Check your lock parts

Make sure that your lock is intact when you are doing the maintenance: check for any loose pieces and tighten them, like a screw or even the door hinges, and also make sure to look for missing pieces. If some of the screws are loose, the lock will not work as it...

How can I clean my locks?

There is no complex chemical process involved here.  You simply use a soft, damp cloth and soapy water.  Dishwashing liquid works well too in this regard.  First wipe down the doorknob and the faceplate on a monthly basis to keep it clean.  For the lock itself,...

How do my locks get dirty?

Any lock collects dust, dirt and filth as time passes, because it is near your door handle, which nearly everyone touches as they pass to and fro a room, and now, with this virus in the world, we are more aware of it than ever.  Failing to clean your locks means that...

Wear and Tear of my Locks

The locks in and around your home need constant maintenance, seeing as they get a lot of wear and tear.  It is possible that you didn’t even think about it, but for your locks to work properly and to make sure they keep you safe, you need to regularly clean and...
Tip 12:  Monitor your neighbourhood

Tip 12: Monitor your neighbourhood

It is always a good idea to keep in the loop of what is happening in your neighbourhood – any burglaries, injuries, graffiti, and so forth.  Even more important, you need to pay attention to the types of crimes around the neighbourhood – burglaries, homicide, racist...