Security should be your number one priority when it comes to you home or business space. Whether you have a family at home or an office full of employees, the door locks, window latches, and security systems need to be functioning properly to protect them. At Firstline Locksmith, we believe in a proactive approach to building security. On this blog, you will find topics regarding residential, commercial, and safe locksmith services. Want to better protect your family? Need assistance securing your business from burglary? Contact us today! We serve Princeton and the greater New Jersey area.

  1. Is Your Property At Risk? Signs of Break-In Potential

    High-tech locks, cameras, sensors, and other security system accoutrement are all there to help protect your home, business, or other property. But if you pay attention to the news, you know that sometimes, even a solid security system may not be enough to prevent a break-in.    Statistically,…Read More

  2. The Nitty-Gritty Behind Commercial Safe Lockouts

    Safes are meant to hold your most precious items (outside of living organisms like your kids, spouse, cats, and dogs). From birth certificates and pictures of your great-grandma to passports, marriage certificates and guns, safes harbor memories that you don’t want to lose. That’s why you got a …Read More

  3. How To Secure Sliding Glass Doors

    From retail shops to hospitals, sliding glass doors are a common entry option for a great many businesses and commercial properties. They are also a bigger security hazard than basically any other door option — except, perhaps, a screen door. While sliding glass doors offer impressive ease of use …Read More

  4. 5 Things To Know About Your Safe

    Most of us tend to think about safes and vaults as, well, safe. After all, why would we call them safes if they weren’t a way to safeguard valuables? But simply having a safe isn’t enough anymore to ensure your valuables will remain protected. Everything from the type of safe you have to where i…Read More

  5. Rekeying vs Changing The Locks For A Business

    We imagine you don’t pay much attention to your business’s locks. Most people don’t until one gets stuck and breaks the key — or something equally obvious. In our digital age, it’s easy to rely on a high-tech security system to keep your business safe. However, without properly functioning…Read More

  6. How to Beat Burglars who Target Your Business

    Burglars are a constant threat, whether you see them or not. Depending on how well your business is secured during operating hours and afterward, your business could be at risk of criminal intent and action. What’s more, criminals don’t always come from outside your business. Some of them can st…Read More

  7. Want To Prevent Home Invasion? Use These 4 Tips!

    Does the term home invasion fill you with dread? Do you worry that your home is not safe enough to deter a burglary attempt? If you answered yes to these questions, it means that you’re self-aware enough to understand the risks you face as a homeowner. What’s more, your self-awareness is what wi…Read More

  8. 5 Low-Budget Tactics To Reduce Retail Shoplifting

    As a retail business owner and operator in Princeton, you are constantly working to deter crime, either by your employees or customers. It’s not easy juggling how to reduce shoplifting and theft while also running your business. Nonetheless, it’s part of the job. In this article, Firstline Locks…Read More

  9. What To Do If You Locked Your Keys In Your Car

    One of the most embarrassing phrases to say over the phone is, “I locked my keys inside my car.” In some cases, car owners have locked their keys inside their car while it was still running. If you’ve done either of these things, you’re not alone. In fact, Firstline Locksmith is here to help…Read More

  10. Want To Protect Your Retail Store From Burglary? Here Are 5 Tips!

    Did you know in 2015 US Businesses lost more than $800,000 in property losses due to burglary? What’s more, one out of eight burglars from the same data set reported picking locks or using a key to gain entry into the retail business. This begs the question, how do you protect your business if cri…Read More