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Biggest Robberies in Australia's History

These robberies will go down as the biggest in Aussie history books. The number of burglary victims recorded by the police has decreased by 5% across Australia. From 176,286 in 2017 to 168,031 in 2018, it is at a nine-year low. The number of robbery victims, however, has increased across the country: armed robbery up […]

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Strata Locksmith

Locks may be a small part of a house, but it can be the difference between your security and danger. Having quality locks capable of protecting your property from unauthorised entry is the job of the locksmith. The locksmith trade is one of the oldest in human history. It is believed that locksmiths emerged first […]

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Why it's time to install an Electronic Access Control System in Your Building

Implement stricter building security with an electronic access control system. There's no greater importance than people's safety and security, and it must always remain a priority. Electronic access control systems exist for this purpose. These systems are set in place to manage the access and entry of people within buildings and commercial spaces. The system […]

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Are Master Key Systems Still Worth It Today?

Whether you’re aware of it or not, you keep and use many keys. A quick look at your keyring would confirm that you likely have keys other than your house keys and car keys. It seems like a lot of work, but it’s easy to handle. However, the same does not apply to buildings with […]

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Changing Locks: A Must When Moving into a New House

In any home, security is a top priority. For those buying a new place, keeping yourself protected from intruders can give you peace of mind. Changing locks in a new home, therefore, is crucial. While you can get new keys once you move to your new home, changing locks is vital. There are too many […]

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Am I Safe from Lock Picking and Lock Bumping?

Ways to prevent lock picking, lock bumping and other break-in attempts. The ultimate reason why we have locks everywhere is that they give us a sense of security. In movies and television shows, we see burglars, spies and detectives opening a lock quite easily. Sometimes all they need are a couple of paper clips. It […]

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Safety 101: Where do Burglars Look First

To protect your belongings, you need to think smarter than a burglar. Where should you hide your valuables? No matter how well you hide your things, a dedicated thief will no doubt try their best to find them in the few minutes they take. However, there's no sense in leaving your door unlocked for their […]

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What You Need to Know When Getting Digital Door Locks

Protecting your valuable documents and items is of the utmost importance which is why you may be considering getting digital door locks installed. You want the most secure lock system for your home, especially if there have been burglaries locally. According to a 2011 report by the Australian Institute of Criminology, there were a total […]

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When Should You Have Your Garage Door Locks Replaced?

Your garage is one of the places where a lot of expensive or valuable items are stored. Many garage-worthy items also have high sentimental value. Imagine your childhood trophies or other old items that you treasure. These are just some of the reasons why having a secure garage door lock installed is crucial. It does […]

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How to buy the right safe – A quick guide

6 Key steps in purchasing a safe for your home or business No one wants to think of the possibility that they will arrive home or to work to discover that their possessions are missing. Unfortunately, whether this is caused by theft, flood, or a fire, the reality is  this can happen to anyone at […]

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Why You Should Start Installing Cabinet Locks

Cabinets are a useful way to store any of your items in their designated area and keep your space organised. These can store any of your valuable items like jewellery, documents, money, and other everyday household items. Cabinets can be found in any room of the house whether in the kitchen, bedroom, or the living […]

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Different Types of Door Handles

To many people, all door handles are more or less the same. Most people are unaware that there are different types and differences between the mechanisms of those types. These differences affect the performance of the handles. That means that each door, depending on its function, will have a suitable door handle to go with […]

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What is the Purpose of a Door Closer?

A door closer has probably come up in a conversation about adding security and safety measures to your property. But what is the purpose of a door closer? A door closer is an adjustable and spring-loaded mechanical arm that closes a door automatically after it has been opened. Door closers are usually filled with hydraulic […]

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Padlock Buying Guide

For years, padlocks have been used by property owners to protect what they hold dear against security threats. Padlocks are portable locks, which can be used to secure property, commercial establishments, luggage, bicycles, motorbikes, and truck doors among many other things. Padlocks are used for two general purposes: protection from theft and to prevent unwanted […]

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Parts of your Door Knob and Door Lock

Your door is the first level of protection of your home. A good quality door will be able to provide you better and more secure protection. Your door needs a mechanism for you to open it or close it effortlessly. While it allows you easy entry to your home, it must not do the same […]

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How to Properly Secure Your Home During Holidays

Certain preparations are needed when we leave our house and go away on holidays. It is imperative to properly secure our homes to avoid evil-doers from breaking in or just to evade the unnecessary stress of worrying. Deter the burglars with these 5 tips: 1. Do not advertise your absence. One way of preventing thieves from […]

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Are Key Duplicates Still Important?

