Do you need a key cutting machine?

As a start-up locksmith, you’ll be surprised at how the costs of setting up a business mount up. Tools, van, uniform, training … the list goes on and on, and in order to offer a reliable, professional service and build up a great reputation, you’ll be needing them all. However, one item of equipment that…

Mortice Lock

How to Recognise a Mortice Lock

A common question that locksmiths are likely to hear is ‘what type of lock is a mortice lock?’ A colleague of mine who runs a Coventry locksmith business once told me that while everyone can identify a Yale lock, many people do not know what a mortice lock looks like. Mortice locks (or mortise locks…