Home Security Must Have’s For 2016

Apple home kit We use our iPhones every day and with Apple homekit you can securely control your home from the palm of your hand. Homekit works through apps to control various home products, you can control lighting, locks, heating and cooling, plugs and switches and even home blinds. Each home product can be set […]

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Christmas Security Hints and Tips

Christmas is upon us and as we all patiently wait to see what presents lie under the Christmas tree unfortunately so are many potential intruders, looking to take advantage of the busy social schedules and expensive items on show in homes all across the country. Research shows that burglars do take a day off on […]

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Home Gadgets That Rival Q From James Bond

To mark the launch of the new James Bond Film Spectre, we decided to cover some of the latest security and home gadgets which could rival some of Q’s quirky inventions. James Bond Style Biometric Security Scanners Security at airports can be more than a little tedious and time consuming. In a bid to speed […]

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Winter Home Security Tips

Find out more about staying secure during the colder and darker months by following our winter home security tips.

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Rental Property Security

Are you looking to move into a rented property? We at Keytek® have put together some handy hints and tips to help make your time in rental property hassle free! Have you checked the property over to make sure that all of the doors and windows have sufficient locks? Check the standards of the locks; […]

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University Security Advice!

Now that September is here, are you or is someone close to you leaving home to go to University?? Whether you’re getting packed and ready to go, or are all ready moved in and preparing for lectures, have you given any thought to the security of your new student house or halls of residence? The […]

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Do your locks meet your insurance requirements?

You should always check your home insurance to see what the minimum security requirements are however, most insurance companies will specify that your property must be fitted with British Standard locks on your doors and windows. If your locks do not meet your insurance requirements and you are unfortunate enough to experience a burglary, your […]

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Over 20% of Britons still leave a spare key hidden outside of their property

More than 20% of people are keeping up the old tradition of leaving a spare key hidden outdoors, a new survey by Keytek® Locksmiths has revealed. The survey asked people across the UK where they keep a spare key, and the results showed that despite years of police and government advice warning against it, many people are still leaving their keys in easily discovered hiding places.

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Get Smart This September

We want everyone to GET SMART this September! Take a look at some of the great hints & tips below on how to help keep your home and belongings safe. 1. Lights on Timer Hue lights, bulbs and LED strips allow homeowners to control the lighting in their home via the Hue app (Free). The […]

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Is your Nutella Safe?! Lock created as a joke sells well on eBay!

Daniel from Germany had enough of heading to his cupboards to make a snack with his favourite spread only to find his kids had beaten him to it and used all his Nutella! So as a joke the inventor created an acrylic lock as a simple solution to keep the chocolate spread thieves out. The […]

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