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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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How The Heck Does An Electronic Car Key Work?

How The Heck Does An Electronic Car Key Work?

What exactly is an electronic car key? Well, in today's modern world, many people increasingly have this very thing on their key rings. Also known as keyless entry, an electronic car key is increasingly becoming the norm and it's hard to find a new vehicle that...

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Where Did Keys Come From In The First Place?

Where Did Keys Come From In The First Place?

 We're all familiar with keys. Keys are used across the entire world and have been an unquestioned fixture in all of our lives since the very day we were born. But, like all innovations, they didn't simply pop into existence when the Earth was created, they were, of...

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