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Secure, Safe Garden

How a safer garden creates a safer home

By James | June 30, 2022

With summer just around the corner, having a garden that we see as our pride and joy is important for many of us. That is why so much of our precious time and energy is spent making them look up to standard. Keeping your garden secure is the first step into keeping your home secure…

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Door lock maintenance

Tips for door lock maintenance

By James | June 12, 2022

Door locks are critical components of your home security setup. However, they are often overlooked when it comes to care and maintenance. As mechanical devices, locks deserve as much attention as your car’s engine. This article highlights the maintenance tips necessary to keep these locks performing optimally. The need for maintenance Door locks usually have…

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Going on holiday? Keep your home safe

Going on holiday? Keep your home safe!

By James | May 25, 2022

The sun is shining high in the sky and this year you can finally go on holiday to your favourite places. Whether you are planning some weekend getaways or you want to head off on a two-week break and have some fun in the sun, your biggest priority shouldn’t just be remembering your passports and…

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New lock and key

Key problems that require a new lock

By James | May 11, 2022

Designed using the latest technology and manufactured from robust materials, the latest locks can safeguard homes, businesses, and outdoor buildings. Every lock constructed has its dedicated key that enables access, but if this tool can’t be accounted for or counted on, it presents a significant security risk. In this blog, we’ll explore some common key…

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insurance-grade locks

What exactly are insurance-grade locks?

By James | April 29, 2022

We have seen an increase in people calling on their local locksmiths because insurance companies advise that their existing locks are not up to standard. This can actually be a deal-breaker with regards to some companies offering cover. Many insurers have a minimum lock standard that they will accept on a property. This is to…

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secure your home front door

Best practices to secure your home front door

By James | April 29, 2022

Side windows, rear doors, and garages are all popular points for burglars to illegally access private properties. Out of sight from pedestrians passing by and observant neighbours, it’s understandable why these areas are ideal options for criminal trespass. However, research has uncovered that a home’s front door is often one of the most used entry…

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reasons for calling a locksmith

4 common reasons for calling a locksmith

By James | April 1, 2022

Whatever your reason for looking for a locksmith, Lockout 24/7 can provide the swift, professional service you need. Naturally, nobody wants to be in need of a locksmith, but when the need arises it’s great to know you have one you can rely on any time of the day. The reasons people call us vary…

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professional locksmith

Get prepared – pick your professional locksmith now

By James | March 10, 2022

Emergencies can strike at any time. Most smartphones made today come equipped with functions that instantly connect you to emergency services while more advanced models can like iPhones can report your location to police or ambulance services when you need urgent assistance. From leaky pipes to faulty electrics, some unexpected incidents allow you the room…

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Keep your home safe this spring

How to keep your home safe this spring

By James | February 28, 2022

It’s important to keep your home safe and secure all year round, but with spring fast approaching, there are several tips home occupiers can take on board to ensure safety during the spring season. Here are some tips to keep your home safe this spring: Keep your garden well maintained With spring emerging, many of…

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Tricks burglars use

Tricks burglars use that you should know about

By James | February 18, 2022

One of the main things homeowners and renters worry about is the risk of burglary, so it is important to take precautions to try and prevent burglars from entering your property as much as possible. There are several common tricks that burglars use to target your home to break in, some of which are listed…

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