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Lock Upgrades

Enhance Your Security

One of the key elements in ensuring the safety and security of your home is your locks. As technology advances and security threats evolve, it's vital to keep your locks up-to-date.

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Old locks, if not properly maintained or upgraded, can pose several problems that can compromise a home's security. Some of the issues you may experience with outdated hardware are:

  • Wear and Tear: Over time, the components of locks can wear down, making them more susceptible to tampering or breaking. This wear and tear can lead to lock malfunction, which is a security risk.
  • Key Duplication: Older locks often use standard keyways, making it easier for unauthorized individuals to duplicate keys. This can pose a significant security risk, as someone may have an extra key to your home without your knowledge.
  • Obsolete Technology: Older locks may lack the latest security features, like pick-resistant cylinders or bump-proof technology. Intruders with basic lock-picking skills can exploit these vulnerabilities, making it easier for them to gain access to your home.
  • Poor Fit: As doors and frames settle over time, the alignment of locks may become compromised. This misalignment can lead to difficulties in locking or unlocking the door, creating potential vulnerabilities.
  • Inadequate Bolt Strength: The bolts in older locks may not be as strong as those in newer, high-security locks. This makes it easier for intruders to force the lock open using brute force methods.
  • Lack of Smart Features: With the rise of smart home technology, many older locks lack the convenience and security of smart locks. Smart locks offer features like remote access control and real-time monitoring, enhancing home security.
  • Poor Weatherproofing: Older locks may not have weatherproofing features, leading to problems like rust and decreased effectiveness during extreme weather conditions. This can weaken the lock's overall security performance.

Upgrading to modern, high-security locks can address these issues, providing better protection for your home and peace of mind for you and your family.

If you’re interested in exploring the lock options available to you, call our office at 770-441-0466 to speak with a specialist.

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