Are Roller Shutters Really Worth It?

If you run a business with a physical location, you’ve probably spent a lot of time working out how to make it more secure. And we’re sure one of the things on your list to research is roller shutters- which is how you ended up here. At My Lock Locksmiths, we’ve installed our fair share … Read more

uPVC Doors Letting The Cold In?

Well winter has well and truly let us know that it’s arrived hasn’t it! The cold snap took us to 0°C, and we even saw snow on our travels yesterday! And with the drop in temperature, we know we’ll be getting lots of calls about one thing – uPVC doors. Specifically, that uPVC doors are … Read more

The Best Lock For Your Garage Door

When it comes to home security, the garage door is one of the last things you might think about – especially if it doesn’t lead directly into your house. But it’s one of the bigger targets for thieves, and also typically’ home to some of your most valuable assets. Even if you don’t keep your … Read more

3 Tips For Removing A Broken Key From A Lock

Have you ever gone to unlock your door, only to turn the key, pull it away and find only half of the key in your hands? Where is the other half? Firmly stuck in your door of course! It’s never a fun situation, but keys can and do break, and when they do it’s usually … Read more

4 Ways You Can Scare Off Burglars This Halloween

burglar running away

Spooky season is almost upon us, and what’s spookier than a burglar? Creeping around in the middle of the night to steal your possessions, sometimes while you’re still inside the house. After all, 59% of burglaries in the UK happen when the homeowner is in the property. And with everyone walking around in black and … Read more

5 Benefits To Using Smart Locks In Your Home

Smart lock and app

Over the last few years, smart locks have become a very popular addition to many commercial premises, and now they are getting just as popular in residential homes. The figures now estimate that around 57% of homes in the UK have at least one smart device installed in their home – whether it controls the … Read more

How Do Locksmiths Become Master Locksmiths?

We’ve talked a lot before about how all locksmiths aren’t built the same. While there are no official qualifications to become a locksmith, there are a few ways you can learn the trade, along with some organisations you can join to prove that you’re trustworthy and talented. One of those is to join the Master … Read more