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Door Hardware Trends – Lock Styles
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Door Hardware Trends – Lock Styles

Door Hardware Styles - Trends If you haven’t seen our article on the Latest in Door Hardware Finishes, including antimicrobial coatings, it is a good compliment to this article and should be read before or after going through this article....
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New Door Hardware Finish Trends Include Antimicrobial Coatings
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New Door Hardware Finish Trends Include Antimicrobial Coatings

What are the New Door Hardware Finish Trends? Just as with fashion, door hardware styles and finishes change over time as manufacturers try to capitalize on trends in architectural styles and consumer awareness. Door hardware can be considered an 'accessory'...
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Best, Affordable Indoor Home Security Cameras
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Best, Affordable Indoor Home Security Cameras

The Best, DIY, Indoor Affordable Home Security Cameras on Amazon ACME Locksmith recently wrote an article Comparing DIY Home Security Systems. I then took my favorite, unboxed it, demoed it and installed it in my home. Here's a link to...
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Best Video Doorbells of 2020 – Locksmith Recommended
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Best Video Doorbells of 2020 – Locksmith Recommended

Video Doorbell Comparison - Which is the Best Video Doorbell? If you subscribe to the ACME Locksmith YouTube channel, you know that I love the Video Door bell I use on my home by Skybell and you've probably watched me...
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What You Need to Know Before Buying New Locks
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What You Need to Know Before Buying New Locks

What You Need to Know Before Buying New Locks When you’ve made the decision to buy new locks for your home, there are some critical terms and measurements to know. This article explains what you need to know to replace...
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How to Lock a File Cabinet
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How to Lock a File Cabinet

How To Lock A Filing Cabinet Our number one request in small lock solutions is for filing cabinet locks. There are a few possible situations, and a locksmith can help you with all of them. When you need to lock...
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How to Lock Cabinet Doors
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How to Lock Cabinet Doors

In our article "How to Lock Drawers" we discussed several types of locks that also lend themselves well to locking cabinet doors. The nice part about cabinet door locks is that there is always a door to easily attach the...
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How to Install Drawer Locks
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How to Install Drawer Locks

[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS] Types of Drawer Locks We get calls all the time asking how to secure things like desk drawers, garage cabinets and other small cabinet spaces. In most situations, these aren't needing to be anything robust, just something to keep...
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Yale Assure Connect by August – Locksmith Review
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Yale Assure Connect by August – Locksmith Review

In our recent blog posts, The Best Smart Locks for AirBnB, and our 3 Affordable Home Electronic Deadbolts, we discussed some of our favorite affordable home electronic locks. The difference between those two articles is (more…)
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Door Egress Requirements
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Door Egress Requirements

What is Building Egress Code? “Egress” is a building term that refers to “a means or place of going out”. In other words, it's an exit. Both commercial buildings and residential homes contain codes regarding the paths of egress. An...
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