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Panic rooms used to be hidden in upscale homes, high-security buildings, banks, mega mansions, and mysterious historical buildings. However, increasing popularity and decreasing costs have meant that these products are moving away from luxuries for the elite and into the mainstream. As people look into......

Movies inspire viewers in so many ways. From fashion to catch phrases and beyond, the list of ways that films impact everyday life is a long one.  As a company that specializes in secret doors, and was inspired to start building secret doors after seeing......

The use of smart home technology is on the rise. From smart speakers to smart doorbells, thermostats, lighting control and whole-home automation, the trend of integrating smart technology is not only taking hold, it is expanding. In fact, industry statistics indicate that at least 63......

A home’s layout and architectural design is what gives it its footprint, its function and its overall feel. Home design trends in recent years have included open layouts that flow from room to room, multifunctional spaces that work for a variety of purposes, and transitional......

Panic rooms are designed to provide homeowners with a certain peace of mind, knowing family members will be protected in the event of an emergency or home intrusion. And they’re growing in popularity. What was once reserved for the ultra-wealthy — from CEOs to politicians......

Gun ownership is an American right, but it also comes with the responsibility of safe and proper storage. Whether you own a gun for personal protection or find joy in collecting different types of guns in admiration of their craftsmanship, the necessity of secure storage......

Security means different things to different people. Where some families only feel secure with a state-of-the-art security system and a guard house, others feel totally protected by a family dog that won’t let anything unfamiliar go unnoticed.  Somewhere along that home security spectrum lies security......

The popularity of open floor plans has facilitated airy, spacious layouts that flow from one room to the next, but they also leave little room for privacy — which can be a need and a want for families, individuals and business owners.  Certain business conversations......

Inspiration for secret rooms and hidden passageways is in great supply, especially when referencing Hollywood. From James Bond to The Matrix to Batman, Captain America, The Goonies, Indiana Jones and beyond, there is no shortage of cinematic examples from which to draw concepts for smaller......