Woman discovers burglar in her Cumbernauld home

A woman discovered a burglar, dressed in all black, in her bedroom at 4.30am while she was sleeping.  After the burglar fled from the property the victim noticed several of her belongings had been stolen, including her mobile phone from her bedside table. Upon closer inspection, it was brought to light that the burglar had […]



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Love locks

  Locks are often associated with security and protection; however they are also a huge symbol for love and commitment. This Valentine’s Day here at KeytekTM locksmiths we are looking at Love Locks, an ancient custom where couples secure a padlock to a public object, commonly a bridge or a gate, and throw away the […]



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Thief in Bournemouth Walks out With Till

The importance of commercial security has been highlighted following the conviction of a thief who walked out of Waterstones bookstore in Bournemouth town centre with a till under his arm. The same person had also attempted a similar theft at Lloyds Pharmacy in Boscombe, where the defendant stole an unoccupied till. Businesses are often vulnerable […]



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Searching for ‘locksmith near me?’ 3 easy steps to find a locksmith near you!

Being in a situation where you need a locksmith can be stressful. You may have lost you keys or have locked yourself out of your home and need to find a professional locksmith quickly. If you want to find an emergency locksmith there are 3 easy ways to do this. This page will outline • […]



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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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Locksmith Craig receives a shock on BBC’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Show!

Shock, unlock and amaze, our Locksmith Craig receives a shock on BBC’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Show! Keytek™’s very own Technical Manager and resident locksmith Craig Hayward received the shock of his life last Saturday night when he appeared on the BBC One Saturday night television show – Michael McIntyre’s Big Show! Craig arrived at the […]



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5 Things To Consider When Changing Your Locks

There are many reasons why people decide to change the locks to their property. These can include moving home, failed locks or lost keys. When doing so there are some things you should consider. When is it a good time to change your locks? People will change the locks to their property for various reasons, […]



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What does a Locksmith do?

Locksmiths are professionals that work with various types of locks whether they are fitted to uPVC or wooden doors, windows, vehicles or even a simple padlock. Many people find themselves needing a professional tradesman when either they are locked out or experiencing issues with a lock that they may have. A locksmith is able to […]



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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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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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