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Why Build A Long Term Relationship With A Loc...

A city locksmith isn’t hard to find, but one that is worth building a long term relationship with – that’s a bit tougher.  Normally, people wait until they are caught up in an emergency before they contact a shop, but it’s still possible to ...

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How to Choose the Right Gun Safe for Your Fir...

If you own a gun, you want to do everything you can to keep it out of the wrong hands.  You especially want to be sure that your children or other family members can never accidentally get hold of your gun.  While you can employ many precautions to...

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Why Use Any Other Product? Here's a Great Sto...

Bob Sallee, President of American Security Products, makes the grade (A) on quality control for CSC3417 and CSC1717 Burgulary & Fire Safe.  These safes are well built and perform as advertised.

Houston Safe & Lock received a call...

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When is it Necessary to Re-Key Locks?

Need to change a lock?  Rather than having the entire lock replaced, you can ask your Houston locksmith to rekey it.  This means realigning or changing the pins inside the lock so that it works only for your new key.

Rekeying is useful ...

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Extra Precautions You Can Take to Secure Your...

In Houston and around the world, burglaries are an unfortunate fact of life.  You can increase lighting at night and lock your windows, but no matter how illuminated your yard may be, any locksmith in Houston can tell you that your doors may be the ...

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3 Reasons to Own a Home Fire Safe

The danger of fire is a constant one, as fire departments responded to nearly 400,000 home fires in the United States in 2009, and 44,867 fires in Houston.  While you do all you can to prevent a fire from ever happening, knowing that your most impor...

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Tips for Burglar-Proofing Your Home

In today's world, people need to protect their homes better than they have before.  There were over 200,000 incidents reported in Texas in 2009.  Ask any Houston locksmith and they will tell you that the risk of burglary is always high in a large c...

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Safes Over the Centuries

Today's safes are made to protect nearly anything - documents, valuables, weapons, money, and more.  They've come a long way from the "iron chests" of the pre-1800s, evolving into the impressive safes of today.

Early Safes
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What is Lock Bumping and What Countermeasures...

If you think that locking your door at night before you go to bed is enough to keep your residence safe, then think again.  Even with your door locked, you may not be as safe as you think.  Intruders with knowledge of lock bumping can get into your...

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Help! I'm Locked Out! When You Should Call a ...

We have all had that oh-no moment when we realize we have been locked out of our house, our car, anything: it happens. Sometimes, with a little extra elbow grease, you can pop a lock open, but occasionally there is nothing you can do except call in t...

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