Understanding The Advantages Of Having A Master Key System In Your Professional Office

1 August 2017
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When you think about the security in your office building, what is it that you think about? If you are like most office business owners, the things that will come to mind first will be security features like surveillance systems and alarms. However, the locks and keys you use in your building have just as much to do with business security and should be given careful consideration. One question that often comes up is whether or not an office business owner should implement a master key system through a place like Brandy's Safe and Lock Inc. Read More 

Secure That Private Entrance Before Advertising A Patio-Adjacent Room For Rent

2 July 2017
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It's become a common sight in the housing ads in many cities: a room for rent, advertised with a "private entrance," which is really just a patio door. Sometimes this is just a perk, but many times these are master bedrooms that are treated as ministudios, cut off from the rest of the house. If you're advertising a room like this, you'll have to take some extra precautions. If the door is meant to be the only entrance into the room -- in other words, your new housemate isn't going to have access to the rest of the house except for a bathroom -- you'll also have to ensure the door can be locked from the outside. Read More 

Tips To Help You Un-Stick A Stuck Key Lock

28 March 2017
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The lock on your home's exterior door keeps out intruders and keeps you and your home's contents safe. But when the lock becomes gummed up and stuck from years of dirt that have collected inside it, you won't be able to use your key to gain entry into your own house. Here are some tips to help you get your key lock unstuck. Use A Lubricant Like WD-40 One of the easiest ways to free of the interior pins of your lock is by spraying a lubricant like WD-40 into it. Read More 

Have A Complex Family? Hire A Locksmith To Install An Intercom System

13 March 2017
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Communicating with your family may not be the easiest thing to handle in a large home. You may have multiple stories, a distant entryway, and several bedrooms located in all corners. If you also have children and senior parents living inside your home, this only further complicates the situation. An easy solution to this problem is getting assistance from a locksmith to install a complete intercom system. Connect the Entrance Read More 

How To Have A Safe Opened That You Won At An Auction

2 March 2017
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Buying a closed safe at an auction can be a lot of fun. There are many treasures stored in safes, and not knowing what is in the safe can make your head spin with excitement. When you purchase a safe at an auction, you may have to hire a locksmith to get you into the safe if it does not come with a key or a combination. The guide below walks you through a few things to know about getting a safe open after you win it at an auction. Read More