Improving Home Security

  Home security has become more complex with the introduction of electromechanical locks and the additional benefits they provide. However, unlike commercial and institutional facilities, residential security does not appear to be embracing the...

Many homes have garage door openers. The advantage is you do not have to leave your vehicle in order to open your garage door. The disadvantage is you cannot bolt your garage door. “J” shaped bypass tools, about seven feet tall, can hook the emergency release handle on just about every garage door opener. The tool is slide beneath the door and the long end has a hook. With some practice, the long end of the tool hooks the release handle. Pulling down and forward releases the opener mechanism, allowing the door to be lifted open.

The increased complexity of residential security gives locksmiths the opportunity to custom design security for just about every customer’s needs and desires.



For more information on the products listed in this article, contact your local locksmith distributor or:

Arrow Lock and Door Hardware, Telephone: 800-839-3157. Web Site:

CAL Security Enterprises, Inc., Telephone: 305-827-9384. Web Site:

Don-Jo, Telephone: 978-422-3377. Web Site:

EMTEK Products, Inc., Telephone: 626-961-0413. Web Site

Kwikset Corporation, Telephone: 800-327-LOCK (5625). Web Site:

Major Manufacturing, Inc., Telephone: 714-772-5202. Web Site:

Pro-Lok, Telephone: 714-633-0681. Web Site:

SAMSUNG Ezon Intelligent Digital Door Locks. Web Site:

Schlage Lock, Telephone: 877-288-7707. Web Site:

Sunnect Lock, Telephone: 703-440-5010. Web Site:



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