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Which Front Door is the Most Secure?

Most burglars break in through the front or back door of a property. That means having a secure door is vital. Doors come in a variety of materials and as a locksmith, I often get asked which type I would recommend. Unfortunately, there is no clear winner to this question […]

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3 Common Myths About Locksmiths

If you lose your keys, lock yourself out or have a broken lock, finding a good locksmith quickly is essential. Unfortunately, it’s in emergency situations like this that rash decisions are made. This is because the need to get it sorted as quickly as possible overrides everything else. You may […]

3 common locksmith myths

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When Lock Picking Looks Easy

As a trained local locksmith in Edinburgh, my priority is to give my customers great service at a great price. I am lucky because as an independent mobile locksmith my overheads are low. Unlike large national franchised locksmith companies, I do not have the expense of maintaining a call centre […]


8 Reasons to Change Your Door Locks Now

As an Edinburgh locksmith, my customers often ask me when or under what circumstances they should change their door locks. Here are my top 8 reasons. Poor quality lock on an external door This is probably one of the most important reasons for changing a lock. Poor quality locks are […]

Reasons to change the locks

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Edinburgh Housebreaking Hotspots 2019

  Everyone would agree that Edinburgh is a beautiful city and many people believe that it also one of the safest in the UK to live. However, when it comes to the number of house break-ins, this is far from true. MoneySupermarket analysed millions of home insurance quotes over a […]