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Best Places to Put Security Cameras

Best Places to Put Security Cameras

A growing number of homeowners are installing cameras to help ward off opportunistic criminals and to monitor their properties while away. Most businesses already have video security in place, but as the technology evolves, some have decided to upgrade to the internet-facing variety.

With that said, it’s important to know the best places to put security cameras in the first place. There are some universal guidelines to follow to avoid frustrations in the event you need to review footage.

The pros here at John Rossin Locksmith have compiled a list of the most effective placement strategies to...

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How to Keep Your Trailer Secure

How to Keep Your Trailer Secure

In 2017, about $5 million of cargo was stolen in the state of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. That includes trailers, which commonly are stolen when they are not secured properly. In Pasco County, which is close to St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park, there was a recent rash of trailer thefts even when the trailers were behind gates.

Here are some steps you can take in Pinellas County areas to help keep your trailer secure and deter thieves. At John Rossin Locksmith, we can help you install the proper locks and consult with you on the best ones to use for your...

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Tips for Keeping Your Commercial Property Secure

Tips for Keeping Your Commercial Property Secure

Security is paramount for commercial properties because they often house expensive equipment required for operations to resume each day. Some businesses maintain 24-hour and overnight operations, which require security measures to keep employees safe.

Here at John Rossin Locksmith, we offer some extremely useful tips for keeping your commercial property secure around the clock.


Practice Routine Lock Maintenance to Prevent Intruders

A lock that has been regularly maintained in St. Petersburg, FL.

Locks can become worn out and cease to function. You will notice that keys don’t fit properly, and deadbolts may not retract easily when keys are turned. A ...

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Key Replacement vs. Spare Keys

Key Replacement vs. Spare Keys

Losing your car keys can be costly and inconvenient. You’re out a mode of transportation, you’re panicked, and you have to figure out how to get a key replaced. In order to prevent this from happening, consider having a spare key created before you lose a key.

At John Rossin Locksmith, we can create spare keys for almost all makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more for clients located in and around St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park. Here are some reasons you should have a spare key made for your vehicle before you find yourself needing a key replacement.


Having a Spare ...

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How to Save Money on Your Motorcycle Key Replacement

How to Save Money on Your Motorcycle Key Replacement

When you’re in a mad scramble because you’ve lost your motorcycle key, your first instinct is probably going to be reaching out to the dealership where you got the bike to see if they can get you a replacement key.

However, that’s not the quickest or cheapest way to do it. The best way to get your motorcycle key replaced in St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park, Largo, and the surrounding areas in Florida is to contact a local locksmith like John Rossin Locksmith who can come out to you as soon as possible. 


Call a Locksmith to Replace Your Motorcycle Key

When a...

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Locksmith vs. Dealership for Car Key Replacements

Locksmith vs. Dealership for Car Key Replacements

You go to get in your car after a day at work or a night out with a friend, and you realize you have misplaced your keys. What do you do? There are only two options available when we lose our keys: call a locksmith or a dealership. However, which is the better option?

When it comes to car key replacements, choosing to use a reputable locksmith will save you time, money, and be the most convenient option no matter what time of day it is.


Dealerships Charge a Higher Rate

Dealerships have been known to charge two or three times as much as a locksmith would for a key replacement....

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