Guide To Backpacking Europe Safety And Security

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Personal safety and security is often a major concern for people backpacking across Europe, especially for first time backpackers. While some unusual and alarming crimes have been reported by backpackers in Europe, the more common dangers you need to protect yourself from are simple thefts. Follow these simple tips to protect and secure your belongings […]


The Combination Lock

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A combination lock is a type of lock in which a sequence of numbers or symbols is used to open the lock. The sequence is usually a specific permutation rather than a true combination. The sequence may be entered using a single rotating dial which interacts with several discs or cams, or by using a […]


Let S Look At Locks

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History From the beginning of humankind people have felt the urge to protect what they possess. They start by covering the entrance of their caves with stones; later they hid their gold and jewels in the ground. Then they discovered locks. These were first made of wood and rope. They served the purpose well, although […]


Who Has The Keys To Your Home

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What can you do to safeguard your home if your house keys accidentally end up in the wrong hands? That’s a question nearly two out of every three American homeowners should consider closely, according to a new study. The study, Danger at America’s Doorstep: Who Has Keys to Your Home?, looked at how homeowners protect–or […]


Home Security Some Practical Advice

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When people think of home security, the first thing they generally think of is burglar alarms. In most cases, though, alarms are only a small part of the overall security of your home. In many cases, the key to home security is actually the windows. Houses with less secure windows get broken into far more […]


Building Or Remodeling A Home Think Lock Security

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During the exciting time of having your house built or remodeled, make sure to consider one of the most important features that will keep you and your family safe for years to come: security. According to the National Crime Prevention Council, about six out of 10 completed burglaries take place without any sign of forced […]


Picking The Right Lock

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Lock picking is the activity that opens a lock without the proper key. When we are thinking of it, usually we are associating it with illegal activities. But that isn’t always the case! Let’s think for example what we can do if we have lost the house key or if we have locked ourselves outdoors. […]


Auto Security It Pays To Stay Safe

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Auto burglaries are quite a common phenomenon these days. It does not surprise anyone if a person finds something missing from his/her car, from a busy parking lot. This is why most auto companies are putting in a tremendous amount of effort, time, and investment into exploring new avenues of maintaining auto-security. One of the […]


Home Security While You Are Away On Vacation

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* Notify your family and local law enforcement agency of your departure and return dates but don’t otherwise publicize your travel or vacation plans. Leave contact numbers with appropriate mission personnel. * Arrange to have a friend or colleague pick up your newspapers, mail, or other deliveries daily. * Secure your home. Close and lock […]


Apple Ipod Special U2 Edition

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New iPod models have sprung up as quickly as mushrooms after the rain and each time they just seem to get better and better. I have to say though that this U2 special edition iPod just captured my heart the moment I saw it. Being very much a U2 fan, the fact that the back […]


Essentials Of Locking In Your Loan

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With interest rates unpredictably volatile, the good faith estimate you receive when looking for a mortgage may not be the actual interest rate you end up with at the time of closing. Interest rates can change every day, so to combat this, borrowers have the option of “locking in” the interest rate and points for […]


Keyless Door Lock Batteries

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Most cars come equipped with keyless entry systems. The keyless entry system increases the safety of a vehicle. It also reduces the likelihood of theft. There are many different types of keyless entry systems that use different types of battery power. There are many brands of keyless door lock batteries and systems as well. Keyless […]


Are You Safe Without A Ladder Lock

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Did you know that more than fifty construction workers of home improvement persons fall down from ladders annually. 50 percent of these fatalities are people that were doing a project from the ladder. The main reason the deaths happened was because they were stepping down from the ladder. They did not follow ladder lock safety. […]


Upvc Patio Door Lock Cylinder Replacement

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There have been a number of reports in the press and on television recently about a weakness in the locks on UPVC doors. In some areas of the UK, notably West Yorkshire, Police are reporting that this weakness is clearly being exploited by thieves. This is a growing problem throughout the country. No special tools […]


Which Door Handle Should You Choose

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The most basic of doorknobs is simply a protrusion on a door which provides a place for a hand to grab in order to pull the door towards you. However, most households prefer to use doorknobs which incorporate a mechanism which ensures the door remains closed until the mechanism is activated. Doorknobs with this mechanism […]