Prevent Your Home or Business Keys from Being Copied

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What is key control?

Have you ever lost keys or had them stolen? Were you asked to provide keys to contractors, neighbors, housekeepers, or dog walkers? When moving into a new home, do you always change your locks? Do you have tenant or employee turnover? If you answered yes to any of the above, this blog is for you.

Consider the possibility that duplicate keys could have been made without your knowledge. Even leaving your keys with your mechanic or a valet driver can leave a lingering concern that they could end up in the wrong hands…unless you have a high security restricted key. Most keys are extremely easy to copy and certainly without your knowledge or approval which can lead to theft, vandalism, or worse plus the hassle of changing locks. Not with Floyd Lock & Safe Medeco keys, though! 

The only way to truly have control of your keys and restrict duplicating abilities is to invest in a Medeco lock system that doesn’t allow for consumer-level duplication. This is true for both residential and commercial applications. Keep reading to discover why professional locksmith services are essential for your safety and peace of mind. 

Exclusive Key Duplicating Capabilities

No other locksmith can duplicate keys from our high-security keyway. During the installation of our high-security locks, we receive the names and signatures of the individuals authorized to request additional keys. This list is defined by the customer. Only those individuals on that list will receive additional keys when requested.

We regularly turn away individuals who arrive at our lock shop requesting additional keys but are not listed as authorized. It doesn’t matter if requesting for family members or friends, if they are not on the authorized list, we do not honor their request. 

Secure Records for Every Lock and Key

We record and maintain a record of all of the locks and keys for each high-security key system we administer. The on-site location of each specific lock plus every key/lock combo is recorded when it is installed. We track exactly how many keys were cut and also if and when any rekeying occurred. Our high-security keys are cut by code, not merely copied from an existing key. We have exclusive access to the depths and angles of a key code. Find out in another blog about our Master Keyway system for multiple locks. 

Medeco: Best in the Industry

We proudly install Medeco high-security locks using Medeco high-security keys and are an authorized Medeco Security Center. Medeco locks are widely regarded as the best in the industry. They are impervious to lock bumping and highly resistant to being picked open. So you can rest assured that you are in the best hands. 

If you are in need of a highly secure lock and key system, contact our lock sales team for more information. We have been the Twin Cities’ leading locksmith for more than 75 years so we are versed in all scenarios. We’ve got you!