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Top 10 locksmiths in New York, NY

Homeowners agree: these New York locksmiths are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Allen'sLocksmith

Allen'sLocksmith

5.0Exceptional(5)
14+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Patty B. says, "Omg theese guys saved my life! I had a dog locked inside my house. my neighbor told me about this company. They came extremely fast and unlocked my door. Thanks you guys so much for great service at reasonable price!" Read more
Locksmith Near Me. Emergency Locksmith

Locksmith Near Me. Emergency Locksmith

New on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Trust Queens, New York's premier security solution provider - Locksmith Near Me - Emergency Locksmith, for top-tier locksmith services. We cater to a wide variety of clients, including homeowners, businesses, and motorists, delivering comprehensive lock and security solutions tailored to your unique needs. From lockouts to key replacements and from security system installations to on-the-spot fixes, we've got you covered. We at Locksmith Near Me - Emergency Locksmith understand the significance of security, and that's why it's our number one concern. We take pride in our team of certified locksmiths at your disposal 24/7, ensuring your home,
HLSTECH.Inc

HLSTECH.Inc

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Dominick V. says, "very professional and knowledgeable " Read more
The RDF Group

The RDF Group

5.0(4)
Top Pro
Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Kim R. says, "I have used RDF group several times now. They always come on time. They never rush through a job. They make sure everything is done to my satisfaction before leaving. " Read more
Nyc American Steel Contracting

Nyc American Steel Contracting

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
23+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Grace F. says, "Quick and easy process." Read more
EMS LOCKSMITH

EMS LOCKSMITH

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Natalie says, "Accurate, professional, came really fast" Read more
Alexanders Hardware And 24/7 Emergence Locksmith

Alexanders Hardware And 24/7 Emergence Locksmith

5.0(2)
103+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Albert L. says, "Very professional and knowledgeable. Replied promptly to our needs. Fair pricing. " Read more
Handy Multi Services INC

Handy Multi Services INC

5.0(1)
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Matthew J. says, "Excellent service " Read more
SlimJim Car Lock Outs

SlimJim Car Lock Outs

New on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
locked keys in your car no problem slims Jim master coming your way no scratch on doors always make Custumer happy Getting people's car unlocked at a affordable price puts a smile on my face.
Master Electrician General Contractor Inc

Master Electrician General Contractor Inc

4.3(8)
8 hires on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves New York, NY
Angela G. says, "He let me pay a down payment and pay him a week later the rest which I did do " Read more

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?

Reviews for New York locksmiths

Recent success stories from people in the New York area.
Keith W.
Great fast service. High quality job. Thank you!
Allen'sLocksmith
Naima D.
Dry satisfying/outstanding customer service, Thank you
The RDF Group
Javier T.
Prompt Efficient Service.
Alexanders Hardware and 24/7 emergence locksmith
Christopher S.
The estimate was determined in a clear and concise manner.
Master electrician General contractor inc
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