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...
uPVC repairs in Beckenham, Bromley and Crystal Palace

uPVC repairs in Beckenham, Bromley and Crystal Palace

Do you have issues with uPVC doors or uPVC windows in Crystal Palace, Beckenham or Bromley? Professional local locksmiths will be glad to assist you in any uPVC problems you might face. Jammed uPVC door lock A good door lock should keep out burglars, not the property...
Join the Neighbourhood Watch

Join the Neighbourhood Watch

In 1964, 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was stabbed outside the apartment building across the street from where she lived. According to the media, 38 witnesses saw or heard the attack. None of them came to her aid or called the Police. This caused a chain of reaction. And...
Electronic digital locks vs. mechanical digital locks

Electronic digital locks vs. mechanical digital locks

You might wish to know if an electronic digital lock is safer than a mechanical one. Or indeed, the other way around. When the digital, electronic lock was introduced recently, many in the industry held the debate surrounding the differences between the two systems....
Moving House? A Security Checklist

Moving House? A Security Checklist

Moving house can be a daunting time with many important issues and tasks to do. In the final week before you move, you should check the security of your property. Safety and security are paramount and both the old and new homes need steps to be addressed in terms of...