Popcorn Garage 2

Popcorn TV Quiz

We loved the original Popcorn Garage picture quiz, so we were delighted when they released a sequel in 2017. In this follow up version 66 classic TV series references are hidden within the picture above. The website also contains mini quizzes and guess the theme tune rounds to boost your score. Have a look – it’s a…

Should your Locksmith business offer discounts?

As a locksmith, you deserve the prices you quote. You’ve spent time training, you’ve gained experience and you’ve forked out for advertising, websites, tools and transport. However, although it can be annoying when people question your prices, there are some groups of customers that you may want to offer a discount to. If you operate…

Key Safe

Why should you choose a key safe?

Using a key safe is a good idea when you have a building with more than one key holder. They are a convenient way to allow the owner of the property to decide who should be able to access the property. They are perfect for Dog walkers Carers Holiday lets Student lets Relatives Trusted friends…

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…