common door lock problems

We’ve all been there: going to lock the front door at night, or opening the garage to get the car out in the morning, your trusty key suddenly doesn’t work and you’re left unable to operate the door as normal. Even worse, you may come home from a long day at work only to find …

how to remove a broken key

If you’re finding yourself reading this article, then it’s highly likely that you’ve made a simple mistake that a lot of people make, and you’ve broken your key off in a lock. First of all, don’t worry and don’t feel stupid, this thing happens all the time and in many cases, it’s not your fault. …

students living away from home

For most young people, starting university and living in shared student accommodation is their first real experience of independent life. So, how can you keep your stuff safe and sound when you’re out living the student life? In this article we share 4 security advice for students. Lock Your Doors! Burglars are generally opportunists and …

locksmith in Leicester moon

Sometimes, getting locked out of your home is just destined to happen and there’s not much you can do about it. It only takes a moment of distraction to misplace your keys and, when you arrive at your hall door and rummage through your pockets, you are quickly struck by that sinking feeling that they …

moving home

Moving home isn’t easy. First, you’ve got to find a house, make an offer and then – if you’re fortunate enough to have your bid accepted – you’ve got to apply for a mortgage. Sadly, the hard part doesn’t end there. It’s more than likely that you might need the assistance of a locksmith before …

keys

Whether you’ve just returned from a holiday or you lost your keys on the way home from the pub, few experiences induce panic more than being locked out on a bank holiday. Fortunately, there are ways to stay safe and make sure you get back into your home promptly. Get in touch with someone who …

locks

Beginning the new year with a deep clean of your home? Perhaps a declutter session or even some redecoration? How about that dodgy lock that has been playing on your mind…? Tighten up on your security this new year Maybe you’ve noticed that your lock doesn’t quite seem right – the key is hard to …

secure home (cctv)

When you leave your home unattended for weeks at a time, how can you not worry? Yet isn’t that the very reason so many of us have for getting away in the first place. Fortunately, there are many affordable security measures you can take before you leave home and many steps you can take to …