1. Fall Security Tips for Your Redlands Home

    The fall season is upon us, which is when many of us will pay for a good fright. Whether you’re interested in haunted corn mazes, haunted houses, or a good ol’ scary movie, there are plenty of ways to get a scare. However, one thing we can all agree on is that it’s all fun and games until you’re faced with a real scare, such as one involving your home or personal safety. Don’t compromise…Read More

  2. Is Your Garage Secure?

    For most people, securing your home means installing locks on all of your doors and protecting the windows inside. What many people often don’t consider, though, is garage security. Because it’s often overlooked in terms of security, your garage becomes the ideal place for intruders to target. Not only can intruders get in through the garage door itself — often using garage door openers they…Read More

  3. When to Change Your Business’ Locks

    As a business owner, one of the biggest responsibilities you face is keeping your business safe and secure. Not only do you have to keep your actual business protected, but you also have to ensure that whatever is inside your business is secure as well. You may have multiple doors, filing cabinets, safes, etc. that need to be secured at all times. So, how often do you need to change the locks on y…Read More

  4. Most Common Door Lock Problems

    Having a properly functioning door lock is vital for your safety and security. Whether you’re protecting yourself, your family, or your valuables, it’s important that your door locks are doing what they’re supposed to at all times. If you want to avoid a potential lockout or security issues in your home, it’s important you understand the most common door lock problems so you know what to l…Read More

  5. What to Do If You Lock Your Keys in the Car With Pets or Kids Inside

    Accidentally locking your keys in your car with children or pets inside can be a stressful and dangerous event, especially during the heat of summer. Even in cooler conditions, the health of your children and pets can be threatened. In this week’s Redlands Lock and key blog post, we discuss what to do if you happen to accidentally lock your keys in your car with pets or children inside. Redlands…Read More

  6. 3 Key Things You Need to Do When Moving Into a New House (and Moving Out)

    It may not feel like it with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak still sweeping across the nation, but we are rapidly approaching the busiest time of year for real estate transactions. In the next couple of months, families across the nation will be selling their homes and snapping up properties — many of them in an attempt to get the family moved and settled before the next school year begins, …Read More

  7. Protecting Your Restaurant Without Slowing Business

    Restaurants have always been harder to protect through physical security measures because of the number of guests and staff that come and go each day. Like retail stores — but more — restaurants have a number of unique security concerns that require equally unique solutions. Whether you run a small cafe, a bustling bar, or a 24-hour eatery, restaurant owners everywhere understand how complicat…Read More

  8. Keeping Your Business Secure During the Coronavirus Shutdown

    As COVID-19, or the coronavirus, spreads more rapidly across California (and the rest of the country), there are a lot of questions that we don’t have the answers to. After all, this is an unprecedented pandemic and that means scientists are scrambling to find answers about the virus itself while the rest of us are struggling to figure out how to adjust to the myriad changes happening in our liv…Read More

  9. What to Look For in a Reputable Locksmith

    Do you know a neighbor with some wild-sounding story about getting ripped off by a locksmith? It’s sad to say that those instances are more common than you might expect — but they weren’t ripped off by a locksmith, they were caught up in a scam.  Locksmithing is one of the most frequently scammed industries out there, especially in states that do not require a license to operate as a locksm…Read More

  10. Keyless Entry Locks Aren’t Just For Hotels!

    If you’ve ever stayed at a hotel, you’ve undoubtedly seen a keyless entry lock. How handy is it to just insert or swipe a little plastic card to gain access to your room? Even better, for all that convenience, you still get some pretty great security for anything kept in your borrowed space.  Keyless entry locks like those aren’t just for hotels and other businesses anymore! You can easily …Read More