Important Information about Garage Door

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Locksmith

Important Information about Garage Door

  Millions of homes have garage doors, yet most homeowners know very little about them other that they open and close. Here is some important information you should know about garage doors.   Safety Concerns   Even with a modern garage door that is properly maintained, there are still safety concerns. Especially if you have small children, this information is vital.   Maintenance – A locksmith or garage door company should provide regular safety...

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Having an Intercom Systems Installed

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Locksmith

Having an Intercom Systems Installed

  Among the many different services provided by qualified locksmiths, most people are unaware that these professionals can install an intercom system. In addition to the installation of an intercom, a qualified locksmith provides repair services.   Today, a growing number of homeowners are using multiple methods for keeping everyone in the home safe. In addition to state-of-the-art locks on all doors and windows, people are having alarm systems, closed-circuit...

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Keeping Schools Safe with the Right Locks

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Locksmith

Keeping Schools Safe with the Right Locks

Keeping Schools Safe with the Right Locks The need for the right locks on school buildings became all too evident following the tragedy at Columbine High School in Colorado. Since that time, other school-related shootings have occurred, including at Sandy Hook Elementary. Many years ago, no one worried about the safety of children at school, but today, things are significantly different. Due to the increase in shootings and other violent events at schools, administrators...

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Information about Electric Strikes and Installation

Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Locksmith

Information about Electric Strikes and Installation

Information about Electric Strikes and Installation A popular access control device for doors is the electric strike. Designed to replace a fixed strike plate, this device is commonly used in conjunction with a latch bar. Typically, an electric strike has a ramped surface to the latch that allows the door to close and then latch. However, because of the surface, this type of strike can also pivot out of the way when the door’s lock is in a locked position when commanded....

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Overview of How Locks Are Disassembled

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Locksmith

  Common lock discussions involve materials used, different components, brand names, and installation, as well as repair. However, the way locks are disassembled is seldom part of conversations. Learning about disassembling locks is just as important as everything else, especially for people who provide forensic locksmithing services. For this specialized career, every component of a lock is examined. For instance, if a home was invaded and entry made by manipulating a...

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