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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|

Key Duplication — Our Key Cutting Services

This week, the Amalgamated Locksmiths team discuss all things key cutting, including what keys we can cut, key cutting alternatives and the importance of choosing qualified key cutters. […]

October 5th, 2017|

Preston’s Crime Statistics 2017

Each month, the Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team bring 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. Today, we present to you: Preston’s Crime Statistics 2017. […]

September 28th, 2017|

Neighbours and Home Security

If you’re like us, you’re always on the lookout for cost-effective ways to improve your home security. We’ve blogged before on home security must-haves, and how to make your front doors and windows more secure. We’ve also talked about the role a dog can play in your home security. But did you know there is something else you can do to increase the safety of your home? […]

September 21st, 2017|

My Key Safe, My Kids and Me – Debbie’s Story

One of the many simple security solutions we sell is a key safe. Key safes are small, secure, combination-controlled boxes used to store keys and keycards. They are neat ways of storing spare keys safely and are also excellent alternatives for businesses or community centres that require a number of different users to have access but don’t want to have too many keys cut. Recently, we talked to one of our clients about her experience with a key safe. […]

September 12th, 2017|

When Would You Need a Locksmith to Open Your Safe?

There are several reasons why you might call a locksmith to open a safe. This week, Amalgamated Locksmiths talk you through the most common reasons we get called out to open a safe. […]

September 5th, 2017|

Melbourne (3000) Crime Statistics 2017

Every month, we have been looking at the crime rates of Melbourne suburbs. In our series so far, we have looked at Abbotsford, Collingwood, Fitzroy, South Melbourne, Northcote, North Melbourne and Carlton. This month, we are focusing on the suburb at the heart of it all, Melbourne, 3000. […]

August 28th, 2017|

Top Five Ways to Remember Your PIN

Previously, we have written about the importance of updating your security codes. We suggested that you don’t use important dates (e.g. 1-9-8-4, Amalgamated Locksmiths’ birthday) or visual patterns (8-5-2-0 forms a straight line on the keypad). We suggested that random sequences were the best.  Although they are harder to guess, random sequences are also harder to remember. To help you, this week we propose our top five ways to remember your PIN. […]

August 21st, 2017|

How to Create the Safest Codes, Combinations and PINs

At Amalgamated Locksmiths, we offer a range of safes to meet your needs. But did you know that you can make your safe even more secure simply by changing the codes? Alarm systems, safes and electronic digital keyless locks can all require access codes. Many come with built-in PINs (Personal Identification Numbers) or codes as default and a lot of people don’t think to change them. It is important for your security to change your safe’s default PIN. […]

August 14th, 2017|

My Car Fob is not Working!

My Car Fob Has Stopped Responding Your car fob is the remote control you use to lock your car and activate its alarm. It is one of the small security devices you probably don’t think about very often. Usually, you will only think about your car fob when it stops working. We’re here to tell [...]

August 7th, 2017|