Being locked out of a property can be a tedious task, and a very stressful situation if it is our business where we should be working and not wasting time with small accidents that could even take an hour of our time, too much if we talk about serving customers on a constant basis.
If you are a responsible owner and want to avoid this process that will also make you lose money, then keep reading and take into account these economical but functional services that you should be applying depending on your situation to avoid at all costs being locked out of your business without being able to open.
Among the first reasons that we can observe in the statistics about being locked out of a place, is the fact that many people do not have a copy of keys to their place to avoid the door being locked and have no way to respond. It is a bit illogical, but to some extent understandable if we consider the pace of life we lead nowadays.
The ideal is to have two copies of keys, one inside the business and one outside, either at the boss’s house or in another safe place where it will not be used until it is necessary. This service can only take half an hour or a little more depending on the type of lock trendingbird.
Replacing obsolete locks
The original useful life of a lock is six years, if you have an excellent care is even eight, but the detail is that many people even after more time do not deign to change their locks, which can be highly detrimental if we take into account the point explained above: The sun, cold and weather changes, in addition to the constant use make the lock increasingly fail, so there will come a point where it simply will not serve you and it could be just when you’re in the middle of a working day and you must solve fast.
You don’t want to go through a tedious situation, do you? Then take your preventative measures and change the lock as soon as possible if it’s past its time.
You would be surprised to know that avoiding being locked out of your home is as easy as prioritizing the deep maintenance of the locks every so often, be it three times a year or as often as you like as long as it is done, since the locks also suffer the heat, cold, rain, and all the climates that pass through the year, something that in the type of material in which the locks are made is a little detrimental and little by little they are finishing with its structure. Therefore, giving them a hand from time to time to keep them working is positive.
Install a door closer
Do you know what door closers are? You’ve probably seen them on large doors of food stores, or in schools, but they are these metal tubes at the top of the doors that help the door close slowly behind the customer or the person passing through it. The advantage of installing a door closer derives from how useful it can be if your business requires constant entry and exit, because you can adjust it so that it does not close the door, but is interlocked so you are not left outside if you forget your keys in a hurry.