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Bulger Safe & Lock

11502 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125206-363-8797

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Corcoran's Lock & Safe

2519 N Stevens St
Tacoma, WA 98406253-756-5000

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Bergman's Lock & Key Service

1714 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122206-323-5300

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Bill's Locksmith Service

530 Central Ave S
Kent, WA 98032253-852-2563

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Everett Safe & Lock

5108 Evergreen Way #3
Everett, WA 98203425-258-1422

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Security Safe & Lock

10502 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98004425-454-6969

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Alki Seattle Key & Lock

2607 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116206-935-7538

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Ballard Lock & Key

2232 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107206-783-6360

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Broadway Locksmith & Security

918 E John St
Seattle, WA 98102206-329-4600

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Burdick's Security

4700 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118206-725-6072

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Anytime Lock & Safe

5050 Hwy 303 NE #109
Bremerton, WA 98311360-373-5167

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Bonafide Lock & Safe

12555 116th Ave NE #10
Kirkland, WA 98034425-820-7175

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Milo's Locksmith

121 E Main Ave
Puyallup, WA 98372253-848-8646

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Pacific Lock & Key

100 NW 85th St
Seattle, WA 98117206-784-2332

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Tri-Cities Security

22908 Hwy 99
Edmonds, WA 98026425-771-2445

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White Knight Safe & Lock

106 11th St SE #B
Auburn, WA 98002253-833-1010

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Robblee's Total Security

751 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402253-627-5448

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The Lock Shop

30819 Pacific Hwy S
Federal Way, WA 98003253-839-3443

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Watson Security

151 Rainier Ave S
Renton, WA 98055425-226-2925

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Guardian Security Locksmiths

5424 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409253-474-5855

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How we gather (and how to interpret) our data

Before springing for a bunch of security gadgets, fortify your home’s low-tech barriers, starting with your locks. Our ratings will steer you to area locksmiths that provide excellent advice and workmanship at reasonable prices.

The first step in making any home security plan is to assess your locks. All exterior hinged doors, including doors leading to a garage, should be equipped with good deadbolt locks. A few easy steps can further beef up your locks.

Before investing in an alarm system, take a step back to evaluate—and improve—your home’s overall security. You can do many things to enhance protections that cost much less than an alarm system but do just as much good.

Because homeowners insurance writers offer roughly the same coverage, price comparisons are easier than they would be if each company sold a unique product. But keep in mind that standard policy limits can vary from company to company.

We’ve received a disturbing number of complaints from consumers regarding window installation work. Even more alarming is that a large percentage of the complaints were about incredibly sloppy work.

Good fences cost good money. Though some homeowners opt to DIY the job, most count on fence builders to help with the design and handle the construction. We found some in the area that were highly rated by their customers; unfortunately, we also found some that weren’t held in high regard at all. And our mystery shoppers discovered huge price differences among companies bidding on the same job.

Begin by reviewing and deciding on fence type, materials, finish, height, spacing and width of slats, and post size. Also decide whether you want extras such as latticework or an electronic gate. Most fence builders provide catalogs you can examine.