How to Deal with Frozen Locks

How to Deal with Frozen Locks

There is nothing more frustrating than going out to your car on a cold, winter day than to find the door lock frozen. It takes just a little moisture getting into a lock and below freezing temperatures to freeze it solid. A vehicle’s power windows and doors are prone...
Solutions for Fixing a Sticky Lock

Solutions for Fixing a Sticky Lock

There is nothing more aggravating than dealing with a sticky lock. Over time, lubricants in the lock dry out or dirt accumulates making the locks harder to turn. There are a couple easy solutions for fixing a sticky lock. Avoid Home Remedies Coating the key with olive...
When You Should Re-key Locks

When You Should Re-key Locks

There are times when you should re-key locks for your business or home. Re-keying locks is a more cost-effective option than replacing existing locks with new ones. To re-key locks involves replacing the key pins in the lock mechanism. Once the pins are replaced, the...
Check Your Locks During Spring Cleaning

Check Your Locks During Spring Cleaning

During your spring cleaning regimen, it’s a good time to check door and window locks and overall home security. A home safety check takes just a few minutes and will give you and your family peace of mind.  While you’re away on summer vacation, you can rest easily...

Securing Sliding Doors in Your Home

Sliding doors are very simple with that they move on a set of tracks that are usually made of vinyl, metal or wood.  A good percentage of break-ins occur through the back sliding door because it can sometimes offer up less resistance and easier to open. It’s...