How To Secure Sliding Glass Doors (in 6 Ways)

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Criminals seeking an easy way into a house frequently target the weakest link, often sliding glass doors. They are usually unlocked and have an extremely simple locking mechanism. A few simple things can be done to safeguard a home when you’re using glass doors, and we will go through them after we cover the basics … Read more

Tell MyQ To Close The Garage Door (Options and Guide)

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One good way to control your garage door is by using the MyQ app. The app supports Chamberlain Products and Liftmaster Products. Chamberlain is an excellent manufacturer and their products are completely supported by the MyQ app. Before doing anything you need to sync your phone to the opener for any of these features to … Read more

How to Open Door Lock from Outside (3-Way Guide)

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Have you ever been in a situation where you desperately wanted to get inside a house or office but didn’t have the keys? It could be a case of a lost or misplaced key. Such a situation is heart-wrenching.  Our article will be covering how to open a door lock from the outside in detail … Read more

Are Electronic Door Locks Safe (Why They May Not Be)

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Are keypad locks safe? We go over the features and benefits of electronic door locks and their installation. The modern era comes with new technological advancements, and the door locks of homes and offices are no exception and are digitalizing their way toward safety. This article will discuss the safety and security of keyless door … Read more

How Secure Are Smart Locks? (Important) Things To Consider

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The number of household items with “smart” capabilities has skyrocketed in recent years. But is smart always the “smart” option? And how much can it add to the deadbolt? The simple answer is that smart locks are every bit as sturdy as most traditional locks and offer a range of handy benefits for home security. But … Read more

How to Fix a Sliding Door Lock Mechanism (Guide)

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A sliding glass door is capable of giving your home a much more different vibe than a regular door. They allow more visibility and enhance security at the same time. But, these sliding doors might break down occasionally. Most of the time, the issue lies with the sliding glass door lock. As a solution, you … Read more

How Does a Door Lock Work Diagram and Guide

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Internal and external components are found in every door lock. The door components of your lock work together to allow you to open or close a locked door. A portion called a tang is entirely within the cylinder when the door is unlocked. When the door is locked, the tang is halfway in and out … Read more

How to Reset Door Lock Keypad (10+ Steps)

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Many reasons may warrant the need to reset a smart lock keypad. If one of your tenants is moving out, for instance, you may want to change the access code for the incoming tenant. This is to ensure the privacy and security of the new tenant. It is quite easy to do. In this guide, … Read more

How Does a Magnetic Door Lock Work (Guide)

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Magnetic locks are an excellent way to secure your home, office, or commercial property. Magnetic door locks are far superior to traditional locks in many ways but how do they work? Our article will go through the mechanism of magnetic door locks and how exactly they come to function, whether they are safe, and why … Read more

How to Reset a Kwikset Door Lock (8-Step Guide)

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The Kwikset smart door lock is one of the best options around to secure your home and family. After connecting the Kwikset smart lock to your smartphone, you will be able to use various functionalities. For instance, you will receive a notification every time the door gets opened or closed, you can set up security … Read more