A keysafe is as the name suggests: a safe to hold keys. Often used in homes that have cleaners whilst no one is present, enabling the cleaners to access the house without being in possession of the actual key, they are a useful tool. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, meaning they are used by people from all walks of life, from private individuals to multinational companies. They are convenient, tidy and most of all a safe place to store keys.

What is a Keysafe?

A keysafe is, as shown above, a safe in which to store your keys. More and more often, they are used in buildings where many keys are necessary, such as hotels, motels, nursing homes, hospitals and so on. But individual people will also use keysafes, giving them the peace of mind that all their keys are in one place and that only certain people (who hold the key or code to the keysafe) can access them.

Because they are so varied, they come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from keysafes that hold a single key and are compact and portable, to huge safes that will hold further integrated safes for other valuables or classified documents.

Costs of a Keysafe

Because of their variety of shapes and sizes, the prices of a keysafe also greatly vary, depending on what you need it for.
  • Screwfix, for example, will sell a keysafe that holds up to 100 keys for around £102.95, including VAT or a portable keysafe, holding just a single key, for £7.19 (including VAT).
  • UPVC DIY Store also sell a variety of keysafes, ranging from £41.57 for a slim line portable keysafe to £61.04 for a police approved keysafe.
  • Saundersons Security sell a key safe for £29.99 and it gives you the extra peace of mind of coming from a specialised security company.

Installing a Keysafe

Most keysafes can be self installed and donít required anything other than a basic DIY knowledge, a drill and some screws. Some keysafes will even come with the screws! Installation manuals are usually delivered with the keysafe. It is only with the much larger keysafes, that often have additional safes integrated in them, or keysafes that are lined up with your computer or other home security devices that will needs specialised installation. However, it should be very clear when you purchase your keysafe whether or not this is necessary.

Having a keysafe can give you great peace of mind as an individual and can simplify a lot of business needs for a company owner. As you can see, there are plenty of keysafes to choose from, in a variety of prices, sizes and levels of security. With a keysafe, anything is possible, from opening them with a key, a card or a code or even biometric signatures. You can be sure your keys are stored safely and securely and can only be accessed by those who you want to give access to.

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