Locksmith Enfield Tip 3: Garage doors

Locksmith Enfield Tip 3: Garage doors

Garage doors are always an easy way to access your home, even if you do not use it to safeguard your vehicle or as a fire exit in case of emergency.  It’s a good idea to padlock it from the inside, preferably with a padlock that requires a key, because then, at the...
Tip 2: New locks

Tip 2: New locks

Moving into another home is always stressful and can be one of the largest causes of trauma some individuals experience in their lives.  It isn’t necessary to add the locks of your new home to the list of things you need to worry about, just change the locks or re-key...

Replicated Keys

Tip 1: Duplicated Keys Keys can be easily replicated – even those that say “Do not duplicate” or “Do not duplicate by order of law”, because this is not really against the law and people cannot be prosecuted for doing this.  The only key that, by law, may no be...

Tools In All Locksmiths ToolBelts

1. Plug spinner Locks are meant to be picked in the correct direction. A locksmith that picks the lock in the wrong direction shouldn’t lose hope though, especially if he carries a plug spinner, a device that can flip picked locks in the right direction without the...

Approved Insurance Locks

A lock may appear to do same work as other locks, keeping an entryway or window secure, yet not all locks are equal. Did you realize that if your locks are not ‘insurance approved’ then you may not be  eligible to claim in case of a theft? Contact your...

Garden Sheds

To protect your property people often up the security on their front and back doors, and their windows. However not many think about the locks on their garden shed or their garage. To protect your garden shed or garage you need to utilize great solid locks to ensure...

Unique Tips: Master Keys

To open a lock a pin stack consisting of a driver pin and a key pin must be elevated so that the two rest on opposite sides of the shear line. A key lifts key pins within a lock. These key pins are all different sizes. The driver pins will be a universal size....

Unique Tips: Broken Keys

Should I attempt to remove a broken key myself? It might be tempting to poke or fiddle with a broken key, many people think to use glue on a toothpick to get it out, but we strongly advise against it. You could cause further damage to the lock. Please also retain the...
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...