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21February

Security tips for your home whilst you're on holiday

Security tips for your home whilst you're on holiday

Going away for a seemingly relaxing retreat, but are concerned about the security of your home whilst you’re away? It’s a common concern, especially during peak times of the year. luckily, there are some simple things you can do to make your home more secure when you’re not around.

08September

Protect your home & valuables - Top tips!

How can I better protect my valuables at home?

Protect your home & valuables - Top tips!
As the summer draws to an end, many of us are heading back to work after holidays abroad or staycations here in the UK. Some of you may be teachers or parents who have had most of the holidays off and have thusly spent a lot of time coming to and from your home all day long. In short, a lot of us have spent more time at home than we would normally do and now that the new academic year is upon us, some of your homes may suddenly become vacant from 9am-5pm again.

During the holiday periods, routines are often lacking, which means that suspecting burglars have a more difficult task on their hands. So now that we are leaving the joy of summer behind, what can you do to keep your home a bit safer?
03May

Keyless car entry - Top tips to stop the thieves

How thieves can steal your car without your keys!

Keyless car entry - Top tips to stop the thieves
With modern technology you don’t even have to put your car keys in the ignition to get started on your journey, just jump in with the keys in your pocket and press the start button, off you go!

This is a great invention right?! Well it is, but it’s also a great invention to help the modern electronic savvy thief to steal your car! In this blog we talk about how the keys work, how the thieves can clone them and how you can help stop them doing it.
02June

Finding a local Locksmith - A handy guide

Tips on how to find a reputable locksmith near you

Finding a local Locksmith - A handy guide
Usually, when looking for a locksmith you may spend some time researching, calling up and discussing prices and doing all the necessary checks to make sure you are getting the best deal. In a non-emergency situation, you also have time to check out the company and ensure they are trustworthy. This can be the most niggling problem for those who find themselves searching for a reputable locksmith in an emergency situation. If you call up a number you find on the internet, how do you know they are reputable?
01August

Padlocks for your suitcase

Worth it or not?

Padlocks for your suitcase
At this time of year, when many of us are going on our holidays, you have a multitude of things to consider. Not only do you have to think about your home security when you’re away, but you also may be considering how to make your time travelling more secure too. You hear the horror stories of suitcases not making it to their destinations, or the half opened suitcases in disarray as they go around on the conveyor belt. So what would a padlock really offer you?
21July

Locksmiths Blog

Handy tips and information

Locksmiths Blog

Here you will find handy security tips and information on all the items we sell and services we offer around locksmiths.

07July

How can hot weather affect your locks?

How it can affect your locks and what to do to help prevent it.

How can hot weather affect your locks?
We spend a lot of time worrying about the effects of cold weather. The effect on our homes, our work, our social lives, our cars and bills etc. We are a nation who love to talk about the weather, obsess and often moan. However, with summers being hotter (a lot hotter), have we really considered the effect that the heat can have?
23March

Security & Safety tips and tricks

Keeping you and your home safe

Security & Safety tips and tricks

It's an age old saying that an Englishmans home is his castle, so of course you want to feel safe and be safe in the confides of your own property. There are ways to help make sure this stays the case, and below there are some handy tips to help you along the way.

24January

Frozen Door Locks

Tricks & Tips

Frozen Door Locks

So you can't get in your car, office or home due to a frozen door lock, this guide gives you some options and ideas on what to do to gain access without breaking your lock or key!