Prevent Break-in Increases in NYC

Break-ins are increasing in New York City. You might be surprised how fast and easy someone can get into your house – all with simple tools like a bent nail, a credit card, and a thin piece of cut metal. … 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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What are Barrel Locks?

Barrel locks can be found in specific industrial settings and don’t always get used in the typical areas. Although They might sound similar to cylinder or tubular locks, barrel locks are not the same thing – yes, even if they … 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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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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Should I get a Safe or a Lockbox?

There’s a ton of options that consumers have in terms of technology that can help them secure their belongings. However, there’s some crossover with these items – specifically with safes and lockboxes. How secure are they? How much protection do … 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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Mul-T-Lock Hercular Deadbolt

Feature Lock: Mul-T-Lock Hercular Deadbolt It usually surprises people to realize how easily, and quickly,  regular, traditional lock hardware can be picked. There’s tons of educational resources out there for burglars to teach themselves how to break into homes. By … 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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Key Cutting in NYC

  If you need spare keys that can fit your house, there are a number of alternatives that you can consider. There are many places where spare keys are cut. These include big hardware stores, many airports concessions and several … Continue reading

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The New Age OF CCTV Systems

Installing a new CCTV system requires a new approach. This article suggests the ways in which you must organize a new system for your home or business. CCTV is still a viable security option, but you need to consider this … Continue reading

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10 Things to Do Before and After Losing Your Key

  If you find yourself locked out of your home, car or office, don’t panic. Life is so busy, mistakes are bound to happen. Take a moment out of your day now to protect yourself against these mishaps. If you’ve … 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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Interactive Mul-T Lock

Secure your home and family under lock and key Your home contains all of your most important things- your family, your memories, and of course your belongings. You want to not only feel safe at home, but actually be safe. … Continue reading

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Medeco³ Rim & Mortise Cylinders

If you have something worth protecting within your home, rental property, or business, you need lock cylinders that can take punishment and remain sturdy in both construction and appearance. No lock cylinder stays strong quite like Medeco³ Rim & Mortise … Continue reading

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Gardall UL 2-Hour Fire Safes Can Protect Your Small Business from Devastating Loss

If you are a small business owner, you have things you need to protect. Those “things” include important documents that may cause suspension of your business activities if lost or stolen. You may be the owner of a small business … 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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Mortise Lock Installation

When installing a door, it is always important to take into consideration whether or not it will be able to make a strong first impression. The door is the first thing that people see when they walk into a home … 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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20 High Security Locks on the Market

When it comes to security locks, you want to choose a locksmith company that is reputable and will do the job. Here are 20 high security locks on the market we highly recommend today     Medeco³ Rim & Mortise … Continue reading

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High Security Locks by Mul-T-Locks Protecting Household

  The security of your home is only as good as the lock on your front door. The frightening fact is that most door handles aren’t as stable or thief-proof as you might like to think. However, there is a … Continue reading

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Security For Educational Facilities in NYC

    Unfortunately, some of us come to expect the worst safety conditions in our learning environments. Today headlines are filled with shootings and scenarios that tantamount crisis. Truthfully, it seems that most of us merely hope that the time … Continue reading

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MT5+ PLATFORM

Nobody understands high security systems better than Mul-T-Lock. The new MT5®+ PLATFORM is backed by significant improvements and industry leading technologies. In its fifth generation, the MT5®+ PLATFORM has revolutionized not only the lock, but the key. Since both a … Continue reading

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Cylindrical Lock

Cylindrical lock-sets can be referred to as “key in lever” or “bored locks. A cylindrical lock-set consists of multiple spring cassettes. There is a pair of levers, the cylindrical assembly, and a latch bolt unit. These levers are attached to … Continue reading

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10 Things to Know Before Buying a Safe

When you want to keep your most important documents or valuable items secure, you need a safe. However, not all safes are created equal, so take a moment to learn more about safes before you buy a safe Fireproof Safes … Continue reading

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Goji Lock Compared to the Yale Real Living Touchscreen Z-Wave Deadbolt

  After Kwikset produced a stylish new e-lock called Kēvo, we saw other companies come out with electronic locks like the Danalock by Poly-Control and The Yale Real Living Touchscreen Z-Wave Deadbolt. They’ve all drawn wide interest. Now it’s the … 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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Burglar Proof Your Doors NYC

    People do a lot of things to burglar-proof their home. Precautions readily exist. But, when it comes to actually securing one’s door, people take a costly shortcut when they shouldn’t. Securing a door isn’t that difficult, nor is … Continue reading

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Tips On Choosing Your Front Door

  Choosing your entry door The front door is the main entryway into your home. Some may argue that it is the most important for aesthetic value. But we disagree. We first and foremost want to consider its function and … Continue reading

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DIY Door Installation

  Homes have what we call curb-appeal… From the street, if someone sees your front door and it appears that they could kick through it easily then it can put you at a great security risk as well. To prevent … Continue reading

