Locksmith despatch point: 32 Vectis Road, Tooting, SW17 9RG

Home security: mechanical or electronic?

Home security tips. If you live in low-density housing, you must take into account that your home may be an easy target for thieves. If, on the other hand, you live in the city center, there is a high probability that you own a garage, garden plot, or a basement, which you cannot keep an eye on all the time.

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Home security systems - electronic and mechanical assets will provide the very best security measures

It is worth thinking in advance about appropriate protection against a possible burglary.

Electric roller shutters are another idea that might come in handy if you live in a dangerous neighbourhood. You can also use the services of a security company, but sometimes there are easier ways to go.

A smart security system, or just a good alarm, is your private “security company” which will enable you to detect intruders as soon as they are around.

Tradition and modernity of your home security assets

Apart from traditional security solutions – based on good quality, sturdy locks installed by a locksmith – electronics, alarm systems, and smart home installations also play an increasingly important role in securing properties, both commercial and residential.

The combination of different types of barriers: mechanical (e.g. anti-burglary doors) and electronic (alarm) is always a best choice.

Anti-burglary doors, windows, and roller shutters are to prevent break-ins or at least make it difficult for criminals to break into the building. However, you should be aware that nowadays these may be not enough, especially when you’re out of home for long periods.

A well-prepared and skilled thief will eventually overcome the mechanical barrier, and even if he doesn’t – why risk it?

Alarms and cameras not only protect your property when the burglar actually attempts to break in. They are also an effective deterrent, which keeps criminals away. Some burglars may be skilled as it comes to breaking door locks for a forced entry, but none enjoys a siren alerting everyone around or a patrol sent over from a security agency after a signal from the alarm control panel.


Asking your local locksmith services about house security solutions which will enable you to see the property from anywhere in the world is also a great way to go.

SPESH Tooting Locksmith offers professional house security upgrades services in Tooting, SW17.

No matter whether you’re looking to add extra security to your home or office or you just need a replacement locksmith in Tooting will be there if and when you need me.

When you need security locks fitted to your property or home call Tooting Locksmith. We will be with you within 30-60 minutes of receiving your call. We  will arrive with a fully equipped vehicle that carries plenty of locks, lock barrels and lock mechanisms in stock ready to be fitted. We take your security seriously and want to help you improve the locks at your home.

We offer security enhancements, free house security surveys, improving security in and around your house services in Tooting and surrounding areas.

1 Year warranty on all parts supplied and work carried out.

Free quotes & estimates.
Price quoted is the price you pay.

All aspects of commercial and residential locksmith services.

Specialist with all aspects of emergency locksmith jobs, lockouts, locks changing and fitting. Qualified Tooting locksmith carry an extensive range of locks to fulfil all the needs you might have.
Tooting Locksmith is a trading division of SMR Locksmiths Ltd.

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