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The Difference Between Unrestricted Keys and Restricted Keys

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Big Red Locksmiths - Unrestricted Keys and Restricted Keys“Do Not Duplicate” keys can be easily reproduced leading to businesses feeling concerned about the security of their locations as well as the safety of their employees entering the location without authorization. While, in an earlier blog, we discussed the subject of how easy it is to actually duplicate these “DND” keys, and the absence of laws prohibiting it, there are a couple key alternatives for business owners in keeping the business location secure and keeping intruders away.

Steps to Prevent A Lockout from Happening Again

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Omaha-Homeowners-Need-to-Have-Deadbolts-LocksIn an earlier blog, we discussed a quick list of five things you can do if you find yourself locked out of your apartment. Hopefully, that experience is a distant memory and you have had time to reflect on the error of your ways (no judgment here – we’ve all been there).

Now is a good time to explore the things you could have done to prevent that little incident in the first place or to make sure it doesn’t become a repeat performance. A little advance planning can save a lot of time and hassle when the inevitable lockout of your home happens.

Hiding a Spare Key Can Prevent a Lockout, but Requires Thinking ‘Outside of the Window Ledge’

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-Omaha-Homeowners-Stay-SafeIf you have ever been locked out of your home, you know just how frustrating it can be. One thing you can do to avoid a lockout situation is to have a spare key made and hide it in an inconspicuous location for when you might need it. This can be a good idea, especially if you are prone to locking yourself out or forgetting your keys. However, finding a unique place to keep that key – a place where no one would ever think to look – isn’t as easy as you might think.

5 Tips to Try When You’re Locked Out of Your Apartment

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Big Red Locksmiths - You’re Locked Out of Your ApartmentIf you are reading this article, chances are you actually are locked out of your apartment and are hoping, beyond hope, that there is an easy solution to solving this problem so you might get on with your life. Giving you ten ways to avoid getting locked out of your apartment at this point is a lot like telling you not to put your hand on the hot stove as you are looking down at your blistered finger.

Answers to 5 Questions About Omaha Lockout Situations

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Big-Red-Locksmiths-locksmith-services-in-OmahaGetting locked out of a home or car anywhere around Omaha isn’t an experience that most people want to have. In fact, just the thought of being stuck without keys can trigger feelings of stress. Although this type of situation isn’t something that anyone would call ideal, the good news is it doesn’t have to be as bad as many people expect. The main factor that will determine whether this situation is a minor inconvenience or a terrible experience is the locksmith you call.

How Can You Provide After-Hours Building Access to Vendors?

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Locksmith services Omaha NEIt’s fairly common for businesses or commercial building owners in Omaha to require a solution for providing after-hours building access to vendors. Although someone’s default idea may be to simply give out keys to vendors, this isn’t an ideal option. Not only does it make it hard to track exactly who’s entering the building and when, but there’s also the possibility of keys getting lost or being given to others. For a building with a number of vendors, it doesn’t take long for this type of scenario to get to the point where there’s no way to know who all may have access to the building.

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