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Yet more burglaries in Orpington

Happy New Year from KLS Locksmiths We hope everyone has had a great Christmas and wish all of our customers a very happy new year. Now that you've put the tree away, finished the last of the Christmas food and are ready for 2019 we would ask you to take a moment to consider if your home could be better protected against burglary - with burglaries on the rise in Orpington, Petts Wood and Chislehurst - we look at the latest alarm systems and how they can help you keep the burglars out...


Anti Snap Euro Cylinders - Are they worth it?

With UPVC and composite doors quickly replacing wood doors as the preferred choice for new home builders and upgrades I take a look at the most important part of the door - The Cylinder. Most people don't realise that the cylinder, the bit you put your key into for those not of a technical mindset, is the single most important part of your door - it is the part that makes the door mechanism lock and there are many different types of cylinder on the market. Some cylinders are considerably bett...


Why it pays to use a Trading Standards approved locksmith

Happy New Year to all our customers from KLS Locksmiths, Orpingtons' highest rated local locksmith. KLS Locksmiths have been accepted into the Bromley Borough Trading Standard Scheme - this means added piece of mind for all of our customers that you are using a reputable company with staff that have been checked to ensure they do not have a criminal record who work together with Bromley Council and to help stamp out the cowboys. When choosing a locksmith its important to ensur...


Keep the burglars out

With the darker evenings and Christmas approaching Burglars are out doing their Christmas shopping. Today we look at ways to ensure they don't have a very happy Christmas. Burglaries always increase when the clocks go back as opportunist burglars take advantage of the darker evenings and the fact that people are out Christmas shopping or at parties. In conjunction with Kent Police, KLS Locksmiths are helping to keep burglars out this Christmas. It's not just the darker evenings that bring un...


Who are you really calling when you call a locksmith?

There is an increasing number of adverts appearing on sites such as and Google from locksmiths claiming to be local businesses but are they really? When you are locked out or have a problem with a lock you're likely to turn to your trusty smartphone to look up the number of a local locksmith but did you know that most of the top listings on sites like Google or are actually paid for by large companies that often employ unskilled and untrained so called engineers, these compa...