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Benefits of Time Locks

Posted by Howard Sales on 10/15/2014 to Locks
Time locks have been a popular plot device in movies for some time now. The bank robbers, who wanted to rob the bank’s safe, would have to do so only in a certain time of day when the time lock on the safe allows the safe to be opened. And this silver screen depiction of time locks does them justice, so if you think time locks like to ones you saw in movies would increase the safety of your business’s safe, you’re right. They would.

3 Important Factors to Consider When Choosing a Padlock

Posted by Howard Sales on 10/7/2014 to Locks
At one point or another, you'll probably come across the need for a padlock, whether for a simple locker or a bicycle or even for a valuable storage unit or warehouse gate. It's not advisable to just go for any padlock you get your hands on, especially if you need to secure something very important. Hence, you need to carefully consider the following factors when choosing a padlock:

Types Of Security Locks

Posted by Howard Sales on 9/10/2014 to Locks
The security and safety of your valuables at your home or business is highly important. A variety of locking mechanisms exist, and understanding how they work will help you choose the right option for your needs. Knowing the details of the following types of locks can help you guarantee that access to your belongings will be protected.

The Legend (and Reality) Of Great Safecrackers

Posted by Howard Sales on 9/8/2014
Safecrackers generally get a bad reputation, mainly because many safecrackers are breaking into safes that are not theirs and without permission.

Combination Or Keypad Lock: Is One Safer Than Another?

Posted by Howard Sales on 9/5/2014 to Locks
When you are in the market to find a quality lock for your safe or vault, you could find yourself with too many options that you might be sitting there paralyzed and unable to make any decision. There are the old-school combination locks with dials and numerical combinations, and there is the electronic/digital locks that use keypads.

The Future Home, What's It Like?

Posted by Howard Sales on 8/25/2014
Homes today are strange. The way we build anything is pretty odd when you think about it because the actual building proponents of a house haven't changed much since the early 20th century. This poses an interesting question, “Why do we still make them the way they did 100 years ago?”

Small Business: Protect Yourself, Your Employees and Your Customers

Posted by Howard Sales on 8/22/2014
Your small business is your livelihood. If anything happened to it, imagine the time, trouble and expense of replacing your tools or inventory. It’s better to act beforehand, thinking through all the possible security issues and protecting your business from harm.

Hi Tech Future of Locks

Posted by Howard Sales on 8/18/2014 to Locks
Assa Abloy, the world's biggest lock maker, is expanding into more profitable high-tech ventures, including secure authentication. There is strong growth in the company's Global Technologies division, home to an array of products, ranging from apps that remotely open hotel doors to secure digital authentication. Johan Molin, chief executive of Assa Abloy sees the potential to eventually expand into biometric data, including fingerprint or retinal identification, when prices for companies are more attractive.

Kaba Ma Security

Posted by Howard Sales on 8/12/2014
Among the features that enhance the performance of these locks is the fact that the user creates all the electricity needed simply by turning the dial. They have a small generator within them that is kicked into action each time the dial is turned.

Single or Double? Deadbolt Basics Explained

Posted by Howard Sales on 8/2/2014 to Locks
The deadbolt lock has long been “the lynch-pin of physical security,” and remains so today. Deadbolts are strong mechanisms that resist both forcible entry and lock-picks, so they are usually near the top of any physical security expert’s list of the right tools for the job. To the average consumer a deadbolt is a deadbolt; the lock snicks into place and it’s locked, right?