5 Important Reasons Why You Always Need A Spare Key

It is immensely surprising that so few people make use of spare keys in their daily lives. This encompasses homeowners, car owners and commercial business owners (pretty much anyone who has something to lock away). With a spare key handy, people can prevent being stuck in precarious situations. Many people never consider the need for […]



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Finding the right Locksmith

Finding the right locksmith can often be difficult. With many local locksmiths not being accredited it can often be hard to ensure the locksmith you choose is correctly trained and insured to carry out the job professionally. However when searching for a local locksmith there are a few things you can look for to be […]



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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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Keytek Home Security Advice

According to Halifax Home Insurance, there is a 10% increase in domestic burglaries and a 40% increase in thefts during the summer. With this in mind, are you doing all that you can to secure your home and prevent it from potential intruders this summer and in the following months? The Metropolitan Police advise that […]



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Summer Security

Stay secure during the Summer Holidays with our Summer Home Security Tips! Whilst enjoying any holiday period whether it is summer, Easter or Christmas, one of the last things on your mind will probably be making sure that your home is secure. Whatever the time of year it is still very important to make sure […]



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Summertime Home Security

We’ve all been enjoying the return of the glorious hot weather this week! According to The Guardian the hot weather is set to continue and warm weather is expected for events such as Glastonbury and Wimbledon. Don’t let your home security lapse this summer! Unfortunately the exceptionally high temperatures are not great for uPVC or […]



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New Year Security Resolutions – Time to be more security conscious…

As part of your New Year’s resolution for 2014 it may be worth thinking about being more security conscious when it comes to the security of your home.   When considering how you may want to upgrade the security of your home it is always a good idea to think like a potential intruder. The […]



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Tip 12 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

“Finally it’s always a good idea to have a locksmith come out do a security and insurance compliance check on your home, they will be more than happy to upgrade the locks on your home for your peace of mind over the Christmas period.”   To find out more about our locksmiths or to book […]



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Tip 11 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

As part of Hertfordshire Constabulary’s ‘The Top Five Operation Guardian Tips’ they recommend securing your garden by shutting and locking any gates and making sure you lock away any garden tools as these can be used by burglars to break in. For more information on the security of ‘your garden and outside the home’ see […]



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Tip 10 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The tenth tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Use a UV pen to mark any valuables so if the worse does happen it may help to make recovery easier.” Many Police Forces and Home Insurance Providers will advise marking any valuables especially those that are more mobile i.e. a laptop or tablet. […]



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