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One of the most overlooked entries to your possessions is the biggest, this article looks at how to prevent garage break ins and what you can simply do to improve security.

Read more: How to Prevent Garage Break Ins

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This article looks at two of the best padlocks for garages or anything!  They are both from Squire and are a real form of protection.  We have added details of both products as size and cost may be an issue, please consider them both before purchasing a padlock.

As mentioned both of these locks are good, but quite expensive, you can follow this link to Alternative Padlocks for garages to see if anything fits your specific needs and price bracket better.  This is a link to Amazon, where you can read customers reviews of these padlocks.

What is the Squire SS50CS Padlock?

The Squire SS50 padlock is a lighter version of the Squire SS66CS padlock and it has Sold Secure approval and a 10 year guarantee.  The SS50CS is more suitable for mobile security and shed / garage security.  . 

The Squire SS50CS is still a great padlock - compare it against your current padlock

Who needs the Squire SS50CS Padlock?

If you need mobile security or security for your shed then the Squire SS50CS is for you.  The padlock has a 10 year guarantee and has been highly rated by two separate organisations.

What should the Squire SS50CS Padlock be used with?

The Squire SS50cs lock is not suitable some 16mm or larger chains. 

How secure is the Squire SS50CS Padlock?

  • Sold secure Gold 
  • CEN 4 rated
  • 10 year guarantee from Squire


CEN is the main European lock standardisation and approvals body.  A higher CEN rating indicates a higher security lock.  CEN 1 is the lowest on the scale and CEN 6 is the highest rating. 

Sold Secure Gold is the highest rating available from Sold Secure.  Sold Secure is an independent British security testing and approvals organisation that awards Gold, silver and bronze for most products. 

What do I get if I order the Squire SS50CS Padlock?

1 x Squire SS50CS padlock
2 x Keys 

How do I buy the Squire SS50CS Padlock?

Click on the link in this text, you will be transferred to the exact page on Amazon where you can purchase the Squire SS50.  You can also read independent reviews at Amazon to help make your decision.

 

Technical information for the Squire SS50CS Padlock

Shackle Type                                          Closed
Body Width  50mm
Body Thickness   26mm
Shackle Diameter  10mm
Vertical Shackle Clearance  16mm
Horizontal Shackle Clearance   16mm
Shackle Material  Boron alloy steel
Body Material  Hardened steel
Hardened Shackle  Yes
Mechanism  6 pin tumbler
Anti bump  Yes
Anti drill  Yes
CEN Rating  4
Sold Secure rating  Gold
Weight  0.6kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the Squire SS65CS padlock?

The Squire SS65 padlock is the ultimate high security padlock, the big brother of the SS50CS.  This padlock has been given Sold Secure Gold rating, a 10 year guarantee from Squire and the highest rating from CEN - not bad !

Who needs a Squire SS65CS padlock?

Squire SS65CS padlocks offer the ultimate in motorcycle padlock protection.  If you have a motorcycle then you should compare the Squire SSG6CS against your current padlock.  Don't just consider your motorcycle security when it is away from your home, consider it when it is stored overnight. 

What should the Squire SS65CS padlock be used with?

The Squire SS65CS padlock is a 1kg lock, it is not easy to carry around, but does provide great security,

How secure is the Squire SS65CS padlock?

  • The Squire SS65CS padlock has been given Sold Secure Motorcycle Gold rating
  • A 10 year guarantee from Squire
  • CEN 6 rated (the highest security rating)

CEN is the main European lock standardisation and approvals body.  A higher CEN rating indicates a higher security lock.  CEN 1 is the lowest on the scale and CEN 6 is the highest rating. 

Sold Secure Motorcycle Gold is the highest rating available from Sold Secure.  Sold Secure is an independent British security testing and approvals organisation that awards Gold, silver and bronze for most products. 

What do I get if I order a Squire SS65CS padlock?

1 x Squire SS65CS padlock
2 x keys

How do I buy my Squire SS65CS padlock?

Simply click on this link Squire SS65 and you will be taken to the product page on Amazon where you can review independent product reviews and order the product if you wish.

Technical information for the Squire SS65CS padlock

Shackle Type                                    Closed
Body width 65mm
Body Thickness 31.8mm
Shackle Diameter 12.7mm
Vertical Shackle Clearance 19mm
Horizontal Shackle Clearance 19mm
Shackle Material Boron alloy steel
Body Material Hardened Steel
Hardened Shackle Yes
Mechanism 6 pin tumbler
Anti bump Yes
Anti drill Yes
CEN Rating 6
Sold Secure Motorcycle Gold
Weight 1 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This article has focussed on two very highly rated padlocks, there are a number of padlocks that may be better suited to your needs or budget.  Read customer reviews of Alternative Padlocks for garages.

