Not Duplicate -FACT or FICTION?
Have you ever seen a key inscribed,"Do Not Duplicate"
or "It is unlawful to duplicate this key". The truth is:
unless you have a unique proprietary or patented restricted key
system, there are no laws to protect you from anyone indiscriminately
duplicating one or more of the keys to your business, home or office.
Period! In most cases, "Do Not Duplicate" or " Unlawful
to Copy" is merely a request not a law.
brings up a couple of interesting questions.
you really know who has copies of the keys to your establishment?
you comfortable with the fact that people who have your key such
as a cleaning person, neighbor or employee might be able to easily
obtain copies of your keys?
If you answered, "No" to either question, the chances
are that you need a keying system that is unique to you, where
only you can authorize duplicate keys made. Such a system will
give you key control, which in turn will greatly reduce the risk
of unauthorized keys being made.
restricted key control systems may initially be a bit more expensive,
those costs are often offset by the fact that rekeying isn't needed
when keys are returned. Better key control equals better security.
security is at risk if you've:
your keys to maintenance crews or other contractors
your keys to employees
to a new business location
money and improve your security by controlling who can copy your
As an authorized ASSA, Kaba Peaks & Medeco KeyMark dealer, we can offer an advanced level of key control. If you can't control who can copy your keys, you can't control your security. Without proper key control, you're are faced with the threat of rekeying every time your keys leave your sight. These unique systems make it virtually impossible for someone to duplicate your keys.
systems can be retrofitted into many existing locks. This cost-effective
method can dramatically improve the security of your business or
any duplicate keys are made, a signature authorization form must
be filled out and verified. We document who and how many keys were
made so you have a complete audit trail. No locks need to be changed
or rekeyed when an employee leaves your company because complete
security is maintained by collecting a departed employee's key.