Security Issues When Buying an Older Home

There are some security tips you must keep in mind in order to keep burglars away from an old home you are moving into. While many old homes were constructed with durable materials and are quite beautiful, there are lots of security lapses that can make them risky to your entire household. You should consider contacting GreenPro Locksmith for necessary security upgrades before you move into an old home. 

Make a list of security lists and hire a professional locksmith 

Put yourself in the “shoes” of a burglar by examining the old home and create a list of security risks in and around it. From the ground levels to the windows, and garage doors, you will notice that there are lots of potential hazards you will identify even from a little observation. 

You need to get in touch with a professional locksmith service provider after inspecting your windows, doors, garage and even your indoor safes for faults.  GreenPro Locksmith technicians can carry out a complete inspection of the security of the home with the purpose of recommending areas that require security upgrades. We assure you that we will leave no area of the home un-inspected. 

Security tips for boosting the security of your old home

Securing the windows perhaps should be your first major step. Old wooden frames are found in most old homes, these window frames become damp and weaken in strength and integrity, making it easier for intruders to access your home. Please contact GreenPro Locksmith to upgrade these windows if you find them in your old home.

Small keyed locks cannot protect older homes from burglars, similarly, the older but efficient burglar alarms can still be by-passed by burglars. A locksmith technician can recommend a suitable replacement lock mechanism and alarms that have been tested and clinically certified to be efficient against burglary.

Improper door mechanism such as those made from poor quality locks must be replaced, even some deadbolts can still be tampered with. Smart locks can replace old locks, or you can use them together depending on the recommendations of the certified locksmith technician. Old wiring and outdated security systems, especially those that send false alarms must be replaced with wireless alarms alongside smart lights. 

GreenPro Locksmith an all-inclusive security upgrades on your home 

The security on your garage door must be strengthened. Garage door will work well when it is constantly maintained. When left un-serviced, the garage door will become access routes to burglars. Make sure you replace the garage remote controls if they are not responding speedily. 

In order to be sure that you are making the right choices on the security of your old home, you need to contact a professional locksmith technician. A list can inspect the home and give you a list of areas that require security upgrades to enhance the safety of lives and property. You may want to compare the recommendations of a locksmith with yours. Give us a call today and let us help you upgrade the security of an old home before moving in. 

  • Your windows are as important as your doors. As a matter of fact, home invaders usually watch out for opened windows before they try out the doors. You need to ensure that your windows are fitted with the proper locks and key if not, you must contact a reputable locksmith service provider like GreenPro Locksmith to remodel those windows that may seem susceptible to invasion

  • There is a wide range of different types of locks today, and knowing them will help you ascertain which type of locks you should request for. If you still unsure of the type of lock necessary for your home or commercial premise, you can contact GreenPro Locksmith to send a technician to examine your lock requirements before upgrading or replacing the lock. 

  • Do you need a vehicle anti-theft key services or your transponder car keys are no longer functional? Please contact us at GreenPro Locksmith and our car key replacement technician will be on hand to help you. Are your car keys getting old and becoming difficult to turn in the ignition or car door? Has your car key broken and you don’t have a spare?

  • A bump key is a unique key designed for picking standard pin tumbler locks. This key is forcefully inserted into the keyway to create a temporary sheer line, which allows you to turn the tumbler and unlock the door.


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