Fort Locks Tips and Advice

Security Tips for Single Living

Are you one of the 7.7 million one-person households in the UK? One out of every 3.5 households in the UK is occupied by just one person, over half of whom are women. Whether you’ve just moved out of the family home or have found yourself living alone following a bereavement or divorce, it’s understandable […]


How To Protect Your Home When You Are Away

As Christmas is fast approaching and international travel has become more accessible, many people are planning to go away. However, leaving your property empty while on holiday can be a very worrying experience, especially if you are unsure how to secure your home or are concerned about burglaries.  To put your mind at rest, here […]

Burglary, Domestic

Our Top Home Security Tips for a Safe Christmas

While the Christmas season can be one of the most fun and exciting times of the year, unfortunately, burglary claims peak during this time. In order to protect yourself and for your security, read on to discover our top Christmas safety tips for your home.  1. Make sure your locks are secure The first and […]

Burglary, Door Locks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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