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In October 2018, LA police named four suspects in a burglar operation targeting celebs’ homes. At first the burglaries appeared to be random, but then police arrested three teens and a 34-year-old mother of one of the teens, recovering numerous items taken from the celebrities’ homes. Investigators concluded that what seemed like a string of […]

Finding a Quality Locksmith: Not as Easy as You’d Think

Among all of the professionals we count on to keep our life and business running, we put the most trust in the person or company that provides locksmith services. Our locksmith helps us secure our home, our vehicles, possibly our business. They know where the locks and other security components are and how they work; […]

Home Security Stats That Will Keep You up at Night

Murder, aggravated assault and forcible sex offenses are up in Denver in the first two months of 2018 as compared to the statistics from 2017. Intimidation, considered a crime against persons, is up too. Kidnapping/abduction, non-forcible sex offenses, simple assault are tips from down in 2018. Child pornography and prostitution are down while drug/narcotics violations […]

Standard vs. Heavy Duty Door Closers

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Need to find the right door closer to meet your home or business office needs? As always, it is best to consult a professional to make sure that you are making the best decision. Depending on the type of door you are shopping for, you will have two main options in choice of placement – […]

How to Choose the Correct Door Closer

As a commercial building’s property owner, one responsibility you are faced with is deciding on the proper type of door closer to install. Door closers refer to the closing mechanism on them that allow the door to shut automatically. There are many strict codes that you must adhere to and failure to comply with these […]

Keep Company Vehicle Keys Safe

If you own a car dealership, rental agency or even an organization with several company vehicles, chances are you deal with multiple sets of car keys on a daily basis. With customers, employees and even a maintenance crew needing access to them, it is easy to lose track of where they are, who is using […]

Key Guards vs. Key Cabinets – Which is Right for You?

When it comes to securing your business, you need to make sure your investments are safe. If your business uses keys as part of the routinedaily operations (you’re in and out of cabinets, safes, locked drawers, etc.), you may want to look into investing in a key guard or key cabinets. These simple tools not […]

How to Prevent Lock and Cylinder Snapping

Unfortunately, there is a high chance of a burglar being able to get into your home right through your front door. If your front lock uses a euro cylinder, it is vulnerable to lock snapping (also referred to as cylinder snapping). This can be done with relatively common tools that burglars can get at any […]

Security Bars and Grilles Protect Home Windows

When owning a home, it is important to guard your valuables and ensure the safety of your family and yourself. While there are many different options for securing your home, a simple and affordable one is using window bars (also referred to as grilles). These can range in appearance and features, depending on which type […]

Tricks to Thaw a Frozen Lock

One of the joys of living in the Denver area is watching fall turn into winter and enjoying the first snowfalls of the season. With winter just around the corner, be prepared for the cold temperatures and follow these tips to prevent and deal with commonly frozen lock situations, should you unfortunately run into one. […]