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Why We Love Sydney’s Northern Suburbs

Why We Love Sydney’s Northern Suburbs

We love Sydney’s northern suburbs and no, it’s not because we have lived our entire lives here, but for actually the opposite reasons. When compared to a lot of other places in Sydney, the Northern Suburbs are a pretty neat place to live in. You know what? Do not take our local locksmiths word for it. Check out what all North Sydney suburbs have to offer and by the time you are done with it, you will be on the same page as us. The Northern Suburbs are actually divided into the Upper and Lower North Shore. While the Upper North Shore covers the area from Chatswood to Hornsby, the Lower part constitutes the Sydney Harbor Peninsula that includes Mosman, Willoughby, Lane Cove, and the North Sydney Council. North Shore is a gift of nature to Sydney indeed. This region of the NSW has many picturesque beaches and forested areas that make North Sydney a really cool place to live in. What’s amazing about this place is that even when you are in the lap of nature, you get to enjoy modern day facilities. The Northern Suburbs are impressively well-developed to support a modern lifestyle. In fact, the Northern suburbs are home to the wealthy and influential people. So, you can imagine the number of businesses in the vicinity and the kind of facilities that are available in the neighborhood to serve them. There are two major commercial districts in Chatswood and North Sydney each, where large MNCs have set up their headquarters. The area is well-connected by important highways like the Pacific Highway, Warringah Expressway, and the Military...
Our Favourite Cafes On The North Shore

Our Favourite Cafes On The North Shore

We take our coffee pretty seriously. We are big foodies and for us, a good day only starts with an awesome cup of coffee. It could be at any of the impressive cafes from the north shore of Sydney to Hornsby. There is hardly a cloudy day here to sullen your mood, and a good shot of coffee with a delicious plate of breakfast is all you need to get started to enjoy the beautiful day ahead. While the locals have their favourite breakfast destinations, the tourists might find themselves at a loss in finding the right place that serves them the best breakfast. Well, don’t worry, we know which ones you are most likely to enjoy the most. So, here are the some of the best cafes on the North Shore as voted by our locksmiths. Enjoy! The Roots Location: Shop 7/2 Elizabeth Plaza 83 Mount Street, North Sydney Opening Times: 07:00 AM to 04:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM (Saturday) The Verdict: The café is a little gem in the neighbourhood that has brought the best tasting coffee to the area. The coffee offered by the café is thoughtfully sourced and there is detailed information about the how the coffee bean reached your cup. You are also offered a lot of options to eat. There is corned-beef hash, egg preparations, duck sausage, prosciutto, toasts, muffins, smoked pork belly, and some really delicious sandwiches to start the perfect day with. Everything is made from scratch and all of it simply tastes delicious. The ambience at the Roots café is indeed well-thought out too....
Physical Security Tips For North Shore Businesses

Physical Security Tips For North Shore Businesses

Blind spots, dark corners, hiding places, and vulnerabilities around the perimeter of your business are not something that you should ignore or dismiss in NSW just because you have a tight budget. Store security and surveillance may be something that is expected for large businesses, but every small business owner should put some time into evaluating and planning their physical security needs. Evaluation The old lock and key protection for your property is not the best way to secure your business. Whether you live in the Northern Suburbs or the heart of Sydney, you need to have some level of control over the access of your business. This is not just to protect your business from burglaries, but also to prevent possible inside jobs as well. Trade secrets and access to financial information are all examples of valuable assets that must be secured by a reliable foundation of physical security. Having a commercial locksmith install locks that cannot be picked by traditional lock-picking tools is a lifesaver. Security Packages Along with having reliable doors and locks on cabinets inside your place of business, having a security alarm that can be triggered or switched on whenever there is an emergency of any kind is an extremely worthwhile investment. You can purchase security systems that include monitoring, digital sensors, electronic passcodes, and tiered access so that you can micromanage every aspect of your security system. This is a safer and more modernized alternative than relying completely on lock-and-key systems, which can be easily exploited by past employees or amateur burglars. Surveillance Hiring security guards to physically prevent break-ins can be expensive,...
Best Home Renovations We Have Seen In Sydney’s Northern Suburbs

Best Home Renovations We Have Seen In Sydney’s Northern Suburbs

The Northern Suburb boasts amazing national parks, and beautiful houses. All throughout the North of Sydney, each suburb has its own charm and character. The region of Hornsby is the perfect escape from the atmosphere of the city in the Northern Sydney. Located beside the Hornsby River, this area is perfect for the calm riverside stay. Whereas the locality of Mosman is the sophisticated area located beside the harbor and perfect place with chic boutiques, stylish cafes, and the famous Taronga Zoo. To make the most of these beautiful surrounds, locals have started renovating their homes. Here are some of the local renovations that our local Northern Suburbs locksmiths love. These well-decorated villas are a perfect inspiration for your dream house. ‘East Meets West’ in Northern Suburbs The graphic designer Jane Garrett lives in the northern suburb of the Sydney with her partner Peter and her two children. They bought a 1920 abode in the year 2006 for its charming and peaceful neighborhood. The decorating style of their house is described as the ‘East Meet West’. The house was restored by the architecture of Hobbs Jamieson Architecture. The original door was restored in a new manner. The rear door from the living area leads into the outdoor kitchen and area for barbecue. Jane, Peter, and their children Phoebe and Gil are habituated around the huge living space around the house, decorated with custom made sofa and the old restored arm chairs. The ensuite is attached with the bedroom, which allows them the luxury of space they require. 1920’s Meets 2016 In Mosman In the area of Mosman, the 1920...
Home Security Tips If You Live On The North Shore

Home Security Tips If You Live On The North Shore

In Australia, a house is broken into, every 5 minutes. The Northern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is not left out of this mess. So if you live or have come to stay on the North Shore of Sydney, NSW especially in the Northern Suburbs, like Mosman and Hornsby, you’ll want to make sure you have an effective security system that will ensure that your house is not broken into. Below are some security tips or measures you can take that will ensure the safety of your home and your family. Installation Of Alarm Systems There are a lot of houses that haven’t been rigged with security alarms. If your house is on this list, you need to get an alarm system installed in your home. Nowadays, there are alarm systems that will detect and warn you if you have left any door or window unlocked. Fixing this kind of system in your home will ensure that your home is safe from break-ins since it will alert the whole neighbourhood if there’s an eventual break-in. In the North Shore, you can find competent companies that make and install effective alarm systems including our local North Shore Locksmiths. With the alarm system, you have one less thing to worry about. Be Wary Of Social Media You never can tell who’s watching you, who wants to break into your house or who wants to hurt you or any member of your family. Posting when you are leaving your home on social media can cause problems for you especially if you are going to be away for an extended period...