Category: Locksmiths

How to Get Your Kids Home Security Savvy

Oct 15, 2019

As much as you do all you can to ensure home security, there’s always the risk that the younger members of the family might not quite understand why certain security habits are so important. Keeping the kids educated about fundamental home security tips will help keep them, you and your home safe. Here are a few tips to help encourage your younger ones to be more security conscious. (more…)

The Ultimate Guide to Locks

Sep 07, 2019

Locks are one of the most fundamental aspects of any security system. If you think about it, doors and windows are the first line of defence against intruders. So they have to be securely locked: there is no question about it. There is however more to locking up than you may think. Let’s take a look at all the essentials when it comes to locks so that you can arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make certain your home is properly protected. (more…)

Brexit Stockpiling? Important Security Measures You MUST Consider.

Jun 05, 2019

If, like many UK businesses, you have been stockpiling imported goods in anticipation of a hard or uncertain Brexit, or you are thinking about it, then there is a great deal to consider. The logistics; the practicalities and the financial impact are a starting point, but have you also thought about the security and insurance aspects? (more…)

A Guide to HMO Security

Apr 08, 2019

Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) are homes which are shared between at least three tenants who are not related, and who share basic amenities such as a kitchen or bathroom. As a landlord of an HMO, there are very specific fire safety responsibilities you must adhere to, but did you also know you have certain responsibilities concerning the security of the property? (more…)

Lock Bumping: Problems and Solutions

Mar 01, 2019

Lock bumping is a commonly used method by intruders to gain entry to a property. It involves using a modified key to manipulate the lock open. It is a sad fact that these modified ‘bump keys’ are available to buy online, and the lock bumping method is even capable of compromising a fairly decent deadbolt lock. In this post we are looking at the problems associated with lock bumping, and how to overcome them.

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