How To Secure Your Home After A Break-In

Having your home broken into is among the most devastating things that can happen to any homeowner. It is a forceful invasion of privacy and boundaries, and it often includes theft of valuables and household items. Unfortunately, even the most secure communities and upmarket residential areas fall prey to burglaries and break-ins multiple times in a year than they are reported.Whether it’s you, a relative or know someone who has been a victim of this heinous crime, this is an experience that no one would want to relive. Therefore, safeguarding your home after a break-in is the most logical and most sensible thing to do. Here are a few pointers and guidelines on how to go about it.1. Inform The Relevant [...]

By | 2019-04-29T21:43:52+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Blog|

A Guide to Our Safe Services

Having your belongings and possessions safe is absolutely vital and that’s why we’ve done everything we can to ensure your home is secure. One of the best ways to have a safe home is to use our safe services. If you want to know more about everything from safe door locks to safe installing, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading below! Door Lock Repair Let’s be honest, there’s no point in using a safe if the door isn’t working. When you put your possessions in a safe, it’s to keep your items safe. That’s why we think having a working safe door is one of the most important features you should have. We provide our clients with only the [...]

By | 2019-04-12T21:03:44+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Blog|

4 Reasons to Change the Locks on Your Rental Property

As a landlord, it’s important to have control over your property, not only for keeping your property safe and damage-free, but to also keep your tenants safe.  If something happens to your tenants on your property, you may be held liable, which can mean bad news for you and your business. A simple way to keep your property and tenants safe and secure is to regularly change the locks on your rental property.   Here are the top four reasons to change the locks on your rental property. After a Tenant Moves You should always change the locks on your rental property after a tenant moves out of the property.  You may have received the set of keys from your [...]

By | 2018-06-20T19:15:04+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Blog|

Winter Home Security Tips

Keeping your home safe and secure is important all year long.  However, with the coming winter also comes an increased chance of break-ins.  With longer nights in the winter, burglars have more time to break into homes under the cover of darkness.  At ZS Locksmith, we want to keep you and your family safe. Here are our top home security tips to keep your family safe this winter. Lock Check Locks wear out over time the more that they’re used, and a worn out lock is not effective at keeping your home secure.  What do most people do more in the summer than they do any other time of year? Leave their homes to be outside - with you and [...]

By | 2018-06-20T19:10:25+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog|

The Importance of Residential Lock Maintenance

When it comes to locks on your business or home, you may not even think about lock maintenance until those locks fail - by that time, it may be too late. It’s important to regularly maintain the locks on your home to keep you and your family safe. Hiring an expert locksmith and learning simple maintenance techniques can keep your locks secure from potential threats. Just a few minutes of maintenance per month can keep your family and your home safe. Here are our top tips for residential lock maintenance and why it’s so important. Regularly Lubricate Your Locks Thinking about residential lock maintenance, regular lock lubrication is the single most important maintenance routine to keep your locks up to the [...]

By | 2018-04-13T16:07:17+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Blog|

How to Ensure You Pay a Fair Price for Your Locksmith Service

If you’re not experienced or knowledgeable in locksmithing services, how do you know you’re getting a fair price?  Chances are, you aren’t sure of how much certain services should cost, leaving you at risk to pay far more than necessary to a dishonest company. We are here to help!  Our guide will give you tips and tricks on what to look for when paying for locksmithing services.  We’ll cover common scams dishonest companies are using to get more money from customers, and what to look for to make sure you’re getting a fair price.  At ZS Locksmiths, we provide top-quality locksmithing services at fair prices - we always put the customer first. Here’s how to ensure you pay a fair price [...]

By | 2018-02-19T21:14:33+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Blog|

Tips for Maintaining Lock and Key Function

Like other complex mechanical pieces, locks need to be properly maintained for them to function correctly.  Not only will proper maintenance keep your locks functioning properly, it can lower your costs caused by repairs or replacements. With today’s lock craftsmanship and quality, many issues that occur with locks are caused by lack of upkeep or incorrect usage.  While it’s true that many locks will last for years to come, it’s always important to properly maintain your locks.  Here are a few tips and tricks you can use to maximise the life of your locks. Clean Your Locks Properly Many people don’t realise that there is a right and a wrong way to clean your locks.  Most locks are made of metal [...]

By | 2018-02-19T21:16:12+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Blog|