Security Articles

Know the Hardware You Have

November 15, 2022
A locksmith works on a door. Know the Hardware You Have.

Once you learn how to identify locks, you’ll have an easier time communicating with our Lockout Locksmiths locksmith.

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You Can Help Prevent a Home Invasion

June 15, 2021
Prevent a Home Invasion

You probably don’t like to think about a burglar breaking into your home in Ann Arbor. Everyone prefers to believe their home is a safe haven for their family and friends. However, the truth of the matter is a burglary occurs once every three minutes, according to SafeWise, the home safety and security experts.

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So You Want to Be a Locksmith?

April 15, 2021
so you want to be a locksmith?

If you are looking for a flexible, steady career, consider becoming a locksmith. Every city in the country needs a locksmith, which gives you a great deal of choice in the geographic area you wish to live.

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Keyless Locks for Home and Car

January 11, 2021

Anyone who has an interest in this technology can utilize it with his or her West Bloomfield, MI, home and/or car. There’s a plethora of choices for both the home and car, so much that at times it can seem overwhelming to decide what would fit best with your circumstances. That’s when calling our Lockout Locksmiths professionals makes the most sense. We can help you wade through what’s out there and make the best decision for you.

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Signs Someone’s Meddled With Your Lock

May 15, 2019

Everyone wants to be safe in their home and having sturdy, trusted locks on your doors and windows is one way to increase your peace of mind. Although it’s often clear if you become a victim of a burglary when valuables are taken, it can be more difficult to detect someone who might be meddling…

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5 Ways You Can Outsmart a House Burglar

February 15, 2019

If you think having a lock on your front door and a latch on your windows is enough to protect your home from burglars, you are wrong. With today’s technology and advanced security systems, burglars are also getting more clever with the ways they target your home without you even knowing. Fortunately, there are precautionary…

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How Safe Is Your Hotel Room Safe?

October 12, 2018

Most of us believe when we travel and stay in hotels, our valuables are safe once we’ve locked them in our room’s safe. But, sadly, that’s just not true. Your hotel room safe really isn’t that safe. There are ways to open it without using the combination you set for it, making theft a real…

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Can Privacy Be Found With Home Security Cameras?

September 22, 2018

Privacy versus the lack of privacy with home security cameras is a very hot topic at the moment. What the flack is all about is the capability of home security cameras to watch and/or record homeowners at home without their express knowledge. While cameras are intrinsic to an effective home security system here in Michigan…

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Should I Change My Business Safe’s Lock?

February 18, 2018

Many business owners wonder how often they should change the lock to their safe or whether they should change it at all. The most straightforward answer is it depends. There are several factors that might contribute to your need to either rekey or completely replace your safe’s lock. Keep in mind, here in Bloomfield Hills,…

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How to Avoid Locksmith Scams

December 11, 2017

When you need a professional locksmith, it will either be in an emergency or a non-emergency situation. If an exterior door of your business or home is compromised, or you are locked out by either a missing key or a broken key, that’s definitely an emergency. If you have an aging lock mechanism that needs…

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