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New Website Allows Users to Copy Keys Using Their Smartphone

New Website Allows Users to Copy Keys Using Their Smartphone

Mobile devices are becoming more sophisticated than ever before. Not only can they unlock doors, but with keysduplicated.com, your smartphone can also be used to request a copy of your house key. Forget about those tiresome trips to the hardware store—now you can make copies of your key while sitting from your couch. So here’s how it works: you take a…

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Are You Too Secure? How to Protect Your Home or Company Without Looking Crazy

Are You Too Secure? How to Protect Your Home or Company Without Looking Crazy

Is there a such thing as being too secure? Is it possible to take the security measures in your home or at your company a little too far? While there's no doubt that we live in a dangerous world, when does a healthy concern for safety turn into overkill? Keep in mind that the art of securing a home or…

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The Smart Way to Winterize Your Home

The Smart Way to Winterize Your Home

With the cold weather months now in full swing, much attention is being given to the different ways you can winterize your home to keep that blustery, chilly air out while locking the warm air in. When most people hear the word "winterize," they immediately think of taking traditional measures such as installing weatherstripping around doors and windows, changing the…

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“BeHome” for the Holidays: How to Keep Energy Costs Down and Your Home Secure While You Travel

“BeHome” for the Holidays: How to Keep Energy Costs Down and Your Home Secure While You Travel

The holiday season is in full swing, and for many people that means traveling out of town to visit family and friends in distant places. One of the things that can put a slight damper on your holiday travel is having to think about how to keep your home safe and your energy costs down while you're not there. You…

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How to Protect Your Home from a Pickpocketer

How to Protect Your Home from a Pickpocketer

Is it possible for a pickpocketer to end up with full access to your home? As nightmarish as that may sound, many people have found themselves in that very situation. Take this scenario, for example: A woman is engaging in a marathon Christmas shopping session at the local mall, and she decides to take a break and grab a bite…

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Think Your Key Can’t Be Copied? Think Again.

Think Your Key Can’t Be Copied? Think Again.

The digital revolution has permanently altered a number of different industries, many of which are struggling to find their footing in this new era where regular people can use digital tools to make just about anything. One such industry is key making, which is suffering somewhat of an identity crisis due to new digital technologies that are threatening its very…

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House Rules: Good Ideas to Keep Your Home Secure and Everyone Safe

House Rules: Good Ideas to Keep Your Home Secure and Everyone Safe

Now more than ever, it's important to practice good safety rules in order to keep your home secure and your family safe. These rules shouldn't just be about preventing burglaries or break-ins, but should also include practices that cover various safety risks in and around your home. Below are some key house rules that you can implement to help your household develop an…

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5 Real-Life Scenarios Where Keyless Locks Could Have Saved the Day

5 Real-Life Scenarios Where Keyless Locks Could Have Saved the Day

Keyless locks are light years ahead of traditional keys and locks in terms of convenience, security and ease of use. Yes, that may sound like a bold statement, but we fully believe that we can back it up. There are dozens of situations where keyless locks would be preferable to their traditional counterparts, because they can save you a lot…

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4 Places You Might Not Think of That Are Perfect for Keyless Locks

4 Places You Might Not Think of That Are Perfect for Keyless Locks

While the superiority of keyless locks over traditional keys is becoming more and more obvious, what may not be so obvious is the wide variety of places where installing a keyless lock would make a lot of sense. Most of us are familiar with the more popular locations for keyless locks such as the front door of your home or…

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How to Teach Your Kids About Your Home Security System

How to Teach Your Kids About Your Home Security System

Installing a home security system is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure a greater level of safety for you and your family. As your children get older and can stay at home by themselves for periods of time, they'll need to learn how to use your home security system. This is an important step to take, because…

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How to Make Your Home an Easy Target for Burglars

How to Make Your Home an Easy Target for Burglars

Burglaries and break-ins are an obvious concern for all homeowners, and while no one's home is completely immune to these unpleasant situations, there are some things you can do (or fail to do) that can actually increase the odds of your home getting visited by a shady character. In fact, by not implementing some very basic security measures, some homeowners…

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Lock It Up – 10 Things You Need to Keep in Your Safe

Lock It Up – 10 Things You Need to Keep in Your Safe

Most people are well aware of the importance of keeping their valuables stored away in a fireproof safe, but sadly only a relative few have actually taken the steps to do it. This lack of preparation can sometimes come from an uncertainty as far as what type of items need to go in the safe, and what type of safe…

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