Door Locks Enter The 21st Century

Door Locks Enter the 21st Century

Hiding a key outside of your home for those moments when you are locked out used to be standard operating practice for homeowners. No longer. With Schlage's electronic keypad locks, the lock feature a keypad allowing homeowners to add, change…

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Avoid Shady Locksmiths

Avoid Shady Locksmiths

When you are locked out of your home, you are in a poor position to haggle. And unfortunately, as this LA Times article points out, there are locksmiths out there who will take advantage of the situation. Just ask Pat…

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Strengthen Those Locks

Strengthen Those Locks

It's an amazing statistic—400,000 break-ins during November and December. Many of those are the result of shared or distributed keys. Whether it's the neighbor, the dog sitter, the plumber, or your contractor, there are keys floating out there and anybody…

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Keyless In Seattle

Keyless in Seattle

If you haven’t already included the phrase “Radio Frequency Identification” into your daily vocabulary, you might be a little behind the times. Better known as RFID, the technology is finding its way into every corner of the modern home, and…

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Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Keyless locks aren’t new. Neither is RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). But put the two together and well, that’s a house of a different color. The Gadget Home has come up with just such a system—the Gateman MX540. It replaces your…

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