Commercial Locksmith Melbourne Services
The Lock Guy - Your key to security for businesses and properties in Melbourne.
At The Lock Guy our highly trained technicians are able to work in all aspects of locksmithing including industrial lock and key / commercial security. With our extensive product knowledge and expertise we can offer you an effective locksmith service and security solution for your shop, factory, office, business or school. We also provide a fast service with the best prices.
At The Lock Guy we highly recommend the use and installation of restricted master key systems which will allow you to effectively manage access to all areas and can help to monitor keys issued within your business or commercial property. An industrial safe to protect your valuables is also a recommendation for any business.
Inappropriate security in your business workplace may lead to damage or loss of items and important valuables. Keep secure your company and be prepared beforehand.
It is important to provide a safe working environment for our employees so establishing security measures we can increase safety in our business place. We have all the latest hardware and tools for all business applications.
As fully registered members of the Master Locksmiths Association, we are fully licensed in commercial operation and we provide services to a large majority of business bodies including large coorperations, police, government authorities and educational institutions.
We have a large variety of locks and security systems that can be provided and installed that can greatly improve your company safeguard. Frequently there is a need for a detailed variety of options varying from master keying, door hardware and electronic devices. The Lock Guy is a major provider of security devices, locks and installations.
Security systems not just have to be robust and secure, they should also provide convenience. Making security 'simple to operate' is an essential aspect of what a well-designed system should provide.
If some device or mechanism ends up being burdensome or too complicated to use, individuals will run into a lot of problems and will end up not wanting to use it. If people are forced to use a tough and confusing system, they are likely to cause more problems. A well designed and implemented system ought to make life simpler and with a feeling of safeguard for your business.
The Lock Guy Melbourne Locksmiths providing its customers with the best commercial services for over 15+ years. Fully registered & licensed. Call us on 0438 316 866
Recommended Commercial Security Precautions
Visitor Access on Business Property
- Visitor access should be monitored by CCTV Camera Systems.
- Emergency exit doors in case of emergencies and quick exit.
Fences & Gates
- Gates should be secured with high quality and hardened or alloy chains & padlocks.
- Information regarding suitable locks can be obtained from the Australian Standards Association or from a locksmith.
- All gates should be kept closed and locked when not being used.
- Warning signs can be positioned around the premises to warn intruders.
- External doors and frames should be made of solid construction.
- Doors should be fitted with single cyclinder locks.
- Windows and frames should be built of solid construction.
- Windows should be fitted with key based window locks to restrict access.
- Glass can be reinforced.
- Installation of metal grilles and / or shutters to windows is a bonus.
- Landscaping should be maintained around the building to increase visibility.
- Install lighting in and around your business, especially over entry / exit points.
- Installing sensor lighting is great as it only activated when movement is detected nearby.
- The power board should be incased in a metal cabinet and secured with a high quality lock.
Vehicle Access Control
- Access control devices can be effective in controlling vehicle movement.
- Barriers can be setup to reduce ramming attacks
- Record property descriptions, models, serial numbers, etc..
- Engrave properties with an identifier like your ABN.
- Telephone lines and / or boxes should be secured with an appropriate lock to stop tampering.
- A safe which is designed and installed by Australian standards is good to provide extra security for money and other valuable possessions.
- Make sure the safe is fastened to the floor to stop it been taken away easy.
- It is recommended for the safe to have a drop-chute to make it easy to deposit money without having to open the safe .
- Safe can be fitted with a time-delay lock.
- The safe should be locked up and secured when not in use.
- The safe should be fitted in an area where there is limited access so public access is not possible.
- Lock cash drawers when not in use.
- Move extra cash from the cash draw and put into a safe when possible.
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV Camera Systems)
- CCTV can increase physical safeguard and assist with identification of criminals.
- Camera's should be installed inside as well as outside.
- Recording should be setup to keep archives of camera footage.
- Camera's should be monitoring all the highly sensitive areas in the business.
- TV Monitors should allow staff to monitor activities.
Products & Services for the Business Sector
Restricted Master Key Systems
Ideal for the workplace application is the Restricted Master Key implementation. A system that is structured to the needs of our customers creating a hierarchy of keys from a Grand Master Key to purely just a store and gate key. The Lock Guy will tailor a secure coded and coloured key system to effectively manage keys and access areas within your company using specialised computer software.
