A locksmiths New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions – we all have them, a promise to go to the gym more, eat healthier, swap the TV remote for a book and during the Christmas period we all vow to stick to them. However, we have to be honest, not many of them last the entire year. However, love them or  … Read more

Tis the season

Tis the Season… …To be careful. It’s the most wonderful time of year. You’re organised, prepared, sorted and ready for the eventful time that is Christmas. You’ve managed to hide all the presents from the kids and you have stocked up on everyone’s favourite tipple. The turkey will soon be ready to collect and you  … Read more

A difference in generations

New research recently conducted by door and window hardware manufacturer HOPPE UK, has highlighted how much more security conscious younger generations are, compared to those aged over 65. Their research shows that as the clocks go back, over three-quarters of homeowners aged between 18-34 worry more about their home security. Whereas 60% of those over  … Read more

Is your safe, safe and secure?

Almost every business now has a safe on their premises. These can vary in size and security level depending on what a business is using it for. However, it’s also not just businesses that are using safes. More and more homeowners now have safes in their homes to keep their most valuable possessions under lock  … Read more

Staying safe in the dark

It’s that time of year again, when you come home from work, switch on the lights, pop the heating on and snuggle up with a nice hot cuppa for the evening. With the end of October marking the start of daylight saving, it means that we see the nights getting darker much sooner and home  … Read more

Showing our support to National home security month

This month, and especially this week, sees us celebrate home security month as well as gate safety week. No, it’s not about us finding something else to celebrate, it’s about raising awareness around the country to make sure our homes and property are secure. Not only that but that they are also safe. It is  … Read more

Information for landlords

Being a landlord can be stressful. Not only do you have to manage the properties you own and your tenants, but you have to make sure these properties abide by health and safety standards and are safe and secure. It goes without saying that landlords will have certificates for gas safety and electrics etc. but  … Read more

Lock Snapping – The Facts

Lock snapping is a term commonly found with euro cylinder locks and in its simplest form is a technique which intruders use to gain access to properties. It ultimately involves snapping a particular type of cylinder lock in two. By applying the right amount of force, the outside part can be removed to expose the  … Read more

Different types of locks

Today, it’s not just about picking the perfect door, one that’s right for you. There’s also a number of locks to choose from to accompany these. Whether for your home or your business it’s important to choose the right lock not only for the right door but also for your peace of mind when it  … Read more

How to keep your business safe

Businesses up and down the country, now have more to lose than ever before. That’s because whether you have small business premises or big, everything inside is valuable. From company equipment, which of course can come in all shapes and forms, to the data storage systems businesses now use. These belongings are just that, they’re  … Read more