Interesting Facts About Locks

Security is not something to be messed around with as it can be the only thing that stands between a sticky handed thief and the most valuable object on earth. But sometimes, it is nice to take a take a step back and see a different side of things. Here are some pretty interesting facts about locks. The […]

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The History of the Lock

Peifer Safe & Lock is dedicated to helping individuals and families protect what they love with the best security locks, tools, and accessories on the market today. But did you know the lock itself is an ancient piece of security technology dating as far back as the ancient Egyptians? Since the dawn of modern civilization, […]

4 Tips for Avoiding Getting Locked Out of Your Home

One of the quickest ways to for good day to go south is to discover that you’ve misplaced your keys or otherwise ended up locked out of your house. We here at Peifer Safe & Lock can help, and in more ways than just coming over and getting that lock open for you. We’ve also […]

4 Keys to Good Lock Maintenance

Your home security depends, first and foremost on the strength and effectiveness of your door locks. If they are weak or faulty, your home becomes vulnerable. At Peifer Safe & Lock, we want your home to be as secure as possible, and to help you keep it that way, we’ve put together a list of […]

What to Store Inside Your Home Safe

You might be wary of storing your most valued and important possessions in a safe at home instead of a safety security box. But while banks may have all the latest in security technology, they don’t make it very easy to get into. You’d be restricted by bank hours, contents of a safe deposit box […]

Securing Your Home from Burglary

More than 2.1 million burglaries were committed in 2012 in the United States. One of the worst feelings in the world is right after witnessing what remains of your home after a burglary. For some, that vulnerability never truly goes away, even when all precautions are taken from then on. At Peifer Safe & Lock, […]

Smart Locks: What You Need to Know Before Making the Upgrade

We live in a modern era with many amazing inventions and that includes the locks on your front door. One of the most recent additions to the tech market is the smart (electronic) lock. What Are Smart Locks? Smart locks, also known as an electronic lock, operate via electric current rather than a material key. […]

Locksmith changing lock on house

What Do Locksmiths Actually Do?

You know that locksmiths work with locks, obviously. But you might be wondering what all they actually do. Aside from cutting keys, do they offer any additional services? Of course! Here are some of the main services that locksmiths offer – they might not all be what you think.       Key Copies: It’s important […]

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When and Why You Should Have Your Locks Changed or Re-Keyed

With the excitement of buying a new home or being too busy to call someone when your locks start to wear out, changing or re-keying the locks is something that often goes undone. While it’s easy to justify putting it off, leaving locks unattended to could have costly consequences. Aren’t sure if it’s time to […]

Buyer Beware – Locksmith Scammers

WMC Action News 5 local to Memphis has just run a story to expose the issue of locksmith scammers to the general public. This is not the first time that Andy Wise has brought this issue up, and the mere fact that it is getting worse is good reason to make sure you are protecting […]