Daniel Blaze, Other/Just Looking in Chicago, IL

How much do locksmith services cost?

Asked by Daniel Blaze, Chicago, IL Thu Oct 4, 2012

Looking for a local locksmith in Chicago IL.

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Locksmith services can vary in costs depending on what you need. If it's after hours, the costs are going to go up, and if you need them to come to you, the costs will go up. If you can visit them during business hours, you'll be in a much better place. If not, you'll have to pay a bit more, but if you call around to a few places you can probably find a good deal. Doing your research is always going to be your best option.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 11, 2015
From my experience, it depends on the job and the time at which you call. Some places may charge more if you are calling in the middle of the night, for example. My best advice is to shop around and have a good locksmith in mind before you need them. That will save you so much hassle.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Mar 5, 2015
It really depends on who you hire. I would suggest calling around to local locksmiths and seeing what they charge. They should be able to give you a general price and help you with everything you need to know. I think this should help you figure out everything you need to know. http://www.highsecuritylocksmiths.com.au/
Flag Wed Mar 11, 2015
Depending on who you hire, the price could vary. I would suggest calling the one around your are who you plan on hiring and asking them what their prices are. They should be able to tell you everything you need to know. I think this would be the best way to find what you're looking for. http://www.alocksmithriverside.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Mar 4, 2015
It depends on what you need them to do. If you just need a door unlocked it shouldn't be too expensive. If you need a whole new set of spare keys it might be a bit more, because they have to set up a whole new lock system. You can ask them for their price, though. http://www.lockshopnm.com/About-Us/
Flag Wed May 6, 2015
It really depends on what locksmith you get and how long it takes them to fix your locks. I think a lot of the prices are based on labor time. If you are trying to update security systems in your house, you can plan on it taking a little bit longer than if you were just trying to open a locked door. However, I do recommend consulting a locksmith about what type of security you should have in your house. They should be able to help you select the right type. http://www.locksmithcolumbiamo.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 19, 2015
I think it depends on the locksmith you hire. I would call around to local locksmiths and see if they can give you an average price. This should be able to help you get an idea of how much they're going to charge. You can also see which one is the cheapest and who is going to cost the most to hire. I would really suggest doing this before hiring. http://www.bellevilleillocksmith.com
Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015
I think that there are a few things that would affect the pricing for locksmith services. I know people who have gotten locked out of their home before and had to have someone come out. I think that sometimes insurance will cover the costs as well. http://www.locksmithandsafesredondobeach.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jan 15, 2015
It depends on the services that you need and the locksmith that you go to. If you're worried about cost I would get a few quotes from a few different locksmiths and then choose the one that will fit best in your budget. You can also ask your friends and neighbors about their experience with locksmiths and see what kinds of prices they dealt with. http://napleslocksmithcompany.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jan 15, 2015
I think it depends on the locksmith and the complexity of the job. If you are wanting to replace a series of locks in your home, it will cost more than having a key made for example. I suggest calling around and getting some quotes. I also think it is a good idea to read some reviews about specific locksmiths. Just make sure whoever you hire is certified. http://www.apexlocksmithkitsapwa.com/about.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Dec 1, 2014
I think it depends on the locksmith you hire. I would call to local locksmiths around your area and ask them for a general price. This should give you a good idea of what you're looking at paying. Good luck and I hope you're able to find everything you need! http://www.hqlocksmith.com/residential-locksmith-tallahassee/
Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015
I agree with Gary, it all depends on the job that you need to get done. There are a lot of different types of locks out there, and some of them are harder to work with than others. I would recommend calling a locksmith and asking him about his rates. Like Gary said, make sure that he's certified as well. http://www.tricountylocksmiths.net
Flag Fri Dec 5, 2014
Did you lock yourself out? I would try calling the police first. They might be able to do it for free. If not it can be a little pricey! http://www.sanpedrolock.co/Locksmith-Service-Long-Beach-CA.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 13, 2014
Did you lock yourself out? I would try calling the police first. They might be able to do it for free. If not it can be a little pricey! http://www.sanpedrolock.co/Locksmith-Service-Long-Beach-CA.html
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 13, 2014
I think it depends on where you go and which locksmith you hire. I would call around to local locksmiths and see the average cost that you're looking at. This should give you the best idea of what you're going to pay. Good luck and I hope you find a locksmith that is right for you! http://www.atlaslock.com.au
Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014
It definitely depends on the service that you are looking for. If you are thinking about going to a certain company, you can probably check on their prices quite easily. Then you can compare a few different options. Even if one service is cheaper, I would make sure that they are a good service that will give good quality service. http://www.TimberlineLocksmith.net
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Oct 31, 2014
Locksmith services can really range. I've seen it for as low as 40 and as high as 100. The main things to consider are location and timing. They will charge more if they have to travel or do work at difficult times. If you can wait until business hours and if you are able to go to them it will be priced better. One major thing you can do is get a few quotes and go with the best one you get.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 23, 2014
I think it depends on the locksmith you hire and what services they are providing you. I would suggest calling the locksmith you plan to hire and see what they charge. This should be able to help you figure out how much you're going to pay. I think doing this will help you figure out everything you need to know. http://scscincus.com
Flag Tue Mar 3, 2015
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 16, 2014
Finding a good locksmith is so important! especially when you have kids that lose their keys so frequently. Technology has advanced so much that it is quick and painless!
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Oct 15, 2014
It is really hard to give you a strait answer. Every locksmith is going to charge differently. They will probably charge a service fee, a labor fee, and the cost for any of the parts. try to look online to find any locksmiths in your area. You can call some companies up to see what they charge. http://www.armorlocksmiths.com/services/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Sep 17, 2014
I hope you haven't been locked out for the 2 years since you asked the question.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Aug 26, 2014
I think it depends on the locksmith service that you hire. If I were you, I would call around to the local ones you are considering hiring and see what they charge. This should be able to give you the best idea of what they are going to charge you. Not only that, but they can also help answer any other questions that you may have. I would highly recommend calling them as soon as you can! http://www.lockupservices.ca/
Flag Fri Apr 10, 2015
It depends on what you are having them do. Are you having them make an extra set of keys? Changing the locks? Re-keying the locks? I really like Tom's Locksmiths 312-550-5625. Very reasonable rates.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 17, 2014
Call Tom's Locksmiths 773-427-8224. He is very reasonable and one of the top rated on Angie's List.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jun 11, 2014
It is always flexible! Call around and make them compete for pricing!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Oct 29, 2012
Many options exist - call up 2 or 3 and see what they will charge you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
Few months ago I've used Chicago Locksmith to change a few locks on my house and they were pretty reasonable and did a great job. here's a link to their site.
http://www.chicagolocksmiths.net/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
I can do it for $75 an hour but there might be a better value on Yelp
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
Go online and find a few local shops. Compare prices..
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
just google them with a zip code and ask.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
Depends on what you need done. As the others suggest, you'd be best off contacting several local locksmiths.
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
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Have you tried the YELLOW PAGES?

Maybe GOOGLE: "locksmith"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 4, 2012
This is not an appropriate venue for this question...try google or yahoo and your zip code. http://www.naplesrealestateguys.com
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