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Secure Your Van: Protect Tools with Thatcham-Approved Deadlocks

28/03/2024 installing a van deadlock

Tradespeople in Norfolk or East Anglia who rely on their van for work should heed these recent news reports. Like this Eastern Daily Press one about a van theft in Lowestoft or this warning from Suffolk Constabulary about criminal activity in Bury St Edmunds. Both articles highlight a worrying rise in tool thefts and break-ins across the region.

These incidents can be devastating for your livelihood. Your van itself may be stolen or expensive tools and equipment removed from where they are stored and sold on, leaving you unable to work and facing significant financial losses.

Here at PT Lock & Safe, we understand the importance of keeping your van secure.

Here are some general tips you can follow to deter thieves:

  • Park in well-lit areas and avoid isolated locations.
  • Invest in a steering lock or wheel clamp.
  • Remove all tools and valuables from your van overnight, or secure them in a locked toolbox.
  • Consider installing a visible alarm system.

But for the ultimate protection, consider Thatcham-approved deadlocks. These high-security locks are much more difficult for thieves to break through compared to standard van locks.  At PT Lock & Safe, our skilled locksmiths can install Thatcham-approved deadlocks on your van, providing an extra layer of security and peace of mind.

Don't wait until it's too late. Protect your livelihood and your van. Contact PT Lock & Safe today for a free, no-obligation quote on Thatcham approved deadlock installation.

Call us on 01603 812613 to arrange a convenient time.