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Seven Tips to Help Deter Porch Pirates

Did you know that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, UPS and FedEx will deliver more than 2 billion packages? Thieves know this very well. That’s why porch pirates increase their activity during the holiday season. Experts expect online shoppers to spend an estimated $207 billion this holiday season. That means shipping companies will be delivering […]

Crime Returning to Pre-Pandemic Level, Is Your Home Secure Enough?

During the start of the pandemic, crime rates dropped throughout the Bay Area and Palo Alto. Unfortunately, now, the Palo Alto crime rate is back to pre-pandemic levels. Three Midpeninsula cities have seen an uptick in crime rates, including Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Menlo Park. Thieves in these areas have been hitting homes, businesses and […]

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Locksmith

Whether you find yourself locked out of your vehicle, your home or your business, a professional locksmith can help solve your problem. But do you know how to choose a locksmith? In a state like California, there are plenty of options. Here are five tips for hiring a locksmith that you should consider before making your decision:   […]

Forgot Your Keys at the Party? Here’s How to Find the Right Locksmit

Did you lose your keys at a party in Palo Alto? Perhaps you misplaced your keys after class and now find yourself locked out of your apartment. No matter how you lost your keys, one thing is certain: you need a Palo Alto locksmith ASAP. When you lose your keys, you don’t know who has […]

Do You Need a Locksmith When You Move Off-Campus?

Moving off-campus is an exciting step in your college experience. However, it can also come with additional security and privacy risks. Off-campus safety is extremely important and without college administration overseeing things, you have to step up. You must find ways to protect yourself from robberies and assaults. Luckily, there are steps you can take to decrease […]

Will You Need More Security if Local Officials Close Homeless Camps?

The federal government called for the closure of a large homeless camp near the San Jose International Airport. The FAA has said that this Palo Alto homeless camp is dangerous to both the people who live there and to the aircraft in the area. Sadly, this leaves hundreds without a place to go.   Palo Alto Homeless […]

California is Reopening! Is Your Home Security Ready?

California is reopening again after the global pandemic lockdowns. On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, the state rescinded most mask rules for vaccinated people. It also ended capacity limitations for businesses, restaurants, and other venues. As a result, Californians are now free to leave their homes and live life again. After a year of uncertainty, this news […]

4 Different Types of Locks and How to Pick Them

Are you trying to choose a lockset for your home or office? Rather than standing in the middle of a hardware store with little or no direction, consider having a discussion with your local locksmith. At Lockworks Unlimited, Inc., a locksmith at our Redwood City store can help you take the guesswork out of choosing a lock. […]

How Did You Get Locked Out of Your Dorm?

The semester is over! All that’s left is to wrap up finals, get your stuff packed, and move home to enjoy a nice summer break. Soon you will be able to look back on all of the lessons you learned this semester and smile. But, what life lessons did you learn this semester? Did you […]

Why Do I Need a Spare Car Key?

When you buy a new car, the dealership usually gives you two keys for your vehicle. One of those keys will become the one you use all the time, while the other becomes your spare. But if you buy a used car, you often will only receive one key. Whether it is because the previous […]