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4+ years in business
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1 hire on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Magdalena M. says, "Work done on time" Read more
The Moving Therapist

The Moving Therapist

Offers online services
4 hires on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Igor B. says, "Very professional " Read more
A Plus Janitorial Service,Inc

A Plus Janitorial Service,Inc

Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
23+ years in business
Justin H. says, "Anika was truly amazing. From her professionalism, to her ability to do such an incredible job, I can't say enough about her. The sheer level of detail that she saw to, really made it seem like she was in her own home, and everything had to be just perfect. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who needs cleaning services. " Read more
MKI Construction Llc.

MKI Construction Llc.

Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Jamel D. says, "I’ve worked with this company on many different deals from big fix and flip projects to small minor repairs and fixes. I highly recommend MKI Construction LLC for your next Home or Business project!" Read more
A Locksmith And Key Co. Inc.

A Locksmith And Key Co. Inc.

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
17+ years in business
We provide free service to homes. No service fee charge. We provide a complete walk through for free. We still carry American made merchandise. Being in the business since 2006 my experience gives me the ability to resolve lock, door and security issue in the most sufficient way. From fixing locks and installing doors to making keys for cars we can help. I enjoy the fact that I am able to secure people and their belonging. I feel like a hero when I am able to resolve a security issue for my clients....

Your Locksmiths questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does a locksmith cost near me?

A locksmith costs $60 to $120 to unlock a car or open a house door, $50 to $180 to rekey house and car locks, and $80 to $200 to change locks or install a house deadbolt. Locksmiths charge a minimum call-out fee of $30 to $85, or $100 to $250 for after-hours service.

What services does a locksmith or keysmith provide?

Locksmiths provide 24-hour emergency service for residential and commercial problems. Locksmiths can:

  • Unlock a house or car
  • Rekey a home or car
  • Change locks on a house
  • Make a car key without the original
  • Duplicate keys
  • Program a key fob, remote, or transponder key
  • Program dealer chip keys
  • Install a deadbolt or high-security lock
  • Keyless entry and master key systems
  • Open a safe or office cabinet
  • Replace an ignition cylinder
  • Home and office security systems
  • Specialized commercial locks
  • Open or rekey a garage door
  • Extract broken keys in cars and homes
  • Open or rekey a sliding glass door
  • Push-button locks

How long does it take for a locksmith to come?

Locksmiths take 10 to 30 minutes to show up. After arriving, locksmiths take another 5 to 45 minutes to unlock or rekey the average door.

Do locksmiths need proof of address or ownership?

Locksmiths must legally check an ID document, driver's license, or insurance card to verify the home address or car's VIN before their permitted to unlock a house or car.

Do you tip a locksmith?

Locksmiths do not expect a tip. However, if the locksmith shows up during emergency hours or spends more time than expected, a $5 to $20 tip is appreciated.

How do I find the best locksmith near me?

Start by searching our list of locksmiths in your area, then compare reviews and costs. After finding and contacting potential keysmiths:

  • If you are not in an emergency, get at least three free estimates to compare.
  • Call your roadside assistance or insurance company for a pre-approved list of locksmiths.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, insured, and certified.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Not all states require locksmiths to have a license. Certified locksmiths with the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) will have a license.
  • Avoid making payments upfront. Pay after the work is completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best residential locksmith in your area.

What questions to ask local locksmiths before hiring?

When hiring a locksmith in your area, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • How many similar projects have you completed?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Do you specialize in specific services?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers?
  • Do you offer 24/7 emergency services?
  • Are there any potential complications you foresee with this project?
  • How long will the job take?
  • Do you offer a warranty or guarantee?
  • How much do you charge?
  • What payment options do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

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Igor B.
Very professional.
The Moving Therapist
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