every homeowner should keep in their mind, as prepared by the locksmith experts here at Chicago Locksmith.
Posted on September 28th, 2019 0 Comments
First impressions definitely matter as it relates to the appearance of your home. Any issues with your front door will surely be noticed by visitors to your home – or even passersby. If the front door isn’t functioning well or looking food, you may even have structural issues that extend far beyond cosmetic appearances. The good news, is that the majority of front door issues that affect homes can be easily remedied. Here’s some of the most common fixes for front door issues that may affect your home as prepared by the locksmith experts here at Chicago Locksmiths.
Posted on June 29th, 2018 0 Comments
It’s always a good idea to hire a certified locksmith to carry out all of your lock installation, lock repair, and lock maintenance needs. Not only are amateur attempts much more time consuming and less effective than professional service, but they can affect the safety and security of your household and business. Here’s a guide to why it’s best to hire a certified locksmith, as prepared by the lock and security experts at Chicago Locksmiths.
Posted on May 28th, 2018 0 Comments
All mechanical devices have issues from time to time – hopefully minor ones – and door locks are no exception. Most home or business owners will say that their door locks have experiences issues once in a while, and the way that they react to these issues when they pop up determines how seriously the issues will impact the security level of their homes or businesses. Here’s some red flag door lock issues that should be addressed immediately in order to protect the security of your property – as prepared by the residential security experts at Chicago Locksmiths.
Posted on April 23rd, 2018 0 Comments
When an office suffers a break in or burglary, business owners have to deal with the ramifications. Besides dealing with potential property loss, one of the important measures that have to be taken after an office break in is reinforcement of office security plans in order to correct the vulnerabilities that allowed for the break in in the first place, as well as other security layer strengthening in order to minimize the potential for future break ins. In this blog post, the commercial security experts at Chicago Locksmiths will detail the steps that have to be taken in a commercial setting after a break in.
Posted on September 1st, 2016 0 Comments
While children add a sublime level of emotional resonance to the physical structure of homes, they have somewhat of a potential to detract from the security of the home. This isn’t inherent, but simply a risk – when it comes to security, there’s so many loose variables that need to be tightly watched and controlled in order to maximize safety. Since children can be spontaneous and mischievous, they can compromise home security without ever intending to do so. Here’s some ways that your children can mess with security plans, and how you can best mitigate these risks to make your household safe for children and adults alike.
One of the most essential things that parents and homeowners need to teach children is about the risk of strangers. Children need to be taught that telling personal information regarding themselves, their families, or their household creates a dangerous risk for them and the whole family. Many burglars know that children can be a potential weak link in home’s security, and they will try to exploit this in order to gain access into your home. It’s 100% necessary to tell your children that you understand how important it is to protect themselves and their families from stranger danger.
Keeping a Safety Plan
Ensuring a safety plan is a fantastic way to enforce the security of your home, but it only works when you children fully understand the plan. This allows you to have the advantage of knowing that everyone in the household is prepared in the event of any security risk. This is the only way to ensure that your plan is successful. It’s smart to regularly review these plans, and even practice them just so you know that your children understand exactly what to do. Even if children are somewhat prone to being scared of things, it’s wise to educate them of the real dangers involved in understanding this home security plan to the dot – of course in a way that’s respectful of their position as children.