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26 10, 2016

What are BS3621 locks?

By | October 26th, 2016|Tips and Advice|0 Comments

BS3621 Locks Explained For insurance companies these days, you'll be asked whether the locks on your property are BS3621 approved. This is a question we're often asked so we'll explain a little about the BS3621 British Standard for you. BS3621 is a British Standard for locks that most insurance companies have adopted as a [...]

23 09, 2016

What to do if you’ve been burgled

By | September 23rd, 2016|FAQs, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

If you're the victim of a break-in, we really have a great deal of sympathy for you. We've seen first hand how having your home burgled is often a frightening and emotionally traumatic experience, and it's often a time where a lot of confusion, upset and anger sets in. With that in mind, it's important [...]

23 08, 2016

Hiring a Locksmith: Precautions

By | August 23rd, 2016|Security Information|0 Comments

Hiring a locksmith should be a simple affair, but that's not always the case. Since there is no government-based licensing for the industry, it's possible for anyone to effectively set up shop as a locksmith, and Empire Locksmiths are always pro-active when safeguarding the industry against cowboys. Following the four steps below will ensure you [...]

15 07, 2016

What is a Mortice Lock?

By | July 15th, 2016|FAQs|0 Comments

A mortice lock is a lock that requires a pocket (or a mortice) to be cut into the door or piece of furniture into which the lock is to be fitted. Mortice locks may also include a non-locking sprung latch operated by a door handle. Such a lock is typically termed a sash lock. A [...]

23 01, 2016

Burglaries Down, Arrests Down Too

By | January 23rd, 2016|Security Information|0 Comments

Police forces in England make 14 arrests for every 100 burglaries, analysis by BBC News has found. The number of burglaries has fallen in a year, but so has the proportion of arrests to recorded crimes. Office for National Statistics figures on recorded crime show there were 392,341 burglaries in 2014-15, while Home Office data [...]

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