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Key Cabinets is a brilliant way to help improve your home security and business to help keep your keys safe.
Keeping those keys out of the wrong hands is one thing; keeping them organised and making life easy for you and your employees is another.
With that in mind, we’ve created a fast and simple Key Cabinet Guide featuring advice on the best key safes & security cabinets for various business types
Key Cabinet with combination lock & key drop box
If your business revolves around a large number of car keys which change hands frequently, you’ll want to choose a key cabinet with wider hooks and a deeper body. This will make it easier to store larger keys or bunches of keys, which can then be accessed quickly and distributed to the right people.
If you manage a fleet of vehicles the recommended option for a cabinet to store automotive keys are:
Keep keys safe in a combination lock cabinet
Often, a key cabinet needs to serve as a key organiser for spare keys as well as a security solution.
Hoteliers, estate agents and landlords are all key examples of people who could benefit from this kind of key cabinet. Essentially, however, any office or retail outlet which has a lot of keys to deal with could use one too.
Key cabinets are used pretty much anywhere; from showrooms to schools, hotels to hospitals or pubs to police stations.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a small business or a multi-national corporation with several work sites, a wide range of key cabinets are available designed to store anything from 20 to 2000 keys.
wall safeguard/key safe
Not every business needs to look after 200 keys and sometimes just 1 important key will do.
If you run a holiday home or have another property at which you need to retain a key, don’t simply stick it under a flower pot, it’s the first place a burglar will look – this when you will need to use a keyguard ( or key safe as they are commonly known )
Lost the code to a key safe? If you ever forget the code to your key safe a locksmith will able to open a key safe.
Install and Fit a Key Safe – A locksmith approved by the MLA will be able to specify the type of key safe you need and safely install one.
If you think a key cabinet could help you to secure your business or property, but you’re unsure which to choose, just ask yourself the following questions:
Expert advice provided by Paul Young – Marketing Manager of eSafes. eSafes are an online safe retailer selling home & office safes in the UK. eSafes is part of NLS Security Ltd, an MLA Approved Company which has been part of the security industry for over 35 years.
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