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Lock Rekeying Services - Change keys, not locks!

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Have you lost the keys to your home, car, or commercial space? Do you need a quick and affordable service to rekey a lock without the official key?

Look no further! Our expert rekeying solutions can help restore your peace of mind and security in just a few minutes!

What Is Lock Rekeying and When Is It Necessary?

Lock rekeying refers to the process of replacing the tumblers inside a lock’s cylinder so they can prevent previous keys from working. In other words, the act of recoding a preexisting door lock in order to make it accept a completely different key or set of keys.Lock rekeying is necessary in a number of instances:

1. When you have lost your keys or you suspect they were stolen. This is one of the most important reasons why you may need to hire locksmith rekeying experts. Immediately restore security on your home or vehicle once you discover you are unable to locate your keys with our fast rekey service.
2. To get better control of your property. A 24-hour mobile lock rekeying crew can help you keep guests who are not welcome on the premises away from your home, mailbox, or commercial space. Whether you have recently evicted a difficult roommate or tenant or ended a relationship and you want to be the only person who can access your property, opt for lock rekeying.
3. Your property has been recently burglarized. If your home, store, or office space has fallen victim to a burglary, call an emergency locksmith available 24 hours a day and ask them to have all locks rekeyed. 
4. When you’re getting ready to move into a new home. If you want to make sure that none of the old owners, babysitters, construction workers, or handymen are still carrying one of the old keys to your property, give us a call. 

Which Lock Types Can Be Rekeyed?

All types of residential, commercial, and automotive locks are eligible for re-keying. Whether you need assistance with rekeying just a single Kwikset deadbolt, several Schlage cylinder locks, or a complex smart lock system, give us a call. We specialize in the entire range of lock re-keying solutions using expert tools that guarantee zero-damage solutions. We cover all brands and models of locks and we offer the most affordable lock rekey prices in the area. 

Residential Lock Rekeying Services 

If you need a reliable lock rekey service for your home’s exterior doors, our technicians are ready to rekey all of them and make sure you can control all of them using the same key. Whether you have moved into a new place or you can no longer find your key and you fear a potential break-in attempt, allow us to provide you with the residential lock rekeying services you need.

Car Lock Rekeying Solutionsdoor lock rekey

Car rekeying is another common request received by our technicians on a daily basis. No matter if you need us to rekey the lock on your car doors, trunk, or ignition cylinder, we can rapidly take the locks apart and proceed to recode the inner tumblers on the spot. Rekeying car door locks is a procedure that also requires our locksmiths to reassemble the lock and put it back in its position at the end of the procedure. It should not last more than 20 to 30 minutes to complete a car lock rekeying job, depending on the car's make and model. Our technicians finish the job by giving you a new key to match the new tumblers in the locks.

Lock Rekey Prices

Deadbolt Rekeying Services

Our lock rekeying locksmiths can easily rekey any single-cylinder or double-cylinder deadbolt in less than 15 minutes with professional tools and expert equipment. Maintain high security on your property with your labor costs at a minimum. and no need to buy and install new locks. 

Expert Doorknob Rekeyingdoor lock rekey

If you need to rekey a doorknob, give us a call. Our technicians will come over, remove the lockset from your door, set aside the interior part of the lockset, use specialized cylinder removal tools and rekey the cylinder during the final step of the process. This is done by removing the bottom pins from the plug and replacing them with the right-sized pins suitable for the new key.

Cylinder Lock Rekeying 

Cylinder locks are rekeyed by removing the pins inside the plug and replacing them with pins that are similar in size. At times, our technicians may use a key gauge to discover the correct pins at a faster pace. The procedure is completed by placing the plug back into the cylinder and rotating it to the correct positions while ensuring the plug will not fall out of the cylinder by accident.

How Much Does Lock Rekeying Cost?

Lock rekeying services are more affordable than new lock installation, yet almost equally effective in most instances. If you are not sure if your home, office, or car locks should be re-keyed or completely replaced, give us a call. We are happy to discuss all options with you and provide you with expert advice and solutions. The standard price of rekeying a lock usually starts at $45 with Locksmiths Locator. Take a look at our dedicated price table to learn more about our affordable lock rekeying prices.

Can I Rekey a Smart Lock?

Absolutely. Our expert locksmiths are trained to work with all models of locks, ranging from simple deadbolt and cylinder locks to regular door knob locks and advanced electronic or smart locks. If you own a smart lock that also features a physical lock and key as a backup, we can provide you with affordable lock rekeying solutions. In most cases, the procedure is easy and hassle-free. At times, however, our technicians may need to completely disassemble the smart lock unit to complete the request. This will take more time and consume more resources, automatically making the final costs go up. 

Do I Need an Original Key to Rekey a Lock?

It is not mandatory to have the original key to the lock you want to re-key for the process to be successful. Our lock rekey experts can easily rekey any type of lock without having to rely on the original key. In case the key is missing, has been stolen, or lost, rest assured we can provide you with a solution on the spot. Get your old home, car, or business space locks rekeyed if you need to restore security in the event of a missing key or a security threat. Rekeying is easy, affordable, and completed in just a few minutes by our expert rekey service.

What are you waiting for? Call Locksmiths Locator today!

Rekeying Your Locks FAQs

What are the benefits of rekeying a lock?

If you have not changed your lock in a long time, our home or office has been recently broken into, or you cannot find the keys to your property, rekey your locks. You will benefit from increased protection and more peace of mind, improved convenience, and enhanced control of everyone accessing your property. 

Should I rekey or replace my locks?

It depends on your exact needs and budget. Investing in new sets of doorknobs and deadbolts when it is time to change your locks is one way to go. More often than not, however, a lock rekey service is quicker and more affordable compared to new lock installation.

Should I rekey my mailbox or cabinet locks?

Locks on medicine cabinets and mailboxes can also be rekeyed by our expert technicians at a fraction of the price of buying new locks for replacement. If you suspect someone might have access to your private mail or documents, have the lock rekeyed.