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Helping Your Customers Determine if They Need a Video Surveillance System

Posted by ZeroDayGear.com on Jun 17th 2020

Locksmiths generally focus on doors, safes, and physical security needs, but locksmiths’ knowledge of crime and security concerns can be helpful when assessing the need for video surveillance. Any lock can be picked or forced open by a motivated thief with enough time and equipment, so video surveillance adds another deterrent to criminals.Most customers need a video surveillance system, but the location and type can vary. Residential customers should consider a simple system that focuses on out
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Types of Safes by Burglar Ratings: Provide Your Clients with Options

Posted by ZeroDayGear.com on May 26th 2020

Buying a safe is a significant investment, and depending on its size and purpose for security, there are different types of options to consider. From smaller household safes to secure, larger businesses safes, your clients need to consider the features, including size, fire and water resistance, boltwork, and burglar rating. While all these factors may influence your decision, a burglar rating is perhaps one of the most practically relevant for your security needs. Safes are given different burg
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Historical Figures Who were Locksmiths

Posted by ZeroDayGear.com on May 26th 2020

Finding ways to protect personal belongings goes as far back as civilization does. Primitive engineers developed mechanisms using wooden pegs for keeping doors and chests shut and securing away valuable or coveted belongings. Over time, these locks became more advanced. This caught the interest of various notable historical figures who took an interest in locksmithing, helping to propel the technology forward.Pharaoh KhafreThe Ancient Egyptians were known for collecting gold, art, and other valu
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Considerations When Making Lock Recommendations to Clients

Posted by ZeroDayGear.com on May 26th 2020

When making a lock recommendation for your client, it can be helpful to assess their routine, the purpose of the locking mechanism, and who will be using it. These things can help determine what locking system is most suitable for your clients’ specific goals or help provide recommendations for a general all-around security system they can use. Homes have different requirements than offices, as well as places with high-security needs or valuable items in inventory. The best way to make a good re
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Lessons Learned: Bug-In Bag Preparation for Pandemics and Natural Disasters

Posted by ZeroDayGear.com on May 11th 2020

In light of the recent Covid-19 pandemic, disaster preparation has changed. Whole nations have had to bug-in and shut their doors due to the virus.This disaster has taught us that pandemics and natural disasters--like hurricanes or earthquakes--necessitate a different style of planning. Your clients need to ensure they have all your essentials close at hand and that everyone in the household is ready for whatever may come. Including a bug-in bag as part of your offerings is something that is eas
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