Here are links to two useful maps, lightning and power outage. The power outage map is from Hydro One and the lightning map is from Blitzortung

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Currently I am only able to accept cash or cheque for payment. Make cheque out to Zachary Linton

Helpful lock and safe info

ANSI/BHMA Lock grades information articles from Lock net or Locksmith ledger. 

Here is the ANSI/BHMA residential lock rating system information that was introduced in 2015 article from Construction Canada

Here is UL safe ratings article from Reed Brothers Security

Here are some tips on how to keep your door hardware looking new from Schlage Locks

How to avoid locksmith scams

This is a public service announcement From Society of Professional Locksmiths (SOPL) length of video is 23:36 how to avoid locksmith scams from SOPL

How I Think About Security

I think of security in the layer approach.

Layers include: Landscaping, Lighting, Door Strength, Refraining from Posting vacation plans on Social Media.

If you reduce hiding spots, light up the area, put long screws in strike plates and hinges, do not post on social media that you are away it greatly reduces chance of break-in.

Even though I cannot ensure that any or all of layers will be successful at all times, I suggest a layer approach 

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