Are Your Locks Part of Your Home Decor?

There are many ways to decorate your home to make sure it fits your style. When most people think of house decor, their imagination mainly ranges from the furniture, artwork, and cute little knick knacks that you can place around your home.  However, there are many other small details that can make a big difference when it comes to decorating your home, like for instance your locks.

Here are a few things to think about when finding locks for your home that fit your decor style.

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How to Avoid Locksmithing Scams

Not all locksmiths are the same. Unfortunately, it has become much easier for dodgy locksmiths to prey on customers causing them to be left out of pocket hundreds of dollars and leaving their security at risk. Fortunately, your locksmithing professionals at Laura’s Locksmith and Security Store have compiled a list of tips to help you avoid these questionable situations.

Here are a few ways to avoid locksmithing scams.

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What is RFID Skimming and How Can I Protect Myself?

Radio frequency identification (RFID) skimming is a criminal activity method that uses radio-frequency magnetic fields to unlawfully track people, vehicles, and acquire payment card information without the need of being in direct contact. Statistics from 2016 demonstrate the drastic increase of these “digital pickpocketing” acts, as almost all newer credit and debit cards utilize contact-free payment options. According to Tripwire, in 2016 there were 2 million more RFID skimming victims than in 2015, with $16 billion total being stolen through skimming.

Here are a few things you need to know about RFID skimming and how you can keep your information safe.

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3 Ways to Stop Losing Your Keys

Losing your keys can be one of the most inconvenient challenges you experience. It causes nothing but stress and anxiety. “Did my keys get into the wrong hands? Is my home safe? Has someone gained unsolicited access to my private life?” These are just some of the questions that swim through your worrying mind after misplacing your keys.

Here are 3 ways to avoid losing your keys and leave those worries behind.

Stay Organized

Being disorganized is one of the more central reasons that a person loses their items. If you find yourself constantly rummaging through drawers or unintentionally rearranging your furniture just to find a pair of keys, you might be due for some reorganization. Luckily, there are some quick fixes that are not too major to ensure your keys are easily found, whether you are at home or at the workplace.

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