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What is a uPVC Door?

What is Unplasticised Polyvinyl chloride? Unplasticised Polyvinyl chloride, otherwise known as uPVC, is a hard and non flexible material that is known for its excellent performance and durability. It has become increasingly popular over the more traditional wooden door due to its longevity and availability to be manufactured in an array of colours which present […]

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What to Consider when Buying a Bathroom Door Lock

Bathroom locks are essential in any home, whether it’s only two people that live there, or it’s a house share of 8 people. It’s not often that you think about the lock on your bathroom door, but it is something that needs some thought. The purpose of a bathroom door lock isn’t to keep out […]

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Keytek’s Padlock Buying Guide

What is a Padlock? Padlocks are defined as portable locks with a shackle that may be passed through an opening to prevent use, theft, vandalism or harm. A padlock is traditionally used to secure; gates, sheds, bikes etc. What do I need to consider when buying a Padlock? The first thing you need to consider […]

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Yale Smart Locks Buying Guide

Yale has pretty much dominated the lock industry for over 200 years; they invented the first pin tumbler lock after all! Yale certainly lead the pack when it comes to new ways to protect your home, so it’s no surprise that they have a range of smart home security products. We are going to look […]

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How to Improve Your Front Door Security

Disclaimer; there is no way to 100% burglar proof your doors. We have put together a guide that will help hinder, discourage and put off potential burglars from entering your home. Experiencing a break in can be traumatic; some unknown person entering your home can make you feel unsafe, even after the locks have been […]

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Commercial Landlords Guide – Securing all your properties

As a commercial landlord, it is your legal responsibility to ensure that your tenants are not only safe and happy, but that the commercial property you are renting out is also secure and free from any hazards. With this in mind, you should take the time to fully understand your legal obligations to avoid compromising […]

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Top 5 Wi-Fi Doorbell Cameras

In this age of smart phones, home hubs and app controlled heating; it’s not surprising to see the emergence of Wi-Fi doorbell cameras. We will do just about anything to keep our home and family secure, so are smart doorbells a worthy investment? We are going to look at the five most popular doorbell cameras […]

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Christmas Holiday Safety Tips

How to keep your home safe this Christmas 1.      Don’t give too much away on Social Media. It is never recommended to put your Christmas travel plans on any form of social media. Especially the date you’re leaving, the length of time you are away for and when you will be back. This is all […]

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Moving House Checklist

Moving House Checklist Whether you are moving for the first time or the tenth time, renting or buying, moving your whole life to somewhere new is an exciting but stressful time. There are so many things to consider when you’re moving house; your mind is filled with thoughts about packing, setting up new bills and […]

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Bonfire Night Safety Tips

Bonfire Night Safety Firework night is a great time to enjoy fireworks, sparklers and a bonfire party with family and friends. However it’s also a time of year where people can get serious injuries. Read our safety guide and make sure your family and friends are safe while having a good time. Firework Facts- Fireworks […]

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