The 5 Best Types Of Door Lock

Protecting your home and belongings is a high priority and one you have to be vigilant of every single day. It’s something we see a lot of homeowners worry about, and spend a lot of money trying to get it right. But one of the things that’s often overlooked is locks. Specifically, how different types … Read more

Picking Apart Movie Lock Picking

No matter what you do for a living, you’ve probably seen your job depicted on the silver screen. And we’re willing to bet you’ve been frustrated by it. sitting there with your popcorn and hot dog, pointing out how inaccurate X, Y or Z is. Well, you’re not alone, because everyone does it! Even us, … Read more

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

Everything You Need To Know About Smart Locks

When it comes to security, there are a lot of different options for you. Just one of those options is to move away from the traditional key locks, and install smart locks on your home. But while we were happy to fill our homes with smart gadgets that can do all sorts of funky stuff, … 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

What To Expect When You Get Your Locks Changed

Darn it! You’ve lost your keys. They’ve fallen out of your pocket on a night out, fallen down a drain, or been stolen from you while you were distracted. Maybe you’ve been burgled, or you moved to a new home and you want to make sure the house is safe. Either way, now you’re left … 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

The Most Common Jobs For Locksmiths

Locksmiths are an incredibly talented bunch. There aren’t many things we can’t do when it comes to looks, doors and windows. If it’s got a lock and key, we can help! But just like any other profession, there are some jobs we end up doing a lot more often than others. So today we’re going … Read more