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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 […]

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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 home security devices | Citywide Locksmiths

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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How to have total home security for yourself | Citywide Locksmiths

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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