Yale has recently launched a new campaign for locksmiths to advise customers of the common household issue of lost and misplaced keys, to raise awareness of the number of people that potentially have access to our homes.
With recent figures suggesting that UK homeowners have shared, and subsequently lost track of, nearly 20 million spare keys given out to neighbours, family members and trade professionals.
The campaign has been launched to make consumers aware of the risk of potential break ins with their misplaced keys.
Lock Solid locksmiths in Norwich support the campaign with on-going promotional activty in both the national and regional press, property blogs and also alongside a strong social media campaign.
There are a number of resources available, including an infographic filled with security statistics and a consumer awareness video.
The Home Office have released figures showing that homeowners are more than twice as likely to be burgled in the first twelve months of being in a new home.
If you have just moved into your new house, call Norwich based locksmith Lock Solid on 01603 291135 for a lock change and advice on upgrading to keep your property secure.
Burglaries occuring with stolen or lost keys is on the increase and residents of Norwich will be advised by Lock Solid locksmiths to consider having superior strength locks fitted preventing attacks from all known cylinder attack methods.
Yale is also encouraging locksmiths to maximise security by offering consumers smart solutions.
The new Yale Conexis allows consumers to configure, control and unlock their smart door lock from their smartphone via Yales secure bluetooth app, without the need for a physical key, the threat of a thief entering a home using a spare key is eliminated.