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Blog Category Archives: Residential Security Posts

Home Security Holiday Checklist

Written on December 9, 2016 at 11:09 am, by

Follow the tips in this home security holiday checklist and enjoy safe and stress free holidays . Burglars usually like to pick the weakest link when they are choosing which house to try and break into. Stand out the front of your property and look around at your neighbours homes and workout who is theContinue Reading

Rekeying or replacing?

Written on February 11, 2016 at 12:29 pm, by

  You may be in a position where you feel like the only option that you have is to have a Locksmith replace a lock. Did you know that you have the option to rekey a lock instead of relacing it? Do you know what the difference is? Let’s have a look at the twoContinue Reading

Keep yourself safe: How to choose a Locksmith

Written on February 4, 2016 at 12:18 pm, by

To most people choosing a Locksmith is a spur of the moment, last minute, in a panic kind of whoever is available to get me out of a fix thing. Is this really the way you want to select the person who you will place your trust in, let’s face it Locksmiths have access toContinue Reading

Save money on insurance by properly securing your property

Written on January 24, 2016 at 12:16 pm, by

Residential Locksmiths can help you with all of your home security needs to keep your family and belongings safe and it can save you money on insurance. Lots of Aussie home insurers will give you a discount on your annual premium if your home meets their minimum security requirements, this is referred to as aContinue Reading

Christmas wishes / opening hours / services available over the public holidays

Written on December 14, 2015 at 7:21 pm, by

  It’s Christmas time again.  Can you believe it? We’ve had a huge year helping customers with their domestic and commercial security needs, and we’ve had fun. You’ve kept us on our toes. We want to wish you all a safe and happy Christmas and holiday season.  So that you have a happy homecoming, we’veContinue Reading

How to Secure Your New Home

Written on December 14, 2015 at 12:59 pm, by

  Did you know that home burglary is one of the most widespread crimes in Australia? Over 200,000 are reported every year. What’s worse, 20% of homes will be broken into more than once. Robberies are expensive and a complete pain, with most thieves targeting expensive items such as cash, computer equipment, jewellery, cameras andContinue Reading

Why you should always go with a locksmith who gives free quotes

Written on September 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm, by

  It’s a fact that a lot of locksmith jobs are small and fiddly. What this means for some locksmiths is they are reluctant to provide free quotes. They feel it might be a waste of time. This isn’t great business practice and it’s also not good professional locksmith practice. Locksmiths who won’t do freeContinue Reading

How strong is your home security?

Written on August 10, 2015 at 11:22 am, by

You see it on the news every night. The unfortunate realities of the ice epidemic and subsequent rise in crime on our streets. Another spill on effect of the situation is that home invasions are also on the increase. This isn’t something any of us wants to think about. But it’s better to think –Continue Reading

5 Tips to Choosing a Locksmith

Written on August 4, 2014 at 4:12 pm, by

We pride ourselves on honesty and high quality customer service here at Five Star Locksmiths. We are always happy to hear from new and existing customers! If you’re shopping around for a locksmith and you want some tips on what to look out for when comparing different businesses, we recommend these 5 Tips to ChoosingContinue Reading

Why you might need more lock repairs in winter

Written on July 28, 2014 at 11:08 am, by

Our post from a few weeks back about preparing car locks for cold weather prompted a few queries about general house locks in winter. A common question that comes up is why it seems you need more lock repairs during winter months. One answer is that everything seems to break down and get harder inContinue Reading