Key alike in Mijas

If you want your locks to work off one key, we can key all of your locks alike, meaning one key for an infinite number of locks. Your locks must be the same make and key style for this option to work. If you require additional information on our specialist keying alike services, you can get in touch with our team today, or read on to find out more.

What Is Key alike in Mijas ?

Basically, keying alike means that locks in a set or a ‘suite’ have the same key code. I.e. any key fits any lock. This is very convenient when a large number of locks are to be used by the same group of people, but can be a real problem if individual security is important to the users. For example, keying alike can be used on locks for filing cabinets, or front and back doors. Keying alike is the complete opposite of ‘keyed to differ’ locks, which all open with separate keys.

Why Is Key alike in Mijas Useful?


Keying alike is useful for a number of reasons, which is why we’ve decided to outline them below. Keying alike is useful because:

  1. You can have multiple locks in the same door and not have to worry about finding the right key for the right lock.
  2. You can also have 1 key to open every single lock that you have.
  3. It will save you a lot of money on spare keys! If your locks weren’t keyed alike and you needed spare keys for five or six different locks, it could cost you a lot of money. With all of your locks keyed alike, you need just one key and you’ll also have a spare for every single lock!

One of the core values and most important attributes of Albany Lock & Security is our ability to supply and install high quality Master Key Systems  for its clients.


A simple example a key system

The client has a Master key that works all locks. Next there is a managers key that operates all locks except the director’s office. A staff key only opens the front door and the lunch room and finally the cleaners key opens everything but the Records Store.

A master key system can be as simple or complex as required.  

key alike in mijas

If you need a key system for business, residential, guest accommodation or large commercial applications. Talk to our friendly staff who are happy to assist with the design and structure of your new key system, to ensure the end product fulfills your needs.

BiLock High Security Restricted

In the early 1980s, Master Locksmith Brian Preddey developed BILOCK, a high security U-shaped key which provided a high level of security and resistance to picking and key duplication.

There has been many alterations and upgrades since then but in essence the product remains the same, right up to their new product BiLock Exclusive, which is patented until 2034. BiLock’s unique twin blade keys offer the end user over 16 Million possible key combinations with over 8000 different head colour options.

EVVA DPS High Security System

EVVA DPS is a High Security European designed key sytem without the price tag.

Keys can only be cut using specialist equipment and unique lock components provide a high level of security, reliability and resistance to attack.

Colour coding to key heads is offered

Key Management Software

Mijas Locksmith can provide our customers with their own key management software.

Take your Master Key System to a new level of security with Key Manager 7. Key Manager 7 allows you to monitor and manage all keys, key holders and the doors they access. Key Manager 7 may be used as a stand alone application or in conjunction with your lock supplier where data may be imported into the application. From here easily manage records on lock cylinders, keys and assignment of these keys to recipients.

Key Manager 7 also allows easy viewing and reporting of any aspect of your key system. Each time a key is issued to a new key holder a receipt is printed for them to sign. A journal is automatically kept for each key, allowing you to recall who had a copy of any key and when.

You can link directly to Mijas Locksmith using the ProMaster Master Keying 7 system via ProMaster Key Manager.

This allows you to receive regular updates and to order additional keys by email

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