Enhancing Your Home Security: Understanding 1-Star and 3-Star Euro Cylinders

Enhancing Your Home Security: Understanding 1-Star and 3-Star Euro Cylinders When it comes to securing your home, one of the most crucial components is the locking mechanism you choose for your doors. In Europe, one of the most popular types of lock design is the Euro Cylinder. However, not all Euro Cylinders are created equal. […]

Are Upvc door locks a standard size?

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UPVC Door Locks: Sizing and What You Need to Know   UPVC (Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride) door locks are an essential component of modern home security. They are commonly found in residential and commercial properties, providing a secure and durable locking solution for UPVC doors. In this post, we will discuss the sizing of UPVC door […]

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Ollie’s Lock & Safe Partners with Smartlocksdirect.com Ollie’s Lock & Safe is proud to announce a new partnership with Smartlocksdirect.com, a leading provider of high-tech locks and security systems. This collaboration brings together two of the most trusted names in the industry to provide customers the best in locksmith services and smart security technology. We […]

The 3 best 3 star Euro cylinders on the market

The Best Euro Cylinders for Home Security Keeping your home safe is of utmost importance. Whether you live in an apartment, house, or any other kind of living space, it is essential to secure the door with a reliable lock. Euro cylinders are a popular choice among homeowners and security experts alike because they offer […]

How to Measure a Euro Cylinder

If you’re looking to replace or upgrade your door locks, then you’ll need to know how to measure a euro cylinder lock. This guide will show you how to accurately measure a euro cylinder lock so that you can purchase the correct size for your door. Step One: Measure the Length of the LockThe first […]

3 Star Euro cylinders

3 star euro cylinderA 3 star euro cylinder is a high security lock that is used in a variety of applications. The most common application for a 3 star euro cylinder is on UPVC doors. The euro cylinder is the part of the lock that is operated by the key, and it is usually located […]

Choosing a safe for your home or business.

Blog Title: How to Choose the Right Safe for Your Home or Business Whether you’re a business owner looking to protect your valuables or a homeowner wanting to keep your family’s important documents safe, you need a safe that will do its job and stand the test of time. With so many different types and […]

How master key systems work

Blog Title: How Masterkey Systems Work A master key system is a system of locks and keys in which a single key (the “master key”) can unlock all the locks in the system. A “suited” system is one in which the locks and keys are organized into groups, or “suites,” with each suite having its […]