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20th September 2019

Tips to Keep Your Home Safe from Burglars This Winter

With longer darker nights, Winter is a peak time for burglaries… You need to be especially vigilant over the Winter period, with research revealing that in 2016 and 2017, 42% of home insurance claims in relation to a burglary were made between October and January. Therefore, it is particularly important for you to ensure that […]

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1st February 2019

How to Open a Frozen Car Door Lock

In extreme cold weather, it only takes a small amount of moisture to freeze up your car locks. The good news is, there are a few things you can try to fix the problem. If you’re struggling with a frozen car door lock, melt away the ice with these simple tips. De-icing solutions If you […]

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20th November 2018

Which Key Safe is Best for your Airbnb?

If you regularly welcome guests to your Airbnb at all times of the day or night, it makes sense to give them access through a key safe. Providing a safe and secure way to let your guests self-check-in 24 hours a day, the right lockbox is a convenient solution for guests and hosts alike. But which […]

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13th September 2018

Locksmiths of the future

In the past few decades, domestic security has become increasingly digital and technology-driven. It’s inevitable that in the future, locksmiths’ skills will evolve to reflect these new developments. Let’s take a look at some of the latest developments in home security and the expertise you might need as a locksmith in the mid-21st century. A wider […]

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2nd July 2018

Can Home Security Lower Insurance?

Home insurance: it’s one of those essential expenses that unfortunately can’t be avoided. But could you be paying less? If yours is coming up for renewal and you’re wondering what you could do to get the quote down, a security upgrade could be the answer. Here’s how to save money on insurance by upgrading your […]

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20th June 2018

Keeping Your Business Safe

Whether you have an office in St Albans, a shop in Stevenage or a factory in Watford, your business is your livelihood and with cash, valuables and staff to protect, it’s important that you take all the necessary precautions to keep everything safe from intruders. Find out how to keep your business premises safe and […]

Burglary
1st June 2018

Garage Security Advice

When it comes to home security, many people don’t think too much about their garage. But as well as being home to one of your most high-value and desirable possessions, your garage could also provide an easy way for intruders to enter your back garden or even your house. Follow our garage security advice to […]

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21st May 2018

London Colney Crime Prevention Open Evening

On Thursday 17th May, Fort Locks’ Founder/Owner, Kevin Carloni, gave expert advice on locks and home security at a Crime Prevention Open Evening at The Caledon Community Centre, Caledon Road, London Colney. Home security and crime prevention The evening (which was in association with the Volunteer Police Cadets, the Hertfordshire Constabulary and the St Albans & […]

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2nd February 2018

When Should I Change the Locks?

Whether it’s fixing a leak or bleeding the radiator, owning a home can involve a constant parade of duties and responsibilities. So when it comes to home security, you may be wondering, “When should I change the locks? Can I get away with just leaving it?” Unfortunately, this is one task that you need to […]

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15th August 2016

Top Tips to Keep Your Home Secure

Most of us are lucky to live in a pleasant area with an active and thriving local community. However, as in any town or city, security concerns are always an issue. Here are some top tips to help keep your home secure. Get into good habits Most burglaries are committed by opportunists, who will see […]

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