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Do It Yourself

Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season (Tips for Miami Homeowners)

Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season (Tips for Miami Homeowners) The Atlantic hurricane season starts in June and runs all the way through to the end of November every year. This means it’s time to start preparing.   Taking steps to protect your home during hurricane season better can keep you, your loved ones, and

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Home Security

11 Locksmithing Myths Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction

11 Locksmithing Myths Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction Like many other sectors, the world of locksmithing is filled with misconceptions and false information, which can leave you feeling confused about what’s possible when it comes to these types of services. What you think you might know about locks, keys, and locksmiths in general might be

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Do It Yourself

Essential Tips for Securing Your Vacation Home in Miami

Essential Tips for Securing Your Vacation Home in Miami Of the many places people can choose to vacation in the U.S., Miami is always high on the list of destinations. It’s no wonder there are so many vacation homes in the area.   If you’ve invested your hard-earned money and precious time into a Miami

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Do It Yourself

Discreet Security Solutions for Luxury Homes

Discreet Security Solutions for Luxury Miami Homes As a discerning homeowner, naturally, you want to safeguard your possessions and assets, but the aesthetics of your home are important to you too. The good news is that it is possible to balance sophisticated security technologies and discretion. From sleek biometric door locks that exude elegance to

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Essential Tips for Keeping Art Secure In Your Home or Gallery

Essential Tips for Keeping Art Secure In Your Home or Gallery Whether you’re running a gallery, or you have a few collectible pieces at home, your art is important to you, and having it stolen would be a disaster. Not only have you taken the time to carefully select these pieces, but chances are, they

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Do It Yourself

How Strategic Garden Design Can Be an Intruder Deterrent

Your home is your haven, but this doesn’t mean it can’t be a target for criminals. We protect our homes by securing our windows and doors and installing security devices, but what about the outside of your home? When criminals are able to gain access to your property with ease, it automatically increases the chances

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QLS Guides

The Cost of Miami Locksmith Services in 2024

Whether you’re planning a few security upgrades or you find yourself locked out of your home at an inconvenient time, at one point or another, you’re going to need the services of a professional Miami Locksmith. Even though Miami is safer than 11% of U.S. neighborhoods, this doesn’t mean security shouldn’t be a priority. 1

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Business

Locksmith In Miami

Why Quickly is the best Locksmith Company in Miami FL? With more than 15 years in the business, Quickly Locksmith Miami has been keeping Miami safe for years. We work with customers to care for residential, commercial, and new construction properties, automobiles, yachts, and boats. Over the years we have gained valuable experience in our

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Business

How to Balance Aesthetics and Security When Choosing Door Hardware

It’s the little details that truly make your house a home and door hardware is one of them. This simple addition directly impacts the overall aesthetics and functionality of your home, but what about security? Is it really possible to strike a balance between how your home looks and how secure it is? Or do

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Business

Security 101: A Guide to Locksmith Services for Educational Institutions

Ever find yourself lying awake at night, pondering the labyrinthine hallways of your school and all the opportunities they provide for something to go wrong? It’s not just the cameras glaring like all-seeing eyes or the occasional security guard patrolling the grounds that concern you. Instead, your mind is haunted by a simpler, more fundamental

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Quickly Locksmith Guide: Keeping Your Office More Secure
Residential

Bolstering Security in Miami-Based Shared Workspaces In 2023

https://youtu.be/scbiEwD1FJM Workplaces have changed dramatically in the past couple of decades, adapting to the current needs and trends of various industries. One trend that has emerged and skyrocketed in popularity is shared workspaces. These co-working spaces make it possible for individual workstations that can be rented by a freelancer, a consultant, a remote employee and

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Locksmith Tips

Push Start vs. Traditional Car Keys: Which Is Better for You?

