CREATING SAFE SPACES
Matters of home security should definitely be left to the professionals. DUO spoke with Lock it Up Townsville team Trent and Catherine Binder about their passion for keeping our valuables safe.
How did Lock it up Townsville come to be your business?
Catherine: Lock it up Townsville operated as Kovek Locksmiths from 2010 to 2014 when my husband Trent, who’s now been in the locksmithing industry for 10 years, bought into the business and changed the name to emphasize our commitment to the Townsville region. We then had the opportunity to buy the whole business from our partner in 2017 and we went for it!
What do you love most about running your own business?
Catherine: Helping people feel secure in their properties again, especially after a break-in, is a great feeling. Trent has the ability to best tailor solutions for each individual customer. Even if you need advice out of hours, we’ll answer your call.
What’s your business ethos…Trent: Commitment to quality service and helping secure our local community.
Where do you see yourselves in 10 years?
Trent: Still running the business with a good team of staff behind us and being the experts that locals call upon for mobile locksmithing needs, automotive key replacements or a restricted system set up for home or workplace security. I think that’s the key to our success.
We can do anything from a simple house key to a complete office lock installation and service. Whatever it is, our team can get it done.