United Locksmith Blog

May
17
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Getting ready for a big trip can be a stressful, busy, and exciting all at once. It can be easy to forget about all that time your house will sit dormant, and the opportunity it might create for thieves or vandals. Having a home to come back to is important, and keeping in the same condition is essential too. Here are 10 things you should do to mak…

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May
02
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Nothing takes the fun out of a trip like having your luggage stolen, or getting a call from back home to let you know your house has been broken into. These things don’t just sour your trip for a day either – they cause continued inconveniences and tend to play on your mind. To keep that mind at ease, here are 5easy tricks to keep yourself and your…

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Mar
15
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Sliding doors can be a beautiful addition to any home, but they are not always the safest doors when it comes to keeping out intruders, especially if they’re made of glass. Most of the time sliding doors provide backdoor or side door access, which means that not everyone considers the security of them, which is a big mistake.   Sliding doors can …

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Mar
04
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Why Thieves Steal Your Mail and How You Can Stop It   A few bills going missing from your mailbox may seem like a minor thing, but don’t become complacent – you could be the victim of identity thieves. We explain how they do it, and what steps you can take to secure your mail and protect your identity.   Rhonda’s Story   In April 2015, the AB…

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Jan
18
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Stay Safe with These 5 Terrific Tips from a Locksmith  Having your house or business broken into is not just financially damaging, it also takes an emotional toll. If it is a family home it can leave children traumatised and parents terrified while business owners risk losing important assets. To protect all of the important things in your life, o…

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Dec
22
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Getting locked out or realising you’ve lost your keys is unpleasant, and it’s natural to feel panicked. But don’t worry, whether you need to climb through a window or call a 24-hour emergency locksmith, there is always a solution. Let’s take a look at when you actually would need to contact a 24 hour professional. 

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Dec
07
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Ever gone to check the mail without your keys only to have your door lock behind you? Having to call a locksmith just to collect a few bills isn’t ideal, but there is a solution to these problems. Keyless entry takes the key out of the ‘lock and key’ scenario and gives you greater freedom at home or the office. Let’s look at the pros and cons of ke…

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