Burglar entering to house through balcony window

Over the last ten years working as a Leicester locksmith I have come across many break ins, both to homes and commercial properties. It is always sad to see victims of crime especially people who have had their own homes broken into. The feeling of someone going through all your private belongings in your own …

Keys to your own home

The security of your business is a constant concern. Whether you work in a warehouse or factory environment, or simply an office block, you need to know that your livelihood is protected, and sometimes standard lock systems just don’t cut it. Enhancing your lock strength and property access security provides a solid first line defence …

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When you go on holiday, the last thing you want to worry about is how safe your home is. You want to be able to enjoy the sun, explore the surroundings, and make the most of time with family and friends. But with a recent article in the Guardian suggesting that crimes such as burglary …

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 …

manage front door keys

How many front door keys should you own and who should you give them to? Not enough and you risk being locked out, too many and you may weaken your security. Read on for more information on which household members should own keys and who you should give one to in case of an emergency. …

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 …

leicester locksmith | Keys

Even the best tenants can lose their key from time to time. That’s why all landlords should have a firm plan of action for when such a situation arises. If you’re renting out a property and you discover that one of the keys has been lost or misplaced, you’ll need to act fast to ensure …

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 …

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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 …