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PJ Alarms Q&A about Faults / Service Issues

We receive many questions surrounding the services we offer to previous PJ Alarm customers, and so we would like to provide some answers to the most commonly asked questions. As we have explained in our previous post P J Alarms – Sold in August 2016, PJ Alarms sold out to an international company. Although the initial customer contracts were automatically transferred, many customers have decided to move their support local businesses like ourselves so a more personal service. What is a ‘Takeover’ of...

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How to De-Ice your locks

If you're reading this, you're probably late for something, or otherwise in a rush so we'll get straight to it. This trick is for cylindrical based locks only, not mortice locks. Mortice locks are often referred to as 'Chubb' locks. Pour a full glass of warm (not scalding) water slowly over the lock and the surrounding area.Carefully try and insert the key, if it doesn't insert easily, repeat with the warm water.One you have removed the lock, remember that the water...

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Everything 2019

I hope all our readers, customers and suppliers had a great holiday break. As we welcome in 2019, I’ve been asked to outline what’s happening in the year ahead… First, I’d like to wrap up our 2018. It was an incredible year just gone for all of the team. Having put a lot of the groundwork into our premises, team, and services throughout 2017, we were set free to enjoy serving our public, exactly the way we’ve always wanted. We added some great companies to...

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Home Security Tips

Looking for fast advice on home security? We've listed 8 of our top tips for protecting your family and property: Keep your keys out of sight - Leaving your keys on display may persuade a thief to attack your property over another. Burglars are known to use tools that can reach in through your letterbox and grab keys or other valuables, such as cash.Social Media - Don't publish information on social media that can be used by potential thieves. Posting...

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Christmas Opening Hours – 2018

We'd like to remind you that Rossells Security Ltd will be closed during the festive period to allow all our staff to relax with their families. May we briefly take this opportunity to thank all of our customers for their support during 2018. We've had a very busy year with hundreds of projects completed. Everyone is really looking forward what 2019 will bring. A limited number of engineers will be providing cover during the festive period, with priority given to our...

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It’s our 90th Birthday

It was in November, 90 years ago that Sydney Rossell, after travelling over from Canada to Leicester, started his own locksmith business called S.Rossell and Sons. If you want the full story, read more about the journey on our ‘About Us’ website section; however the short version is, that it paved the way for the great success that Rossells is today. Rossells is definitely one of many underdog success stories in Leicester. A small locksmiths, developing it’s customer base and...

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When your Security IS the problem

Sadly, taking proactive steps to protect you, your family or business is a necessary step in today’s world to give you real peace of mind. Criminals are getting smarter, our police ever more stretched and the whole thing just feels more out of control. However there is some good news… As technology moves forward we have more choices as to the systems and devices available and they are more accessible than they have ever been – often you can be just a...

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P J Alarms – Sold in August 2016

On 30th of August 2016, PJ Alarms of Leicester were acquired by an international alarm giant, with all customers automatically transferred into a new contract. It was a sad day for the industry, as although a competitor to Rossells, we knew some of the team very well. Customers used P J Alarms because they were a local independent, with a strong reputation for customer service in the Leicester. Nobody can blame the two directors for selling the company to...

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Dealing with burglary – for the home owner

We hope it never happens to you, but if it does, remembering just a few tips from this article might help you keep your cool, in a very emotionally stressful situation. After a burglary is discovered, the most obvious first phone call is usually to the police, and then to your spouse or housemate. Quite often we’re the third phone call people make, as people understandably need to feel reassured that the property is safe again. Here we're offering...

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Christmas Opening Hours – 2017

Rossells Security will be closed for the Christmas holiday period, allowing our staff to relax with their families. A limited number of engineers will be providing cover during the festive period, with priority given to our contract customers. Our Christmas opening times for the Trade Counter and Office are as follows: Friday 22nd December: Open 8:00am – Early PM Saturday 23rd December: CLOSED Sunday 24th December: CLOSED Monday 25th December (Christmas Day): CLOSED Tuesday 26th December: CLOSED Wednesday 27th December: CLOSED Thursday 28th December: CLOSED Friday 29th December: CLOSED Saturday 30th...

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