Top Tips: Children and Locks

Top Tips: Children and Locks

A major distress for children and worry for parents, is the threat of their child getting locked in toilets/ bathrooms, Normally toilets/ bathrooms use integrated handle locks, which often jam. The best lock is a simple small bolt high up on the door so children can...

Top Tips: Spare Keys

Now its never a good idea to hide a spare key outside your home! If you do never hide your door key under the mat! You’re really not the first person to think of that hiding place. If a criminal wants to access your home, they will usually search obvious places...

Top Tips: Euro Plastic Cylinder Locks

Anyone who has a Euro Profile Cylinder lock, used mainly on UPVC doors and which are more than a few years old, is being asked to consider changing to the more secure ‘Beak Secure’ type of cylinder. This is because criminals have devised methods of snapping these...

Re-Keying a lock

What does re-keying do? Re-keying a lock is to keep your same lock hardware but change the parts inside the lock (known as pins) so a different cut key will work and the old key(s) won’t. This is recommended for all new home or Business buyers or renters of any type...

Lock Bumping

Lock bumping is an exceptionally popular technique utilized by criminals to open cylinder locks and deadbolt locks by utilizing a uniquely designed key called a bump key or 999/rapping key. This technique is extremely powerful and permits a huge variety of locks to be...