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By David Abeel
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About

For three years I worked for a utility company. Part of my job entailed going house to house knocking on customer’s doors to tell them we’d be working in their yard. As a consequence, I visited thousands of homes in multiple cities. Almost every house I visited, I had trouble getting people to open their front doors to talk to me. Some were households of mothers with young children, homeowners who were elderly or households with multiple dogs barking at the owner’s feet forcing these owners to talk to me with the door barely cracked open. It became clear to me there was a real need for better protection in our homes. The kind of protection that frees the homeowners’ hands, control the situation; while still being able to converse with the person on the other side of the door.

So, while staying in a hotel, I noticed the lock on the hotel door. It was a lock that allowed the guest to open their door to see into the hallway. We’ve all seen these locks in the hotel rooms but as anyone knows they are inefficient.I began to design a lock that was stronger, yet easy to use and give the homeowner all the control. That’s when “The Right Lock” was born.

I have family in law enforcement who told me there is an increase of home invasions in which the homeowners are overpowered by total strangers once the homeowner opens the door. So in this day and age, all of us are vulnerable.

I created “The Right Lock” as a means to prevent or slow down someone from breaking in. This lock when enabled; allows a person with one hand to engage the lock and open the door, it frees both hands to call 9-1-1, or run for safety. The homeowner can easily disengage the lock and open the door in seconds without compromising their security.

Risks and challenges

I hope that with most projects, people have done as much as they could to prevent any challenges. At this point in time I have a finished prototype and have production, packaging, graphics, and shipping in place. The Right Lock is not a complicated product and I'm not at the beginning stage of the process. I feel very confident of each step of the process and will over see each step personally. If there are any delays I will keep everyone informed of the progress and any change ( if there is ) in the delivery date.

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    Will receive a Right Lock for the security of your own front door.

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    Will receive 4 Right Locks for the security of your own front door and 3 family or friends home.

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- (30 days)