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Master Keying In the locksmithing world, the term "Master Key" can be confusing. At a first guess, one may think that this key allows access to any lock on any door. In reality, a master key is a key that can open multiple doors that use the same keying system. These keys can be useful in apartment scenarios, where each tenant has their own key, that opens only their front door. The landlord has a master key, which allows access to every apartment, without having to carry one key for each apartment. Many master key systems work by adding a third...

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ServiceM8 has just received its 9.0 update, which adds & refines many features on its platform. ServiceM8 is a job management platform, mainly designed for on site trade & service companies. It assists throughout the whole job process, creating quotes, documenting the job’s progress, & generating/following up on invoices. Each year, ServiceM8 receives a large update, normally after the release of Apple’s new iOS & iPadOS systems. This update adds support for many of the new features in the operating systems. Here’s a rundown of some of the features that were released with 9.0 ServiceM8 Phone This is a very...

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What is a smart door lock? A smart door lock is a form of keyless security. Smart locks have become increasingly popular in many homes and businesses as a form of security and convenience. As a battery powered device it can be locked/unlocked via a smart app. Other available access options include fingerprint, keypad, key and swipe card.  Smart locks can operate when you are in close proximity as well as remotely when using a gateway device. This enables you to unlock/lock your door remotely as well as allow access to others permanently and for a limited time.  The aim...

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Why use CCTV? A CCTV (closed-circuit television) system allows the use of videos cameras to monitor the interior and exterior of a property, transmitting the signal to a monitor or set of monitors from which you can monitor your surveillance footage.  Deter Criminal Activity Outside of being able to monitor your premises, CCTV cameras are an excellent deterrent for burglars. Just like seeing a mounted alarm system, an intruder seeing cameras may decide that it’s easier and safer to move elsewhere. It’s much better to prevent intrusion than to deal with it after it’s occurred. Safeguard for Home Insurance  Because...

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Mag Locks (short for magnetic lock) are a form of lock that uses a strong electromagnet to secure the door which it is attached to. The most common use for these locks is to secure glass doors. In some cases, it is not possible to fit an ordinary lock, as drilling into the side of the door is not possible. The mag lock is installed at the top of the door, with the holding plate that the lock connects to being fixed to the top of the door-frame. All the wiring is normally inside the unit & roof cavity. The...

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