is an issue no matter where you live or in what, and
condominiums are no exception.
Weiser Lock Corp., the lock manufacturer, come some ways
to be safe in your condo building.
should go without saying, but be mindful of others even
when youíre inside your building, says Weiser expert
attention when walking in stairwells, meet your
neighbors, and know the general layout of the building,
the front entrance to your condo requires a key pass,
donít feel itís rude not to hold the door open for
someone just behind you.
think ó if theyíre a tenant, they should be happy
that youíre not letting unknown people into the
building," Kolobaric said.
you change your front-door lock set when you moved in?
only could the past owner still have copies of the key,
but so could his friends or your neighbors," he
your lockset will take about 20 minutes and give you the
peace of mind of knowing who has the key to your front
sounds simple, but keep your doors locked at all times,
Kolobaric said. The majority of burglars gain entry to
homes through unlocked doors.
if youíre just running to get your mail or down the
street for a coffee, thereís no reason not to lock up.
be tempted to "hide" a key outside your unit,
either. There are fewer good hiding spots than you
think, and burglars know where to look, he said.
your building supervisor about any burned-out lights in
the common areas, such as the lobby, parking garage, or
hallways, Kolobaric said.
you notice anything out of the ordinary, such as open or
broken windows, malfunctioning doors or door locks, or
anything that could be a security concern, notify your
building supervisor, he said.
reader is looking for a source for five photo cells for
a lighted vinyl cap for a 4-inch fence post. The caps
are fine, but the photo cell is gone.
cells are 2 1/2 inches square with two lights inside.
The cells are held by two small screws and are sealed