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Burglar Prevention Tips

Tipping The Odds Against The Burglar The golden rule is to leave your house as secure as possible whenever you go out. This applies not only when you leave the property, however quickly you plan to return, but it is also important if you and the family are in the back garden for example. Close

Basic Tips for Home Security

  There are some basic home security tips you can undertake to protect your home from a break-in not just at this time of year as the dark nights are here but all year-round. Think about good basic housekeeping routines that aren’t expensive. Basic Home Security Tips Do’s & Don’ts Don’t leave keys on the inside

Non-Destructive Entry

Non-Destructive Entry Opening of Historical Door Locks The McEwan Hall at Potterow is undergoing a  major refurbishment (£33 million cost). The doors are being removed to be brought up to modern fire regulations and then refitted. The Contractor came across two locked doors that had to be opened. They had called out two other Edinburgh

Leith Locksmith

Do you need a Leith Locksmith? 0131 556 0470 Here at Capital Lock Services we pride ourselves on being a genuinely local leith locksmith company serving the people and businesses that surround us. That’s why if you need a locksmith in Leith – if you are locked out of a property in Leith or need

Broken door handles or locks?

Door Handles or Locks Broken? Door handles and locks are the most common types of door hardware which are prone to failure. These are the most stressed points of a well-used door and over time will simply wear out and need repairing or replacing. Door handles can fall off revealing the spindle, or they can

External & Internal Door Security

We see some house-breakings where access has been gained by a forced entry. Consider having an additional Insurance Approved 5 lever mortice lock fitted to spread the resistance to a kicked-in entry. To prevent the door splitting around the area of the mortice lock fit Mortice Lockguards they aren’t expensive and provide a good visual

Why call a local Edinburgh Locksmith?

Why call a local Edinburgh Locksmith (OR why you shouldn’t use a National Locksmith Company)? Ever tried to call a local Edinburgh Locksmith found on the Internet? The chances are that many advertised aren’t local. Competition between Locksmiths is high, so there is no wonder that some national companies are targeting a city like Edinburgh and pretending

Locksmith Edinburgh: Make your home more secure

Here are some simple steps to make your Home more secure. Start at the street. Although you may think high hedges would prevent someone gaining access to your property. If they do get into your garden these high hedges also make it easier for them to work unseen. Nature can help consider planting thick thorny

Insurance Survey 28 January 2015

We noted a new insurance survey has been released with figures showing two Edinburgh postcodes as hot spots for housebreakings and theft from gardens across the country. Have a look at our Edinburgh  Locksmith Services to see how we can help make your Home more secure.

Locksmith Edinburgh: Home Security Advice

Crime statistics show that burglaries increase by 20% when the clocks go back and the dark nights draw in, as thieves take advantage of the darker evenings. That’s why we’ve come up with a few useful tips for keeping yourself and your home safe during the dark winter months. Increase security in your home by