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Browsing Archive: January, 2012

Security tips from 1st Defence Locksmiths

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Sunday, January 29, 2012, In : Tips and Advice 

What can you do to ensure your home is safe from intruders? In the present economic climate it seems to us at 1st Defence Locksmiths that we are attending more burglary‚Äôs lately. A lot of these burglaries could have been prevented if a few security measures had been implemented beforehand. The first major issue is UPVC door security. Many thieves will choose to enter your home using a effective technique called cylinder snapping or lock snapping. Cylinder snapping can be done in seconds and...


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Wakefield Locksmiths

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Locksmiths 
We are pleased to announce we have now started advertising and carrying out work in the Wakefield area. We thought long and hard about covering some new areas of West Yorkshire and have decided to start with Wakefield as it was the most obvious choice. We currently operate from Wortley In Leeds which is only 5 minutes from all the major motorway connections, this means in some cases we can be with Wakefield customers faster than we can be with our Leeds customers. For example on some occasion...
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Lock Snapping

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Thursday, January 19, 2012, In : Anti Snap Locks 

Over the last couple of years people have found a really easy way to break in to any Upvc door no matter how good or expensive the door is. When the first upvc doors were introduced they were classed as high security doors because of the tough looking locking mechanisms which are fitted to them as standard. When locking a Upvc door you lift the handle and turn the key, the lifting of the handle engages the locking points into the frame holding the door secure with many hooks and bolts making ...


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1st Defence Locksmiths Blogging At Last

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, In : Locksmiths 
Welcome to our new blog. So firstly here is a little bit about us. We are an expert locksmith company based in Leeds, West Yorkshire offering a 24 hour emergency locksmith service 365 days a year and we are also non destructive entry specialists which basically means where possible we always pick locks rather than just drilling them open. We will be blogging over the next few months giving you security tips and security advice. We will also be testing some of the newest locks and security on ...
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