Cars have come a long way since the days of Henry Ford. Thanks to ever-advancing technology they have only become more efficient, smoother, and filled with even more user-friendly options. One feature that has remained a standard over the decades however has been car keys. Back in the 1910s when car keys were first introduced,

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Everything You Need to Know About Installing and Using Smart Locks
Home Security

Are Biometric Locks Worth the Hype? A Look at the Pros and Cons

Technology is something that has touched every industry in the past few decades. It seems just as quickly as a new tech item or gadget is embraced, an updated version is released. One industry that is taking full advantage of technological advances is the residential and commercial security field. Biometrics have burst onto the scene,

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Certified Locks Installers in Miami

How to Protect Your Locks From Weather Damage: Tips and Tricks

The locks on your home are meant to keep you and your belongings safe. Whether you are locking the doors as you leave the house, or you’re locking up for the evening, you expect them to do their job and keep things secure. Because you depend on them they need to stay in good working

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Do It Yourself

How to Open a Padlock without a Key

When it comes to securing premises and belongings, a padlock can be one of the best solutions to pick. Padlocks are incredibly easy to use, and the “installation” is simple and quick. While not completely tamper-free, they are far from easy to breach. Padlocks are often used on outdoor sheds, gates, exterior doors, and even

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Certified Locks Installers in Miami

Automotive Locksmith Services: What to Expect – A Comprehensive Guide

Locksmiths are known for helping homeowners secure their homes. They can come and install a new lock on your door making sure it’s of the highest quality and provides the kind of security you and your family are looking for. But you may not be as familiar with our automotive locksmith services. Automotive locksmith services

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Business

How Much Does a Security Risk Assessment Cost

Do you own a company and are looking for ways to ensure that sensitive data and customer information are kept safe? Have you heard about security risk assessments and are wondering if it’s right for you? Security risk assessments have become more important than ever with cyber threats and crimes on the rise. You read

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Do It Yourself

How to Secure Mailbox from Theft

Your mailbox is likely one of those things you haven’t given too much thought to. You know you collect your mail and potentially packages from it and that’s about it. But did you know that without proper security, your mailbox can be a prime target for theft? There has been a rise in mail theft

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Home Security

Locksmith DIY: Simple Fixes for Everyday Lock Problems

Locksmiths perform incredibly important jobs each day. They ensure that people’s homes and businesses are kept safe and secure, yet it’s not a job you give much thought to – until you need a locksmith. So have you ever stopped and wondered how a locksmith could help you? Here we’ll take a look at several

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Home Security

Should You Give Someone Else Your Home Security Code?

Should You Give Someone Else Your Home Security Code? How many times have you gone on vacation or left town for a couple of days and considered giving someone else your home security code? Maybe it’s not even for the reason of leaving your city/town, rather you have a friend or a significant other that

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Do It Yourself

How to Secure Your House When Going on Summer Vacation

Are you heading out on a summer vacation and are excited about the prospect of getting away and leaving all your stress behind? Who doesn’t look forward to a summer vacation, let’s face it you’ve probably worked for months if not more to earn it. Unfortunately, criminals are well aware of just how popular summer

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Home Security

Signs That Your Home Is Marked or Has Been Forcibly Entered

Your home is meant to be your sanctuary, the place you can retreat to and relax. It should be a source of comfort and safety. And while that is true for most people, unfortunately far too many homeowners find themselves the victims of a home invasion or burglary. Acting after the fact to secure your

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Business

What are the Average Locksmith Costs in Miami 2023?

As a resident or business owner in Miami, you may find yourself in need of a locksmith at some point. Whether you’re locked out of your car or home, need new locks installed, or have a key that needs duplicating, it’s important to know what to expect in terms of cost. In this guide, we’ll

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Home Security

Signs It Is Time To Replace Your Locks

Locks are an important part of keeping your home and possessions safe, but over time, they can wear out and become less effective.  Knowing when it’s time to replace your locks is crucial for maintaining the security of your property. Here are some signs that it may be time to replace your locks: Age If

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Home Security

What Is The Biggest Home Security Mistake People Make?

