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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 [...]

8 10, 2018

Locksmiths Melbourne: Deadbolts – A Simple Security Solution

October 8th, 2018|

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 [...]

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. […]

21 03, 2018

Ten Tips for First Home Owners to Improve Their Security

March 21st, 2018|

  First home owners have a lot to worry about. Mortgages, changing schools, finding a new favourite takeaway, remembering bin night, locating the best bus route to work…The list goes on. No matter where you are on that list, whether it’s your first home or your twenty-seventh, a new home is at once exciting and a little scary. For the first few weeks, you’ll be extra vigilant in locking up before bed, and double checking your front door before you leave for the day. To help you settle into your new home, we’ve put together a list of ten tips around your new home security. […]

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. […]

5 10, 2017

Key Duplication — Our Key Cutting Services

October 5th, 2017|

This week, the Amalgamated Locksmiths team discuss all things key cutting, including what keys we can cut, key cutting alternatives and the importance of choosing qualified key cutters. […]

27 07, 2017

Why You May Need A Door Closer

July 27th, 2017|

What Are Door Closers? When you have a door that needs to close behind you, a good idea is to install a door closer. Door closers are mechanisms often found at the top of doors that stop them from slamming. But they do more than that! […]

5 06, 2017

How to Secure Your Home’s Back Doors with Lockwood 001Touch Double Cylinder Deadlatch

June 5th, 2017|

Now that you have secured your front doors and your windows, your attention may have turned further down your home, to the very end of it, in fact, and rested on your back door. Ours has, and so we have written for you our tips for the optimal back door security. […]

22 05, 2017

How to Secure Your Home’s Front Doors with Lockwood 001Touch Keyless Digital Deadlatch or Deadbolt

May 22nd, 2017|

Previously, we have talked about how to secure your windows but today we want to tell you how to strengthen your front door security. In 2016, 1 in every 68 Victorian homes were burgled, and in our suburb of Collingwood, this number increased to 1 in every 65. Front doors are the main entry point [...]