You’ve had your car for years and by now it’s a tried and true companion. Not only does it get you around town, but it’s also a vehicle for so many of your memories! It has served you reliably for this long, but while you know that you need to take your car to the garage for mechanical check-ups and improvements, you might not realize that you also need to take certain measures with your locksmith to update the security of your automobile!
Your security is a top concern all year long. Maybe you’ve already gotten in touch with your local locksmith. Hopefully you know what to do in the case of an emergency lock out and perhaps you’ve even gotten your locks updated recently (good for you! and if it’s been more than a year, it’s time to call your local locksmith to come over and have a look). But with the summer months arising, there’s another opportunity to reevaluate your home and automobile security with a few easy tips and ideas. Let’s take a look at some measures you may have already taken and then how you can improve on them to keep yourself secure through the summer months and well beyond.
Apartment living offers all kinds of benefits to renters: greater flexibility, downtown locations, and vibrant communities. However, it also comes with its drawbacks. Did you know, for instance, that apartments are 85% more likely to be broken into than houses? However, this doesn’t mean you need to feel at risk living in your apartment building. It just means that it is especially important to take extra precautions to make sure your building is safe.
It's unfortunate that there are many homeless people on our city streets. However, our residential and commercial building lobbies are not a home for the homeless. Local municipalities have dedicated shelters for that purpose. So how do we prevent the homeless from entering our buildings and sleeping in the hallways? Or stop teenagers from hooking up in the stairwells?
Spring is here and it’s time to clean the house, work on the garden and do other maintenance around the property. What people never pay attention to is the door locks and door hardware. Just like anything else mechanical, like your car and appliances, door locks also need regular maintenance.