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Key Systems

Key Systems
One of the greatest threats to key control within your facility, office or building is the unauthorized use or duplication of keys. The unique way a key and a core work together is the foundation of how every opening and lock is secured. At Pop-A-Lock, the security professionals can assist in the design, selection and products to meet your needs.
A master key system allows two or more keys to open one lock. To make a master key system, you need locks and keys that are the same make and model, and a way to rekey those locks.

Any master key system requires careful planning to ensure success for the long term. In all cases, there are 2 key factors when considering your master key system; Security and Convenience. The greater security, the need for high security cylinders, key control and patented keyways. That can be balanced with convenience in the building with many selective master key systems, no key control, stock keyway and the use of interchangeable cores. Setting up a master key system is very much like an organizational chart.

The lowest level of master key system is the "change key”. Typically a single door for an office or apartment/condo door. Access restricted to single user. The Master key is the key that can access all the change key locks. It is usually the highest ranking key in the system. In the case where there are multiple master key systems (all condo doors + maintenance rooms + common area doors) there would be the need for a Grand Master Key system.

Give us a call, and we will asses  your space and give you the best solution that fit your requirements and budget.