What Should You Consider When Replacing Your Front Door’s Lock?

26 September 2018
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If you have relocated to a new residence, one of your priorities could be having the locks replaced. And considering that your front door is the main entryway to your home, your primary focus is likely to be at this area. However, replacing your locks is not merely about picking out the first or the cheapest locks that you come across. A considerable amount of thought has to go into the process so that you are assured your locksmith is installing the best option for the safety and security of your family. Read More …

Simple ways to keep your residential windows safe

23 September 2018
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While many people spend time and money to secure their doors, front yards, and backyards, they often forget to give their windows equal attention. Windows can be vulnerable points for burglars to access your home and to engage in theft. To secure your windows, there are simple steps you can take. The following measures will make it harder for unwanted guests who may be lurking on the outside. Read on to find out. Read More …

Do You Need a Security Audit When You Move to New Business Premises?

9 August 2018
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Getting the keys to your new premises is just the first step in making sure that your company will be secure in its new home. The building you move into may look secure enough; however, you may not have the skills to assess your overall security yourself. It may help to have a commercial locksmith come in to evaluate how secure the building really is and just how safe it is for your business and personnel needs. Read More …

How to Secure Your Small Business from Theft

8 August 2018
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As a small business owner, your premises are much more likely to be the target of burglars than a residential home. Even the smallest business is filled with valuable items of potentially high value, including laptops, printers, cash and confidential information. Additionally, business premises are often unmanned for long periods in the evenings, holidays and weekends, making them extremely vulnerable. Here's how you can take steps to protect your assets and secure your business against theft. Read More …

When Getting Locked Out of Your Vehicle Is a Real Emergency

7 August 2018
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Every driver hates the thought of getting locked out of their vehicle. By keeping your keys safe and trying to be mindful about locking and unlocking your car, you minimise the chances of a lockout happening, but it only takes a momentary lapse of concentration to misplace the keys or accidentally leave them inside the vehicle. In most cases, being unable to get into your car is a major inconvenience, but little more than that. Read More …

About Me
Under Lock And Key: Keeping Everything Safe

Hello out there! I run my own computer business, and, as you can imagine, I have quite a lot of expensive equipment in my office. Over the years, my colleagues have never ceased to amaze me with their security arrangements. They will have complex passwords on their computers, but flimsy locks on their doors and cabinets! Being so security conscious, I have developed more than a passing interest in the latest developments in locks, keys, and safes. Having gathered all this knowledge, I started this blog for other folks who have a similar obsession. Hopefully, you will find my discussion topics stimulating and we will all stay safe by keeping up to date with the latest locking systems.