Biometric Security

  Great advances have been made in the last few years with biometrics technology on the residential consumer level. This allows homeowners to get easy protected security and access to their doors without the need to search for keys. Biometric … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Vehicle Security Tips

As the mercury on the dial increases, so does the likelihood of vehicle break-ins. The weather gets warmer, people start leaving their windows open, and thieves can spot their valuables from the street. A cracked window can be seen as … Continue reading

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Home Break-In Statistics

When trying to keep a secure home, it can really help to know some of the trends and numbers that commonly define home break-ins and burglaries across the country. Even if you can’t ever be one hundred percent prepared for … Continue reading

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Take a Close Look at your Locks

The truth of the matter is that almost no security solution is completely 100% impenetrable. The purpose of locks are to impede the progress of a burglar – and if you impede it enough, they will give up and stop … Continue reading

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HOW TO AVOID BUYING THE WRONG LOCK

So you need to buy a new lock. Perhaps you need more than one. Most people looking to purchase locks go to large, ‘Big Box’ style stores like Home Depot. The variety and sheer quantity of locks can be very … Continue reading

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Types of Home Security Systems

There’s a wide variety of home security systems currently on the market. Choosing between them to find which one is best for your home can be very daunting. Installing a security system at your home ensures the protection of your … Continue reading

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Common kinds of Door Repairs

Many locksmiths and door repair experts find that a malfunctioning lock is the product of a non-working door.  In this short blog post, I’ll detail some of the most common door malfunctions that interfere with the ability of locks to … Continue reading

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Top Tools Used by Locksmiths

Just like any other manual trade, locksmithing requires it’s own set of tools. It’s incredibly important that every locksmith has a full range of tools – as many different situations call for different tools, and the only way to be … Continue reading

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Professional Home Security Assessment

This blog post will help you assess the security of your home on a professional level. Risk assessments help you balance the cost of the defensive strategy against whatever losses might happen if it isn’t implemented. It’s important to remember … Continue reading

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Boost your Home Security in the New Year

The New Year is officially underway – and it comes with a fantastic opportunity to improve the security inside your home. Whether or not you followed your personal organization or fitness resolutions that you made in December doesn’t really matter … Continue reading

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How to Protect your Luggage from Theft in Airports

In the world we live in, protecting one’s own property becomes something to be prepared for. Many people consider suitcases to be somewhat “unprotectable” over international flights – simply due to the long amount of time these bags are being … Continue reading

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SECURITY TIPS ALL CYCLISTS SHOULD IN NYC

In this blog entry, we’ll discuss potential solutions to the threat of bicycle theft. These solutions are a practice of a balance between practicality, cost, and convenience. Most people can’t carry around a heavy duty chain and eight locks wherever … Continue reading

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TUBULAR LOCKS

  The device widely known as a tubular lock is also referred to as a circle pin tumbler, an Ace lock, or a radial lock. Similar to how tissues are ubiquitously/colloquially referred to as Kleenexes, tubular locks are sometimes called … Continue reading

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Different Types of Keys

While the word “key” conjures the same shape of a traditional key in many people’s minds, there’s actually quite a bit of variance in the shape, structure, and function of keys. This small blog entry will help you differentiate between … Continue reading

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Video Intercoms and Their Security Benefits

If you’re looking to maximize the integrity of your home or business security, electronic surveillance is an essential must. Since the advent of security technology, robberies and break-ins has steadily decreased. By investing in electronic security systems, you’re exponentially increasing … Continue reading

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When it’s right to Change your Locks

  Just like most home appliances and tools, locks sometimes need to be changed for varying reasons. Thankfully, it’s quite a simple and easy process to get your locks replaced. This is a distinctively different process than re-keying, which has … Continue reading

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Home Security Tips

There’s a number of practical tactics that homeowners can adopt to increase the security of their home. Oftentimes, resisting burglary is a matter of mindfully making sure there are no loose strings in your home security, as well as installing … Continue reading

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Door Security Solutions for Offices

Protect the records of the employee In order to avoid the danger of legal action, it is important that the employee’s medical records be kept confidential. These include the medical records, social security records, salary information and documents with personal … Continue reading