Nowadays, having no duplicate keys for your room, your house, or even your car, is unheard of. It is quite frustrating to get locked outside your home just because you left your key inside, and you do not have a duplicate key anywhere. You are then forced to break a window, pry the door open, […]

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When Should You Change Your Locks

Putting a lock on your home is your first step to making your home safe from intruders. However, if you want to take your safety seriously, it should not stop there. For most people, changing locks is not really a priority. We go on with our lives, and eventually, we get busy and forget about it. According […]

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Home Locks in the Digital Age

Smart locks are the hottest thing in home security. Today's home locks are designed to keep up with the digital age, which means protecting your home in the most secure and most convenient way possible. Instead of requiring a key, digital home locks operate electromechanically and often communicate with a smartphone via wireless connection. Home […]

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Top 5 Purchases To Include In Your Business Security Budget

How much you spend on the security program for your business dictates the kind of protection that you get. Allotting money for your business security is one of the best ways to protect your assets. Each business has a unique set of concerns when it comes to risk and security. It is important to assess […]

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Deadbolt vs. Deadlatch

A safe and secure home needs a reliable locking mechanism. Crimes like robbery and homicide can be prevented if homeowners invest on a reliable lock. There are different kinds of locks that you can purchase to keep your home safe from intruders and it is important to know the difference between them. The two kinds […]

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Types of Window Locks

When you purchase a new house, or move in to a new one, you always want to make sure that all your locks are secure and installed properly. One way to ensure that your house is safe is to install reliable and sturdy locks not only on your doors but also on your windows. Windows […]

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Should You Have a Safe in Your Home?

How safe is your home? Here are the facts according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Crime Victimisation Survey. In 2016, there were 188,756 reported cases of unlawful entry in Australia – that's around one every 3 minutes. Break-ins are most likely to occur at 5pm on a Friday afternoon in October. Western Australia […]

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Best Features You Get From a Security Door

Doors are an important element of your home. They stand between you and the rest of the outside world. They protect you and your family from intruders, harsh weather elements, animals, and prying eyes. Doors and windows are two ways in which burglars can enter your home. Securing your windows is easier: you can do […]

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Different Door Locks for Your Home

Security is always a top priority for any homeowner. You want to feel safe when you are inside your home, especially if you live with your family. It can be said that the locks that you have on your doors are your first line of defence. Those with bad intentions are not easily able to […]

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Benefits of Having a Locksmith

In the hustle of everyday life, it is just normal to forget some things. However, forgetting your keys is another matter. You cannot get in your car if you are already late. You cannot get into your home after a tiring day. You cannot open your safe. You cannot open your business establishment, which equates […]

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Keeping Your Belongings Safe at the Gym

People who attend a gym might not feel the need to protect their valuables with a lock, as they feel as though they’re part of a trusted community of members. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case, and you shouldn’t always be so trusting when it comes to storing your valuables. A criminal blends in at the […]

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Types of Electronic Lock Systems

More advanced forms of technology have definitely made their way into our homes. Nowadays, we can use electronics to lock our doors and further secure our homes. Electronic door locks and keyless pad entry systems can now be installed into our own houses. Maybe you are thinking of getting these kinds of locks to replace […]

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7 Ways to Secure Your Airbnb Home for Rent

Thanks to Airbnb, it has become much easier to look for short-term lodgings when you’re on vacation. The online marketplace and hospitality service allows you to search for rooms you can stay in when you go out of town. Moreover, if you have a space of your own, you can rent it out and make money […]

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What is Lock Bumping and How Should You Protect Your Home from it?

Lock bumping is a technique used to gain access to locks when you don’t have a key to the door. It is done by inserting a specially-cut, unique key into a keyhole and “bumping” it with a screwdriver or other similar object. By twisting both objects with added force and torque, it is possible to […]

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10 Things to Do When You Get Locked Out Of Your Home

Has this ever happened to you? Coming home from a long day of work and realising you forgot your keys? Or deciding to take a quick trip to the store and finding you don't have your keys with you after locking the door? Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence that it has surely happened to […]

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Key Cutting

Is your key broken, lost, need a spare or just want a new set of keys? Give Ambassador Locksmiths a call, come to us or we’ll come to you. We’re ready to respond to your call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We provide key cutting for general keys, security keys and restrictive […]

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24hr Emergency lockout entry

No matter what time of the day, we come to you for all your domestic and commercial locksmith needs – including unlocking your car, home or business if you’re locked out, providing replacement keys, and changing your locks. Our mobile vans are fully equipped to solve a huge range of issues for your car, home […]

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