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22 10, 2018

The Cost of Hiring a Locksmith

October 22nd, 2018|

  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 [...]

17 09, 2018

Locksmiths Melbourne: Top Business Security Tips

September 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

1 06, 2018

Garage Door Security

June 1st, 2018|

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. […]

24 05, 2018

Suburb in Focus 2018: Collingwood

May 24th, 2018|

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! […]

17 05, 2018

Melbourne May Become Australia’s Largest City by 2030

May 17th, 2018|

According to Nine News, Melbourne could be Australia’s biggest city by 2030. Melbourne is growing by 126,000 people per year, the report said, 36,000 people more than Sydney. What’s more, four of the five fastest growing suburbs in Australia are in Melbourne. This week, we look at our city’s population growth, and what it means for Melbourne’s locksmiths. […]

10 05, 2018

Brunswick’s Unique Storefronts Offer Unique Opportunities

May 10th, 2018|

Brunswick Home to almost 25,000 people, Brunswick is a bustling inner Melbourne suburb. Settlement began in Brunswick in the 1800s and since then the suburb has been a popular destination for Melbourne’s tourists, families looking to settle down, enterprising business owners, and talented street artists. One of Melbourne’s oldest, this suburb is well developed, and has bustled over the past 170 years. Our mobile locksmiths have been in Brunswick for the past 30, and in that time we have seen major developments. […]

3 05, 2018

Meter Box Security

May 3rd, 2018|

A number of homes and businesses feel safer having their meter boxes locked. So this week, we asked our mobile locksmiths about locking meter boxes: why would people want to lock their meter box, and what can our clients do to protect their meter boxes? […]

18 04, 2018

Shared Business Security

April 18th, 2018|

A few months ago, we wrote a blog about how homeowners (and renters!) can work with their neighbours to improve their domestic security. We cited a survey that found most people would be happy to do more to help their neighbours, but few had made the first move. Since then, we have published a number of blogs on commercial security, such as on fire safety and street lights. We got to thinking: if homes could work with their neighbours to improve their neighbourhood security, couldn’t businesses too? So, this week, we asked our Melbourne locksmiths to brainstorm a few ways businesses can look out for each other. […]

14 03, 2018

Lockwood Cortex Digital Door

March 14th, 2018|

Last week, we mentioned that our domestic locksmiths were installing more electronic security solutions. We were talking about how digital door locks were changing the way that residents have packages, post and potentially even food delivered. This week, we are continuing our focus on electronic security, only instead of domestic security, we are looking at why so many of our commercial locksmith clients are installing digital door locks. […]

23 02, 2018

The Difference Between Rekeying and Replacing Locks

February 23rd, 2018|

  It is good practice for home- and business owners to change their locks when moving into their new property, or when there has been a security breach. Few know that they may not have to have the entire lock replaced. Sometimes, our mobile locksmiths can instead rekey a lock. This week, we talk to our mobile locksmiths about the difference between rekeying and replacing locks. […]