Showing our support to National home security month

National Home Security Month This month, and especially this week, sees us celebrate home security month as well as gate safety week. No, it’s not about us finding something else to celebrate, it’s about raising awareness around the country to make sure our homes and property are secure. Not only that but that they are  … Read more

Information for landlords

Security Woes for Landlords… Safety information for Landlords Being a landlord can be stressful. Not only do you have to manage the properties you own and your tenants, but you have to make sure these properties abide by health and safety standards and are safe and secure. It goes without saying that landlords will have  … Read more

Lock Snapping – The Facts

Lock-snapping – what are the facts? Lock snapping is a term commonly found with euro cylinder locks and in its simplest form is a technique which intruders use to gain access to properties. It ultimately involves snapping a particular type of cylinder lock in two. By applying the right amount of force, the outside part  … Read more

Different types of locks

What Types Of Locks Are Available? What are the different types of locks? Today, it’s not just about picking the perfect door, one that’s right for you. There’s also a number of locks to choose from to accompany these. Whether for your home or your business it’s important to choose the right lock not only  … Read more

How to keep your business safe

Business Security and Safety Tips Business Security is of utmost importance! Businesses up and down the country, now have more to lose than ever before. That’s because whether you have small business premises or big, everything inside is valuable. From company equipment, which of course can come in all shapes and forms, to the data  … Read more

Holiday Time – Make Sure Your Home is Secure

With your suitcase packed, make sure your home is also safe Secure our home for the Holidays! Now that the summer season is upon us it’s time for holidays, day trips and much deserved time out with the family. What this means however, is that our homes are often left for longer periods of time than  … Read more

Interview with our very own locksmith – Shaun

Shaun Gives The Background On Becoming A Locksmith Inquisitiveness is part of human nature and finding out more about people’s jobs, the highs and lows as well as any interesting stories, only help to feed this curiosity. So to help provide a little further insight into the world of locksmithing, we thought we’d fire some  … Read more

Advice on what to do if you get locked out

I’m Locked Out – What Now? It’s one of those things which happens to everyone at least once in our lifetime. Getting locked out. It can be a nightmare and to be honest a stressful time. You go through what we locksmiths call “the locked out stages of emotion”. For example, you’re in disbelief that  … Read more

Where do we cover

Areas Served By Tyne Tees Locks We often get calls from people around the North East with questions something like… “I see you have Locksmiths in Newcastle but do you also come out to [customer’s location]”. As stated on our home page we have offices in Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham but that doesn’t restrict us  … Read more

Securing your home

Home Security Advice Securing your Home is of utmost priority! Unfortunately, sometimes our Newcastle Locksmith team end up at call-outs after a break-in to someone’s home to repair or replace locks. They often get asked questions about what are the best kinds of locks to prevent this from happening again and what other things they  … Read more