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3 Things a Reliable Locksmith Should Always Provide

Searching for a locksmith who works in your area shouldn’t be difficult. However, would you know how to separate the good from the bad? The reliable from the unreliable? When you are locked out of your home or business, the last thing you need is making calls that go unanswered. Worse still would be a […]

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How Safe is Your Filing Cabinet?

Not all filing cabinets are the best or most robust on the market. As is usually the case with these things, the more you invest in a filing cabinet, the better quality it is likely to be. The lock on a filing cabinet is one of the most important elements of the entire unit. A […]

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Even the Best Locks Won’t Protect Your Home Without This

We’ve often highlighted the importance of understanding that not all locks are the same. Some are cheap for a reason, while others provide a pricier and safer alternative. At Pixlocks, we always source the best locks at the best prices, giving you the chance to benefit in several ways. While it is good to check […]

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Three Crucial Things to Consider When Using a Secure Key Box

Secure key boxes are easily available from several sources. They’re becoming popular for use in many scenarios, too: They’re ideal for using at holiday rental properties – the owner can leave the keys inside the key box and give the holidaymaker the code in advance of arrival. This means the owner doesn’t need to be […]

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What Should You Do When Your Key is Stuck in the Lock?

We all use keys every day of our lives. We use them so often we rarely think about what we are doing. We take our key from our bag or pocket, insert it into the lock, open the door, and that’s it. Process complete. But what happens if you put your key into the lock […]

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3 Things to Do When You Move into a New Home

  Moving into a new home often ranks as one of the most stressful life events we can go through. A lot may depend on why we move, but it would be highly unusual if we didn’t experience at least some stress, even if we move through choice to a better location. With so many […]

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How Often Do You Lock Your Doors and Windows?

We’ve covered how important it is to make sure you have the best door locks and window locks to protect your property from burglars. However, a statistic I read the other day revealed that over 60% of burglars enter properties through unlocked doors and windows. That’s almost two thirds. It makes you wonder how many […]

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Is Your Log Cabin Locked Up?

We all take measures to ensure the locks on the front and rear doors of our homes are as good as they can be. But if you have a log cabin, do you take the same measures with that, too? Log cabins are springing up all over the country. They come in a range of […]

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Cheap Door Locks: Not Always a Great Deal

Have you ever thought about the difference between cheap goods and those that are good value? They might sound similar, but there are crucial differences between them. And if you’re shopping around for new locks, whether they are for your home, your business premises, your garage, or even your shed, it’s vital to know what […]

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Are You Protecting Your Garage?

Home security is important for lots of reasons. It’s always better to prevent a burglary than to deal with the aftermath of one. It’s also good to know you’ve got the best locks and security measures in place.But it is very easy to focus solely on your main property, and to forget about any outbuildings […]

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