What can I do about problems with padlocks corroding?
Select a grade 4 corrosion rated padlock – for the harshest of applications, such as marine use, use the stainless steel bodied and shackled marine grade padlocks.

The key is difficult to operate in my padlock.
As padlocks are often in exposed positions, lubrication of the cylinder may be required more often than with other locks.

My padlock case was cut with a hacksaw to open the padlock.
Brass (and stainless steel) padlocks are susceptible to this, for highest security, use a padlock with a hardened steel case.

Someone has unscrewed the locking plate on my factory gate and escaped with my goods.
All padlock accessories are supplied with suitable fixings for normal installations, it is important that they are used to maximise security.