Something we all think about on a daily basis because of the world we live in today and unfortunate circumstances across the globe – is security. Whether it’s the physical security of our property, our private information, and data, or the safety of our friends and family – it’s certainly a hot topic of discussion.
When it comes to protecting your home – your fortress – the place you come to for shelter and safety – some of the most basic things you can do to improve your peace of mind is to ensure your windows are locked, there are no unknown access points into your home and enhance your door security. But before you go switching out all of your locks and trying to DIY the job, there are a few things you’ll need to consider.
Here is are some questions you should ask before you change your locks.
What’s the Condition of the Door/Locks?
If your door is older has been in use for many years and is broken there could be a chance you’ll need to replace more than just the lock to get things in working order. For example, moving parts inside the lock can be worn out or could be sticking.
Is this a New Home?
If you just bought a home, it could mean new locks are in order. You’ll feel more secure knowing there are no spare keys potentially floating around out there.
Have You Experienced a Break-In?
Going through the experience of having your home broken into is scary enough. The last thing you want to think about is how they were able to get access through the door and break in – when this happens it’s best to replace all your locks to ensure they are working as they should be.
Can You Rekey instead of Replace?
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to the debate of rekeying or replacing locks. Not just the specific situation you find yourself in, but there are also cost considerations and the need to use a professional locksmith to help with your lock dilemma.
Are You Looking to Upgrade Security Measures?
There are many new, modern options for door security available on the market today. If you’re looking to upgrade the possibilities for how your home is secured, it’s important to work with a professional for accurate installation.
We provide our services at competitive prices with no hidden fees. We would be happy to give you a free estimate for locksmith service. If you need help with a routine security issue or you’ve found yourself dealing with an emergency situation, contact All United Locksmith.