5 ways to make your garden gate more secure

Although the gate lock is important, there’s more to gate security than ensuring you have the right lock. There are several gate hardware and accessories that can help you kick your security up a notch. Read on as we go through our top five tips to making your garden gate more secure.   Tip #1: […]


Soft closing gate: How to make your gate self-close

There are many reasons why you might want to have an automatic soft closing gate. You might want to make sure your gate is always closed for security reasons, ensure the safety of your children, or prevent it from swinging around in the wind. Introducing a soft close on your gate can also make it […]


How to ensure safe gates for children

Think it’s child’s play installing a safe gate in a playground? Think again! You are installing a gate at a school, playground, or other public place frequently used by children and it all seems fairly straightforward. After all, it’s just another gate, right? Well stop! Have you considered the risks of finger traps, trip hazards […]




What is a gate keep and why do I need one?

What are gate keeps/strike plates? Our lock kits will usually consist of the locking mechanism and a receiving part which goes on the post. This receiving part is either a strike plate or a gate keep.   A strike plate is how we describe a metal plate installed on the post, designed to guide the […]


Need replacement keys? Here’s what to do

Lost your keys to your gate lock? Or do you simply need a few extra ones to distribute to new employees? Whatever the reason, we can help you find the replacement keys you need for our locks. There are a few different processes depending on the type of key you have, so read the below […]


FAQ: What locks can be fire brigade converted?

A fire brigade lock is different from your normal gate lock. Although it might look the same, all fire brigade (FB) locks can be opened with a fire brigade key. As suggested by the name, these are used by fire brigades, councils and other emergency services. Commonly, they are used on locks where the fire […]