Home security

Increasing safety and protection

Home security solutions in Nottingham

Feeling safe within your own home and protecting your family and possessions is a top priority for all of us, which is why you’ll want to consider the best security options.

At Halls Locksmiths, we’ve been providing trusted services and products to ensure that everybody feels safe inside their homes and has peace of mind that their possessions are secure since 1885.

Don't cut corners with protecting your family

The key aspects of protecting your home include:

External security

Creating visual and hidden barriers between your home and burglars could be the thing which stands in the way of your family and possessions being at risk.

This kind of security would include automatic lights, tough locks with independent keys, CCTV and window grilles.

Internal security

If somebody enters you home, they may not be successful in stealing your possessions with adequate methods in place.

Halls Locksmiths can provide you with expert advice and high-quality, trusted products for protecting your property such as digital cameras, safes and alarms.

Top tips for protecting your home:

  • Always lock your doors while in your property
  • Restrict side access to your property with lockable gates
  • Fit break safe (anti-snap) cylinders
  • Use a security pen to mark high-value items with your postcode and photograph each item
  • Fit external security lighting
  • Install an alarm system to limit the amount of time an intruder is in your property

Read more home security top tips in our blog article.

External home security

We see all too often that thieves have already scoped out your home before they decide to commit burglary. Don’t allow them to consider your property for this with high thorny bushes or fences at the back of your property, don’t hang up your keys in plain sight from outside and keep hedges low at the front of your home to stop a thief having a screen to work behind.

Halls Locksmiths can undertake a home security survey by seeing your property through the eyes of a burglar to expertly advise you on the methods which could be the things which stand between a burglar entering your property and prevent you from becoming a victim of theft.

Internal home security

You may decide to take internal security measures to protect the things you work hard for such as safes, locks and CCTV.

If you are unfortunate enough to have an intruder break into your home, you can limit the amount of time they have to steal by using alarms and underfloor or wall safes.

Our security solution experts at Halls Locksmiths want to provide you with the most honest advice and the best products to help you protect your family and belongings from burglars, trespassers and vandalism.

How to secure your garden office

Working from home is still a popular option for many. Having a garden office is appealing as it provides a dedicated space ideal for quality work life balance. But as we move to a more hybrid style of working home office security is more important than ever, with concerns around garden offices especially.

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How Easily Can Your Locks be Broken?

Do you know what locks your doors have? The most common door lock is the euro cylinder. Unfortunately, it has never been easier to break into a property with a standard euro cylinder lock.

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How to secure your garden this summer

There has never been a more important time to make sure your garden is secure: whether you’re staying at home or going on holiday, an unsecured garden is a massive risk to your family and household.

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What to look out for in your local locksmith

When you hire a locksmith, you’re usually not having the best day. You may have lost your keys, been broken into or snapped a key in a lock.
This means the last thing you want is to hire a locksmith who is going to make your day worse by doing a bad job or overcharging you. In 2020, the MLA received over 500 reports of rogue locksmiths doing just that!