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Keytek Locksmith Academy and Employee Loans At the Keytek® locksmith training academy, we have known for a while that there has been a barrier for those wanting to become locksmiths. This is the price of the initial training and purchasing of stock and tools you need to get started. We know that being a locksmith...
When did locksmithing begin? Scientists and historians can date the first lock (and therefore locksmiths) back to 704BC; it was discovered in the ruins of the Assyrian empire in the city of Khorsabad (Northern Iraq). This wooden lock consisted of different lengths pins to prevent the lock from opening without inserting a bulky cumbersome wooden...
So it’s the middle of January and have you kept your new years resolutions? Have you gone for a run at least once a week? Cut out chocolate? Or quit smoking? Resolutions are hard to stick too, but one thing you can’t ignore is your home security. Whether you forget to lock the front door,...
Finding a locksmith when you are locked out of your own house can be difficult. The doors shut behind you and all you have is your mobile phone. Do you really want to spend hours trying to find a reliable locksmith that’s not going to overcharge you? No, you don’t. That is why Keytek has...
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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Personal Security Tips We may often discuss home security, but it is important not to overlook the importance of keeping yourself safe. So whether you’re out and about, or surfing the net, personal security should always be carefully considered and never far from your mind. According to the Daily Mail, 2,000 mobile phones are stolen...
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A man who created a lock as a joke to stop his children from stealing his Nutella has ended up selling 1000 units 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...
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...
moving home suitcases
Moving home is said to be one of the most stressful times of our lives. Issues with paperwork, solicitors’ appointments, estate agents and then the worry of the sale potentially falling through are some of the factors that add to the stress of the ordeal.
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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. 
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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!
winter home
During the winter months, as the nights draw longer and the frost begins to show we all want to feel safe and secure in our homes. In this blog we tackle some of winter’s ‘bites’ and show you how to help keep your home free from opportunistic thieves.

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