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    Do you lock your door? Locking the locks is vital! The best dead bolt on the market will offer you nothing if you don’t lock it. Do you know how often people make that mistake? When it comes to window locks, they totally fail to remember the importance of getting rid of simple latches and investing in good bolts. With poorly maintained window locks or weak locks, intruders would be practically invited in. They enter homes from windows or reach out to get your keys. Today, there are special window bolts, which secure them perfectly or allow you to open them slightly just for ventilation. Not only locks need to…

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    While it’s not necessarily safe to leave the door leading to the garage unlocked, many people use this is as their primary way to get into their house. If you’re even unable to get your garage door to open, we’re always ready to help you get the front door open.

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    An Intruder Recently Broke into Your Home Has an intruder broken into your home within the last few months? If so, and if he or she came in through a locked door, you absolutely should replace your locks. Why? Because the intruder clearly has a way to disengage one of your locks and could very well do so again. There are a number of ways that an intruder could make his or her way through a locked door. Typically, when this occurs, it’s because the intruder is in possession of a corresponding key. However, there’s also a chance that he or she picked the lock. In any case, your locks lack…

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      Don’t assume that a lock in your new home is a good deterrent to burglars. A lock with a deadbolt offers maximum protection, but not if the bolt isn’t long enough or securely fastened into the door frame.

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    Keycards may one day make metal keys obsolete. They are pretty ingenious, too. About the size of a credit card, a keycard is imprinted with a unique digital signature that’s accepted by a specific lock mechanism.

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    This is soooo true! Be careful who you hire. There are scam companies that have networks all over the country. If you call one of those ads it connects you to a locksmith that seems in your local area who will be part of a scam. If they give you a price too good to be true, or ask for your zip code, hang up. If you do hire them, you could end up paying three times as much or more!

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    Did you know that Marie Antoinette’s husband was a locksmith? Louis XVI, King of France, had a passion for mechanical labor and spent many hours in his workshop forging metal and making locks, including an iron cabinet that he secured in a wall and used to protective his private things.

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    Ever heard of bumping? It’s a special tool, somewhat like a master key, that can bypass many standard pin and tumbler locks. It was originally used legally by locksmiths, but is also used by criminals. There are locking systems that cannot be opened using a bumping tool.

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