Entries by agile

Amanda Palmer to Play Canberra

Amanda Palmer of The Dresden Dolls fame is set to play the Canberra Theatre Centre on Saturday March the 4th. You might remember The Dresden Dolls – they are a duo of Drums and Piano, featuring rich melodic almost punk-esque songs, centring on Amanda’s powerful voice. She is also known for her work in the […]

Lost Your Keys?

Lock Emergencies Here at Out and About Locksmiths, we understand what it’s like when you have a lock related emergency. It might be that you’ve locked your keys in your car, accidentally left your keys in your house, dropped your keys down a drain, had your keys “mysteriously disappear”, left your keys at work, had […]

Locksmith Services

Our Services Here at Out and About Locksmiths, we offer a reliable, professional, friendly locksmith service that’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer a range of locksmith services that include installing locks, rekeying locks, cutting keys – including transponder car keys. We can even rekey car locks and program transponder […]

The History of Locks

Ancient Lock Devices Locks and keys have been around for aeons. In the ruins of Nineveh, the capital of ancient Assyria, the earliest known lock and key were discovered. This kind of lock was developed by the Egyptians – they created a wooden pin lock. This was made of a bolt, key, and door fixture. […]

Full Disclosure

The Concept There is a concept in the lock world known as full disclosure. It entails the full details of a security vulnerability being made public, including how to find and exploit the weakness. The idea behind this is that when a security system’s weakness is exposed, a fix will be put in place faster. […]

Home Security

One of the most common crimes is house break and enters. In many cases this is due to a house having an unlocked window or door. Security Measures There is a range of measures you can take to maximise your home security. These methods don’t cost a lot, and can reduce your risk of burglary. […]

Locksmithing

General Information In most countries, the traditional trade of locksmithing requires the completion of an apprenticeship. The formal education level varies depending on the country – from a simple training certificate awarded by an employer to a full diploma from an engineering college. Locksmiths come in a variety of types: commercial (working from a storefront), […]

Don’t Get Locked Out Again

Have you ever been locked out of your own home? It can be embarrassing, and even dangerous. This can be a stressful and inconvenient situation, and it takes time and hassle to get back inside. Here at Out and About Locksmiths, we’ve put together some precautions you should take to avoid this. Keep Track of […]