It’s often said that hindsight is 20/20, and anyone who’s been a victim of a burglary will certainly agree with this. If you want to protect your jewelry, cash, documents, and other important items from thieves, your best bet is a safe. That said, there are many safes available on the market, and choosing the […]
Sometimes, the most important things are the ones people take for granted the most. Take for instance your door lock, which secures your property against ill-doers. Like any part of your home, it is subject to wear and tear, which is why it deserves proper maintenance. If you’re not sure where to start, here are […]
Massive wildfires blanketed much of North Carolina in 2016 and caused extensive damage to wildlife and property. More than 50,000 acres burned and the smoke was visible for miles on end. Shifting winds and dry conditions caused the wildfires to bounce and expand rapidly and drove thousands of North Carolina residents from their homes.
If there’s anything you should prioritize for your home, it has to be its security. After all, you can only be confident about your family’s safety once your home is properly secured.
Have you ever hidden your money or other valuables inside a cracker box? How about the pantry? Or, you might have gone the old-fashioned way, and simply used the mattress. In any case, you are not alone. Most people have, at least once, trusted their most treasured possessions to these DIY measures.
According to a report from the FBI, close to eight million cases of property crime were reported in the United States in 2015, resulting in as much as $14.3 billion in estimated losses. Property offenses include trespassing, burglary, larceny, arson, vandalism, and more. This is a worrisome statistic for any homeowner, even if it’s actually […]
In recent years, cases of burglary have dropped from 10,516 for every 100,000 people in 2002 to a prevalence of 6,031 in 2014. Despite these numbers, burglary continues to be a prevalent problem among residents due to rampant break-ins in both cars and homes that result in stolen cash and valuables. The police have recommended […]
Undoubtedly, the majority of residents in Charlotte, NC have needed a locksmith at one point in their lives for reasons ranging from lost keys to burglaries. In fact, about 200 burglaries happen each hour in the U.S. alone, and 4,800 each day, according to a 2016 University of North Carolina study.
The possibility of being a victim of violent or property crime is higher in Charlotte than the North Carolina average. The rate of a violent crime is 6.93 for every of 1,000 residents for Charlotte compared to 3.57 in North Carolina statewide, while the national median is 3.8. Furthermore, the chances of being a victim […]
One of the common misconceptions about locksmiths is that they can only open locks in cases where you lose your key. In reality, a locksmith can do so much more, especially those who have accumulated decades of experience in surveillance and security devices. In fact, an experienced locksmith can boost the security and safety of […]