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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, [...]

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 [...]

6 11, 2017

Home Alarms: The Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm

November 6th, 2017|

  Whether they visit our Collingwood store or call out our mobile locksmiths for a free on-site quote, a number of our residential clients ask about home alarms. Following our previous advice on ways to improve home security (making sure they have good quality locks on their doors and windows and knowing their neighbours), these clients want the peace of mind that only an alarm system can bring. To them, we recommend the Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm, a modern, wireless home alarm that users can monitor remotely. This week, our blog team asked our locksmiths just what is so special about the Yale Easy Fit Smartphone Alarm. […]

12 10, 2017

Why We Choose Salto Systems

October 12th, 2017|

Amalgamated Locksmiths have been supplying Melbourne with locksmith and security installation services for over 33 years. We are committed to combining cutting edge security technologies with our decades of experience to develop the highest quality security installation services for Melbourne homes and businesses. Salto Systems launched in 2001 as a manufacturer of simple, secure access control systems. Since then, we have been recommending, installing and maintaining its security products for both residential and commercial clients. […]

28 09, 2017

Preston’s Crime Statistics 2017

September 28th, 2017|

Each month, the Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team bring you the crime stats for a different Melbourne suburb. So far, we have discussed Melbourne, Carlton, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Abbotsford, South Melbourne, Northcote and North Melbourne. Today, we present to you: Preston’s Crime Statistics 2017. […]

21 09, 2017

Neighbours and Home Security

September 21st, 2017|

If you’re like us, you’re always on the lookout for cost-effective ways to improve your home security. We’ve blogged before on home security must-haves, and how to make your front doors and windows more secure. We’ve also talked about the role a dog can play in your home security. But did you know there is something else you can do to increase the safety of your home? […]

12 09, 2017

My Key Safe, My Kids and Me – Debbie’s Story

September 12th, 2017|

One of the many simple security solutions we sell is a key safe. Key safes are small, secure, combination-controlled boxes used to store keys and keycards. They are neat ways of storing spare keys safely and are also excellent alternatives for businesses or community centres that require a number of different users to have access but don’t want to have too many keys cut. Recently, we talked to one of our clients about her experience with a key safe. […]

19 07, 2017

AirBnB Home Security Solutions

July 19th, 2017|

Many of our clients in Collingwood and Fitzroy are now using their properties for AirBnB. Concerned with how to keep their homes secure, they come to us asking for simple, friendly and effective domestic security solutions. […]

19 06, 2017

Side Door Security

June 19th, 2017|

As part of our series on home security, in which we have previously discussed front door, window, and back door security, we now present you with our recommendation for side door security: the Lockwood Onyx Patio Sliding Door Lock. We recommend pairing this state-of-the-art device with an additional lockable patio bolt for increased security. […]