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ERA’s Kevin Spencer Comments…
30th November 2020
  Being involved right from the conception, through extensive research and development and finally to the manufacture of ERA Protect, the next generation wireless smart security system and the first of its kind to attain the prestigious BSI IoT Kitemark, … Continue reading
Hands-free solutions to help limit the spread of Covid-19
30th November 2020
With the outbreak of Covid-19, reducing touchpoints wherever possible throughout a building is front of mind for many businesses, building owners and facilities managers. Fortunately, there are a range of hands-free door opening solutions – available to suit all budgets … Continue reading
‘Smartphones: the future of access control?’ Abloy unveils new white paper
30th November 2020
Abloy UK has released a white paper to explore how the critical infrastructure sector can unlock the potential of smartphones in the workplace to improve employee mobility, job satisfaction and productivity. Despite consumer usage of smartphones increasing significantly over the … Continue reading
Three new products offer complete closer solution
30th November 2020
Already established as a market leader in high-quality door closers, UNION has further strengthened its range with the launch of three dynamic new solutions. Innovative and properly certified, the three new door closers all bring incredible value to the market, … Continue reading
Where there’s ‘brass’, there’s much to talk about…
29th October 2020
At its core, Carlisle Brass is an architectural ironmongers. Established more than 30 years ago, the Cumbrian company has built its way to become the ‘UK’s largest developer of door and window furniture’ and from ‘Poirot-approved’ Art Deco levers used … Continue reading
Layering security from the outside in
23rd October 2020
The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a significant number of people working from home, potentially for the long-term.  Although home burglaries have fallen during lockdown, the time spent at home has led many owners to review their security measures. When it … Continue reading
Copper load of this, COVID-19
23rd October 2020
Borg Locks is very proud to have just launched a brand new product range – the Cu-Shield, the world’s first copper-touch digital lock range. John Hyslop, MD said: “As we learned more about coronavirus and how it was being spread, we … Continue reading
Setting the Home Security Standard as the Clocks Go Back
5th October 2020
As the nights get darker, it’s essential for more awareness around home security and the measures which can be taken to help prevent any unwanted attacks on homes. The dark winter months bring revenue opportunities for locksmiths, with homeowners investing … Continue reading
ERA Protect Launch Next Generation of Smart Home Security is Backed by BSI IoT Kitemark
5th October 2020
ERA, the UK’s security specialist, has launched ERA Protect, the next generation wireless smart security system and the first of its kind to attain the prestigious BSI IoT Kitemark. Bringing alarm and camera excellence, ERA Protect offers the ultimate in … Continue reading
The True Importance of Door Hardware Selection
4th September 2020
As the role of door hardware expands and fire safety continues to make the headlines, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK outlines the importance of hardware selection and reminds decision makers of how routine checks can save lives. Door hardware is … Continue reading
Kenrick Makes Smart Locking Available Now
24th July 2020
Kenrick has signed an exclusive deal to become the UK distributor of BeeSecure – a revolutionary app-based smart home security solution, which allows homeowners to monitor their home from anywhere with their smartphone. The move follows many months of research … Continue reading
Three Little Letters Make Seven Special Things
10th July 2020
The UK subsidiary company Heinz Wagner (GB) Ltd was founded in 1982. Wagner changed its name VBH (GB) Ltd in 2009 as all group companies adopted the parent’s VBH branding.  VBH employs around 2000 people and has sales offices in … Continue reading
Flexibility at VBH Helps Customers
26th June 2020
Hardware specialist VBH has reduced its minimum order value to just £10 per order to give fabricators and installers the flexibility to place smaller orders while they ‘get their ducks in a row’ following a return from lockdown. VBH remained … Continue reading
Mul-T-Lock’s Break Secure® 3DS cylinder excels when put to the test
12th June 2020
With 73% of all domestic burglaries occurring through a door[1], it is now more important than ever that maximum-security locks are in place to offer protection from potential break-ins. Mul-T-Lock’s coveted Break Secure® 3DS anti-snap cylinder has been specially designed … Continue reading