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  • No More Break-Ins – Advance Locksmiths
    19/05/2022 0 Comments
    No More Break-Ins – Advance Locksmiths

    One financial crisis you definitely can't prepare yourself for is a Break-in. Did you know that around a 2.5million break-ins happen each year in the world? Advance locksmiths ensure that your locks are installed correctly, making your home or business safe and secure.

     

    Kildare Locksmiths

     


    Advance locksmiths is a Kildare based locksmiths. We are here to ensure that your home is safe and secure. Our many services to prevent Break-ins include:

    • Emergency lockout response
    • Burglary Repair for Windows and Door Locks
    • Lock Replacement
    • Changing Locks
    • Burglary Repair for Windows and Door Handles
    • Repair from key breaking in Lock.

     

    How often do Break-Ins occur?

     


    Did you know that Break-Ins occur most often between 10 am and 3 pm? Yes! That does mean that they mostly happen in the middle of the day. Break-ins happen when your house is the most vulnerable, like when you are at work, or the kids are in school.
    Did you also know that 34% of Break-ins happen with the trespasser walking straight through the front door? At our Kildare Locksmiths, we want to ensure that your home is safe and secure.

     

    How can you prevent a Break-In?

     


    There are many ways that you can prevent a break-in. The most important prevention technique that our Kildare Locksmiths recommend is checking and maintaining your locks every month. Ensure that all locks are working and locking correctly to make breaking into your home more difficult.
    Another recommendation is to ensure that all of your personal belongings are out of sight through all windows. This will prevent most burglars from picking your locks to rob them.

     

    How often should you change your locks?

     


    Our Kildare based locksmiths recommend changing your locks every seven years in case your locks have gotten damaged. If your key wobbles in the lock, feels loose or is sticking, it is best to change your locks as it will prevent burglars from being able to enter your home. It will also prevent your key from getting stuck and breaking in the lock, resulting in you not getting stuck out of your house in the long term.

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  • 24-hour locksmith in Kildare, Wicklow or Kildare
    06/04/2022 0 Comments
    Some of the reasons you might need a 24-Hour Locksmith

    Are you in need of a 24-hour locksmith in Dunlin, Wicklow or Kildare? Have you ever been in an emergency situation that required the services of a professional locksmith? If so, you're all too aware of how vitally important it is to have a reliable locksmith available to attend the scene of break-ins or lockouts 24 hours a day. There is a myriad of reasons why you might require a 24-hour locksmith either in Dublin, Kildare or Wicklow.

     

    Lost Keys

     

    The most common reason for needing a 24-hour locksmith is when you get locked out of your home or business. Incidents like this can happen for a variety of reasons. Maybe you lost your keys and don't have a spare set. Maybe you locked yourself out of your home or business and need a locksmith to open the door for you. Regardless of the reason, you need to have a reliable locksmith that can help you get back into your home or business as fast as possible.

     

    Broken Keys

     

    Another common reason for needing a 24-hour locksmith is when a key breaks inside the lock. If you have a broken key and can't get it out of the lock, you will need to have a locksmith come and replace the key for you. This can be a very difficult, frustrating situation; therefore, our locksmiths endeavour to respond to these issues as quickly as possible.

     

    Post-Break in

     

    Finally, one of the more distressing reasons for needing a 24-hour locksmith is after a break-in. In the immediate aftermath of a break-in, an individual will likely feel stressed and anxious. And probably won't be able to think clearly. However, it's imperative that they call a locksmith as soon as possible. While your lock is broken, your home is susceptible to further break-ins or opportunists thieves. So please post-break in and contact a locksmith as soon as possible.

    If you need a 24-hour locksmith in Kildare, Wicklow or Kildare, for any reason please call us today.

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  • What Makes Us Different? Advance Locksmith Explains
    03/03/2022 0 Comments
    What Makes Us Different? Advance Locksmith Explains

    When it comes to your property’s security requirements, hiring a professional locksmith service is a great place to start. Here at Advance Locksmith, our years of experience and passion for quality means that we have built a stellar reputation for offering top-of-the-range locksmith services that are unparalleled in the industry. If you need to hire a locksmith and don’t know where to start, here are some of the things that make us different and why you should consider us.

     

    Large Call-Out Area


    Whether you’re a city dweller or rural homeowner, knowing that you can rely on a local locksmith to call out to your home quickly is a must. At Advance Locksmith, we understand this, which is why we cover a large catchment area and offer quick call-outs that you can rely on. Our locksmiths are stationed all over Dublin and the surrounding areas, offering all of our locksmith services across Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, and the surrounds. We treat all of our clients with the utmost professionalism and respect, calling out quickly for both major and minor queries. Whether you require emergency locksmith services, full lock replacements, or lock-out relief in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, and the surrounds, we’d be happy to help.

     

     

    Emergency Locksmith Services


    One of our most important services offered here at Advance Locksmith is our emergency locksmith services. Like the name suggests, emergency locksmithing refers to the quick call-out of time-sensitive locksmith queries. This usually involves calling out for break-in repairs, lock-outs, and other issues that could potentially damage your home security if left unfixed. With locksmiths stationed around Dublin, Kildare, and Wicklow, we ensure fast response times and quick call-outs to guarantee a reliable and professional service you can trust.

     

     

    Available 24/7


    As a team of security specialists, the Advance Locksmith team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that you’re never left stuck when it comes to your home security requirements. We understand that you can never predict when you might need an emergency locksmith, which is why our phone lines are open at all times of day or night as required. If you need a locksmith out of hours, simply call 01 5134655 and we’ll be there to help.

