Is your Nutella Safe?! Lock created as a joke sells well on eBay!

Daniel from Germany had enough of heading to his cupboards to make a snack with his favourite spread only to find his kids had beaten him to it and used all his Nutella! So as a joke the inventor created an acrylic lock as a simple solution to keep the chocolate spread thieves out. The […]



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The Future of Home Security

As technology has advanced increasingly over the last few years we are seeing more and more advances in the way we can secure our homes from an intruder. For years we have dreamed of the idea of a fully functional smart home, the idea has even been depicted in movies i.e. the technology depicted in […]



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Locks of Love

You may have noticed the ‘love lock’ trend on a bridge of some kind near you; couples attach a ‘love lock’ or ‘love padlock’ to a gate, bridge or anything to symbolize the love and commitment shared between them. The trend is said to have originated in the early 2000s in Rome, Italy by teenagers […]



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Cylinder Snapping

Did you know that there are approximately 22 million doors across the UK that could be at risk to lock snapping? So what is lock snapping? “Lock snapping involves snapping the lock cylinder in two, by applying force, and removing the outside part to expose the lock mechanism. Doing so provides access to the mechanism, […]



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Summertime Home Security

We’ve all been enjoying the return of the glorious hot weather this week! According to The Guardian the hot weather is set to continue and warm weather is expected for events such as Glastonbury and Wimbledon. Don’t let your home security lapse this summer! Unfortunately the exceptionally high temperatures are not great for uPVC or […]



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November the month you are most likely to be burgled

It has been recently reported by the Daily Mail that November is the month that you are most likely to be burgled! According to Victim Support around half a million burglaries take place each year in England and Wales, although crime overall has fallen considerably over the last few years, in fact BBC News in […]



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uPVC security advice from Sue Hill on This Morning’s Crime File

As you may have already seen on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ today ex–burglar Michael Fraser who you may remember from BBC television programme ‘Beat the Burglar’ demonstrated that he was able to snap a Euro Profile cylinder in just four seconds! (Please view the above video at 03:30) In this blog post Craig, the Technical Manager […]



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