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Emergency Services Day

999 Day   Today is Emergency Services Day, which is part of the National Emergency Services Memorial – a registered charity. 999 Day or Emergency Services Day is something that takes place every year on the 9th hour of the 9th day, of the 9th month.   What is it about?   Emergency Services Day […]

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Camping Safety

How to Stay Safe when Camping   Morning campers! Heading off into the wilderness with your family or pitching up with your friends at a music festival may feel like your packing up house and home with all your belongings stuffed into the car! But how do you keep all yourself and your belongings safe […]

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Zero Waste Week

You probably already know that the earth’s climate is warming and is causing detrimental effects to our planet such as extreme weather, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels. It is widely known that we humans and our current consumerism culture is a big part to blame for global warming. Little by little we are […]

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Bournemouth Air Festival Safety Tips

The annual Bournemouth Air Festival is an event loved by many; masses of people all over the UK travel to Bournemouth to witness and enjoy the festivities. It is estimated that 9.25 million people have attended since 2008, with the events and crowds getting bigger every year! Although it is sure to be a great […]

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Notting Hill Carnival Safety Tips

Notting Hill Carnival Safety Tips   Notting Hill Carnival is sure to be a lively, fun and welcoming event that is immersed in colour, music and food. However, like every big event it does come with dangers, so being aware and alert will help you to stay safe and smart at the carnival. We have […]

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The Guide to Bike Safety

On a beautiful day what could be more perfect than a bike ride! Whether through the forest, along the seafront or in your local park it is sure to be full of excitement, beautiful scenery and fun but one thing you do need to remember is how to stay safe whilst on your bike!   […]

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Would the Traps from ‘Home Alone’ Work?

We are big fans of home alone over here at Keytek and have decided to look at the traps that Kevin Macalister sets up for the ‘Wet Bandits’ and whether they would be useful in actually securing your home. Now in doing some research into the traps Kevin sets up and the real life consequences […]

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What is a uPVC Door?

What is Unplasticised Polyvinyl chloride? Unplasticised Polyvinyl chloride, otherwise known as uPVC, is a hard and non flexible material that is known for its excellent performance and durability. It has become increasingly popular over the more traditional wooden door due to its longevity and availability to be manufactured in an array of colours which present […]

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What to Consider when Buying a Bathroom Door Lock

Bathroom locks are essential in any home, whether it’s only two people that live there, or it’s a house share of 8 people. It’s not often that you think about the lock on your bathroom door, but it is something that needs some thought. The purpose of a bathroom door lock isn’t to keep out […]

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Keytek’s Padlock Buying Guide

What is a Padlock? Padlocks are defined as portable locks with a shackle that may be passed through an opening to prevent use, theft, vandalism or harm. A padlock is traditionally used to secure; gates, sheds, bikes etc. What do I need to consider when buying a Padlock? The first thing you need to consider […]

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