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15 05, 2019

Gate Security: What Should You Consider?

May 15th, 2019|

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 [...]

22 04, 2019

Suburb in Focus: Preston Crime Statistics

April 22nd, 2019|

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 [...]

12 04, 2019

Door Closers recommended by our Commercial Locksmiths

April 12th, 2019|

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. [...]

3 04, 2019

Chipolo Classic – never lose your keys again

April 3rd, 2019|

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 [...]

22 03, 2019

Locksmiths Melbourne: Reconditioned Safes

March 22nd, 2019|

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 [...]

14 03, 2019

Locksmith Scams in and around Melbourne

March 14th, 2019|

Our accredited and professional locksmiths in Melbourne want to send a timely reminder to Melburnians to be on the look-out for locksmith scams. Locksmith scammers are often unaccredited and unskilled. They will win your approval by quoting low prices and then change the quote once they’re already on the job thus scamming people out of [...]

22 02, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Digital Locks

February 22nd, 2019|

Smart Locks Have you thought about upgrading your home security? Do you still rely on a standard deadbolt lock and key system? Although there is nothing wrong with the ‘old-fashioned’ lock-up system – and we often recommend a deadbolt for the budget conscious consumer – people are looking to invest in more advanced home security [...]

13 02, 2019

24 hr Locksmith Melbourne| What to do when you’re locked out?

February 13th, 2019|

Locked out? There are plenty of reasons people find themselves accidentally locked out – a broken key in the lock, a faulty or jammed door - and, if you’re a security conscious person, you may find getting back in to your house is trickier than you thought. A 24 hr locksmith is often the best [...]

24 12, 2018

Our Emergency Locksmiths are Available over the Holiday Season

December 24th, 2018|

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12 12, 2018

Home Security Tips for the Holidays

December 12th, 2018|

Are you heading off to your well-earned break over the holiday season? Have you organised for your neighbour to collect the post or set a timer so the lights turn on in the evening? These days you can’t be too safe and it’s worth making sure your home security is up-to-date before you set off. [...]