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On the first day of Christmas, my locksmith gave to me…

  Top 10 Home Security Tips for Christmas 2017 Christmas is a busy time of year for locksmiths, homeowners, businesses… and crooks. Whether you are travelling for the holidays or staying at home, the Amalgamated Locksmiths blogging team have put together a list to help you keep your home protected against predators this holiday season. […]

December 9th, 2017|

As Richmond Techs Up, So To Do Its Commercial Locksmiths

Amalgamated Locksmiths have been commercial locksmiths in Richmond since we began our mobile services in 1984. We’ve seen a lot of changes in that time, with the suburb becoming more and more gentrified: it is now more than ever a major hub of Melbourne’s restaurants, stores and cafes. Equally, the area is becoming a key growth spot for Melbourne’s commercial offices. This week, the Amalgamated Locksmiths blogging team look at some of the changes in Silicon Yarra, and what it all means for your commercial locksmiths. […]

December 2nd, 2017|

Suburb in Focus: Coburg

    It’s that time of month again! Every month, Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team cover the crime statistics of their most frequented suburbs. Last month, we looked at Brunswick, with a special extra look at its surrounding suburbs, East and West Brunswick. This week, our Suburb in Focus is Coburg, 3058. As ever, we have taken all our statistics from Crime Statistics Victoria. […]

November 28th, 2017|

Six Security Tips for Renters

We often look at home security through the eyes of the property owner. In the past, we have talked about how to secure your AirBnB property, what locks to install on your front and side door, and what home alarm systems to install. But what about renters? When renting a property, you are less free to modify your home’s existing security. With almost as many Australians renting their homes as owning them outright, it’s important to ask: as a renter, what can I do to secure my home? To answer this, the Amalgamated Locksmiths team have assembled six home security tips for renters. […]

November 22nd, 2017|

Suburb in Focus: East and West Brunswick Crime Statistics 2017

Every month, we break down Melbourne’s suburbs’ crime statistics using data from Crime Statistics Victoria. Last month, we looked at Brunswick’s top offences. This month, before we move on to Coburg, we wanted to spend a little more time in the Brunswick area. We decided to take a look at the two suburbs on either side of Brunswick. So this week, we bring you East Brunswick and West Brunswick’s Crime Statistics. […]

November 13th, 2017|

Home Alarms: The Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm

  Whether they visit our Collingwood store or call out our mobile locksmiths for a free on-site quote, a number of our residential clients ask about home alarms. Following our previous advice on ways to improve home security (making sure they have good quality locks on their doors and windows and knowing their neighbours), these clients want the peace of mind that only an alarm system can bring. To them, we recommend the Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm, a modern, wireless home alarm that users can monitor remotely. This week, our blog team asked our locksmiths just what is so special about the Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm. […]

November 6th, 2017|

Suburb in Focus: Brunswick

Every month this year, the Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team have brought you the crime stats for a different Melbourne suburb. So far, we have discussed Melbourne, Carlton, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Abbotsford, South Melbourne, Northcote and North Melbourne and most recently, Preston. Today, we present to you: Brunswick Crime Statistics 2017. […]

October 31st, 2017|

Yale Safes: Fire Safes and Laptop Safes

At our retail store in Collingwood, we sell a number of Yale safes. Depending on your security needs, we can supply, install and service a range of Yale safes for your home or business. Because many of our clients ask about our Yale safes, especially fire-resistant and laptop safes, this week, we decided to tell you about Yale’s laptop and fire safes. […]

October 25th, 2017|

Car Key Replacement at Amalgamated Locksmiths

Just like with house keys, it’s a good idea to have a backup set of car keys at home or at work. This week, Amalgamated Locksmiths talk to you through everything you need to know about car key duplication. […]

October 19th, 2017|

Why We Choose Salto Systems

Amalgamated Locksmiths have been supplying Melbourne with locksmith and security installation services for over 33 years. We are committed to combining cutting edge security technologies with our decades of experience to develop the highest quality security installation services for Melbourne homes and businesses. Salto Systems launched in 2001 as a manufacturer of simple, secure access control systems. Since then, we have been recommending, installing and maintaining its security products for both residential and commercial clients. […]

October 12th, 2017|