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10 Reasons to Invest in Home Security

10 Reasons to Invest in Home Security

For years you have known Strauss as your local Des Moines locksmith, providing you with high-security locks, keys, hardware, safes, and more. However, our recent partnership with Security Equipment Inc. has expanded our offerings to provide you with even more safety and security for your home and family. If you have ever wondered, “is a home security system really worth it?” we want to provide...

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New Location, Same Quality Security

New Location, Same Quality Security

Strauss Security Solutions has moved to a new location! Fortunately, for all our tried-and-true customers, it is not that far of a move. In fact, we moved just one bay south of our existing bay. It is so close, our address will even remain the same. So, for all our walk-in customers, you can still find Strauss at 4663 121st St, Urbandale, IA 50323. This move will prioritize the needs of our...

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Strauss – SEi Merger; Better Protection, More Options

Strauss – SEi Merger; Better Protection, More Options

Strauss Security Solutions is pleased to announce we recently merged with Security Equipment Inc. (SEi). We feel this partnership will allow us to offer the highest quality customer experience, while bringing together Strauss’ 92 years and SEi’s 50 years as security providers. Together, we will offer a variety of products and services to you including: security, fire protection, access control,...

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Important Notice: Cellular is upgrading, and Your Security System Should Too!

Important Notice: Cellular is upgrading, and Your Security System Should Too!

Today’s security systems look nothing like they did a decade ago. With technological advancements, security systems have come a long way, now providing smartphone integration, real-time video surveillance, and the ability to go wireless. While security systems used to be connected to traditional landlines, nowadays they connect to wireless networks or cellular services such as Verizon and AT&T....

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Strauss Security Offers You Piece of Mind, and these commercial services!

Strauss Security Offers You Piece of Mind, and these commercial services!

Improve the security of your business facility Worried about the security of your commercial business? We have got you covered! As an experienced locksmith company in Iowa, we can help you to improve the security of your facility. We offer complete locksmith services to commercial clients, including installation, repair and replacement of locks. Whether you own a school or a retail shop, we work...

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Master Key Services

Master Key Services

Master Keying is a locksmith term used to describe a situation where one key fits all the locks while other keys work some of them. This would be useful where your gardener and pool guy only need access to your yard gates, while your key works the yard gates and your entire home. Construction Keying is when copies of the “construction” key are passed out to the various contractors working a job....

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Ask the Locksmith, Cheap Vs Expensive

Ask the Locksmith, Cheap Vs Expensive

“What’s the difference between a cheap lock and an expensive lock?” Strauss Locksmiths can define the two primary differences as; How long the lock will last under normal wear & tear, and How much of a beating the lock can withstand before failing. Cheap lightweight locks are easier to destroy. Expensive heavyweight locks have more metal, making the parts thicker, stronger and durable....

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Additional Posts

Unlocking Access Control Benefits

Unlocking Access Control Benefits

At the start of each workday, as people around the world head into the office, chances are their smartphones are close by. What’s also possible, though, is that someone will forget their access card — an inconvenience for the employee, and an issue for workplace...

Strauss Security for Commercial Properties

Strauss Security for Commercial Properties

Strauss Security is not only committed to protecting homes, but businesses as well. We offer a range of business security systems, and comprehensive control and safety features through business automation. These automation solutions include business alarm monitoring...

Home safety tips for the holidays

Home safety tips for the holidays

Behind the twinkle, sparkle and dazzle of the holidays, safety hazards lurk. Every year, U.S. fire departments respond to about 230 home fires started from Christmas trees, according to a National Fire Protection Association study. And Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and...

Business Security – Employee Theft Prevention

Business Security – Employee Theft Prevention

Each year companies throughout the U.S. lose billions of dollars to employee theft. Some research shows that the greater chance of employees being caught be , the much less probable they are to thieve. Small companies are specially susceptible to employee robbery....

Trick Or Treat Safety!

Trick Or Treat Safety!

Trick or Treat Safety! 1. Children should be supervised by adults when trick or treating. Costumes can make it hard to see cars, and their are plenty more vehicles than usual, your child is not prepared to weave through traffic. Children can get lost, or even worse,...

5 Reasons to Go Local with Business Security

5 Reasons to Go Local with Business Security

When shopping for a security system provider, you can find many options—both local and national—out there. Your decision whether to do business with a large, national alarm company versus a smaller, local one often comes down to what kind of service response and...