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Safe, Trustworthy Residential Locksmith Services For Homes, Apartments, and Condos

Your first line of defense for home security is your local licensed, certified, legitimate residential locksmith. Whether you own or rent, protecting your property and, more importantly, your family from intruders depends on the level of security you invest in your home.

Residential Locksmiths are the only professional home security experts capable of around-the-clock, mobile consultation, installation, repair, and maintenance of your deadbolts, smart locks, lever locks, doors, and safes, which are designed specifically to prevent unauthorized entry or break-ins of your home. When it comes to protecting your home and family, don’t take any chances. Using 1-800-Unlocks to find a professional who performs home locksmith services can give you peace of mind that you’re hiring a real neighborhood locksmith–no scams or fraud.

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Hiring professional locksmiths has never been easier! 1-800-Unlocks takes the guesswork and fear out of hiring a home locksmith. When searching online, please be aware of fake locksmiths. One of our peer-reviewed, licensed, and insured locksmiths can solve all your locksmith needs and concerns with one click or call. Whether you need our mobile technicians to handle lock repair, lockout services, broken keys, house keys, change locks, or any other residential locksmith services, you can trust our experienced locksmiths to get the job done at an affordable price.

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Smart Lock Installation

There are many different brands and types of smart locks available today, and while some are easy for the homeowner to install, others may require the expertise of an experienced locksmith, especially ones that are wifi-enabled. Some smart locks unlock when a specific cell phone is in proximity, while keypad locks require you to punch in a specific code and biometric smart locks use a fingerprint scanner. Most smart locks connect to the internet and must be set up to connect with your network. A professional locksmith can install smart locks in your home quickly and easily, and show you how to use them to help you have a secure home.

Keypad & Smart Locks

Smart locks are increasingly popular because they offer options like the ability to remotely lock and unlock a door, hands-free unlocking, keyless unlocking, and the ability to give others temporary access to your home via a code. Electronic smart locks can be integrated with other wifi-enabled devices in your home, allowing you to lock your door with a voice command to your smart speaker, and they often come with built-in cameras for additional security. Most experienced locksmiths are familiar with the best keypad and smart lock options. These locks can increase your overall security, plus you can gain entry even if you've left your key inside.

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Lockout Service

Most of us have locked ourselves out of our homes or apartments at one time or another, and there is nothing quite so frustrating. The verified local locksmiths at 1-800-Unlocks offer mobile lock-picking services which means we come to you. Emergency lockout services are simple for residential locksmith specialists. This allows them to get to your home quickly with all the tools they need and unlock your door for you without unnecessary drilling that can cause irreversible damage to your locks. With our affordable home locksmith service professionals, you can rest easy, knowing we will help restore access and your problem is solved and your home is safe.

Door Jamb Repair

Whether your door has been kicked in or you're looking to reinforce your door jamb, an experienced residential locksmith can help you figure out exactly what you need and make sure your door jamb is securely anchored and reinforced for reliability and rigidity. It's best to combine multiple layers of security to keep your home secure 7 days a week.

For example, we may be able to install a strike reinforcement plate using 3-inch screws so it will be anchored to the doorframe stud. When the protection of your home and family is at stake, choose an honest, quality home locksmith from 1-800-Unlocks who will get the job done right.

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Lock Change & Upgrade

If your home's locks have worn out, are no longer working well, or if you're looking to change the appearance of your door, it might be time to change your locks. Changing the locks on your home is also a good opportunity to upgrade them to a higher quality, higher security lock. A qualified professional locksmith can help you find a home lock that is beautiful, functional, and fits your lifestyle.

Locksmiths typically offer several finishes such as chrome, brass, black, satin nickel, satin brass, antique brass, and much more. Plus, we're able to offer high-security keyways which cannot be bumped, picked, or duplicated without authorization.


