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October is National Home Security Month

Posted on October 18,2018

Well, it’s National Home Security Month in the United Kingdom anyway. And it’s really just a PR campaign by a lock company, versus something sponsored by the government or an advocacy organization. But, considering it’s about ‘home security’, it caught our attention. If you’ve ever been to the UK, you know they’ve been taking ‘home […]

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5 Home Security Mistakes That Make Your Home a Target for Thieves

Posted on September 24,2018

Every homeowner wants to protect their home and family from break-ins. But, even when you feel like you’re doing something to safeguard your home, you may actually be making a home security mistake. One that potential burglars will look for in homes to target. We still make the mistake of of thinking about the stereotypes […]

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The Most Important Reason for Business Security

Posted on August 30,2018

Whether you’re on your first start-up or you’re a serial entrepreneur, the security of your business location isn’t always a priority when you’re starting operations. Unless you have particularly valuable contents on your premises, it’s probably good enough to just have a lock on the door while you move in and setup. But, regardless of […]

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Toronto Police Looking for Local Community Help to Stop Break-Ins

Posted on August 13,2018

Home security is a fairly personal matter. You’re the only one with any real interest in keeping your home safe from intruders. The amount of home security you have is a personal choice too. You can have nothing other than the locks on your doors, or you might have cameras on every corner and alarm […]

What thieves look for when choosing a home | Citywide Locksmiths

What Thieves Look for When Choosing a Home

Posted on July 25,2018

In case you think that thieves don’t look at a home before a break-in, think about it this way. They definitely don’t just walk up to a random house and try to get in. That said, it is very likely that a thief has considered your home as a target, even if you haven’t fallen […]

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High Tech Security Keeps Your Home More Secure

Posted on July 16,2018

Including our most recent installment a few months ago, we’ve offered you lots of home security tips for while you’re away on summer vacation. But, ever since our first set of tips a few years ago, home security technology has changed. In particular, the connected home means that not only can you keep an eye […]

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Door Locks are Just A Part of Total Home Security

Posted on June 28,2018

Considering it’s the security of your home, installing the best door locks is a bit of a no-brainer. But as obvious as that might seem. Many homeowners still choose to buy their door locks from the local hardware store. Instead of a door lock and home security specialist, like a locksmith. Regardless of where you […]

How to keep the sliding door secure during the summer | Citywide Locksmiths

3 Ways to Keep The Sliding Door Secure

Posted on June 18,2018

Summertime means warm sunshine, cool swimming and backyard barbecues; oh, yeah, and securing the sliding door that leads to the deck or patio. You probably don’t use the sliding door to your deck at all during the winter. But, suddenly, come summer, and it’s like it never stops opening and closing. That constant use can […]

How to keep your first business premises secure using security cameras | Citywide Locksmiths

How to Keep Your First Business Premises Secure

Posted on May 28,2018

Whether yours is a start-up or you’ve been working out of the garage, if you’re moving into your first business premises, security might not be high on your list of priorities. Whether you have a storefront, a suite in an office building or a standalone location, it’s easy to think that whatever security was in […]