A Complete Guide to Locks, Safes, Keys and Home Security
Welcome to my blog. My name is Laura, and this is a blog about locks, safes, keys and home security. As a child, I often followed around my father who was a locksmith. He taught me how to "pick" locks and how to weld small metal boxes into mini safes. When I went to uni to study marketing, I never thought I would be involved in the world of safes again, but one of my first jobs (years ago) was working with a security company. Now, I want to blend those experiences together and create a blog focused on all of it. My hope is that all readers will leave this blog armed with info they need to keep themselves, their homes and their possessions safe.
Having a safe at home is the best way to protect your most valuable belongings, providing a secure place to store them where intruders can't get at them.
However, it does mean that your treasured possessions are kept together in one place, and that place is instantly recognisable as somewhere likely to contain items worth stealing. While safes are designed to ensure this is no problem, they're not completely indestructible. A safe will thwart the attempts of most would-be thieves, but there are some who are able to break in, given enough time. [Read More]