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A Higher Level of Security Maxum Deadbolt

The Medeco Maxum deadbolt lock is not only very durable, but it’s constructed for dynamic security needs. The keys which operate the lock have an unseen functionality. They can only be duplicated by the owner of the lock. This ensures … Continue reading

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Quality of the Medeco Maxum Deadbolt

  The Medeco Maxum deadbolt is built to the highest standard. Its quality exceeds the Grade 1 ANSI/BHMA A156.36 standard for auxiliary locks. Medeco Maxum deadbolt minimizes security risks by sheer construction. Most locks aren’t built to the UL437 standard … Continue reading

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Medeco Maxum Deadbolt Holds Up To Physical Attack

 The Medeco Maxum deadbolt is more than solid piece of lock. It hold up to physical attacks better than off the shelf deadbolts. The statistics has proven that 2/3 burglary happens on forced entry.  The electric and mechanical features are … 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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Medeco High Security Deadbolt Locks

Looking to install high security locks in your home, building, office or  institution. SOS Locksmith has a wide varieties of high security locks in NYC and we do all the installation. Today we focus on  Medeco deadbolt lock series that … Continue reading

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Protecting Yourself during a Lockout

  Lockouts are a very difficult to position to find oneself in.  Most lockouts occur when keys are misplaced or left inside the home, resulting in individuals remaining unable to access their residence.  Most people would typically resort to a … Continue reading

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Why Use Mul-T-Lock

For high security locks products designed for the protection of residential property, offices, institutions, industrial complexes, buildings and vehicles, Mul-T-Lock is one of the most accomplished providers in the industry.  Mul-T-Lock is a prestigious brand and has serviced over 100 … 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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Media Perception Of Security

    Over the past decade or so, the world of media seems to have taken an interest in thieves.  On screen, there is something inherently romantic about them.  Whether it’s a group or a single person, they are charming … Continue reading

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Let’s Look At Some Ironwork!

    The great thing about ironwork is that not only does it provide you with an extra layer of protection, but it can also be aesthetically pleasing.  Your ironwork does not have to be like any one else’s.  You … Continue reading

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Fire Exits

In any form of commercial building including schools, apartment buildings, restaurants, and stores fire exits are required by law.  Depending on local building code, the size of the building will dictate the amount of fire exits and escapes that are … 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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Types of Door Locks and Door Knobs

For the customary door lock, there are only two types of door locks and door knobs.  From these two types, different security measures are added, making them more difficult to break.  However, the truth still remains that they can only … Continue reading

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Common Alarm Security Mistakes

Having a security alarm gives you the illusion of safety.  It gives potential thieves the illusion of a carefully guarded house.  However, it is still merely an illusion.  There are a number of common mistakes homeowners make after installing their … 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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Why We Sell Medeco Locks

At SOS Locksmith, we are the only New York based company that supplies the latest technology from Medeco. Is this important, you ask? Why yes, it is. After all, we are dedicated to keeping you safe by providing you with … 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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Installation of Iron Work To Make Your Home Safer

Part of security is about perception, both from the outside and the inside.  For example, having a security guard in front of a building brings a sense of safety for the tenants and also causes criminals to rethink breaking in.  … Continue reading

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The Lock-Out Service Process

What Are They Doing? So, you’re locked out and it’s about two thirty in the morning.  Perfect.  Just before frustration roots and sets, Google “locksmith NYC” on your phone and discover SOS Locksmith NYC.  Our Locksmith offers a mighty convenient … Continue reading

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Locksmith History

Locksmith History Tidbits on Locks and Locksmithing The lock and key are daily customary instruments in lives of New Yorkers.  We trust that the lock on our door will keep ourselves, our loved ones, and our belongings safe and secure … Continue reading

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Why Security System is a Must in NYC

    Security systems are a necessity in New York City nowadays.  SOS Locksmith NYC knows that there is just no getting around it, retail stores, corporate offices, and residential homes must have some sort of security system ensuring the … Continue reading

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Safes Installation NYC – Safes Installation in New York City

Historically, humans have sought to protect their property and valuables from fires. While the Egyptians buried their scrolls in the pyramids, Greeks carved their records on fire-proof ivory slabs. The modern iron safes with inner walls of stone, cement, plaster, … Continue reading

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NYC Locksmiths

New York City is arguably the most dynamic and vibrant city in the United States. The 8.1 million people in the city keep the NYC locksmiths busy with constant demand for opening locks with lost keys and installing new locks. … Continue reading

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NY Locksmiths – New York Locksmiths

Historically, locksmiths have been considered as artists who make locks and also have the ability to defeat or break them. The 8.1 million New York City residents may require the services of locksmiths from time to time. While it might … Continue reading

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Lock Installation NYC – Lock Installation New York City

Many of you may have the experience of losing your home, car or safe keys at some point. Your locksmith will not only open the lock for you without damaging the door, he will also help you chose a new … Continue reading

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Locksmith NYC – Locksmith, New York City