Restricted Master Keys
Authorisation for the issuing of Restricted Master Keys after installation of your Restricted Master Key System is required using registered signatories on record. These records are kept in a secure and alarmed location and Restricted Keys can only be copied and cut by The Lock Guy.
Locks recoded, repaired and updated
Moved into a new premises, factory, office building or shopfront? The Lock Guy can assist you with the supplying and fitting of new locks, creating and maintaining a Restricted Master Key System, repairing and upgrading of existing locks, recoding of locks to a new key, rollerdoor locks and also fire compliant locks and closers.
Padlocks and Chains
Padlocks are an ideal choice for the securing of gates, rollerdoors, cupboards, doors, toolboxes and grilles. Our large range of Abus Padlocks can be keyed alike to your door keys or master keyed to suit your New Restricted System. Also coming in a closed shackle version to prevent theft from use of bolt cutters. Whatever your padlock requirements, The Lock Guy has the right solution.
Fire Exit Doors
Fire exit door compliancy is a must for persons who manage workplaces to ensure that exiting and entering the workplace is without risk. This includes ensuring that locks fitted on exit doors are fire rated and compliant with local government regulations. Locks with a one action only lever handle from the inside releasing to outside are an ideal choice. All Fire Exit Doors must be outward opening and be cleared for an emergency exit at all times. The Lock Guy can survey your property and advise on the best and most compliant solution for your business.
Lockable Bolts come in a range of sliding and hinged door applications. Brands we use and recommend are Lockwood and ADI Lockable Bolts. All Lockable Bolts come in a range of colours and finishes to suit. These bolts increase your security of your doors by 100%. The Lock Guy can recommend Lockable Bolts to improve the defense of your premises.
A must for added defense to your premises is to include Window Locks alongside Lockable Bolts, Fire Exit Door Locks and Padlocks for the effective safety of your equipment and property. It is now a requirement by most insurance companies to add Window Locks to your premises to effectively secure your premises. The Lock Guy can secure all of your windows by the fitting of appropriate locks to your timber or aluminium windows using sliding window locks, casement window locks, multibolts and lockable window winders. Window locks can also be keyed to your front door key or Restricted Master Key System for ease of use.
At The Lock Guy we can recommend the right Door Closer for your internal or external door application at your premises. A trusted brand we use is Dorma Door Closers which offer closers for your medium to heavy application. Dorma Door Closers are a convenient way of shutting doors safely and efficiently. Also a must for adding to Fire Exit Doors which need to be self closing to comply with current local government regulations. Door Closers are suitable to most door types and designs.
The Lock Guy can quickly and efficiently repair, service, open and change the combination of your Safe. We can also supply Commercial Safes for the protection of your valuables from theft or damage. Safes come in many sizes and formats such as In floor safes, under counter drop boxes, deposit safes, drug safes, record holding safes and fire rated safes. Fire Rated Safes are tested in a thermos at 1000 degrees and offer effective protection of documents or valuables in the event of a fire. Safes come in various opening methods including digital, combination, fingerprint and key opening.
Fireproof Filing Cabinets
Fire Resistant Filing Cabinets are available in a two, three or four drawer capacity depending on size required. These cabinets also have a one or two hour certification to protect documents and files from fire.
An Access Control System allows you to electronically access your premises with a range of methods. These include remote control, fingerprint reader, digital keypad, swipe card, key fob and mobile phone or smart device access combinations. An Access Control System allows you to track the daily movements of staff, contractors and suppliers. A CCTV Camera can also be incorporated into your system with audio/voice communication at your main point of entry if required. This system also allows you to deny access to certain areas if required within your business. At The Lock Guy we can tailor a system that is best suited to your requirements. Call and speak to our Access Control expert today.
CCTV Cameras are now becoming essential as an additional measure on properties in and around Melbourne. Video monitoring of and securing your possessions, equipment and vehicles is becoming more popular in the aid of theft and damage to property. After completing a Building or Office Survey the qualified team at The Lock Guy can recommended a system that will best suit your requirements and level of security to be achieved, whether it be a simple wireless solution or hard wired and monitored system with access from your mobile phone or smart device remotely. Call and speak to a professional today.