FAQ about Lock Prices
Frequently asked questions about the costs.
How much should you be paying?
As a general rule of thumb for the Locksmith industry, this is a breakdown of charges.
- Service to premises $ XXX (The service call pays for the traveling time to come to your property)
- Labour charge $ XXX (This is the amount of money for the work)
- Parts required $ XXX (The cost of the parts if required)
Because most Locksmith jobs are generally cheap, take for example:
Example of a job & prices
You call a Locksmith to have your bedroom handle lock that needs opening & you also need a key for the lock.
If you call during normal business hours ” which is the cheapest time to call”
- Service to Premises $66
- Unlocking the lock $22
- Recoding the lock $11
Sometimes you might get a total price over the phone & the cost are not explained to the customer over the phone.
FAQ Locksmiths Costs
Q: How much does it cost to change the barrel on my front door lock?
A: To Attend your location, the cost is $66.00 & Re-coding the lock is $11 per barrel.
A: A lock with two keyholes, is a double-sided lock.
Q: Can I have all my locks on the one key?
Q: How much does it cost to cut a standard key?
A: Standard keys copies are $5
Q: What is the cost to have a lock repaired?
A: The service call is $66, 1/2 hours labour is $44, we normally give you a fixed price quotation over the phone.
Q: What do Locksmiths charge to install a deadlock?
A: $230 all up, Including Service call out fee, Labour to install, & the Lockwood 001 deadlock. Other locks like deadbolts are less expensive at about $140 to $160 all up.
Common Locks & Prices
A: There are all kinds of handle locks, the locks range from as little as $20 to $140. The commercial fire rated heavy duty handle locks are more expensive But are designed to have high volume use every day & last many years longer.
A: There are some really well made and secure deadlocks available for garage doors.
Below are links which might help you find what you are looking for.
- Window Locks
- Mailbox Locks
- Screen Door Locks
- Garage Locks
- Foyer Doors
- Security Tips
- Google Reviews for Attend Locksmiths