Locksmith FAQs

The cost of emergency locksmith services can vary depending on the time of day and complexity of the job.

While it’s possible to get a general idea of pricing over the phone, an accurate estimate typically requires a visual image of the lock, door hardware. Images may be sent via email or sms, alternatively, speak to one of our Locksmiths to make an appointment for a site inspection, obligation free quotation.

Ensure the locksmith holds a class 2C security licence, is a member of the Master Locksmiths Association of Australia, and check online for positive reviews.

Yes, professional locksmiths have the skills and tools to open a wide range of doors, including residential & commercial.

Yes, we offer around-the-clock emergency services for situations where immediate assistance is needed.

Response time can vary depending on your location and the availability of the locksmith, but for emergencies, we aim to arrive within 30 minutes.

A skilled locksmith will use non-destructive techniques whenever possible to avoid damaging your door or lock during the unlocking process.

Yes, many locksmiths have the ability to create duplicate keys on site for added convenience.

Rekeying a lock is typically more cost-effective than replacing the entire lock.

Most traditional pin tumbler locks can be rekeyed, but complex electronic or smart locks may require replacement rather than rekeying.

A professional locksmith is able to pick a lock to unlock it. A locksmith can unlock the lock, using their pick and then remove the cylinder. However, not all locks can be rekeyed using this method without the original key. 

Yes, locksmiths are trained to work with various types of locks, including smart locks.