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Everything you need to know about securing your home and business.

Set Up Nest x Yale Lock with Bridge

Set Up Nest x Yale Lock with Bridge

Yale brings decades of lock manufacturing. Nest brings years of home convenience and automation. Together, they’ve created a sleek smart lock packed with features, including family codes, timed codes, auto-locking, tamper alerts and much more. The Yale x Nest lock is a tamper‑proof, key‑free deadbolt that connects to the Nest app through the Nest Connect bridge. Now you have the…

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Secure Your Space with Gate Locks

Secure Your Space with Gate Locks

Regardless of whether you are a business owner, an apartment manager, or a homeowner, there are few things as important as securing your indoor and outdoor spaces. Open spaces at apartment complexes can become welcome invitations for squatters and unwelcome visitors, and outdoor business spaces can become easy access points for burglars and unwelcome visitors. If you want to make…

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Three Great Locks for High School Security

Three Great Locks for High School Security

Over the past 10 years, school security has become a buzzword for schools ranging from grade schools to colleges. Everything from the looming threats of potential shooters to everyday school security are important things to consider when you are looking to secure your school. We also know that most schools are on a serious budget and that your school may…

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What Can Your Smart Home System Control?

What Can Your Smart Home System Control?

Modern smart home systems can do a lot more than monitor your home’s temperature and keeping track of your home security system. With the full implementation of the IOT, or the internet of things, your smart home system can control almost every aspect of your home and automate your process to make your home energy efficient, safe, and comfortable. If…

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3 Security Tips for Small Businesses

3 Security Tips for Small Businesses

If you own a small business, you know how important it is to keep your employees, your information, and your physical business safe and secure. There are three main things to take into account when you are planning your business security: monitoring activity, tracking entrances and exits, and efficiently managing your keys and access. By setting up an efficient security…

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Do you lock your doors?

Do you lock your doors?

Chances are you do, but there are a sizable portion of Americans who do not. According to a poll from HuffPost and YouGov, about 7% of Americans leave their door unlocked when they leave home. The estimated U.S. population was approximately 326 million in 2017 (census.gov), which means there may have been roughly 22.8 million Americans who didn't like to…

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3 Ways to Secure Your Small Business

3 Ways to Secure Your Small Business

If you own a small business, you know how important it is to keep your brick and mortar shop open and secure. Regardless of the type of business that you own, making sure that your inventory, computer systems, and even your employees stay safe at your business. There is no one security solution for every business as every business has…

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Start Your Smart Home System With These Great Kits

Start Your Smart Home System With These Great Kits

If you have been interested in making your home smarter, more energy efficient, and more secure, a great smart home system is exactly what you are looking for. Smart home control systems make it possible for you to lock your doors, turn on your lights, and even open the blinds with just the touch of a button on your smartphone.…

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Keep your Condo Safe

Keep your Condo Safe

A condo, also known as a condominium is a building or a group of building with separate units that are each owned by individual residents. Each resident owns the interior of his or her unit but not the exterior or the land that it sits on. The exterior and the land that your condominium sits on is taken care of…

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How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

Do you own an Iris smart home system that you bought from Lowes? If you have your Iris registered through your email account you should have already received an email notification from Lowes leading you to this website telling you what you can do. Lowes will no longer be servicing the Iris platform, which means that if you have one…

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Transition to Key Cards and Wireless Systems with these Three Products

Transition to Key Cards and Wireless Systems with these Three Products

The safety and security of your office is one of the biggest worries most employers have. Everything from keys going missing to disgruntled ex-employees coming into the office unannounced, old lock and key systems can be unreliable. Luckily, there is a better way to provide safety and security to your employees and your business. Electronic locks operated with key cards…

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Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

If you own an Airbnb property or manage multiple, you know the trials and tribulations that can come along with traditional lock and key style properties. From traditional homes to multiunit properties, transitioning to keyless locks can save you a ton of time headaches with all of your rental and Airbnb properties. Not only does going keyless give your renters…

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