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Why we’re the no.1 choice in Gravesend

Why we’re the no.1 choice in Gravesend

If you're having any type of car key or car lock problem that needs to be addressed quickly, Keys 4 Cars Ltd. are the obvious choice if you live in or near Gravesend in Kent. There are several reasons for this, with the most obvious one being the geographical location...

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Have aliens locked you out of your car?

Have aliens locked you out of your car?

In a curious story published in the press recently, it appears that aliens are getting the blame for a recent spate of car key fob problems in a Tesco car park in Hertfordshire after shoppers had trouble using their electronic keys to open their car doors! The...

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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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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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