Motorized up-and-over doors: are they secure?

The motorized doors for garages, as we have seen in this article, require additional protection, bearing in mind that sliding doors, up-and-over doors and folding doors need different security systems. In the previous article, for example, we mentioned the V09 electric lock for the protection of folding doors and sliding gates. Today, on the other hand, we will talk about how to best protect automatic up-and-over doors. Continue reading

Are motorized sectional doors secure?

In the previous blog, in which we talked about the most common methods of access to garages and locks fitted as standard, we mentioned the existence of electric locks for better protection of goods stored in automated garages. Viro electric locks, of which there are several models, represent the ideal solution as they are suitable both for automatic up-and-over and sectional doors. Continue reading

Are motorized garage doors secure?

Choosing an automated door to protect your garage can be dictated by a desire for convenience. However, it should be emphasised that convenience is not always synonymous with security and that the presence of the motor in the automated door does not guarantee the security of our goods. And here, sometimes, especially in this age of fast technological development, fascinated by the promise of increasingly advanced products, we forget the main purpose of doors: not to open more easily, but to make us feel secure and to defend our goods, inside our properties. Continue reading

Convenience and security when traveling with the TSA padlock

Christmas holidays has just gone, but some, perhaps, are planning a trip to the USA, or they will simply stop at one of its many airports and then go elsewhere. Amongst the preparations and the information collected for the trip it is important to make sure that what is packed in the suitcase at home arrives intact in the hotel room. It is therefore worth knowing that when travelling to the United States it is advisable to lock your suitcases with TSA padlocks. Yes, it’s true, even today we are talking about security, but in a sense it is also about convenience. Continue reading

Roller shutter padlock. Viro Panzer: how it is made and its applications

Faced with the need to protect the shutter of a shop or a room, one of the first things you think of is to purchase a padlock. However, not all padlocks are suitable for this purpose and each security item can be more or less suitable to cover a specific role, depending on the particular features, as we have often mentioned in our previous blogs. Continue reading

When the lock is blocked and the key no longer enters or turns (Part 2)

If the lock has blocked and the key has got stuck or has broken inside, read the previous article as it might be your situation. If, on the other hand, it is another problem and corresponds to one of those mentioned below, then you are reading the right blog. As promised, we are proposing solutions here for the three cases which had remained pending from last time: Continue reading

Security for your two-wheeled vehicles: Viro product classification (Part 2)

Whether it’s a motorcycle, a moped or a bicycle, when we decide to protect our 2-wheeled vehicles we are not always able to adequately compare the security items we have in front of us. In fact, every security product of the “2Ruote” range has its own characteristics which make it more or less suitable for our vehicle. If you have already read our article Saving on security, is it really worth it?”, where we talk about the right proportion between the value of the item to be protected and the value of the security item used to do so, and also the first part of the classification Security for your two-wheeled vehicles: Viro product classification (Part 1), then you are ready for this second part. Continue reading