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December 13, 2016
Internal Doors
The first line of defense for your home is putting secure locks on the entry and exit doors of your house, as it should be.  However, those are not the only doors in your home. Whether or not those doors require simply door handles or locks, you have some alternatives. Let’s take a quick look at the difference...
December 13, 2016
locks outside the house
While many people focus on locks inside their homes, it is important to think about the entryways outside of your home such as fences, sheds and gates that allow access onto your property. Because these structures are usually the gateway into your home, it is important to also use them for home security. Sometimes we store...
December 13, 2016
Types of Locks
At Get Locksmith, we want you not just to be happy with the finished product, but also to understand why a certain type of lock is best for your needs. Here you will find summaries of the different types of locks.  All of them have different purposes, and some might suit your needs better than others. For more information...
December 12, 2016
Standards for Residential Locks
All residential locks are certified by either the American National Standards Institute/ Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (ANSI/BHMA) or the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standards.The ANSI Certifications are broken down as follows:Grade 1-The top security grade; these locks are suitable for both residential and...
December 11, 2016
Keeping Your Family Safe Around Open Flames
There are a lot of winter holidays being celebrated over the next two months. For many people, their celebrations or decorations will involve candles. Whether it’s a single flame or a candle, they all present the same beauty of a shared tradition, as well as the fears that come with an open flame. These days, many people...
December 04, 2016
Vacation Security Tips
Christmas break is fast approaching. Your whole family will be traveling out of state for the two weeks around Christmas and New Year’s Day. You are watching the news, and a report comes on about how there’s been a string of burglaries near where you live. You start thinking, ‘Am I next? What’s going to...
November 27, 2016
Hotel Security Tips
As the holiday travel season approaches, everyone is booking their stays in hotels and hostels around the world. Given that hotels are very public places, they also can produce a number of safety risks. We’ve chosen the top 5 biggest hotel concerns, and are offering suggestions to keep you safe and happy as you travel and...
November 23, 2016
Happy Thanksgiving!
We at Get Locksmith wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving. Thanks for keeping us in mind for all your locksmithing needs throughout the year. Enjoy celebrating the holiday in your own way, whether it be feasting on delicious food, watching the parades, or scoping out the best Black Friday bargains. As the holiday...
November 19, 2016
Locks You Might Have Forgotten About
So you moved into a new house. You’ve updated the locks on your front doors, back doors, and even the one in the garage because it’s your most common entryway. But how many total doors do you have in your house? It’s probably more than just those three. And if you want your family and your valuables to be as...
November 12, 2016
Is Your House Prepared?
According to accuweather.com, the winter for 2016-2017 is going to be harsh, especially for the Northeast and eventually across the entire northern United States. The bitter  old and heavy weight of snow and frozen rain can have a negative effect on many elements of both your home and car. Not all the repercussions of cold...

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