What’s the Difference Between Re-Keying a Lock and Changing A Lock?

What’s the Difference Between Re-Keying a Lock and Changing A Lock?

Maybe there’s an old key floating out there, in the hands of someone you don’t trust.  Maybe you’ve just moved into a new apartment.  Maybe you’ve had a break-in and are looking for added security.  One way or another, you need to change your lock.  Or perhaps just re-key it? Both changing a lock and […]

How to Prevent Lock Bumping

How to Prevent Lock Bumping

Lock bumping, or key bumping, is a key tool in the arsenal of the home invader.  It’s a skill that more and more potential burglars are learning, and it’s a serious problem for you and your home security. Lock bumping requires a special “bump key”.  It’s designed to force the pin stacks up, with the […]

How to Secure Sliding Glass Doors

How to Secure Sliding Glass Doors

Your sliding glass door is a potential weak point in your home security.  While they offer great light and a feeling of spaciousness to your home, they are inherently less secure than a standard door or a wall.  Whether that’s through smashing single-pane glass, tampering with usually simple locks or even simply removing the doors […]