Security and Flexible Working Arrangements

The trend of increasing flexibility in working hours, which emerged during the coronavirus outbreak and has since become the norm, continues to offer a positive alternative to traditional office-based work. Facilities managers are observing reduced occupancy rates in properties nationwide. Securing properties and selecting the appropriate locks:Facilities managers have always faced the challenge of preparing … Read more

Mid-Winter & Holiday Season Timetable

The emergency 24/7 cover Fast-Locksmith provide will continue as usual.  We continue to provide a full service to all our customers throughout the holiday season and January. Seasonal greetings and a happy new year to all.

HMO (House in Multiple Occupation)

HMO (House in Multiple Occupation) letting refers to a type of rental arrangement where three or more tenants who aren’t from the same household share common facilities, such as a kitchen or bathroom. In an HMO, each tenant typically has a tenancy agreement independently from other tenants, and the landlord is required to meet specific … Read more

Mortice locks, also known as mortise locks

Mortice locks, also known as mortise locks, are a type of lock that is commonly used on many doors. They are named for the mortise or pocket, that is cut into the door to accommodate the lock. Mortice locks are in general more secure than other types of locks because of their location within the … Read more

History Of Locks

Locks and humanity’s need for security have been around for thousands of years, with the earliest known examples dating back to ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. The early locks were simply designed and were made of wood or metal, normally using a pin or bolt to prevent the lock from opening. Over time, locks became a … Read more

Profile Of A Common Burglar

Leaving the stereotypes aside, the profile of a common burglar can vary widely, as there is no one-size-fits-all description. However, there are some common characteristics and patterns that have been identified among many burglars. It’s important to note that these are generalisations, and not all burglars will fit this profile. Burglars can be of any … Read more

Burglars Look For Specific Opportunities

Burglars look for specific opportunities and vulnerabilities when selecting potential victims. It’s essential to understand these factors to help protect your home and property. Some of the things that burglars may consider when looking for a victim are obvious. Burglars often target homes where they believe no one is present. They might watch for signs … Read more

Burglars do not have a universal preference… Burglars do not have a universal preference for either doors or windows, as their choice depends on various factors which include the specific circumstances and vulnerabilities of the target property.  Burglars will often target the entry point that appears to be the easiest to breach. If a door or window is poorly secured or … Read more

Autumn & Winter Timetable

With Autumn and winter approaching fast we continue to provide around-the-clock services and our 0800 707 4203 is mended 24/7, Fast Locksmith’s helpful staff is ready to advise and repair any damage and open any lock.  We are a phone call away. British Winter time begin, click here

Locksmith Near Me

The Google search term “near me” is better tuned and becoming more significant because it reflects a common and practical way people search for information and services, especially when they are looking for something in their immediate vicinity. When someone searches for something “near me” on Google, they are typically seeking local results that are … Read more

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