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Why You Need to Invest in a Safe for Important Documents

Why You Need to Invest in a Safe for Important Documents If you own important documents or belongings, you may have asked yourself if you need a safe to protect them. Many people put safes in their home to also secure valuables such as electronics, jewelry, and even money. They’re great in case of fire, natural disaster, or most commonly, theft. There are many types of safes available on the market that offer various levels of protection and are for different uses — from fire safes that protect important documents in case of natural disasters to...

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The Convoluted Story Behind Your Safe Lock

The Convoluted Story Behind Your Safe Lock Have you ever wondered why the safe locks you may use in a trivial way look the way they do? Do you sometimes ask yourself why they were built in such a way? Have you ever paid attention to the mechanisms that keep your possessions secure? As a safe lock user, your main preoccupation may be the reliability of your locks. But what you may not realize is that their effectiveness is largely tied to their evolution throughout history. One of the most common uses of lock mechanisms occurs in the...

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Home Safety Maintenance Tips for your Vacation Home.

Home Safety Maintenance Tips for your Vacation Home. Maintaining a holiday home entails many things, safety being one key ingredient. This means protecting your vacation home from intruders while you are present and when the home is empty. An important aspect of security in a vacation house is the ability to deter burglars. Simple warnings and signs that it is secure and being watched can deter them for a while. Install CCTV cameras or even a ‘beware of dogs’ sign. However, if the house lies vacant for extended periods of time, you may want...

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6 REASONS WHY A CARD DOOR LOCK SYSTEM IS BETTER THAN TRADITIONAL LOCKS

6 REASONS WHY A CARD DOOR LOCK SYSTEM IS BETTER THAN TRADITIONAL LOCKS Choosing the type of security system to use can be confusing with seemingly endless choices, but as the Encyclopedia of Security Management by John Fay put it, “a security system is an integrated combination of barriers, technologies, personnel, and procedures designed to safeguard personnel, property, and operations.” The requirements are becoming increasingly complex, and sticking solely with the conventional key-accessed door locks can be costly. Most security companies have now...

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Tips for Choosing the Best Safe for Home and Office

Tips for Choosing the Best Safe for Home and Office A wisely purchased safe provides excellent protection for your documents and valuables. Every home and office has important documents, keepsakes, collections, or other valuables. A variety of safe options gives you the ability to customize their protection. The first step in choosing the best safe for your home or office is to figure out what features you are looking for. What are the Different Kinds of Safes? There are roughly six kinds of safes, each with a unique specialization. Fire...

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Property Crime Alert: Homeowner’s Guide in Securing the Right Defenses

Property Crime Alert:  Homeowner’s Guide in Securing the Right Defenses   The City of West Palm Beach succeeded in implementing innovative transportation and land use planning, significantly reducing crime and revitalizing the downtown, commercial corridors and inner-city neighborhoods. Vis-a-vis the city’s traffic calming efforts, communities have also become an active part in property crime prevention. Separate Places: Crime and Securing in Gated Communities by Edward J. Blakely and Mary Gail Snyder (1998) cited that fear of crime is an influential factor...

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Is Your Home Really Secure?

Is Your Home Really Secure? Your home is meant to be a safe haven for you and your family. Locks play an important role in securing your home against any possible break-ins. A reliable locksmith can help secure your home by suggesting and installing the locks that work best for your needs. Break-In Statistics The latest FBI statistics regarding break-ins are alarming: In 2013, 1.9 million burglaries were witnessed in the U.S. These burglaries resulted in $4.5 billion in property loss. 59% of burglaries were the result...

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5 Advantages of Installing a Home Safe

5 Advantages of Installing a Home Safe 5 Advantages of Installing a Home Safe Security innovations in commercial establishments are now made available for residential use. Backing up your home security system with a home safe lowers the risk of losing your valuables either from thieves, fire, or even floods. Choosing the right home safe depends on local potential perils. Choices of safes range from wall safes, floor safes, fire safes, gun safes, and electronic digital safes. All offer their own advantages.  Security Thieves are not...

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