There are few moments in life as exciting—and as hectic—as moving into a new home. Exciting because it’s a new chapter in your family’s life; hectic because you have to cart most of your belongings from your old place to your new one.
Between the hustle and bustle of moving, it’s surprising, then, why many newly relocated families often forget about a small but crucial detail about their home: the door locks.
New owners, same locks
In most cases, the keys your broker hands to you are the same ones used by the home’s previous occupants. Hypothetically speaking, as long as the former owner has a spare set of keys, he or she can still enter your home. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2veCtST
You can always replace lost property but you cannot afford to compromise the security of your family. This is why you should never ignore damage to the locks in your home, especially those on perimeter doors. Neither should you attempt repair if you are unsure if you have the required skills, but should ask a professional locksmith service for help instead.
Here are some other instances which will require assistance from a locksmith:
Replacement of Key Set
If you just moved into a new property, it is best to call on a locksmith at the soonest possible time to get all the locks replaced. This is because you’d want to make sure other people will not be able to use old keys to gain access to your house anymore. If the house is pre-owned, you have no idea if there are duplicates in other people’s possession. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2r7A8bf
If you are someone who is away a lot on business, or you just really like to travel, then it can be hard to leave your house without adequate security in place. The problem is, do you even know what type of security you need? You may find that by using a locksmith service, you could increase your home’s protection which will give you peace of mind while on the road.
Commercial Grade Security Systems
Video surveillance is a great way to keep an eye on your house, deter potential burglars and in case of a burglary, be able to identify the perpetrator. By having a locksmith service visit your home, they will be able to tell you how many cameras you will need to adequately monitor your house while you are away.
The best video surveillance equipment will allow you to monitor your security through your computer, phone or even iPad. This is a perfect security measure for those who are away for long periods of time. It saves you having to get someone to repeatedly check on your house and means that no matter where you are, you know your house is safe. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2lMe6Yk