Amalgamated Locksmiths' Blog -- Local Melbourne Locksmiths

Suburb in Focus: Carlton Crime Stats

Carlton is a trendy inner-city suburb. It’s a popular location for Melbourne University students, young professionals, couples and investors. It’s got everything you need - luxury stores, great eateries and excellent access to public transport. It’s always buzzing and has a vibrant nightlife. Our team of professional locksmiths frequently service Carlton and today we’re looking [...]

July 6th, 2019|

Salto Access Control – Melbourne Locksmiths

These days people are searching for security solutions that are up-to-date and easy to use. Here at Amalgamated Locksmiths, our preferred brand to use is Salto. The Salto Access Control System is suitable for both commercial and domestic access control. Salto Access Control Products Salto offers a wide range of versatile products - access solutions [...]

June 29th, 2019|

What is a Mobile Locksmith?

If you’ve never experienced a lock-out or security emergency, then you may not be familiar with a mobile locksmith service - so what is a Mobile Locksmith? A mobile locksmith is a trained and fully licenced locksmith who can make service calls. They travel with all the equipment necessary to be able to offer emergency [...]

June 19th, 2019|

Suburb in Focus: South Melbourne Crime Stats

City, beach or park?  If you live or work in South Melbourne, then you can take your pick. You're in close proximity to all these options. To add to the appeal, you will be on tree-lined streets with renovated Victorian terraces. There is a fabulous food market and lots of cafes and restaurants that cater [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

All you Need to Know about Key Storage

Should you hide your front door key under your front door mat? Most people have the sense not to do this, but it is convenient and tempting to hide keys in inventive places that you think a potential thief would never look. This week we look at key storage options that will save you from [...]

May 24th, 2019|

Gate Security: What Should You Consider?

The perimeter of your home is your first line of defence against burglary and theft. Good security around your property can deter burglars. Unfortunately, gate security is one of the most overlooked areas in home and business protection. Don’t forget that if your fence is secure and your gate is padlocked, you’ll make it harder [...]

May 15th, 2019|

Suburb in Focus: Preston Crime Statistics

Each month, the Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team bring you the crime stats for a different Melbourne suburb. This year we’ve looked at Fitzroy, Melbourne CBD, Northcote and Abbotsford. Today, we will look at Preston’s Crime Statistics. We get our information from Crime Statistics Victoria (CSV), the government department responsible for the publication of crime statistics [...]

April 22nd, 2019|

Door Closers recommended by our Commercial Locksmiths

What are the Benefits of Door Closers? Door closers are hydraulic devices that ensure a door closes behind you. If you’re the owner or manager of a commercial property or a retail property, it’s definitely worth looking at installing door closers if you haven’t already. They are beneficial for fire control, privacy and environmental requirements. [...]

April 12th, 2019|

Chipolo Classic – never lose your keys again

If you haven’t heard about this yet – you need to! Chipolo is the new way to find your lost items. Never lose your keys, wallet or phone again. Amalgamated Locksmiths now stock this wonderful little gadget at our Collingwood Locksmith store and it’s a must-have. What is Chipolo? It started with 6 friends who [...]

April 3rd, 2019|

Locksmiths Melbourne: Reconditioned Safes

A safe is an essential storage solution for every household. It’s the best place to store all your important documents such as passports, tax records, business documents, contracts, wills etc. A safe is also a great place to store your spare car keys and house keys according to our professional locksmiths. Melbourne has a great [...]

March 22nd, 2019|