Category: Home Security

Reasons to change your door locks. Now!

Locks inevitably help us to keep our properties and our belongings safe. They make us feel secure in our homes, provide us with confidence that when we’re not at home, or even if we’re in the garden relaxing or playing, our homes are secure. But why should you change your locks, and why change them  … Read more

Tyne Tees Locksmiths – Christmas 2018

Christmas at Tyne Tees Locks is always busy!  At this time of year, we always receive a higher volume of calls when it comes to lost keys, replacement keys needed, and even keys snapping in locks or locks damaged due to the weather.  Unfortunately, it seems to be the time of year when due to  … Read more

Questions to Ask a Locksmith

Using a locksmith is not always an everyday occurrence for everyone.  And if you’ve never used a locksmith before, how do you find someone who is reliable, safe, and ultimately someone who can do a good job? You need to find a locksmith who will respect your property, who understands your security and treats it  … Read more

What is a Master Key System

Master Key Systems and Why You Might Need One Master key systems are a great, yet simple and effective way to manage a number of properties or access areas within a business. In essence, a master key system is a plan, almost like a key route, where certain keys, maybe just one, can open the  … Read more

Is Your Home Office as Secure as it Could Be?

With 1 in 16 people now working from home and an estimated 1.5million shunning the office environment in favour of being in a home office, do we need to start thinking about making our home office safe as any other commercial property.   Most home offices/businesses will be set up in spare rooms or converted garages and lofts.  However,  … Read more

Interested in Becoming a Locksmith?

Locksmithing can sometimes be one of those trades that unless you know someone who works in this area or it is maybe part of a family business, it might be almost a forgotten career.  However, locksmiths have always been part of everyday life, dating back to Ancient Egyptian times where locksmiths were known to be respected and revered trades people – and this  … Read more

Smart Home, Smart Locksmithing

Technology is moving fast.  We’re all aware of this.  Just think about how much time we spend on our phones or tablets.  How much we log on to different social media sites just to “check things” or to find out information.   There is new technology being developed and launched every second of every day.  It now  … Read more

Stepping Up Home Security

At the start of 2018, it has been reported that the number of burglaries now carried out on homes across the UK has decreased, with homeowners four times less likely to be burgled now than in 1995   Adding to this statistic are reports that a third of all attempted burglaries are unsuccessful.   This is great  … Read more

How often should I check my home security? 

When it comes to protecting our homes, our property, and our valuables it’s vital that we work with people we trust.  People we can rely on to use not only the best security systems around but also the right ones to suit our needs. Using a professional locksmith can and does help.  Here at Tyne  … Read more

Home security checklist 

Looking after your home is no small feat.  Both inside and out.  It contains all of your valuables and your belongings.  Those items and things that you have worked hard for and ultimately that you want to protect from getting into someone else’s hands.    Being broken into is devastating.  Yes, insurance can cover the cost of what  … Read more