In an era where technology plays an increasingly vital role in our daily lives, it’s no surprise that home security is also evolving to meet the demands of modern homeowners. Ultion Nuki, a cutting-edge smart lock system, has emerged as a game-changer in the realm of home security. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into how Ultion […]

 

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With the country in a bit of a state at the moment and times of uncertainty many people could soon be looking for a career change. Over the past 16 years I’ve seen a huge number of locksmiths come and go. However the great recession of 2008 brought the biggest influx of locksmiths I’ve ever seen. Some […]

 

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Rick’s 2020 three star lock cylinder guide As a busy locksmith in my twelfth year of trading I’ve keenly followed the rapid development in upvc door lock designs, from the initial prototypes put out for testing to the bulletproof designs we’re now installing on a regular basis. When I was in my first few years of training […]

 

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Over the last five to 10 years lock snapping has become a big issue around Leeds and West Yorkshire and from what we can gather its also now becoming a problem in other areas of the country. As a result of this there has been a huge focus on products that can fight back against lock snapping. We […]

 

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With all the recent goings on in the world its hard to know if things will ever be the same again. One thing that is for sure is going forwards things are going to change in the industry. whether that’s through work volumes, an influx of new comers to the trade or the fact we need to […]

 

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There’s no doubt about it smart locks are becoming increasingly more popular. Over the past year or so there’s been a big increase in the number of smart locks available on the market. The one that seems to be getting the most press at the moment is Ultion smart. So Whats The Big Deal? Its common knowledge […]

 

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I joined checkatrade less than a year ago and i thought I would share my experience with you all. However its impossible for me to tell you how much work can be gained from your investment with Checkatrade. The simple reason for this is that it seems very area specific. I’m friends with many locksmiths all over […]

 

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GJ lock tools Ultion pick I purchased the GJ lock tools Ultion pick a few months back due to the high numbers of Ultion locks we are now seeing. Ultion is now fitted by a huge number of Locksmiths and also comes as standard in many new upvc and composite doors from various companies. It’s inevitable you […]

 

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What is happening to our trade and where is it going in future? On Facebook groups and locksmith forums all I seem to be seeing lately is posts from genuine local locksmiths about national locksmith company’s. Pictures of very shoddy work by nationals, invoices for ridiculous amounts charged by nationals to unsuspecting customers, reviews left on sites […]

 

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The locksmith world has reached over 300 subscribers! A small irreverent number I guess when talking in social media terms. With big youtubers having millions of subscribers and giant Facebook and instagram pages with millions of followers. But when I started writting a small blog about a very niche subject I imagined the number of subscribers wouldn’t […]

 

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