All posts by: Kevin Carloni

About Kevin Carloni
Founder of Fort Locks
16th September 2021

All You Need To Know About Romantic Locks

The origin of love padlocks can be traced back to a Chinese tradition in which they symbolise the locking of two lives together. This tradition has spread across Europe and love locks can be found in almost every European city.  But why have romantic locks grown in popularity in recent years? We’ve covered everything you […]

Domestic, Door Locks
4th August 2021

The Best Front Doors For Your Home

Not sure which type of front door is the best for your home’s security? Front doors are often the main access point to most properties – but this means it’s also the main opening for burglars and intruders to gain access to your home.  Roughly 76% of burglars entered a property through the front door, […]

Burglary, Domestic
8th July 2021

Luggage Security – Your Guide To Luggage Locks

Are you planning any trips away in 2021? With life getting back to normal and places opening up again, it’s time to brush those cobwebs off your suitcase. After waiting for so long to be able to go on holiday, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got everything in place to make sure your trip […]

Access Control, Burglary
14th June 2021

A Guide To Lock Replacement

Whether you’re looking for some advice on when you should be replacing door locks or you’re moving into a new house and need some help changing the locks, we’re here to help. This guide covers everything you need to know when it comes to lock replacement. Whatever your reason might be, changing locks can give […]

Burglary, Domestic, Door Locks
26th May 2021

Smart Locks vs Traditional Locks

In recent times, locksmiths have had to modernise their methods. Technology has and is continuing to have a massive impact on today’s world – and this is no different for home security. Ensuring you have a reliable door lock is essential in helping you feel safer at home and when out of the house. But […]

Access Control, Domestic, Door Locks
19th April 2021

The Benefits of Access Control Systems for Businesses

Thousands of businesses and non-commercial facilities across Hertfordshire have embraced access control technology over the past few years. Bringing an added level security to your premises, these clever systems ensure full control over access, permissions and protection, bringing you and your business peace of mind at all times. Thinking about having one installed? Here’s everything […]

Access Control, Commercial
16th March 2021

How to Feel Safe at Home Again After a Burglary

A burglary is an extremely traumatic experience and with 444 burglaries reported in St Albans between February 2020 and January 2021, many of these victims will feel like their space and privacy have been violated. Whilst the loss of personal items is difficult, many victims struggle more with regaining that sense of security in their […]

Burglary, Home Security System
7th January 2021

New Year, New Home Security!

Still undecided on your New Year’s resolutions for 2021? Your home security for this year, and beyond, should be at the top of your list! A burglary can happen to any of us, at any time. However, most burglaries can be prevented by taking important steps to ensure your home is safe and secure. Take […]

Home Security System
17th December 2020

Common uPVC Door Lock Problems in Winter

As the nights draw in and temperatures fall, we can start to experience more issues with our locks. Cold weather can affect many types of locks, from frozen car door locks to front doors sticking, but those with uPVC doors may find they have more problems.   UPVC doors are one of the most popular choices of door for many people due to their quality, […]

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