Locks, Keys and Safes: Tips for Protecting Your Flat

Locksmiths: 3 Occasions When Rekeying Is a Good Idea

Sometimes a lock simply gets old or worn out, and you need a quick and hassle-free way to secure it. You can avoid spending money on a new lock entirely by having your locksmith rekey the mechanism. The locksmith will bend the pins inside the lock so that a new key is required to open it. This is an alternative to replacing the whole lock. You might be wondering when to get a lock rekeyed. Read More 

Main Qualities to Prioritise When Selecting Commercial Access Control Locks

If you are deliberating on upgrading the locks on your commercial property, you may be contemplating the installation of access control systems. Access control locks have become one of the top options that people lean toward, mainly if they are looking for technologically advanced locking systems that will offer more benefits than standard traditional locks. Nonetheless, just knowing that you want an access control system does not mean you pick the first or the cheapest options that you come across. Read More 

Five Locking Pull Handle Designs to Consider for Your Home

If you want a locking pull handle for your door, there are a variety of styles you can choose. To narrow in on the right handle, it helps to know what's available. Here's a look at some of the choices you may encounter: 1. Lock in the Center You can find pull handles that have the lock in the center. Basically, for the exterior of the door, there is a metal strip that attaches flush to your door, and the lock is in the centre of this strip. Read More 

3 Reasons to Opt for a Fireproof Safe Instead of a Bank’s Safety Deposit Box

If you want to ensure that certain documents or items are kept free from danger, you might find yourself having to decide between a fireproof safe and one of the safety deposit boxes at your local bank. Both options can provide outstanding security, both against the risk of theft and the risk of fire, so selecting the right option to meet your needs can be more than a little bit tricky. Read More 

Transponder Key Overboard: What To Do When You Drop Your Keys In The Loo!

Back pockets are a safe place to put your car keys right? Until you forget they are there and they end up dropping into the toilet! In the good old days this wouldn't matter because a car key was just a piece of metal that could be wiped dry and put straight back into the pocket. But today's car keys are called transponder keys, and they have little computer chips in them that just don't like floating in water. Read More