Safe as Houses: Assessing Your Abode’s Security Quotient

A hearty welcome to 2024, where the promise of a new year brings fresh opportunities and, of course, the perfect time to assess the security of your cherished abode. As we embark on this journey into the future, there’s no better moment to ensure that your home is not just a dwelling but a secure […]

A quick-fire guide to lock picking

Lock picking is a skill that requires patience, practice, and an understanding of how locks work. It is important to note that it is illegal to pick locks you do not own or do not have permission to pick. This guide is meant to provide information for legitimate and legal uses, such as locksmith training […]

Top tips to avoid lock snapping

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As long as there have been locks, there have been burglars trying to break them. The battle continues as lock makers seek to stay one step ahead of the criminals who try to break them. This is the case with cylinder locks. Currently, one of the most common ways to force entry to a property […]

Top tips for making your front door more secure

The front door is probably the most important entry point into any home – its where most people who call to the house come to first, be they guest or postman. But it can also be vulnerable to burglars. While you might think burglars prefer to sneak in through a window or a back door, […]

Covid – 19 Update From Inta-lock locksmiths

Locksmiths – still open for business in Leicester The coronavirus pandemic has affected businesses in all sectors in the UK, and locksmiths have been no exception. But mobile locksmiths – including Inta-lock Locksmiths in Leicester – are still open for business, although observing strict conditions to avoid risking spreading COVID-19 to customers.  While much of […]

How to make sure your windows are safe

How to make sure your windows are safe With the weather being unseasonably warm across the country over the recent Easter period, many people will have been opening their windows to bring fresh air into the house. But care has to be taken as windows are one of the most vulnerable areas of a house […]

How to improve your front door security

How to improve your front door security Having your home burgled is always a traumatic experience and, as well as the loss of property, it can have a long-lasting effect on you and your family – even if the locks have been changed afterwards, people can still feel unsafe and anxious.The front door is one […]

Facts you might not know about locksmiths

Facts you might not know about locksmiths Locksmiths are the type of professionals that most people don’t think about until they need them when they are locked out of their house or car or need replacement keys. But locksmithing is about much more than being there to help you out in an emergency: it is […]

Top tips for keeping your home safe

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Top tips for keeping your home safe While the number of residential burglaries is falling in this country, there are nevertheless still hundreds of thousands of offences committed each year. But by following some simple measures you can help ensure you don’t become a part of the statistics. Residential burglaries in England and Wales fell […]

Top five strongest padlocks in the world

Top five strongest padlocks in the world If you’re looking for a relatively cheap but effective security option, then the humble padlock is always worth considering. For locking anything from a gate to a suitcase to more high security items, padlocks have been keeping possessions safe for decades. But there are many different sorts of […]