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6th January 2020

The 5 Biggest Home Security Myths

Don’t believe all you hear about home security. Find out the truth about keeping your property safe from intruders, as we debunk some of the biggest home security myths.  We won’t get burgled in a ‘safe’ neighbourhood  It’s common to think, “That’ll never happen to me”. This is a myth that’s especially tempting to buy into if you live in an area that seems […]

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5th December 2019

Did You Know… 43% of Thefts are Jewellery Thefts

Jewellery can make up some of our most valuable and sentimental belongings, with a lot of jewellery items being irreplaceable if it’s lost or stolen. However unfortunately in 2015, there were almost 200,000 domestic burglaries reported, with 43% of these thefts being stolen jewellery or watches. Crime statistics in England and Wales (year ending June […]

Burglary
2nd November 2019

What Are The Different Types Of Door Locks?

There’s more than one way to lock a door! Find out all you need to know about the different types of door locks commonly found in the home.  Deadbolt locks  Deadbolts are one of the most common types of door locks for residential properties and are recommended for all external doors. That’s because they’re robust, reliable and secure. Made of super-strong steel, […]

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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 […]

Burglary
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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