Key Cards Basics
Learn key cards basics to run your business more efficientlyHotels are the most common users of key cards. However, more and more businesses that use multiple supply keys are choosing key cards to help their company run more effectively. Purchasing and cutting metal keys quickly becomes a large expense. Key cards are inexpensive and can be programmed to fit multiple doors, if needed. They can also be programmed to work only for a specific time frame. Buying key cards is beneficial for most large businesses and hotels.
Recycled key cards are produced from recycled or renewable resources and can be recycled themselves when they've served their purpose. Custom cards are designed with the company's name or logo and may provide information about the company on the card. Stock cards are normally generic cards that provide basic usage information on the front.
1. Buy recycled key cards.
2. Locate manufactures of custom key cards.
3. Find stock and generic key cards.
Use recycled or recyclable key cards
Create custom electronic key cardsCustom key cards are created to work with all major key card systems. These cards can display your company logo or vital information the user may need. Custom designed key cards work just like stock cards for key card access.
Purchase stock plastic key cardsStock key cards are the generic, or plain, plastic cards. These are generally the most inexpensive option when buying key cards. Stock key cards are popular with smaller hotels or businesses and those just switching to a key card system.
- Key cards are available in a variety of sizes. Check with your key card system for the required dimensions of your key cards.
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