Power Outage Security Tips

Summertime is a season of tons of extreme thunderstoms, many of which can knock out power grids and cause blackouts. Power outages in average last under 25 minutes, but sometimes this is enough time for a burglar to take solid … Continue reading

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Back to School Security

When your children go back to school, many parents have discussions with them regarding of how to stay safe inside, or on their way to school. It’s important to also discuss digital security with them. This new era presents a … 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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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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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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Winter Door Lock Protection

It’s official; we’re in the dead of winter. It’s time to prepare to shovel driveways and break out the heavy jackets. Unfortunately, the increasingly cold weather can also cause functional issues with your home or business’s locks. For residences, commercial … 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 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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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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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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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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Spotlight 10 Common Security Cameras

    Cameras are everywhere. We tote them as phones, complain about them breaching our privacy or solicit their material to launch forms of stardom. But, we’d like to delve into the top ten security cameras on the market that retain or … 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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