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Information worth knowing if you are getting locksmith services for lock installation, repair or replacement! Learn more about home security and little tricks to keep all entrances secured when you go away on vacations.
How do I secure my home when I am away?
It is vital to check the door locks and the condition of the windows at all times but intruders would take advantage of your long absence and, therefore, you need to reinforce home security before you go away according to Locksmith Santee. Lock replacement is essential, especially if you haven't changed them recently and if you were planning to install alarm systems, this is the perfect time to do it.
Would a locksmith work on different brands?
Yes they should and we at Locksmith Santee certainly do. The basic format of a lock and key does not really change that much and a properly qualified technician can easily work across the brands.
How can I be sure of my security?
You will feel confident once you know all entry points have good security locks and are hard to be broken into. So, you need to reinforce security at each entrance with motion detectors and alarm systems. Lock repair but also maintenance will add to your confidence.
Are all locks graded?
The locks made by major manufacturers usually receive an ANSI grade from 1 to 3 with one being the highest. However, it is up to the company to decide if it will use this grading system for its products. This does not necessarily mean that the locks which are not formally graded are of poor quality. Still, you may want to do more research on them when you go shopping.