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5 Tips To Open A Frozen Car Lock or Door

5 Tips To Open A Frozen Car Lock or Door

It goes without saying that the first few months of the year tend to be the coldest in the UK; January and February in particular. For all of you early risers out there who drive to work, having to go through the tedious ritual of scraping ice off the windows every...

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

As this difficult year draws to a close, we'd like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all our loyal customers for your continued support through what's been a very challenging time for us all. We'll be operating our 24hr EMERGENCY SERVICE ONLY between...

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Lost your car keys at Bluewater Shopping Centre?

Lost your car keys at Bluewater Shopping Centre?

Here at Keys 4 Cars, we often get calls from people who are out shopping and have lost their car keys.  Local to us, Bluewater is one example; the huge shopping centre in Greenhithe is a magnet for shoppers keen on spending their hard-earned cash. With around 13,000...

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What is a skeleton key?

What is a skeleton key?

There's often a lot of mystery, glamour and intrigue surrounding the use of skeleton keys. We sometimes see them in movies where an arch-villain or international spy will use one to gain entry to a top-secret facility or someone's apartment to plant a bugging device....

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Make an appointment to visit us Instead

Make an appointment to visit us Instead

Although we provide a 24-hour car locksmith emergency callout service, there are plenty of times when it's not an emergency and time isn't an issue. For example, you may simply have lost your spare car key and need a replacement or just need to replace a key that's...

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Going surfing? – Don’t forget your car keys

Going surfing? – Don’t forget your car keys

Following on from our last post, we hammer home the importance of reading the small print of your insurance policy and how it relates to your car keys. This particular story concerns a recent hearing held by the Australian Finance Complaints Authority which determined...

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Number Plate Laws – What You Need To Know

Number Plate Laws – What You Need To Know

Whether you have a standard or private number plate, the rules are the same and what you can and can't do with your car's plates can sometimes be confusing. With this in mind, we've put together the main points you need to be aware of before you consider altering or...

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Save Yourself The Grief – Get a Spare Car Key Cut!

Save Yourself The Grief – Get a Spare Car Key Cut!

The image above may look familiar! How often has this happened to many of us? Picture the scenario; you're late for work or an important meeting and you're rushing around and just about to dash out the front door...Until you realise that you can't find your car keys....

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How To Protect Your Car From Being Stolen

How To Protect Your Car From Being Stolen

As a car owner, car security should top the list of your priorities. Thieves and burglars have mastered their art, honed their skills, and are getting better with time. Gone are the days when people gained forceful access to cars through breaking windows and doors or...

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