Cylinder: basic, standard or high security

Cylinder: basic, standard or high security

If you type “experienced locksmith in my area” in your browser, you can be pretty sure that there is one nearer than you think. Professional locksmith company is going to let you choose between various security options for your property, matching your individual...
Invest in security and save on your insurance

Invest in security and save on your insurance

While applying for your home insurance, having industry-approved locks in most cases is going to give you a discount on the normal premiums. The more secure your locks, the cheaper your premiums, because a well-protected property equals a lesser risk for the insurer....
BS 3621 standard – how to upgrade your locks

BS 3621 standard – how to upgrade your locks

Most of us have an Euro Cylinder lock fitted to our external doors. However, not all euro cylinders are burglar resistant and approved by the Police and insurance companies. BS 3621 is a well-known lock standard established by British Standards Institute (BSI) for...
Your old lock – repair, change or install a new one?

Your old lock – repair, change or install a new one?

The lock on the door is a security guard for your property, sense of safety and privacy. There are many reasons to consider repairing or changing your locks – do not wait until it’s too late! When is it worth repairing your old lock? When your old lock begins to...
Are night latches insurance approved?

Are night latches insurance approved?

Invariably popular night latches, sometimes referred to as “Yale locks” or “Rim locks” are surface-mounted locks that are not morticed into the door. They come in different sizes and designs. But how to know which night latch is approved by insurance agencies?  ERA...