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How Do a Locksmiths Charge?

Locksmiths provide many different security services like a lockout service if you lock yourself outside your house or car, locks replacement and lock rekey basically anything that involved locks and keys, so if you need to upgrade your home security or cut and program a new key for your car or house they are the right professionals to call.

How Much Will a Locksmith Charge Me?

Locksmith services can cost differently depending on the service required, your location, the time of day and whether it is an emergency. Here is a general price menu to some common locksmith services:

House Lockout Service

Getting locked out of your home is quite common and the prices for a locksmith to open your home door can range from $50 to $150 and at after hours or emergency services it can up to $250.

Lock Change

Changing locks on your doors can cost between $50 to $300 per lock depending on the security features of the lock itself.

Lock Rekey

This service is cheaper than changing locks and it can range from $20 to $50 per lock plus a service call fee.

High Security Lock Installation

High security locks like MUL-T-LOCK and Medeco that can resist bumping, picking and drilling can cost between $100 to $500 including the installation labor.

Car Lockout

Getting locked out of your will costs you between $50 to $250 depending on the car make and model and the time of day.

Key Duplication

Standard metal car keys keys can be duplicated for $5-$10 and also can be done at your local hardware store but transponder keys with chips will cost between $100 to $500 to duplicate depending on the car’s make and model.

Key Extraction

If a key breaks off in the ignition extracting it can cost between $50 and $200.

Ignition Replacement

If you have a problem with your car’s ignition and it needs to be replaced it can cost between $125 to $300 and for luxury vehicles or those cars with push to start ignitions the cost can be significantly higher.

Please note that these prices are general estimates and can vary based on the factors mentioned above. It’s always best to get a specific quote from a locksmith in your area for the most accurate pricing.

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