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Mul-t-Lock Cliq Lock

Securing your home or business is a top priority, and you may think that you need to invest in a comprehensive alarm system with high-tech features that can cost a small fortune in order to keep people and property safe … Continue reading

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Securing your NYC Apartment

    There are many different security options available to make sure that your apartment is safe whether you are at home or not. SOS LOCKSMITH has listed below ways on securing your NYC apartment. You can choose to have … Continue reading

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Electronic Lock and Keyless Lock

    The term “smart lock” is a security superlative. These words really say, “here’s the best lock ever created.” Electronic locks and keyless locks promote a litany of hyped access control features. Sorting through these marketing words and getting … Continue reading

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Arrow Revolution Locks

  Arrow’s Interactive Revolution Locks Means Business The latest fleet of locks by the esteemed Arrow group has caught our attention this week. They’re called the Arrow Revolution. But what makes these deadbolts revolutionary? With a market catering to a … Continue reading

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US Tennis Open Security

This August’s US Open is set to take place in Flushing Meadows, Queens. While tennis fans have been anticipating the tournament for months, many of them, along with the event’s players have been put on edge as a result of … Continue reading

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How Card Access Technology Works

Security is a highly valued priority in our society, especially on a national scale. On a personal level, security is pertinent against attacks and crimes such as identity theft and fraud. Access to sensitive information is limited in order to … Continue reading

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High Tech Locksmith

When you want to protect your home and your family, the important thing to consider is the reliability of the security system you have installed. Home security has gone high tech and the best way to have added protection is … Continue reading

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A Higher Level of Access Control

The form and function of the traditional locking mechanism is under assault by the future. While the core usage of a lock is likely to remain the same, new models are popping up on the market, technologically superior devices outfitted … Continue reading

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Home Security Tips from a Master Burglar

Walter T. Shaw is a tricky chap. Regarded as the Michael Jordan of jewel thieves, Mr. Shaw recently interviewed with MSN about his tactics to enter a home and pilfer the valuables inside. The comical part about this piece was … Continue reading

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Siedle Advanced Audio/Video Intercom Technology

Audio and video intercoms are advancing quickly. Some of the amenities that come with these intercom systems are vast improvements from older devices. Three new devices from Siedle have recently caught our eye. The aesthetic features outshine others and the … Continue reading

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Security Tips For NYC Management Company

Property managers face a myriad of security challenges in New York City. If there’s one thing that should never sleep, it’s definitely security. As a destination of high-rise, commercial, and residential buildings, professional office spaces and historic monuments, property managers … Continue reading

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Aperio Wireless Lock Technology NYC

  Today mechanical key locks are found in 90% of buildings. Only 10% of those buildings utilize advanced technology which allows online door control and an overall sophisticated management of building access. This technology not only improves security measures, but … Continue reading

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Security Tips For Single Moms in NYC

Being a single mom is hard, especially in a place as dangerous as NYC.  Not only do you have the responsibility to raise a child or multiple children by yourself, but you also have to make sure your home is … Continue reading

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SOS Locksmith Clients

It’s easy to claim that you’re the best in the industry. There is rarely anyone willing to try and challenge you, especially in an industry as understated and locksmiths. So how exactly do you know who’s really the best and … Continue reading

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What’s New? August Smart Locks

It seems the more technology advances, the closer we are for to making things we consider movie magic into reality.  I mean, we are still a few years (decades) away from the flying car from Back To the Future (unfortunately), … Continue reading

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New Security Measures For Schools

  There was a time when the only thing you worried about when your kid went to school was whether they were doing well and if they were making friends.  That was a long time ago. It started with Columbine … Continue reading

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Access Control: Electronic Keys & Card Readers

  Card Readers Integrate safety and time recording technology. They are designed to recognize codes or credentials. The most common credentials are Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) cards. RFID cards can be read from a distance. Card readers eliminate the need … Continue reading

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Access Control

  Access control systems are physical or electronic systems which are designed to control who has access to a location. The most simple example of a physical access control system is a door which can be locked, limiting people to … Continue reading

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