Read more about the Squire SS50  

Find out more about the Squire SS65 

Related Artilce:  How to Prevent Garage Break Ins

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There are a number of Strong Garage Wall Anchors available on the market, this article looks at the Alarm Wall Anchor + Secure A Bike 10mm chain + Excell M50 EURD lock .  Products can be purchased directly from Amazon, by clicking on the picture links in the article - you will then be taken directly to the correct purchase page.

What is the Alarm Wall Anchor?

The Alarm Wall Anchor is an wall anchor incorporating a loud 143db motion / movement siren.  The alarm is simple to use, the alarm is set by pressing ‘M3’ to activate.  A four digit code is then entered to disarm.

Who should use a Alarm Wall Anchor?

The Alarm Wall Anchor is ideal to secure to good solid walls or to secure inside a garage or shed.  The alarm wall anchor could be used for securing bicycles, scooters, plant, machinery, ladders, lawnmowers, tool boxes and gardening equipment.

Technical information about the Alarm Wall Anchor

The Alarm Wall Anchor fits chains, cables and u locks up to 14mm

Powered by 4 x AAA batteries

Red powder coat finish

Made in the UK

What do I get if I buy the Alarm Wall Anchor?

1 x wall anchor incorporating the alarm

2 x M10 x 70mm long countersunk security fixing screws, shield anchors, steel ball inserts included for wall fixing. 

4 x AAA batteries

How do I buy the Alarm Wall Anchor?

These products can be bought by clicking on the picture below, you will be taken directly to the exact page on Amazon where you can buy direct.  The option highlighted below comes with a 10mm chain and Excell M50 lock, a nice combination.

 Related Artilce:  How to Prevent Garage Break Ins

 

 garage defender

This simple sturdy product is a tested and approved way of improving your garage door security.  It has Sold Secure Bronze award and is made in England. There is a picture link at the bottom of the page to purchase from Amazon - just click on the picture link below if you would like to order one of these clever products.

What is the Garage Defender?

The garage defender range is a way of securing your garage door. The defender unit locks onto a solid steel base using a padlock to block the tilt action of the door.

This product, made in Britain, has an independent concealed armoured padlock.

What do others think of the Garage Defender?

Sold Secure have accreditid this product with a Bronze status.
The Garage Defender featured on the BBC1 TV programme - 'To Catch a Thief'.

Who needs a Garage Defender?

The Garage Defender is designed to give added security to up and over garages. If you have high value property in your garage the Garage Defender could give added security for a low price.

Related Artilce:  How to Prevent Garage Break Ins

How do I fit a Garage Defender?

Full fitting instructions are included and fitting should take about an hour. The unit is fitted in front of the garage door with two expandable security raw bolts that are included.

What do I need to be aware of when fitting a Garage Defender?

The garage defender is fitted into the ground. If you are applying the unit into concrete then at least 4 - 5 inches of good solid concrete outside the garage door is needed.

If the unit is to be fitted into tarmac or block pavers then a built in base unit is needed. When ordering be sure to enter 'fit into tarmac or block pavers' and a base unit will be supplied at no extra cost.

Can I fit my Garage Defender into tarmac or block pavers?

This Garage Defender unit is designed to fit into concrete. If you require tarmac fitting please click on the correct option above and you will receive the Built in Base instead at no extra cost.

This Built in Base unit is required when the application site does not have sufficient good concrete outside of the closed garage door (at least 4 - 5 inches is recommended) i.e. where tarmac or block pavers are present.

To use the unit simply excavate a 250mm deep hole and fill with a good 3-2-1 concrete mix.

The below unit is free when requested in preference to the bolt down base with the Garage Defender Master and Padlock

Read customer reviews and compare products in the garage defender range to ensure they meet your exact needs.

How do I order my Garage Defender?

Simply click on the picture of this product below, you will then be taken to the exact page on Amazon where you can purchase the product direct. 

Dimensions for the Garage Defender

Weight 4kg

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Sold Secure are an organisation who test security products. Manufacturers can apply to have their products tested by Sold Secure, with those approved gaining the Sold Secure Quality Mark.

Information on these approved products is then sent to crime prevention officers, insurance companies, the Home Office, the public and the media.

What categories of sold secure exist?

Read more: What is Sold Secure?

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