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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. [...]

19 11, 2018

5 Tips from Emergency Locksmiths

November 19th, 2018|

  We’ve all seen those movies where it takes the villain (or hero) a couple of seconds to pick a lock. It seems so easy. Or what about the good old credit card trick?  Just slide a credit card through the door and jimmy the lock for easy access. Do these tricks work? We get some [...]

8 11, 2018

Where are my Keys? Key Duplication for Lost Keys

November 8th, 2018|

You know what I’m talking about – the morning rush made worse by a misplaced set of keys. The frantic search through your handbag, gym bag or shopping bags – then retracing your steps and checking every nook and cranny of the house. Thankfully you’ve got a spare set…or do you? Key Cutting Services in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 08, 2018

Locked Out? Emergency Locksmiths in Melbourne Save the Day

August 16th, 2018|

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, [...]

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. […]

8 06, 2018

Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Security Tips for Bike Riders

June 8th, 2018|

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. […]