Home security is an important issue that affects millions of people every year. Unfortunately, despite the best intentions, many homeowners make costly mistakes when it comes to securing their property.  Here, we’ll discuss some of the most common home security mistakes that people make and what you can do to avoid them. Failing to lock

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QLS Guides

How To Conduct A Security Assessment of Your Home

A security assessment of your home is a crucial step in ensuring the safety of you and your family. It allows you to identify any vulnerabilities in your home’s security and take steps to address them.  Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to conduct a security assessment of your home Step 1 Begin by walking

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Home Security

How Property Owners and Tenants Can Keep Apartment Buildings Secure

Here are some tips for improving your apartment security. Whether you’re renting or own the property, it’s important to protect it from unwanted intruders. No matter what role you play, you need to keep the safety and security of everyone in your home a top priority. There are several things you can do to make

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Smart Locks

Try These Smart Locks For Your Rental Properties

A smart lock is an electronic device that uses either Bluetooth or WiFi to lock and unlock doors and windows in your home. Why Smart Locks? Their potential to offer greater security is immediately apparent. Since they have no mechanical parts, they are a lot more difficult for a burglar to circumvent. You can generate

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QLS Guides

How To Child Proof Your Doors and Windows 

Children get into everything. Their natural curiosity and sense of wonder make them fearless. While you want them to go out into the world and have adventures, you also want them to be safe. On average, 5,000 children are injured falling from windows in the US every year. The potential for injury, or worse, is

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Question of the Week

Will A Smart Lock Stop Package Thieves?

It’s November and you are just about ready to get started with your Christmas shopping. You’re ecstatic because you don’t have to face the crowds or the stores. You just need to order everything online and sit back and wait for those packages to arrive. Right? Not so fast. As it turns out, burglars are

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Home Security

8 Security Tips For Rented Properties 

As a landlord, you need to do whatever you can to protect the investment you’ve made in your properties. That’s because a lot is going to get thrown at you. Tenant issues, maintenance, upgrades, safety and you have to be prepared. Part of your preparation is asking yourself some questions: What happens when an emergency

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Home Security

How To Improve The Security of Your Front Porch

Do you have a front porch? If so, it’s important to make sure that it is well-protected. Your front porch is the entrance of your home. If it appears as though it can be easily breached, burglars are likely to see this as an invitation. In this blog post, we’ll talk about all the things

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Home Security

Why You Should Find A Locksmith Before You Need One

Trust is an important element in your relationship with a locksmith. While referrals, great customer service, and level of expertise may influence you the first time you use their service, trust is built over a period of time. Because a locksmith literally holds your life in their hands every time they handle your locks or

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Home Security

Why Burglaries Spike During The Holidays (and what you can do about it)

Everyone’s excitement builds as the year draws to a close. There are the parties, the gifts, and the overall festiveness of the season. Everyone’s mood lifts. Not surprisingly, there’s a rise in theft and property crime. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, property theft crimes including burglary, increase by 20 percent. Why does this

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Question of the Week

What Is A Jimmy Proof Deadbolt

“Jimmying a lock” is a slang term for using a crowbar or other metal implement to forcefully (and usually illegally) open a door. It involves sliding the metal implement into the space between the door and its frame to break the lock. How Does A Jimmy Proof Deadbolt Work A jimmy-proof deadbolt was designed to

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QLS Guides

How To Make Your Garden More Secure 

Securing your garden poses a challenge for most people. After all, it’s an open space, so you can’t really lock it. Worse, if it’s overgrown and badly lit, it can create a space for burglars to hide while they case your home, or even wait to break in. Keeping this area secure is something that

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Question of the Week

Does Living The Light On Really Deter Burglars

Who’s afraid of the dark? Definitely not burglars, who prefer it for their work. Often, the advice given is to leave your porch lights on or lights in your home to dissuade them from targeting you.  The thing is, a cursory glance on the Internet will show that there’s no consensus on whether this is

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Home Security

What Can You Do For National Home Security Month

Did you know that they mark National Home Security Month every October in the UK? You’re probably wondering why an entire month needs to be set aside for home security. What more could there be to keeping your home safe? After all, you lock your doors. You keep your eyes open. What more do you

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Home Security

Top Burglar Deterrents According to Ex-Burglars

Burglars say there are many ways homeowners make crime pay. To catch or stop a thief, it helps if you think like one. Through an online search, we found the best ways to avoid having your home broken into, as told by the burglars themselves. According to our research, burglars favor opportunistic crimes. They want

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Question of the Week

Do I Need A Safe In My Home?

