General Locksmith

General locksmith information including useful hints and tips.


Are uPVC Doors A Good Choice for Your Home?

When it comes to home security, choosing the right doors is of paramount importance. One popular option is UPVC doors. UPVC (Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride) doors are known for their durability, energy efficiency, and low maintenance requirements. However, some concerns about their security features and effectiveness in safeguarding homes have been […]

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5 Tips to Avoid Getting Locked Out

Have you ever got locked out of your house or flat? It’s not fun at all, and it can be an incredibly frustrating experience. As experienced locksmiths, we know a thing or two about people getting locked out. So here are five ways to prevent it from happening to you. […]


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Do You Need a Locksmith This Winter?

Winter in Scotland can be very cold, wet and windy. Finding yourself locked out of your home is the last thing you need. If this happens you want help fast! Hero Locksmith is a trusted mobile locksmith service for customers in Edinburgh and the Lothians. I am a fully trained […]


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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