Residential Security

  • NAPCO Introduces Indoor/Outdoor BioReader Keypad

    The BioReader is easy to program, and functions as a mean and lean biometric access controller when deployed as a standalone, or an element in a powerful security management device when integrated with a GEM or other alarm panel.

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • Security Bars Can Add Profits On Every Job

    Periodic news broadcasts tell of children who have fallen from upper floor windows in apartment buildings. While security bars are primarily considered as a method to prevent the wrong persons from entering a building, they can just as well be...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Locksmith Ledger: Seventy Years And Going Strong

    Locksmith Ledger celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. It is impossible to mention our anniversary without considering the man who started it all, Leonard Singer. Organized locksmithing began a century ago as a secretive trade with servicing...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    News You Can Use

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • SCHLAGE LiNK™ Wireless Home Management System

    To complete the Schlage LiNK home automation system, Schlage incorporated the ability to remotely operate their Wireless Keypad Entry Lock and Deadbolt with the Z-Wave.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Customizing A Safe

    In the past, burglary safes were stashed in back rooms, hidden from view. Floor safes were installed in garages or in some back corner of a home office or closet, covered by a rug or carpet. In those days, safes were kept in dark out-of-the-way places...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Advances In Wireless: Three ways wireless has changed security

    Three Ways Wireless has Changed Security

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Codelocks CL600 Series Mechanical: On-Door Code Change

    Time to Install: 15 to 30 minutes Necessary Tools: 1-3/16” bit (minimum cross bore opening), 3/8” bit...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • A Deadbolt For The 21st Century

    Samsung introduces the sleek, touchpad-based EZON Intelligent Digital Deadbolt, using RF cards or PINs.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Video Surveillance For Homes

    Clinton Electronics Introduces Home Guard Digital Video Capture Camera

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Tapping Into The Video Surveillance Market

    Sell yourself and your systems on the basis of value rather than price.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Domino Garage Butler

    Putting the Domino Effect to Work

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Product Spotlight: Home Safes

    AMSEC AMSEC’s CSC Composite Safes have always been an affordable solution when you want to protect both documents from fire and valuables from burglary attacks. AMSEC’s improved CSC line for 2009 features 2 hours of fire protection up to 1700...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Kwikset Launches Next Generation Keyless Lock

    The next generation SmartCode Signature series uses a more compact and sleeker outer escutcheon plate, making it look much more like original door hardware instead of an aftermarket add-on. In addition to the new escutcheon design, the Kwikset...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Selling Home Safes

    A safe rating label indicates the minimum standards to which a safe has been rated. Not all brands of the safes in a specific category offer the same protection.

    Article • May 1st, 2009