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10 Things Everyone Forgets To Secure

One of the most important factors that influence security is awareness. In broad terms, being aware simply means being attentive and mindful of all the things that are going on around you, including the things that you might have to keep secure. If you stop and take a second to think about some of these Read more about 10 Things Everyone Forgets To Secure[…]

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Security Spring Clean

Traditionally as the months get warmer we start to get our homes in order by carrying out the annual spring cleaning. Windows are opened, kitchen cupboards are emptied and walls are given a fresh lick of paint and whilst all of these things are very important, it’s also a good time to check that our Read more about Security Spring Clean[…]

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Smart Locks vs Traditional Locks

Having a secure door lock is one of the most effective ways to protect your home and ever since Smart Locks came on to the market, there has been an ongoing debate about whether they are A) safe, and B) more secure than Traditional Locks. We are going to look at some of the pros Read more about Smart Locks vs Traditional Locks[…]

Why Are Locksmiths Important When You Move Home

When you’re moving home there are so many things to do and consider, at both your current property and the one you are moving into. You may think you have thought of everything but is calling a locksmith on your list of things to do. This is something that should be on everyone’s list when Read more about Why Are Locksmiths Important When You Move Home[…]

How to Stop Your Outdoor Locks From Getting Internal or External Rust

When a lock becomes rusty, its internal components may stop moving, causing the lock to fail. Keeping the lock free of internal and external rust can help you to maintain security around your home and business. Tips for Preventing Rust From Developing on Your Outdoor Padlocks Many home and business owners use padlocks on their Read more about How to Stop Your Outdoor Locks From Getting Internal or External Rust[…]

Protecting Your Home From Crime During Winter

It is a known fact that crime during the winter months increases. In this blog post we have outlined 7 things you can do to help protect your home during the winter. Burglaries – Burglaries increase in winter by up to 50% with darker nights adding to the risk and being an opportunist time for burglars Read more about Protecting Your Home From Crime During Winter[…]

10 Expert Tips For First Time Safe Buyers

1. Follow the 10% Rule It is a good general rule to spend 10% of the cost of what you are protecting on buying a safe. Just for the mathematically challenged, if you were protecting R100,000 worth of valuables, you would want to spend (at least) somewhere around R10,000. Essentially remove a zero from the Read more about 10 Expert Tips For First Time Safe Buyers[…]

Can A Locksmith Make A Key From A Lock?

Why Would a Locksmith Make a Key From a Lock? This question usually arises when someone is in need of an additional key. In most cases, a locksmith will not have to make a key from a lock when they are asked to make a duplicate key, because it is more likely that the original key Read more about Can A Locksmith Make A Key From A Lock?[…]

I Lost My House Keys! Should I Change My Locks?

Why should you change your locks? Door locks are paired with their respective keys. So if you’ve lost your house keys, some aspect of your locks will have to change to compensate for this loss. A key determines the way access is granted or barred to your home. Homeowners should be aware of this fact Read more about I Lost My House Keys! Should I Change My Locks?[…]

Lock Tumbler Replacement: 3 Ways to Replace Your Lock Tumblers

How do lock tumblers open a lock? In order to know the difference between lock tumbler replacement and key tumbler replacement, you need to comprehend these parts make a lock work. For a lock to open, the pin stack (tumbler stack) needs to be elevated to a particular height by the proper key. This is Read more about Lock Tumbler Replacement: 3 Ways to Replace Your Lock Tumblers[…]

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