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Make Your Hospital Safe & Secure With These Locks

Make Your Hospital Safe & Secure With These Locks

Our hospitals have been put under immense stress recently. From an immense influx of patients to new and intensive regulations to follow, healthcare professionals are about as taxed as they have been in modern history. The reality is that even though quarantines around the country are coming to a close and businesses are reopening, things are about to get even…

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3 Tips to Disinfect Keyless Keypad Door Locks

3 Tips to Disinfect Keyless Keypad Door Locks

With the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continuing to evolve on a global scale, it’s understandable to feel concerned about the safety and health of your customers, employees, and business personnel. While so much is still unknown regarding COVID-19, there are ways you can take action to reduce the risk of infection and exposure within your business and local community. Here are…

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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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The 5 Worst Places to Hide a Key

The 5 Worst Places to Hide a Key

A spare key can come in handy if you happen to misplace your regular keys, but a poorly hidden spare key can turn into a security hazard. With that in mind, below are some of the absolute worst places to hide your spare key; avoid these all-too-apparent locations at all costs. 1. Under the doormat. This spot has to be…

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A Proactive Approach to Safety in the Classroom

A Proactive Approach to Safety in the Classroom

It’s time for another school year and, just like every year, safety is the number one priority of schools across the country. Superintendents and principals are constantly searching for an extra layer of security and safety within the classroom. From preventing tripping to possibly preventing a tragedy—we’re here to help with a list of classroom safety tips. But before we…

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Lock Bumping: A National Threat?

Lock Bumping: A National Threat?

Just because your door is locked doesn’t mean your home is safe. In fact, if you have traditional pin-tumbler locks in your home, then you could be at an increased risk for home invasion or burglary, says the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC). A technique called “lock bumping” allows criminals to quickly and quietly bypass pin-tumbler lock using tools that…

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Booze and House Keys Don’t Mix Either

We've all seen the public service announcements where friends never let a friend drive drunk, or the teenager's pal who grabs the car keys from them as they head out the door, but what we've never seen, is a concerted effort to make the public aware of the dangers, misery, embarrassment, and frustration that can result from getting locked out…

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Time Change and a Lock Change

Falling back is fine for getting an extra hour of sleep, but it causes darkness to descend on us before most of us sit down for dinner.  In parts of the Eastern U.S. sundown comes as early as the late afternoon hours. While mostly an afterthought a couple days beyond this semi-annual ritual, many families are taking advantage of this…

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