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Blog Category Archives: Commercial Security Posts

Barrier Security – Locksmith Melbourne

Written on November 9, 2017 at 4:32 pm, by

What is barrier security and why is it important ? Barrier security locks are external locking devices that help prevent people from accessing the inside of your buildings or homes, they are important as they are the first line of defence to keep unwanted people out of your home or property. They help protect ourContinue Reading

Fire Regulation Compliance

Written on March 23, 2015 at 1:01 pm, by

How compliant are your exit doors with fire and essential safety regulations? This is such an important consideration and yet so many businesses and commercial premises fail to get their doors assessed and therefore risk not only fines but the safety of staff, customers and other persons on site. As an owner/occupier of commercial, industrialContinue Reading

The danger of deadlocks in the wrong places

Written on March 9, 2015 at 12:53 pm, by

Deadlocks offer outstanding security when used in right way and on the right doors. But they can also lead to problematic, even dangerous situations. Over summer one of our team members was called out to a commercial premises to rectify such a situation – when deadlocks cause more harm than good. In this particular premisesContinue Reading

Increase the security of your premises with blocker plates

Written on February 23, 2015 at 12:06 pm, by

Sometimes it’s the seemingly little things that can make a big difference to the security of your premises. We’ve done a bit of work involving blocker plates lately and this is a great example of a small step you can take to improve security. What are blocker plates? Blocker plates are designed to help preventContinue Reading

Re-keying commercial premises

Written on June 23, 2014 at 10:57 am, by

This post concludes our short series about the importance of re-keying properties, including tips and advice about the hows and whys! Today we look at why it is so important to review the lock systems of your business and commercial premises and a few options around types of door locks you might want to consider.Continue Reading

Time to schedule a maintenance check

Written on May 18, 2014 at 3:23 pm, by

With the end of the financial year approaching most businesses do a little bit of getting affairs in order. One of these tasks should definitely be scheduling a service and assessment of your locks. Just like anything mechanical, lock systems need to be properly maintained. You’d never let you car go for more than 6Continue Reading

Are your business premises properly secured?

Written on May 4, 2014 at 11:28 am, by

  If you don’t have a master key system you may well be compromising the security of your business. This is true whether you own a huge factory, small office block, retail outlet, restaurant or bar – anywhere that staff and suppliers are coming and going. Even more so if it’s a place with aContinue Reading

How door closers connect with human rights

Written on March 31, 2014 at 3:53 pm, by

One of our regular tasks is installing door closers in new buildings or retro-fitting existing buildings. Door closers come in a range of forms and types. In general though, a door closer acts to automatically close a door after it has been opened either by manual or automatic means. They’re commonly used in commercial premisesContinue Reading

Supporting Australia with Master Key Systems

Written on July 24, 2012 at 5:50 am, by

All our restricted products and components are manufactured here in Australia to give you assurance of quality and are manufactured at the highest Australian standards. It is also important were possible that we as a company at Five Star Locksmiths support Australian  made and Australian owned  businesses to support our great country and its people. Five Star locksmiths is a member of theContinue Reading

Developing Comprehensive Master Key Systems

Written on July 23, 2012 at 5:49 am, by

Five Star Locksmiths use a state of the art master keying program that eliminates cross keying, ghost keys, key interchange and helps in developing complex master key systems. It also can print out helpful door by door reports that are easy to understand so you have full knowledge of your master key system.  One ofContinue Reading