     

     

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  • Tips on Improving Your Home Security to Prevent Break-Ins
    01/03/2022 0 Comments
    Tips on Improving Your Home Security to Prevent Break-Ins

    While it’s almost impossible to completely safeguard your home against burglaries, as a homeowner there are a number of measures you can take to make your home as secure as possible and as unattractive as possible for potential burglars to target. Here at Advance Locksmith, our team has decades of experience helping customers to amp up their home security systems to ensure your home has the best chance possible of remaining safe in the event of an attempted break-in. From the installation of home alarm systems to ensuring your locking systems are safe and effective, here are some of our top tips on how to improve your home security to prevent break-ins.

     

    Avoid Keeping Valuables Visible


    While keeping high-value items hidden seems like common sense when it comes to home security, many people forget to be vigilant when it comes to this. Concealing valuable items is one of the most effective ways of ensuring that you’re not made a target and allows you to control how your home appears to others- namely, potential burglars who may be monitoring your home. If you own a collection of high-value items, from jewellery and handbags to designer clothing, vehicles, and technology equipment, ensuring you keep these concealed where possible is a must to minimise the threat of theft and break-in. If your home appears to be modest and unappealing in terms of value, burglars are less likely to attempt a break-in.

    Invest in Motion-Sense & Outdoor Lighting


    Investing in smart lighting inside and outside your home is one of the cheapest, quickest, and easiest ways of boosting your home security system. While motion-sense lighting doesn’t necessarily stop someone from breaking into your home, it will deter them from entering in the first place due to the brightness and visibility that this lighting offers. Motion-sense lighting can be installed inside and outside and many versions can be purchased on a budget for a cost-effective and accessible product. Interestingly, there have been reports of motion-sense lighting stopping a number of burglaries-in-progress due to the intensity of visibility they show, which is a huge benefit.

     

     

    Install Window Locks


    Even more effective than installing motion-sense lighting is installing window locks on windows throughout your property. While most modern windows will come with the ability to lock, some don’t, which is why it’s so important to be proactive and get these installed yourself. Window locks can be installed by any locksmith, including emergency locksmiths, with bespoke options available to suit your unique window’s requirements. Whether you’re looking for a standard window lock or just need a simple latch lock placed on an existing locked window, taking action to ensure windows are secure is a must for your home security system.

     

     

    Hire a Third-Party Security Inspection


    If you’re looking for an in-depth solution to improve your home security system, hiring a locksmith to conduct a full security inspection of your home can be invaluable. As trained security professionals, locksmiths can conduct a full inspection of your home before drawing up recommendations on the functional and failing parts of your security system. As a third-party and unbiased service, this is the best way to get an in-depth, reliable, and professional insight into the additions that can be made to your security system to ensure the safety of your home.

     

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  • Advance Locksmith
    14/02/2022 0 Comments
    What Does an Emergency Locksmith Do?

    Unlike standard locksmiths, which usually have regular 9-5 working hours, an emergency locksmith is a locksmith service working on a 24 hour basis and offering call-outs across their catchment area. Oftentimes, you can never predict when you’ll need a locksmith, which is why emergency locksmiths are so important. Like standard locksmiths, an emergency locksmith provides all standard services such as lock-out support, key duplicating, break-in repairs, and more, but is also available for more specialist services and aims to provide quick and reliable call-outs for time-sensitive issues. Below, the Advance Locksmith team will explain the role of an emergency locksmith and what their day-to-day often looks like.

     

    24-Hour Locksmith Services

    As aforementioned, the main difference between a standard and emergency locksmith is that the latter works on a 24-hour call-out basis. When it comes to home security, ensuring that your locking systems are kept in good shape is a must for the safety of your property and everyone in it. If you are unfortunate enough to experience a lock-out or come home to see your locks have been broken due to a break-in, calling a locksmith (after the Gardai have been notified of the burglary) should be top of your priority list. Here at Advance Locksmith, our locksmiths offer 24/7 call-outs to fix these issues, giving you peace of mind that you, your home, and your home’s contents are safe and secure once again without having to wait for normal working hours for this.

     

    Fast Call-Outs to Catchment Areas

    Another massive benefit of emergency locksmith services are that they offer call-outs to specific catchment areas, meaning that you will receive a call-out service in a fast, efficient, and reliable time frame. No one wants to be left waiting outside after a lock-out or left feeling unsafe in their own home following the failure or breakage of a security system, which is why Advance Locksmith offers locksmiths stationed across Dublin, Wicklow, and Kildare that are available at any time of day or night. To avail of the services provided in these areas, simply get in touch via phone on 01 5134655 and a locksmith will be with you ASAP.

     

     

    Specialist Locksmith Services

    Another aspect of emergency locksmithing that varies slightly from standard locksmith services is that emergency locksmiths generally deal with more time-sensitive and specialist services. While standard locksmiths offer key cutting and general lock installation quite regularly, an emergency locksmith only offers time-sensitive services such as lock-out relief, broken lock repairs, burglary repairs, etc. These services often require specialist tools, equipment, and expertise which an emergency locksmith provides. As a long-established, professional locksmith service, you can rely on Advance Locksmith to help you with emergency repairs on a 24-hour basis across Dublin, Kildare, and Wicklow. For more information on our services see our emergency locksmith page. 

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