Found An Antique Combination Wall Safe In Your House? There Are A Few Things You Need To Know

If there is one thing that can get your interests piqued and the curiosities swarming, it is happening upon a hidden wall safe in your home that you had no idea was there. The first safes were created in 1835 as basic lockable boxes where people could protect their valuables from thieves, but the safe quickly grew from a basic strongbox design to ideas that were much more elaborate. Safes were often times implemented into a home during construction and could be completely hidden. Read More 

Need To Get Replacement Car Keys? 3 Things To Add Function To Your Keychain

All of the pockets, key hooks, backpacks, and handbags cannot stop people from losing their keys. Regardless of how many times you remember where you put your keys, all it takes is one misstep to lose them for good. Attempting to retrace all of your steps in an effort to find your keys may end up costing you hours of valuable time, so it is sometimes best to cut your losses and come up with a better solution. Read More 

Three Ways To Improve Your Home’s Security For Your Child

Creating a safe home for your kids is likely one of your top priorities. Home security that grows with your children and your family is a must. The following tips can help you create a secure home. Tip #1: Prevent wandering No matter how vigilant you are, small children can manage to slip by undetected. While usually this isn't a concern inside the home, it can quickly become a nightmare if they manage to get out the front door. Read More 

Transponder Keys: A Vehicle Owner Guide

Many modern vehicles are started with a special type of key known as a transponder key. Some vehicle owners, however, may not be totally familiar with this fairly recent piece of technology. The following article is a basic guide to transponder keys and some of the issues surrounding their use.   How It Works   A transponder key works differently from a standard key because it has a transponder chip in the plastic part of the key just above the blade. The chip sends out a signal that a receiver inside your ignition must recognize. Read More 

Buying A Home That Sat Vacant For A While? What To Know

If you are moving into a new home that sat vacant for weeks or months and you're worried about safety, there are some things you should do as soon as you take possession of the house. You don't want to worry if someone has been inside while the house was empty or if someone who has been there plans on returning. Thieves may be looking for anything from copper piping to cabinet doors. Read More