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 […]

Why you should always remember home security | Citywide Locksmiths

Why You Need to Always Remember Your Home Security

Posted on May 16,2018

The information revolution brought about by the internet gives burglars powerful tools to spot homes that are prime targets for being robbed. And that forces you to always remember home security. Thieves are opportunistic and the opportunity they look for more than any other is an empty house. It’s why you do everything you can […]

Garden home securtiy risks | Citywide Locksmith

How Your Garden Might Compromise Your Home Security

Posted on April 30,2018

Most homeowners don’t make a connection between their garden and their home security. Why would they? Home security is about locks, alarms and video cameras. Gardens are about dahlias, weeding and shrubbery. But your garden and yard must be crossed by would-be burglars before they can get into your home. To understand how your garden […]

What home security improvements to make if you have an attached garage | Citywide Locksmiths

2 Home Security Improvements You Need to Make if You Have An Attached Garage

Posted on March 28,2018

When you think of improvements to your home security, it usually involves new security technology and equipment. Admit it, if you don’t already have access on your smartphone to video surveillance cameras around your home, you’ve thought about it. Or maybe it would be cool to lock or unlock your front door for your children. […]

When to change the locks on your doors | Citywide Locksmiths

When Should You Change the Locks on Your Doors?

Posted on March 21,2018

You might have paid a lot of money for them; they might have the latest lock technology and they might sport the trendiest designs, but, believe it or not, it still might be time to change the locks on your doors. As the first line of defense in the security of your home. It’s important […]

Locksmith scammer alert and other security tips from Citywide Locksmith

3 Ways to Avoid a Locksmith Scam

Posted on February 28,2018

Although it’s been a while since we last warned you about locksmith scams, the situation hasn’t really improved and in some ways it’s become worse. Locksmith scams have been on the increase in recent years for three main reasons. 1. There is No Licensing Requirement for Locksmiths in Ontario As surprising as it might seem, […]

What to do if someone breaks in | Citywide Locksmith

What to Do if Someone Breaks into Your House

Posted on February 14,2018

It’s difficult to imagine the level of emotion, fear, and panic that anyone might experience when they realize that there is an intruder in your home. But, as horrifying as the realization might be, it is important for you and your family to remain as calm as possible and put into action a plan that […]

How to make your front door more secure | Citywide Locksmiths

3 Tips for Making Your Front Door More Secure

Posted on January 30,2018

When we think about the security of our homes and being burglarized. We start thinking of all the sneaky ways a thief could enter the house. Maybe they’ll go in through a basement window, or maybe they’ll climb up a ladder to the second floor, or maybe they’ll slink in through the garage. But you’d […]