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...

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...

Protecting your property

Visible alarms, great lighting and security lighting can be obstacles. Guarantee that recessed territories and entryways have great security lighting. Walls and strong fencing around your home may let a thief break in without being seen. Trees and bushes can likewise...