For over 45 years, East Coast Security Systems, in Washington and Greenville, NC, has been building lasting relationships with home owners, businesses, educational facilities, industries and health care organizations throughout eastern North Carolina.
Our primary services include the sale and 24-hour LOCAL monitoring of residential and commercial burglary and fire protection, security cameras and access control. We also offer a host of specialty services that cater to the unique needs of our clients.
One of the simplest and most effective ways to secure your home and properties is with a good lock. Locks have been used as security measures for centuries, and they’re not going anywhere soon. So, here are a few things you should know about locks:
- Deadbolt locks are some of the sturdiest and safest locks out there. This type of lock is different from more traditional locks because it can only be used with a key. That means, even if a burglar breaks through a window, they cannot unlock your deadbolt unless they have access to a key.
- Smart locks are some of the newest technology in property security. They come in a variety of styles, including smart locks that use a code, can be accessed on your phone, or even locks that scan your fingerprints. These locks are great because they remove the need for keeping up with keys.
- Padlocks are a great and simple way to secure any smaller property that you don’t want stolen. You can easily buy padlocks at any hardware store. However, don’t mistake padlocks for having the same level of security as more permanent locking solutions.
- Always remember that locks are only effective when you remember to use them and when you keep them in working order. If a lock is sticking or loose, you need to have it repaired or replaced immediately in order to keep your home and property secure.
For all of your home and business security system needs, contact us at East Coast Security Systems in Greenville, NC.