A safe is one of those small but significant additions to your home security that can make a material difference to the losses you suffer if your home is broken into. If you own a gun, you may find that a safe may provide an additional layer of safety for your family. There are plenty

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Home Security

How To Keep The House Secure When You Are Selling It

You’ve made the big decision and you’re moving. Whether it’s for work or you’ve outgrown your old home, the only thing left to do is find a buyer.  This can be an exhilarating process. But it can also open you and your family to potential security risks. Keeping you and your family safe means adhering

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Home Security

How Social Media Can Impact Your Home Security

Have you ever stopped to consider just how much information you share about your life, your home, your job and your family on social media? Want a hint? It’s a lot. According to The Conversation, 3.2 billion images and 720,000 hours of video images are posted to social media every day. The advent and viral

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Residential

Follow These Tips to Remain Safe as a Student

Welcome to college. For the next four years, you’ll try to survive 7 am classes, quirky professors and the ins and outs of romantic relationships.  For the first time, you’ll probably be responsible for your security. Let’s give you a few tips to help you pass that course with flying colors too. Lock It Up

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Do Locks Have An Expiry Date?
Question of the Week

Do Locks Have An Expiry Date?

Like everything else in life, your locks have an expiration date. Most people are surprised by this because if there is one item marketed as being “built to last”, it’s the lock. Unfortunately, most physical locks have a life span of 6-7 years. A door lock in a high-traffic area is subject to considerable amounts

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Question of the Week

Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?

If you toss your car keys on a table or a hook near the door, you might want to rethink that. That’s because thieves are most likely to look for them there. It doesn’t matter if it’s a traditional car key or a key fob. Thieves understand human nature and are aware of our tendencies

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Business

How Smart Technology Is Improving Business Security

Smart technology is getting better and better and as it does businesses are finding ways to use this technology to improve their security. These are some of the effects that smart technology has been having on businesses so far this year, with the main highlight being on the great use of integrated smart locks.  Facial

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Question of the Week

Can You Get Locks That Are 100% Burglar Proof?

The whole point of placing a good strong lock on your house is to make it safe and secure against any and all intruders. Burglars are a threat to this safe haven when they pick or bump the locks that secure the barrier between the home and the outside world. To combat this, we try

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Smart Locks

Smart Doorbells Vs Smart Locks, which is Better?

Smart doorbells and smart locks offer magnificent upgrades to the security of your front door. However, while the services they offer do overlap they also differ. Here, we are taking a quick look at the purpose of each so you can work out what you need for your front porch.  The Smart Doorbell The smart

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Residential

The 4 Most Common Burglar Methods

Burglary is on the rise every year, so it is becoming more and more important to ensure that your home has adequate security. To help you in this matter we have identified the four most common methods burglars use to enter into your home. You will also find some tips to help you defend against

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Question of the Week

Can Better Locks Improve My Home Insurance Premium?

If impact windows and installing a burglar alarm can improve your home insurance premium it makes sense that having better locks can do the same. But is that the case? And if it is, what type of locks would you need? Better Locks CAN Improve your Home Insurance Premium The right locks can make a

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Residential

What to do if You’ve been Burgled. The Burglary Checklist

It is hard to be a victim of burglary. Harder still to have a clear enough mind to work out what to do next. There is a lot to think about and organize, from the police and the insurance down to protecting the home to ensure it doesn’t happen again.  To help you get your

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Where Should I Leave My Car Keys?
Question of the Week

What can an Automotive Locksmith Do?

The car is an essential part of our everyday life, and it can make a real mess of our day when something goes wrong. But you don’t always have to get your car to the garage or dealership when you have car trouble. An automotive locksmith can help you out of many car key-related situations. 

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