Securing Your New Place

When moving into a new home, you want to go around it and make sure it offers you plenty of security. There are things you can do on both the outside and the inside of your house that will help you to prevent yourself and your family from falling victim to criminal behavior. Follow the tips provided here to turn Read More

Signs Indicating the Time Has Come to Change an Old Lock and Replace It with a High-Security One

A tried and true lock may work fine for decades. Barring severe corrosion or damage from excessive use, the mechanisms and components of a door lock should work fine. This does not mean, however, the lock maintains the appropriate defensive capabilities of a burglar. Homeowners do have to be ever on the alert for troubling indications it is time to Read More

Need to Change Your Apartment Locks? What Are Your Legal and Logistical Options?

If you’ve recently gone through a breakup or had to evict a roommate from your apartment, you may feel compelled to change your locks to prevent re-entry—or worse, revenge by someone upset at being ousted from stable housing. However, changing your locks on your own without permission from your landlord or superintendent can sometimes put you in violation of your Read More