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Find locksmiths in Tampa, FL

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Top 10 locksmiths in Tampa, FL

Homeowners agree: these Tampa locksmiths are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
West Florida Locks Inc.

West Florida Locks Inc.

1 hire on HomeGuide
12+ years in business
Serves Tampa, FL
Don D. says, "Robert (Bob) was outstanding. He contacted me quickly and was very customer friendly. He was a great listener and was able to quickly and accurately get to my needs. When he arrived at the salon and started work he was courteous and professional as well as keeping my costs to a minimum and solving the problem. I would highly recommend him and his company. Great service, customer friendly, great price. If you need a locksmith he is your guy. " Read more
Affordable Locksmith Tampa

Affordable Locksmith Tampa

New on HomeGuide
Serves Tampa, FL
Address: Tampa, FL 33611 USA Description: Affordable Locksmith Tampa is servicing the Tampa Bay Metro and surrounding areas. We provide fast and affordable residential, commercial and automotive locksmith services. We provide our customers with mobile locksmith services so they can choose the location and time of the service. Our services include Lock Installation, Rekeying Locks, Replacement of Locks, and Lockout services. Keywords: Residential Locksmith, Commercial Locksmith, Auto Locksmith, Smart Locks Hour: Mon - Sun 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM...
RR Remodeling Solutions Corporation

RR Remodeling Solutions Corporation

New on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Tampa, FL
My name is Reinaldo, I have been installing doors and windows since 2015, but only in 2019 I was able to open my own company. I have a lot of experience and references. Perfect work down to the smallest details. Perfect job to satisfy customers.
Miss Rekey Locksmith

Miss Rekey Locksmith

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
13+ years in business
Serves Tampa, FL
Miss Rekey proudly provides excellent customer service. You will always receive up front pricing. We are a family owned and operated business. We offer a rekey special for $89.99 includes your service call. Book with us today you will be happy you did. We enjoy our time meeting with new customers. Our goal is provide each one of our customers with 5 star service.
Allied Lock And Key

Allied Lock And Key

New on HomeGuide
23+ years in business
Serves Tampa, FL
We are a 24hr 7 days a week service. Quick friendly service with competitive pricing

Your Locksmiths questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does a locksmith cost near me?

A locksmith costs $60 to $120 to unlock a car or open a house door, $50 to $180 to rekey house and car locks, and $80 to $200 to change locks or install a house deadbolt. Locksmiths charge a minimum call-out fee of $30 to $85, or $100 to $250 for after-hours service.

What services does a locksmith or keysmith provide?

Locksmiths provide 24-hour emergency service for residential and commercial problems. Locksmiths can:

  • Unlock a house or car
  • Rekey a home or car
  • Change locks on a house
  • Make a car key without the original
  • Duplicate keys
  • Program a key fob, remote, or transponder key
  • Program dealer chip keys
  • Install a deadbolt or high-security lock
  • Keyless entry and master key systems
  • Open a safe or office cabinet
  • Replace an ignition cylinder
  • Home and office security systems
  • Specialized commercial locks
  • Open or rekey a garage door
  • Extract broken keys in cars and homes
  • Open or rekey a sliding glass door
  • Push-button locks

How long does it take for a locksmith to come?

Locksmiths take 10 to 30 minutes to show up. After arriving, locksmiths take another 5 to 45 minutes to unlock or rekey the average door.

Do locksmiths need proof of address or ownership?

Locksmiths must legally check an ID document, driver's license, or insurance card to verify the home address or car's VIN before their permitted to unlock a house or car.

Do you tip a locksmith?

Locksmiths do not expect a tip. However, if the locksmith shows up during emergency hours or spends more time than expected, a $5 to $20 tip is appreciated.

How do I find the best locksmith near me?

Start by searching our list of locksmiths in your area, then compare reviews and costs. After finding and contacting potential keysmiths:

  • If you are not in an emergency, get at least three free estimates to compare.
  • Call your roadside assistance or insurance company for a pre-approved list of locksmiths.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, insured, and certified.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Not all states require locksmiths to have a license. Certified locksmiths with the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) will have a license.
  • Avoid making payments upfront. Pay after the work is completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best residential locksmith in your area.

What questions to ask local locksmiths before hiring?

When hiring a locksmith in your area, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • How many similar projects have you completed?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Do you specialize in specific services?
  • Can you provide testimonials and references from past customers?
  • Do you offer 24/7 emergency services?
  • Are there any potential complications you foresee with this project?
  • How long will the job take?
  • Do you offer a warranty or guarantee?
  • How much do you charge?
  • What payment options do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

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