Category: Locksmiths

Security Standards: What Exactly does the Kitemark Stand for?

Sep 07, 2017

We have recently been discussing the subject of quality standards concerning insurance requirements. British and, whilst we remain part of the EU, European standards are incredibly important factors when selecting security products, and not just for the purpose of complying with insurance conditions.

British and European standards dictate whether security products meet certain levels of quality, functionality and, where relevant, resistance. In this post we’re taking a look at some of the most common standards associated with popular security initiatives, so that you know precisely what to look out for when making important buying decisions. (more…)

Antique Locks and Keys for Listed Buildings: Problem Solved

Aug 08, 2017

Heritage buildings will typically be fitted with original antique locks, and therefore will of course use antique keys. Some of these can date back several centuries. With many heritage properties open to the public, the ability to keep certain areas protected under lock and key is essential. But how to address the issues of ensuring the locking mechanism meets today’s security standards; replacing missing antique keys and restoring antique locks whilst maintaining the antique look? (more…)

Home Under Construction: Security During Refurbishment

May 16, 2017

With security risks heightening considerably during home refurbishment and construction work, particularly if you are intending to vacate the property whilst works are being carried out, it is imperative that you put additional security measures in place to protect your home. (more…)

Conservatory Security Tips: Securing Your Extra Living Space

Apr 06, 2017

If you are looking to add space to your property without the disruption of a full-on home extension project, you may be considering a conservatory. You may even already have one. Whether you’re at the planning stage or already enjoying a conservatory, the following advice on securing your additional living space should prove most beneficial. (more…)

Security for Bi-Fold Doors: Don’t Let Unwanted Outside Visitors In

Mar 10, 2017

If you are considering installing bi-fold doors, perhaps as part of a renovation project or to set off a new extension, you’ll probably be excited about how they promise to ‘bring the outside in’. However, what you don’t want to do is let unwanted outside visitors in! Bi-fold door security should be high on your list of priorities if this type of door is on your wish list. Here’s some advice for you. (more…)

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