Professional Keyed Alike Locks Service London
We are MLA approved locksmiths with expertise in fitting keyed alike locking systems in London and Hertfordshire.
We can re-key existing locks or install new locks so that all your locks work from the same key. Our keyed alike prices are very competitive.
When our customers experience the advantages of keyed alike locks they never look back.
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What is Keyed Alike and Keyed Different?
What does keyed alike mean? How do you get locks keyed alike? Did you know you can buy multiple locks with same key?
Keying Locks Alike
You could key alike mortice locks so that they are operating off the same key as cylinder locks on a front door. This means no more grappling for different keys when all you want to do is get into your house.
You could even have just one key for your;
- Front Door Yale & Chub lock
- Back Door locks
- Internal house locks
- Shed locks
- Office locks
- Holiday home locks
Imagine how simple life would be with just one key to look after. Having door locks keyed alike allows you to streamline the many locks that are needed for offices, industrial premises and home security. Our locksmiths can replace your existing locks with high quality secure locks working from one key.
Keyed Different Locks
What does keyed different mean? Keyed different locks means that each lock is operated by a different key.
The Advantage of Keyed Alike Door Locks
Why choose keyed alike locks? Having all your locks keyed alike can be a real advantage. Having one key to operate multiple locks can make life much easier.
Some advantages to being able to operate multiple locks with one key are;
- Convenience – it is much better to carry and look after one key than a large bunch of keys. Less weight and organisation.
- Time – You will need to cut less keys when one key operates all your locks. Keyed alike locks streamline and simplify your security.
- Save Money – Less time and money required for key cutting.
People often ask me is keyed alike a good idea? I always say that when done properly by a professional the advantages can have a significant positive impact on every day life.
Keyed alike locks provide high levels of security when installed and maintained by a keyed alike specialist. Once you experience the benefits of a keyed alike locking system you won’t want to go back to regular locks!
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Keyed Alike Lock Replacement
If the key to your keyed alike locks needs to be replaced then you need to change the locks. This could be seen as a disadvantage to keyed alike locking systems, however we have keyed alike locks that we can re-pin to avoid having to replace all the keyed alike locks.
Mul-T-Lock Keyed Alike Locks
The Mul-T-Lock Integrator lock system has this functionality and is therefore ideal for customers looking for keyed alike security. Choosing the best keyed alike locks is a cost effective, forward thinking way to benefit from the advantages of a keyed alike system and avoid any disadvantage.
Should you need keyed alike locks replaced our experienced locksmiths will provide temporary lock replacements whilst your locks are re-keyed. If you need keyed alike locks replaced call us.
Types of Locks Keyed Alike
As lock specialists we can key alike a range of locks from keyed alike euro cylinders to furniture locks. We can set up a keyed alike system that allows you to operate different types of door locks with same key. You can even have keyed alike padlocks that operate of the same key as your front door.
- Euro Cylinders – including Thumbturn locks and Double Euro Locks
- Mortice Locks – including Sash Locks and Deadlocks
- Night Latch locks
- Insurance Approved BS3621 Locks
- Furniture Locks
- Internal House Locks
There are not many locks that we cannot key alike. So call us with your requirements and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Key Cutting for a Keyed Alike System
When keying alike it is worthwhile choosing a restricted key system so that keys cannot be duplicated without a key card for added security. At IKS Locksmiths we have an online key cutting shop and provide a secure, fast and efficient key cutting service for restricted keys.
What is a Master Keyed Lock?
It is not uncommon for people to confuse keyed alike locks with master key locks. It is also not uncommon for people to ask me if I have a key that can open any door! For the record this is not a thing and locksmiths don’t have such a key.
Master key systems are keyed different as opposed to keyed alike. Master key systems allow the owner to restrict access for particular keyholders to particular doors within a building or a number of buildings.
Master key systems are popular in large residential or commercial properties with a number of key holders. Master key suites can provide high levels of security when there is potential for security to be breached by personnel. You can read more about our Master Key Systems installation service here.
If you are unsure if you want to key alike locks or install a Master Key System call us for advice. Our locksmiths are highly experienced in Master Key System installation and fitting keyed alike locks in London and Hertfordshire.
Professional Keyed Alike Locks Installation London
IKS are MLA approved locksmiths experienced in fitting keyed alike locks in London and Hertfordshire. If you would like to have your locks keyed alike so you can operate all your locks with the same key contact us to discuss your requirements.