Category: Locksmiths

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…)

Have I Chosen the Right Locks for my External Doors?

Mar 03, 2017

If as suggested in our post in December about making your doors the best form of defence you are intending to upgrade the locks on your external doors, perhaps because they are ageing and not functioning as they used to, or maybe because you want to enhance the security of your property in light of recent incidents in the neighbourhood, it’s not just going to be a case of selecting a new lock off the shelf because you think it looks robust or you’ve heard it ‘has a good name’.

Replacing or upgrading a lock is not as straightforward a process as some may believe, however armed with the right knowledge, and with advice from a professional locksmith, you should find yourself in a strong position to make the right choices. Here we raise a few important points to consider when making that all-important security purchase for your home. (more…)

Security for Property Management Companies Part 2: High Security Locks

Feb 21, 2017

In December we discussed security solutions for residential letting agents managing multi-tenanted blocks and HMOs. We said that the two most vital elements in the security armoury should be high security locks, and registered keys. Having already covered the registered keys element, in this post we’re going to take a look at the other important aspect: the locks. (more…)

Up until now, the only way to prevent relay theft has been to keep car keys out of sight and out of range of the ca…
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