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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. [...]

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 [...]

23 08, 2018

Locksmiths in Melbourne Talk CCTV

August 23rd, 2018|

  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 [...]

9 08, 2018

Licenced Locksmiths are the Key to Personalised Smart Home Security

August 9th, 2018|

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, [...]

1 08, 2018

Collingwood Locksmiths: Home Security Can Save You Money

August 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

14 06, 2018

North Melbourne Locksmiths Talk Apartment Security

June 14th, 2018|

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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? […]

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. […]