A home safe can be a smart investment for many individuals and families. However, it’s important to understand the different kinds of safes available, and what valuables they are designed to protect. If you store your valuables in the wrong kind of safe, you can actually do more damage to your belongings than you do…Continue Reading
Whether you’re a homeowner working the late shift, coming home from the airport in the early hours of the morning, or losing track of time while visiting friends and family, we admit it’s never a convenient time to get locked out of your home or vehicle. In the unfortunate event you do get locked out,…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
Your front door is the gateway to your life, so to speak. It opens to your Ferndale and Metro Detroit home where you live with what is most valuable to you—your family and belongings. With such a responsibility, you need to be sure it is secure. If something affects that security in some manner, if…Continue Reading
Carrying a separate key for every area and/or door in your business or for several buildings could make you feel more like a locksmith than a manager or owner. It’s neither convenient nor practical. At Lockout Locksmiths we can give you a solution. We will work with you to design and implement a plan where…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
According to the FBI, every 14.4 seconds a home in the U.S. is burgled, and 34 percent of the break-ins are through the front door. This means you need to be sure your home’s front door is as secure as you can make it. At Lockout Locksmiths, our locksmiths see firsthand the results of door…Continue Reading
With technology continually changing and improving, it’s not surprising locks for your home are included in this wave. According to Grand View Research, by 2024 the demand for smart locks is projected to exceed 135 million units. Here in Michigan many of our homeowners have already updated from their traditional locksets to keyless entry locks.…Continue Reading
The FBI released its preliminary report on crime in the U.S. for the first six months of 2017, reporting home burglary is down 6.1 percent. Attributing this decrease to several factors, one of them is most certainly a greater level of education on the part of homeowners for preventing burglaries. According to our Lockout Locksmith…Continue Reading
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