Is it Time to Change Your Locks?

Orangeville, ON (Harold Doan and Sons Ltd.) It is easy to get so settled into daily life that we forget to take basic security steps. Even the smallest steps to keep ourselves, our families, and our belongings secure. The same is true for commercial buildings, too. You may have been fortunate to go years without an incident. You may not think to engage in preventative measures anymore.

If this sounds like you, these ten reasons to change your locks right now will get you moving.

1. You don’t know who lived in your house before you bought it.

2. You don’t remember what happened to the spare key you gave that contractor.

3. You don’t know how many ex-employees forgot to turn in their keys when leaving the company.

4. You misplaced your keychain for several hours and don’t know where it was during that time.

5. You’re not using the same cleaning service anymore.

6. Burglars entered a house down the street.

7. A security guard in your building resigned or retired.

8. Someone stole your handbag with your keys inside.

9. You’re going through a separation or divorce.

10. Your kid lost his key somewhere between the school and your house.

What Are Your Options?
In some cases, a simple rekeying of the existing locks will work. If you feel that your locks lack the security to keep out bad people, always go through with a complete lock change.

You may even want to upgrade to sturdier, harder-to-pick locks. There are several options available for both residential and commercial buildings. These high-security locks will stand up under even the ministrations of professional thief.

Other Security Measures
Even with new high-security locks, you may want to take greater steps for protection. An alarm system with monitoring is a great way to gain some peace of mind. These systems may include cameras, glass-break sensors, and motion detectors.

There is no price too high for your safety. If you have any doubts about your security, consider making changes right away. You can start with your locks.

Harold Doan and Sons Ltd is a professional mobile locksmith, serving Orangeville, Dufferin County and the surrounding area. Call us to help you find good, solid, workable security solutions. Solutions that allow you to proactively protect your premises and the assets on those premises. Better security is part of our Security Solutions package customized to your specific security needs.

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