Do You Really Need To Have Spare Keys?

In the modern age of smart locks and digital access, you would think that having a spare key is more of a luxury than a necessity. But the truth is, spare keys are essential for everyone. Whether you lend them to a friend, give them to a family member or store them in a secure … Read more

3 Signs Your Locks Have Been Tampered With

Despite all of our best efforts, there are still around 200,000 burglaries reported in the UK every single year. And there are even more burglaries that are attempted, but unsuccessful. If that happens, the burglar will usually leave some tell-tale signs behind. Some of these are so subtle that you wouldn’t even notice them unless … Read more

5 Tips To Stop You Being Locked Out

Picture the scene. You’ve just popped out to the bins. The bin bag you’re carrying is very heavy, so you didn’t have enough hands to grab your keys. And anyway, it’s only a few steps from your front door. You’ve just dropped the bag into the bin when there’s a gust of wind and a … Read more

Can A Locksmith Fix A Car Key Fob?

Yes! Generally, if it involves a lock or a key, a locksmith can fix it, or replace it if it’s truly beyond repair. But it does require a special kind of locksmith to help you out. That’s an auto locksmith, and they are fully equipped to handle all car key-related issues. Want to know how? … Read more

Basic Garage And Shed Security Tips

Whenever we talk about security, most people think about their front and back doors, and maybe their windows if they’re savvy. What they often forget is two of the most common targets for opportunist burglars – sheds and garages. These are popular options because they tend to be less well protected than the house itself, … Read more

Patio Doors – Why Burglars Love Them

Who doesn’t love a set of big glass patio doors? They give you a great view into your back garden, make your space feel bigger and more open, and you can slide them aside in warm weather. Well, did you know that burglars love them too? Because they make their jobs a lot easier. And … Read more

4 Ways To Stop Burglars Stealing Your Christmas

The festive period is one of our favourite times of year. The bright lights, the music, the general feeling of good cheer everyone seems to keep going despite the bitter cold. It’s also our busiest time of year, since Christmas is prime time for burglars to get their tools out and break into some houses. … Read more

Keeping Your Jewellery Safe At Home

Do you have special pieces of jewellery? Some that are very valuable, or maybe have some sentimental value to you? Then you need to protect them properly. Jewellery is the second most commonly stolen item in a burglary because it’s easy to grab, high-value, small and difficult to trace. Even if you have it insured, … Read more

How Do Master Key Systems Work?

Do you walk around with a big ring of keys, feeling like a jailer in an old prison? If you’re a block or facilities manager, we’re willing to bet you do. Not only is it annoying to have to carry so many keys with you all the time, but it can be dangerous too. If … Read more

Meet Our Trusted Partners

At My Locks we often work alongside other trades, either to complete jobs to a high standard or to provide our customers with a fuller service. We are incredibly proud to have built a network of trusted partners, who we know are reliable, show up on time and do fantastic work that meets our high … Read more