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Why Are Panic Bars So Important To Install For Your Business

Why Are Panic Bars So Important To Install For Your Business?

Also known as crash bars or push bars, panic bars are a staple of many commercial buildings. Originally conceived as a safety measure to stop large crowds from injuring one another while exiting a building in an emergency, panic bars are now used everywhere. Panic bars are even the primary mechanism used on many internal doors within commercial buildings these days. It’s cheap and easy to get panic bars installed in your commercial buildings, and…

Someone Just Broke Into My Business - What Should I Do

Someone Just Broke Into My Business! What Should I Do?

Somebody breaking into your business can be an incredibly traumatic experience; it can be easy to become overwhelmed if this happens, but that shouldn’t stop you from following the necessary steps. By understanding the immediate actions you should take, you can quickly make the situation more manageable and protect yourself from break-ins in the future. Call The Police As soon as you’ve confirmed there was a break-in, you should call the police immediately. While this…

How Do I Detect Locksmith Scams

How Do I Detect Locksmith Scams?

Scammers seem to be everywhere these days, so it’s important that you keep your eye out for people looking to exploit you, especially regarding traditional tradesman jobs such as locksmithing. Many people may think about calls and emails when they consider scams, but an increasing number of scams are coming from so-called ‘cowboy builders’. To ensure that any household job is done correctly by a licensed professional, there are certain measures you can take. It’s…

How Do Magnetic Locks Work

How Do Magnetic Locks Work?

There are many different kinds of locks to choose from when securing your business, and with so much choice, it can be a challenge to pick the best one for you. Magnetic locks are some of the most popular types chosen because they can be used on a range of doors and come with many benefits. A magnetic lock uses an electric current to produce a magnetic force. When energized, the electromagnet is attracted to…

What Are The Benefits Of A Mortise Lock

What Are The Benefits Of A Mortise Lock?

Mortise locks are popular locks used in commercial businesses due to their versatility and high-security features. At Lock-Up Services, we know that having lots of information at your disposal can help you make the most informed decision about your locks. We also know having this information will help you understand all the reasons why you should ask one of our expert locksmiths to install a mortise lock in your business. In this blog, we’re going…