Importance of Changing Door Locks Between Tenants

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Owning a rental property entails a wide range of duties. Your responsibilities go far beyond collecting rent. While you may recognize that your responsibilities also include property maintenance and general upkeep, one topic that frequently causes misunderstanding is whether changing door locks between tenants is required. Although it is not required by law, landlords should […]

Tips To Improve Front Door Security

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Looking at recent burglary statistics and research from the Bureau of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including the one that says 34% of burglars use the front door when breaking into a home, it’s pretty clear how crucial front door security is. Your front door is one of the most frequently used access points for […]

How To Deal with Frozen Car Door Locks

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When you leave your house in the morning, it’s worrisome to see your windshield covered in ice and even more worrying to find that your car doors are frozen shut. Sometimes the problem is a frozen handle or the rubber door seal frozen to the bodywork, and at other times it is ice freezing the […]

Smart Ways To Save on Costs When Hiring a Locksmith

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Getting locked out is a frustrating, stressful, and potentially dangerous experience. Furthermore, the aggravation it causes is compounded when you discover the high price of a locksmith. Generally, it is not advisable to actively look for the cheapest locksmith in the area, as lower prices will often mean a lower quality job. If you’re locked […]

Effective Ways To Prevent Car Break-Ins

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Dealing with car theft or car break-ins can be frightening, not to mention frustrating. If you have ever arrived at your car and found it has been vandalized or disappeared from where you parked it, you will know the sickening feeling in the core of your stomach that a sight like this produces. Moreover, having […]

The Best Home Security System For Airbnb Properties

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Many would-be business owners have taken the plunge into the so-called “sharing economy” in part due to the surge in the popularity of the rental-listing service Airbnb. Generally, Airbnb renters are respectful of Airbnb properties. However, the possibility that a guest will abuse a host’s generosity is always present, and everybody has heard stories about […]

The Ultimate Guide To Your Home Security System Maintenance

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When it comes to home security, many individuals typically set it and forget it. It’s easy to overlook the necessity of home security system maintenance because they are self-sufficient and don’t require continual monitoring to perform their primary functions. However, like any other appliance or household equipment, routine maintenance may extend the life of your […]

Halloween Home Security Tips: A Homeowner’s Guide

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Halloween is quickly approaching, and as a homeowner, you should prepare for the spookiest night of the year as soon as possible. Besides loading up on candies, adorning your home with frightening trinkets, and purchasing scary and cute costumes for your children, you should also ensure your home’s and loved ones’ safety. Halloween is undoubtedly […]

8 Effective Ways To Increase Apartment Door Security

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If you are renting and not allowed to make changes to the property, we have included some temporary fixes. But if you continue to feel uneasy within the apartment, speak with the landlord. There is a good chance that you will be permitted to implement the required long-term security measures. After all, your safety must […]

How to Fix a Car Door That Won’t Open From the Inside

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In this article, we shall examine how a car door works, what causes the locking mechanisms inside car doors to jam, and explain how to unlock them from the inside. After reading this article, you won’t be a qualified locksmith, but you will know the basics of your car’s door locking system and how to […]