A Slim Jim (a thin piece of steel that has a notch at its end) is one of the tools that mobile locksmiths use to open car doors when the owner loses their keys or inadvertently locks the car keys inside the car. Any car owner can also use this tool in case they get locked out of the car. For this endeavor to be successful, several tips must be kept in mind. [Read More]
Keeping Your Electronic Documents Safe In A Fire
With more and more of our documents being stored online, it's all too easy to ignore the advice about keeping a copy of our documents in a fire proof safe to prevent losing important information and sentimental family photos. Unfortunately our computers are still vulnerable to being stolen, destroyed by malicious thieves or damaged in fire or flood. Here is how to make sure your documents are safe even when disasters strike. [Read More]
Why Call A Locksmith After A Break-In?
If your home has been broken into, you may assume it's too late to call a locksmith or that the damage has been done to your home. In truth, it's actually good to call such a professional even if thieves forced their way in and didn't break any locks. Note why that is and how such a professional can make you and your home more secure. 1. Your locks should be changed anyway [Read More]
Five High-Tech Locks Every Homeowner Needs To Know About
High tech locks are no longer the sole purview of banks and secure military facilities. Now, new advances in technology are bringing even the most complicated locking systems to homes. If you are a homeowner interested in high tech locks, here are five novel locking ideas you need to hear about: 1. Facial recognition lock Facial recognition software is becoming more useful everyday. Many people are using it to secure their smartphones, and others are using it to secure their front doors. [Read More]