If you are one of more than 8 million residents of the beautiful and vibrant New York City, you would understand the importance of a good lock for your home, office, business, or safe. You would also appreciate the fact … Continue reading

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Manhattan Locksmiths – Manhattan Locksmiths

The beautiful city of Manhattan is home to more than 1.6 million people. It is the most densely populated borough of New York City. The residents of the city require a variety of services from time to time, including someone … Continue reading

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Ten Signs You’ve Hired a True Locksmith Professional

Having sound protection and security for the home is a universal need among many families across the country, especially New Yorkers. For over thirty years, our company, SOS Locksmith NYC , has been creating satisfied customers because of our dedication … Continue reading

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Locksmith in Manhattan – Serving all of Manhattan

The island of Manhattan is the oldest and the smallest of the five boroughs that make up what is New York City.  Even though Manhattan is the smallest of the boroughs, Manhattan is the most densely populated having fewer than … Continue reading

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Locksmith NYC – Handling All Locking Issues

New York City is one of the largest cities in the world and is home to millions of people.  New York City does not have ample space so many people are all squeezed into one small area.  Because of the … Continue reading

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Intercom Repair New York City – A Type of Security Device

Intercom Repair in NYC There are many different types of security devices.  From basic locks to advanced security systems, all of these incorporate the different types of security devices that are available.  New York City is one of the largest … Continue reading

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Safes Service New York City – Routine Checks on Safes

New York City is one of the largest cities in the world.  There are millions of people living in a very small space.  With so many people living in such a small space, it can be tough to feel safe … Continue reading

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NYC Locksmith – Specializing in Security

SOS Locksmith NYC New York City is home to millions of people and those people are spread out over five different boroughs.  The space that holds New York City is fairly large but the amount of people takes over space … Continue reading

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Intercom Installation New York – Proper Installation

New York City is one of the largest cities in the world and is home to millions of people.  When comparing people in New York City to the amount of space in New York City, there are definitely more people … Continue reading

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Lock Installation New York – Installing the Proper System

When it comes to the term locksmith, many people think of a person who goes around and installs and opens up locks.  This is part of the job but there is so much more to it.  While a locksmith does … Continue reading

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Safes Repair NYC – Service for a Safe

Having a safe installed is a great way to up the security factor in any home or place of business.  As with all manmade items, from time to time, these safes will need some repair.  The repairs can be minor … 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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Gardall 3018 Safe NYC

Standard Features Include: Outside Dimensions: H: 371⁄4” W: 231⁄4” D: 253⁄4” Inside Dimensions: H: 30” W: 18” D: 173⁄4” Cubic Inches: 9585 Weight: 620 Shelves: 3 •       Thick 41⁄4” door with recessed anti-pry design. Safe walls are 21⁄2” thick •       … Continue reading

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Locksmithing Manhattan – How Locksmith Services Can Help

Manhattan has the highest population of any borough in New York City. With so many people, it’s important to keep your possessions safe and secure. Though crime in general has plummeted in Manhattan between 1990 and 2009, smart safety measures … Continue reading

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Intercom Installation NYC – The Benefits of Having an Intercom

If you’re considering additional security features for your home or business, you should consider the many benefits of an intercom system. Intercom installation NYC is a very popular option in the city. Intercoms come in many different shapes and sizes … Continue reading

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How a Locksmith Can Help

You may only think of a locksmith as the person you call in the unfortunate event that you get locked out of your home or car. Certainly a locksmith will be able to help you in such situations, but a … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Safe

A home safe is an excellent way to keep your important items and documents secure. New York City experienced 37,835 cases of grand larceny in 2010. While your first line of defense is properly protecting your home, a safe will … Continue reading

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Fixing Intercom Issues

Intercoms are a popular security feature, especially in New York City. If your building has an intercom, this should make it more difficult for strangers, burglars or solicitors to get inside. The purpose of an intercom is to require anyone … Continue reading

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How to Identify a Good Locksmith

Locksmiths have a vital job in repairing and maintaining the very devices that are used to protect us. When you’re in need of a locksmith, it can be an unsettling situation. You may be locked out of your home, have … Continue reading

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Intercom Options for Security

An intercom is a powerful security feature and you will see this type of device on many buildings in New York City. With a larger population than any other city in the country, it’s important to have control over who … Continue reading

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How to Select Your Lock

When you’re having a new lock installed, there’s a lot to consider. You want to make sure you’re selecting the safest option for your home. Protecting your family is important, and in a city as large as New York you … Continue reading

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Locksmith NYC – Making Your Home More Secure

A locksmith in NYC will probably hear many stories from people who have called to have their locks changed after being burglarized.  The locksmith will see the fear on their faces as they talk about the incident.  He or she … Continue reading

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Locksmith NYC – What to Look for in a Locksmith?

There are approximately 8 million people living in New York City.  If you’re one of them, at one point or another you may need the services of a locksmith in NYC.  It may be because you arrive at your front … Continue reading

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