Julia Howard

A quick guide to replacing transponder keys

Losing your car keys can be a frustrating experience, especially when you have to wait to get new keys made. Considering how quickly house keys can be replaced, many Australians wonder why getting a new set of car keys takes longer. The answer lies in the same technology that helps protect your car from theft.  Vehicle immobilisers and transponder keys All new vehicles in Australia are fitted with an immobiliser to keep the engine from starting.

3 Ways to Save Money When You Need an Emergency Locksmith

Many people don't bother to have a go-to emergency locksmith until they're in some kind of crisis, by which time they are frantic and hence are unable to apply any cost-cutting measures. Depending on the nature of your lockout emergency, locksmith services can come at a high cost, but prior planning can help you to reduce costs or avoid them altogether. Read on to learn more. 1. Always have spares

5 Tips to Keep Your Car Safe

A car is a possession that most people value and grow attached to. Car theft is a vice that every car owner worries about. The following are some tips that can help to keep your car safe. Keep it in the garage Keeping your car out in the street makes it vulnerable to thieves. A garage keeps it hidden and thus less likely to get stolen. In addition, the garage discourages thieves as they have to break into the garage first to access the car which is additional work.

Immediate Steps to Take After a Burglary in Your Home

When thieves break into your home and steal your stuff, they take more than that because they go with your sense of security and peace of mind. Your home may no longer feel as secure as you thought it to be. However, though a burglary can be very traumatizing to the household members, some steps can be taken after the fact to make things just a little better. Here are the top 4;

3 Tips to Enhance Access Control At Your Home

There are different ways to control access to your home. Some of the factors to consider when selecting one include the cost, size of your home and the valuables you might want to protect. However, despite the security system chosen, it is important that you take additional precautions to make sure your home is properly secured. This article outlines various tips that you can use to increase access control to your home.