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Welcome to our blog! We would like to share some useful tips, news and information about our company, services and general locksmith and real-estate related topics.
22nd July 2014
SecuRam Systems: SafeLogic Xtreme - Two Safe Locks In One

SecuRam Systems was founded in 2006 with a business plan to develop reliable, cost-effective and innovative locks for the safe industry. Their parent company has a 23-year record of manufacturing products for the access control industry. Jeremy Brookes, director of sales at SecuRam Systems, described the SecuRam product lineup during a recent meeting with Locksmith […]

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10th July 2014
Garage Defender installed in residential property in Surbiton.

Garage Defender installation Garage Defender installation done for one of our domestic customers in Surbiton. Please remember! We are CRB checked and registered. With our domestic, as well as commercial locksmith services we aim to exceed your satisfaction by simply providing honest and reliable service to all of our customers. We guarantee to beat any […]

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7th July 2014
SMR locksmiths are expanding SEO campaign!

We have put our SEO campaign in motion. Please see our new landing pages for locations of interest and where we operate and do most of the business. Our services include and are not limited to: locks installation, locks change, emergency lockout, locks supplied & fitted for residential & commercial customers. We provide Emergency Locksmith […]

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21st June 2014
Locks changed in Putney, local residential locksmith work.

Locks changed One of our recent work we have done for private customer in Putney, residential area of London. Old locks changed to brand new Mortice lock Legge 5 Level, supplied and fitted to British Standard BS 3621. Please remember! We are CRB checked and registered. With our domestic, as well as commercial locksmith services […]

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12th June 2014
Locksmith Jargon Buster

Anti-thrust bolt A spring bolt, for a night latch particularly, which cannot be pushed back when it has shot out and fastened a door, although it can be withdrawn by knob or key. This security device is usually achieved by a dog inside the latch case which falls behind the bolt and keeps it shot […]

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2nd June 2014
New Locks Fitted, Streatham

We have been called up for a job.  Our task was to get new locks fitted at the residential property in Streatham, London. We have arrived on time as always and got on with the job running smooth and without any complications. Managed to get whole install, that is: creating a mortice in the door […]

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31st May 2014
What is a Mortice Lock?

Mortice lock Mortice is a lock that requires a pocket—the mortice—to be cut into the door or piece of furniture into which the lock is to be fitted. In most parts of the world, mortice locks are found on older buildings constructed before the advent of bored cylindrical locks, but they have recently become more […]

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30th May 2014
Avoiding Home Burglary

Avoiding Home Burglary Keep em' out!! Most criminals who burglarize homes are looking for an easy hit; a house that they can break into quickly, take something of value, and leave without being detected. Yes, there are professional burglars who can gain entry into almost any home if they want, however, most criminals who break into […]

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19th May 2014
The "Forever Lock". Un-pickable lock with an amazing design!

This lock as the manufacturer claims to be un-pickable. Check out this video and see for yourselves! Very interesting construction!

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19th April 2014
Advice relating to Euro cylinder locks

Euro cylinder lock advice What is "lock snapping" ? As the title would suggest, this is where the lock cylinder is literally snapped in two by applying force to the cylinder. Thieves have devised methods of snapping these types of cylinders locks in a matter of seconds and still be able to operate the lock […]

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11th April 2014
What is a Rim Lock?

Rim locks A Rim lock differs from the usual type of mortice lock used on a front door which is internally mounted within the frame of a door. A rim lock is not usually used on a front door as it is not as secure as a mortice lock, unless supported by additional security devices such as bolts. Usually, […]

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