Employees are a company's greatest asset, but they can be a company's biggest liability too. Allowing your employees access to keys that unlock exterior and interior doors at your place of business increases the risk an unauthorized person will gain entrance to the building or sensitive information, because someone will inevitably lose his or her key. Although it's not possible to completely eliminate this risk, here are three ways to help your employees keep track of the keys. [Read More]
Key Duplicating Technology: What Is It And Is It A Safer Way To Make Keys?
New locksmith technology now makes it possible for companies and residents to order duplicates of their keys online in case they lose them. If you want to prevent the loss of your company's keys, you may take advantage of this new key duplicating technology to replace yours. However, you may want to reconsider doing so. Because the technology occurs online, thieves may have a way to intercept images of your keys by tapping or hacking your Internet or the app technology used to store or hold images of your keys until you need to access or make new keys. [Read More]
5 Ways Locksmiths Can Help With Christmas Events & Emergencies
The holiday season is stressful enough as it is, but often that stress can pile up and lead to additional problems. Lock problems can often occur during Christmas time, and having access to a local locksmith can help with a variety of problems. Instead of trying to solve the problem yourself or making matters worse, there are five ways that a professional locksmith can help. Enjoy a happy Christmas by preparing the following solutions as needed. [Read More]
Locked Out? Here Are 4 Ways To Get Into A Locked Door Without A Key
As humans, we are going to make mistakes. One of the simpler, and more common, mistakes that we can make is getting ourselves locked out of a room or building. If you find yourself stuck in this situation, here are a few methods you can use to get back in. Credit Card (Difficulty: Easy) Warning: This method will not work on deadbolts Instructions: Choose your card wisely. The sturdier the better; laminated cards tend to work best. [Read More]