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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|

Licenced Locksmiths are the Key to Personalised Smart Home Security

Technology is advancing so quickly. This is great news for the security and locksmith industry. Keeping an eye on your property, even when you’re not at home, is now easier than ever with numerous home security options available. Smart Home Security or Sci-Fi? It’s common for today’s advanced home security solutions to include facial recognition, [...]

August 9th, 2018|

Collingwood Locksmiths: Home Security Can Save You Money

Should you invest in a home security system? It’s tempting to think that home security is an expensive luxury but here at Amalgamated Locksmiths we say it is an important consideration for property owners. Not only will it offer you peace of mind but it will also help you save on some monthly expenses. Save [...]

August 1st, 2018|

Suburb in Focus 2: Carlton

Home to Melbourne’s Little Italy, and some excellent cafes, restaurants and clothing store, Carlton is a popular inner-city suburb. Its hustle, bustle and proximity to three of Melbourne’s university also makes Carlton a popular destination for uni students and first-time renters. Our mobile locksmiths in Carlton work on residential, automotive and commercial security solutions. We provide free on site quotes and emergency locksmith services in Carlton. […]

June 22nd, 2018|

North Melbourne Locksmiths Talk Apartment Security

A few weeks ago, we told you that Melbourne is growing. By 2030, the City of Melbourne, the LGA stretching from Docklands to North Melbourne, is expected to double in population size. This growth gives architects and urban planners an exciting challenge. With a focus on Urban Forestry, the city is dedicated to creating green, attractive buildings, with stunning architecture and state-of-the-art public spaces. Every day, we’re reading news about these new spaces, such as this one, with more on the way. […]

June 14th, 2018|

Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Security Tips for Bike Riders

Melbourne has a strong bike-riding community that shows no signs of slowing down. More and more people are turning to the greener, healthier alternative of bike-riding to work, friends’ houses and to the market. As such, more and more bike paths are popping up, especially in Melbourne’s inner north. Our favourite is the Merri Creek trail that connects Fitzroy North to Coburg, through Northcote and Brunswick. […]

June 8th, 2018|

Garage Door Security

What You Can Do To Secure Your Garage Garages store some of your most expensive possessions, not least your car. Some of us keep whitegoods in our garage, and for almost everyone we’ve ever met, the garage has ended up as a secondary storage place for sport equipment, bikes, Christmas Trees, power tools and so on. They are a burglar’s cornucopia. And what’s more, garage security is often neglected. […]

June 1st, 2018|

Suburb in Focus 2018: Collingwood

This month, our mobile locksmiths return to Collingwood. Our locksmiths are looking at the crime rates for Collingwood, and comparing them to last year’s to see what we can learn about the locksmith requirements for the home of the Pies! […]

May 24th, 2018|