Keeping the documents safe

Safe as Houses: How to Conceal a Home Safe

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Many families purchase a safe to store valuables more securely in the home. However, too often people overlook the vitally important question of where to place their safe after purchase. You do not want to keep your safe on display for everyone to see. Ideally, you want your valuables to be easily accessible to the family but well concealed in case of robbery. Follow these top tips to find the best spot for your safe and boost your home security.…

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What to Do When Your Door Lock Feels Sticky

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Does it ever feel like your front door lock is sticky? The lock itself might work (albeit stiffly), but when you insert your key inside, it’s almost as though there’s some kind of adhesive in there. Ideally, you would be able to disassemble your door lock and give each component a thorough cleaning, but you might not have the tools or knowledge to do this. So what generally causes a sticky lock, and what can you do about it?…

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How Master Keying Works in Apartment Blocks: Is It Safe?

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If you’re one of the 36% of Australians who believe their home is likely to be burgled in the next year, and you live in an apartment building, understanding who owns a master key, and why, is reassuring. You might think of a master key as a key that can open all of the doors in a building, but it’s actually a little more complicated than that. Master key set-ups can involve a number of keys and master keys, each capable of opening a different combination of locks.…

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