Worried about your sash window security?

Sash windows are a beautiful feature in any home or business and are prominent throughout many period properties in Shrewsbury & Shropshire. However they also need to be compliant to your insurers requirements and must be secured with a key operated locking device but these can be intrusive and detract from the cosmetic appearance of…

Read More

Send for a locksmith NOT the Fire Brigade!

The London Fire Brigade has revealed they are being called out on average once every hour to rescue people who are locked in or out of a building or vehicle! This equates to over 22,000 incidents in the last 3 years costing the tax payer £5.7 million. The Brigade and all Brigades are urging the…

Read More

E.B Smiths Ltd new website

Check out E.B Smiths new website www.ebsmithltd.co.uk, check out these guys at Frankwell in Shrewsbury opposite Theatre Severn for all your ironmongery needs. Fantastic knowledgeable staff, and if you want keys cutting I guarantee you won’t struggle with your copies from here unlike the other high street outfits.

Read More

Shock rise in burglaries as thieves prey on families…

Saint Locks offer a burglary repair service

“The number of house burglaries in Shropshire has rocketed in the last 3 months according to the latest figures released today. Between April and June 417 domestic burglaries were recorded across the county – up 254 during the same period last year. And 100 extra burglaries were committed in Telford & Wrekin during the 3 months,…

Read More

Live in Telford? Are your garages and outbuildings secure?

Sculpture at Telford County Court

Telford Locksmiths, Saint Locks, have seen reports that in the last month police have received around 20 reports of break-ins to garages and sheds in Dawley, Sutton Hill, St Georges, Madeley and more recently Ketley and Jackfield. Various items have been stolen, including mountain bikes, power tools, copper piping and a fridge and washing machine.…

Read More

The truth about national locksmiths….

Use a local locksmith - Saint Locks, Shrewsbury

Up to as much as 75% of directory and internet advertising is taken by National locksmith companies NOT local to you! They are predominantly Southern based companies who operate large call centres and then subcontract the works out to the nearest Locksmith they can find and take 60% of the invoice leaving the person doing the…

Read More

Unscrupulous UPVC installers in Shrewsbury & Telford

I have noticed even on my own estate which is a fairly new build in Shrewsbury, several properties that have had new uPVC doors fitted. Now why is this news? Well the fancy new uPVC doors have directly replaced far superior composite doors!! Multipoint locking mechanisms have a life span of approximately 8-10 years and St Locks has…

Read More

Trouble with newly cut keys?

Selection of Keys

  Ever had any problems with keys you have just had cut on the high street? Are they stiff or dont work at all? Have you actually been locked out because of them? Locksmiths see poorly cut keys causing clients problems all the time including a customer who was locked out in the rain just…

Read More