The difference between a hasp and a latch

By | Jun 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

A hasp and a latch are two types of products used as a means of locking doors, cupboards, gates and much more. Many may not be aware, but these two locking mechanisms are quite different from one another. Read all about the difference between a hasp and a latch below: Hasp A hasp is a hinged [...]

The purpose of door closers

By | Mar 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Door closers are incredibly simple yet effective tools that are too often overlooked by property owners. These devices are placed on doors in order to close them after they have been opened, usually with dampers that allow the door to close slowly; however, their purpose extends far beyond merely closing a door slowly. Read all about [...]

Why you should consider installing window bolts

By | Mar 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Loved ones and valuable possessions are all very important to think about when going over certain safety features in the home. As a homeowner, you’ll need to do everything you can to ensure that these people and items are well-protected and there are many different security measures that you can put in place to do so. [...]

The advantages of automatic traffic barriers

By | Jan 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

An automatic traffic barrier is a common feature in our day-to-day life as we often see or use them to access parking lots, complexes, business parks and other areas. In fact, these barriers are so common that we often overlook how advantageous they are. Read all about the advantages of automatic traffic barriers below: Improved security [...]

Signs that you may need to replace your locks

By | Dec 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Locks are essential safety features for your home or business; however, they do not last forever and will need to be replaced eventually. Thankfully, locks will start showing signs that they need to be replaced, which will ensure that your home or business will always be protected, as long as you know what you’re looking for. [...]

All about transponder car keys

By | Nov 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Transponder car keys are a relatively new type of anti-theft technology on the market, designed to make your vehicle much more secure. These keys have been used by a wide range of brands in various vehicles over the past few years to enhance their safety and security. If you want to find out more about transponder [...]

The benefits of gate automation

By | Oct 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

There is no doubt that we are moving towards an automated future! From doors, to food dispenser, to lighting systems and more, the world is becoming a completely automated space. In fact, there are more homeowners that are opting for automation when it comes to their household products such as their gates, and it makes complete [...]

Why you should use key tags on all your keys

By | Sep 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Whether you’re using them for your business keys or your house keys, key tags are an essential item. These tags are highly effective and provide home and business owners with numerous benefits. Read all about why you should use key tags on all your keys below: Organisation The first, and most obvious benefit of using key [...]

The advantages of push locks

By | Aug 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

A push lock is one of many different types of door locks. This locks name stems from the fact that it can be locked merely by pushing the cylinder of the lock in until it clicks into position. Many people opt to use this locking system because of its advantages. Read about the advantages of push [...]

All you need to know about night latches

By | Jul 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

When it comes to the safety and security of your home and family, a night latch is a great form of protection. The night latches on offer at Total Locksmiths are a quick and easy way to ensure that your doors are always secure. Find out all you need to know about a night latch below: [...]