“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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
It is easy to leave your keys on the inside of your lock when you go home at night. On the one hand, there’s a chance that no one will be able to insert a lock pick if there’s a key inside the lock, on the other hand, is leaving your house key in your
An electronic lock failing can cause you all sorts of problems. It can prevent your safe from locking securely, or it can prevent the door from locking as you leave your home. Like with a traditional lock, you will be left trying to figure out how to quickly solve the problem so you can go
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