Amalgamated Locksmiths' Blog -- Local Melbourne Locksmiths

Where are my Keys? Key Duplication for Lost Keys

You know what I’m talking about – the morning rush made worse by a misplaced set of keys. The frantic search through your handbag, gym bag or shopping bags – then retracing your steps and checking every nook and cranny of the house. Thankfully you’ve got a spare set…or do you? Key Cutting Services in [...]

November 8th, 2018|

Suburb in Focus: Crime Rates in Northcote

Northcote is a trendy suburb – the cafes, speciality shops and bars give it a spirited atmosphere. It’s a mix of old and new, the biggest complaints from residents are the lack of parking and traffic congestion. However, shops and restaurants are in walking distance and, if you’d like to escape, parks and rivers are [...]

October 31st, 2018|

The Cost of Hiring a Locksmith

  It’s the age-old question – ‘How much will it cost?’ Unfortunately, it's not a straightforward answer. The cost of hiring a Locksmith is really dependent on the type of work you need done, the day of the week, the time of day and the complexity of the job.   People are sometimes hesitant to [...]

October 22nd, 2018|

Locksmiths Melbourne: Deadbolts – A Simple Security Solution

Our Locksmiths in Melbourne often get budget-conscious customers who feel they need better front and back door security. People in apartment blocks or on streets with a high volume of passing foot traffic – may feel the need to have a little bit of extra security. Protecting yourself and your property from opportunistic thieves can [...]

October 8th, 2018|

Suburb in Focus: Abbotsford 2018

It’s that time of the month again where we shine the spotlight on one of Melbourne’s popular suburbs – Abbotsford. Abbotsford is a great location for access to the city. Living or working in Abbotsford means you’ll be close to plenty of trendy restaurants and cafes. Public transport is easily accessible, you have access to [...]

September 25th, 2018|

Locksmiths Melbourne: Top Business Security Tips

If you’re a small business owner, then you’ve no doubt spent some time thinking about your office security. Our commercial locksmiths are often called out to help local Melbourne businesses assess their business security solutions. The type of security you choose is dependent on your business location (off-street, on street, business park etc) and the [...]

September 17th, 2018|

Safe Security – Store your Valuables in a Safe

Most people have a favourite place, such as a drawer, to store important documents like passports, birth certificates and investment policies. Or a sneaky hiding place to stow expensive jewellery during the holidays - but do you have a proper safe?  A household or business safe is a great place to keep those precious items [...]

September 7th, 2018|

Suburb in Focus: Coburg 2018

This month we’re looking at Coburg! The monthly Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Suburb in Focus covers the crime statistics of the neighbourhoods we service most frequently. Last month, the Suburb in Focus was Carlton - home to Little Italy and a some of our locksmiths’ favourite cafes. This month we’re looking at Coburg – an area with [...]

August 30th, 2018|

Locksmiths in Melbourne Talk CCTV

  Talkback radio 3AW recently reported that CCTV (closed-circuit TV) is on the rise in Melbourne suburbs. As domestic and commercial locksmiths in Melbourne, we are often asked about the installation of cameras - not only as a deterrent for potential burglars - but also as a way to keep a record of the happenings [...]

August 23rd, 2018|

Locked Out? Emergency Locksmiths in Melbourne Save the Day

It’s a daily occurrence across Melbourne - the hustle and bustle of daily life sometimes means our thoughts are elsewhere and we’ve absent-mindedly locked ourselves out of the house. Don’t worry - Amalgamated Locksmiths service areas across Melbourne CBD. 24-hour emergency locksmiths are on-hand to respond to areas including Collingwood, Fitzroy, Brunswick, Carlton, North Melbourne, [...]

August 16th, 2018|