Locks & padlocks: between history, beliefs and traditions: the “love padlocks”.

Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated by lovers around most of the world, is upon us.
Its origin dates back to the ancient Romans, whilst the recurrence, as we know it today (with a more commercial connotation), spread worldwide mostly during the last century. Each country observes different customs to celebrate the day, although the recurring theme is always that of love.
For this occasion, we will talk about our padlocks in an unusual way, not in terms of security, but in the more “romantic” sense of the product.

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Are the electric locks on doors and gates all the same?

In today’s blog we would like to respond to the numerous requests from individuals, condominium administrators, but also companies, who write to us asking which is the most suitable electric lock for an installation on very heavy doors or iron gates.
There are often complaints that maintenance or replacement must be performed more than necessary following frequent breakdowns of common electric locks (those fitted with latch and ejector, which we usually see applied to pedestrian walkways), because they are “tired” by the frequent openings / closures.

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Protecting a shop: 3 useful tips

Owning one’s own business requires many resources, as well as numerous precautions regarding security, since the goods inside the shop, especially those of great value, can remain “unattended” for some time, especially at night.
It is therefore necessary, in order not to run the risk of losing significant valuable items, following a theft, to thoroughly study a plan to secure your shop.

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Video surveillance: control or security?

Installing a video surveillance system at the entrances to a house or in a shop may appear to be an innovative and decisive security solution.
However, if we study this in depth there are many aspects which are often not taken into consideration, before investing in a system of this type, which may even prove to be quite costly.

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Viro accessorised security cabinets: the options which cannot be missed

What is the first feature we are looking for when we decide to buy a car?
Without doubt, reliability. However, in addition to the security factor, as we say ….. “even appearances count!”, so what it looks like is also important.
After a choice has been made, there is only one more thing to do … equip yourself with optional extras to ensure maximum comfort.
Are there really optional extras even for security cabinets? Of course!

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How do you recognise a good quality security cabinet?

Buying a security cabinet often means satisfying specific needs (hoping it’s not skeletons to hide !:-).
There can be many uses for a security cabinet: safeguarding important documents, weapons, medicines
It is therefore an important decision which should not be taken lightly, so as not to regret it later. Even for security cabinets, as we always say for padlocks: “they are not all the same”! A list of features is given below which, if you can check them out, will help you choose a good quality cabinet.

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“In any case, if they want to steal, they’ll come anyway!” True or false? – Part 3

In the last episode of this “serial blog”, again with the aim of seeking the correct answer to the question stated in the title, we reached the conclusion that unfortunately there are many low-cost products on the market (often imported from the Far East) which do not offer any real reduction in the risk of theft. Today we will see, on the other hand, what considerations must be made before choosing the right protection according to the actual needs.

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“In any case, if they want to steal, they’ll come anyway!” True or false? – Part 2

To try to answer the question contained in the title, we ended the last blog with an observation: there is a particular combination of factors which can make any defence useless. Today we will see what countermeasures can be adopted to try to avoid this possibility.
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