Locksmith Tips

Here are some friendly tips from Locksmiths of Kensignton and Chelsea on burglary preventives:

1. Invest in the absolute best in dead locks: for both doors and windows and any port of entry
that is venerable. These are all burglary preventatives.

2. Always leave an outside light on: For any potential burglar, this is a definitive signal that someone might be at home and therefore is something that will restrain them from trying to break into your home

3. Do not inform friends via Internet sites such as Facebook or Twitter of any plans you may have or to be away either on holiday or on business.

4. When you leave the house put on your radio, it gives the burglar a definitive signal that someone might be at home and therefore is something that will restrain them from trying to break into your home

5. Always see that your garage doors are firmly locked leaving no form of access to your house.

6.If you are away for any period of time ask a neighbour or family to visit the house and put the lights on at different intervals to give the impression that someone is in the house. If possible ask a friend to house sit.

7. Install a security system. Kensington & Chelsea Locksmiths can advise and help you with this. It will ensure your peace of mind knowing that you have taken every precaution to secure your property and when you are in occupation it will not limit your freedom of movement in any form or way.

8. You can ask the neighbour to collect post or newspapers when you’re away. If you’ll be away for an extended period, hire someone to take care of your lawn or even to housesit. Most important, make sure your neighbours know when you will leave and when you will return back home.

9. When you leave the house doublecheck that you locked your door, and make sure all windows are closed and locked.

Kensington & Chelsea Locksmiths and their team are at your disposal at all times and ready to come to your aid with advice and help.