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10 Tips for Home Invasion Prevention

November 9, 2020 9:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A break-in is one of the scariest things imaginable for a homeowner. Even if the intruder doesn’t steal anything or harm anyone, it’s still creepy knowing that a stranger was able to enter your home. The good news is that preventing a break-in is easy when you follow our top 10 home safety tips in Toledo, OH. Continue reading to learn how to keep your property as safe as possible: Doors: Old doors are the quickest way for burglars to break into your home because they can more easily be kicked in. Prevent that from happening by fortifying your door... View Article

The Best Surveillance Camera Locations Around Your Home

October 26, 2020 9:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

More and more homeowners across the country are installing security cameras to monitor their property 24/7. Although they won’t necessarily stop a home invasion or other types of property crime, surveillance cameras provide your best shot at identifying whoever committed the act, and they give you some peace of mind. This post will cover where to install security cameras in Toledo, OH to ensure your property is fully covered: The perimeter: We always recommend installing cameras around the perimeter of your home. Installing cameras on your fence or along the edge of your lawn will allow you to see everything... View Article

How Often Should Businesses Rekey Their Locks?

October 5, 2020 11:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a business owner, you know how full your plate can get. Keeping up with tax records and payroll, making sure the utility bills are paid, ensuring you’re on top of inventory—it can all add up to a huge expenditure of time and money. On top of all this is likely your highest priority: the safety and security of the employees who work under you. You can help with this by providing them with a secure workplace, and part of that is making sure your door locks, your first line of defense, are properly maintained. The need to rekey... View Article

Locksmith Scams: What You Need to Know

September 21, 2020 11:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Anyone who’s ever been caught in a scam knows all about the humiliation and distrust that it can create. If you’ve ever bought something that never arrived, then you know that sinking feeling. However, scams take on a whole different level when they involve your family and your home’s security. That’s why locksmith scams in Toledo, OH are such a growing concern for us. Toledo Lock & Key LLC works hard to provide our friends and neighbors with quality locksmithing services, which is why we take our duty to keep customers informed about potential scams very seriously. What are some... View Article

Can Locksmiths Copy “Do Not Duplicate” Keys?

September 18, 2020 10:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Pretty much everyone over the age of 15 or 16 has a set of keys in their pocket or purse. They let you in the front door of your home. They switch the ignition in your car. They open lockboxes and gates. There are probably one or two on your keyring that unlock something you’ve long since lost or forgotten about. And, of course, there are those keys that offer a stern warning: do not duplicate. Of course, from time to time, it might be necessary to have (or hand out) a spare copy of a key, even if it’s... View Article