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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 [...]

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 [...]

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. […]

14 02, 2018

Lights, Cameras, Less Action! Streetlights in Brunswick

February 14th, 2018|

In 2015, in the last Household Survey Moreland City Council published, 24% of households thought that street lighting should be the council’s #1 area for improvement. This was up from 17% the year before. Almost the same number of people (23% of those surveyed) thought CCTV in public areas was as important. Clearly, street lights and security go hand-in-hand. With the Council reviewing their Public Lighting Policy in March this year, this week Amalgamated Locksmiths thought we would look at the history of street lights, and what our clients can do to feel safer in The City of Moreland. […]

9 12, 2017

On the first day of Christmas, my locksmith gave to me…

December 9th, 2017|

  Top 10 Home Security Tips for Christmas 2017 Christmas is a busy time of year for locksmiths, homeowners, businesses… and crooks. Whether you are travelling for the holidays or staying at home, the Amalgamated Locksmiths blogging team have put together a list to help you keep your home protected against predators this holiday season. […]

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! […]

9 07, 2017

Restricted Key Systems

July 9th, 2017|

Restricted key systems, also known as master key systems, are perhaps the product our commercial clients  most request. This week, we discuss what restricted key systems are and why they might be the right choice for your business. […]

26 06, 2017

Suburb in Focus: North Melbourne

June 26th, 2017|

As part of our series on suburban crime rates so far, we have looked at Abbotsford, Collingwood, Fitzroy, South Melbourne and Northcote. Today, we turn our gaze to North Melbourne. As ever, we have taken our statistics from the state’s official crime watch source, the Crime Statistics Agency of Victoria (CSA), corroborated by information sourced [...]

27 03, 2017

Suburb in Focus: Crime Rates in Abbotsford

March 27th, 2017|

Every month we will investigate the latest data on crime statistics in Melbourne suburbs. This month it’s Abbotsford, one of our most visited suburbs. […]