Locksmith prices vary widely nationwide according to state, city and region. In rural areas, the local locksmith will generally charge a higher service fee to compensate for higher milage trips to their appointments. The majority of urban or suburban locksmiths will make their money by charging more for the services provided, but less on the actual fee for coming out. Of course every company goes by their own playbook.
Expensive areas like Austin have higher charges in most industries
Locksmiths can change the keys to almost every lock on the market today. We do what is called "rekeying the lock" so a brand new key can work your locks. Past keys are useless. In most cases, we can even rekey your home so EVERY single lock works on the same key!
The most important part of changing a home lock key is the fact the old keys will no longer work with those locks. All past occupants are now locked out(as it should be). We can change the keys on doorknobs, deadbolts and most storm