Lock & Deadbolt Repair

If your house lock is broken or causing trouble, you don't necessarily have to replace it. An honest, experienced locksmith will be able to tell you if it's possible to repair your lock–and if it's worth it to do so. Reasons a lock may need to be repaired include worn-out pins, a broken tailpiece, old springs, or if the lock is spinning, loose, or has been overtightened during installation.

Many quality locks can be fixed without too much trouble, and a good locksmith will often be able to perform lock repair without unnecessary replacement or drilling. They can even perform lock re-keying for you while they're at it.

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House Key Duplication

When you need a copy of your house key, a professional locksmith is the best person to help. They can come to you if necessary and create a copy of any kind. A home locksmith can even test your copied key to ensure it works properly and doesn't stick in your locks or damage them. If the key is hard to turn or you hear a clicking noise, a locksmith will be able to determine why it's not working perfectly.

Use 1-800-Unlocks to find a residential locksmith near you who can cut you as many copies of your house key as you need and test them in all of your door locks.

Lock Installation

It's not too hard to install a home door lock yourself, but there are good reasons to have a professional residential locksmith do it. A good locksmith has installed dozens–even hundreds–of locks in their time and can get your new lock installed and working quickly.

Depending on your needs, a residential locksmith can drill and install locks such as deadbolts, jimmy-proof locks, knob locks, or smart keypad locks that work with a smartphone. They can also help you ensure your new lock is installed in a way that guarantees maximum safety for your home and your family.

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Lock Replacement

Whether it's for looks or security, replacing your locks can get complicated, especially if you're swapping out your existing locks with a different type of lock, or if you're replacing all of the exterior locks in your home. A trustworthy local locksmith can easily replace your door hardware and make sure they're all rekeyed to work with a single key. Our locksmiths can even swap mortise locks for cylindrical locks.

No matter the type or size of the current locks or doors, our pros will help you choose replacements that will look great and improve your home's security.

The Cost of a Residential Locksmith

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Our residential locksmiths can rekey or almost any lock in your home, which saves money over replacement.

1-800-Unlocks cares about your budget and security needs. Our goal is to keep you secure, not break the bank.

When you contact us, we’ll provide an up-front honest quote. If you have just moved into your house, you may be wondering about rekeying vs replacing locks. From the point of view of the locksmith, the main reason you should need to replace a lock is if it’s truly broken beyond repair.

There are other reasons you may choose to change the locks of your home such as design or function, but overall, it is less expensive to rekey locks than replace them, because the cost of any brand new locks will increase the total cost of the job. An experienced locksmith should be able to easily rekey almost any lock.

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The team at 1-800-Unlocks exists to make it easy to hire a legitimate locksmith. No gimmicks, just a direct connection to a real local professional. Watch this video to learn more about what to expect when you contact a local company and what services a residential locksmith should be capable of performing.

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How Can A Residential Locksmith Protect My Home?

Most locksmiths can do virtually everything when it comes to time-tested security measures. Experts agree that the first line of defense for home protection is a high-quality deadbolt properly installed in a solid door and frameset. Only a professionally trained and certified locksmith can guarantee expert deadbolt installation, backed by a warranty and 24-hour emergency repair service, if necessary.

Only a professionally trained and certified locksmith can guarantee expert deadbolt installation.

That’s only the tip of the home security iceberg. Your neighborhood residential locksmith is the only one to trust for:
  • Break In Repair
  • Deadbolt installation
  • Door unlocking
  • Home lock rekeying
  • Lock installation
  • New Locks
  • Smart locks
  • High-security lock upgrades
  • Home safe installation
  • Home safe unlocking
  • Key copying
  • Key replacement
  • Window lock reinforcement
No hardware store can offer a wide range of high-security products or be there for you any time of day or night like a 1-800-Unlocks locksmith expert. Most of the locksmiths registered with offer 24-hour locksmith and mobile residential locksmith services, so professional help at your front door is always one phone call away. Whether you live in a house in the country, an apartment in the city, a condo in the suburbs, or even a cottage by the beach, there’s a professional locksmith nearby willing and able to assist with your home security needs.

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