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By: David C.
Richardson TX Locksmiths
I'm impressed with the level of work these people can do. They are definitely awesome to work with. I am more than satisfied.
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By: Diogio S.
right on time service, very professional and affordable doing the high quality job and is take real fast
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By: Luky S.
Arowana Lock & Keys
stay away from this business is not existing place no shop or any business there is try to fake some
By: Daniel Z.
AJ Locksmith
I managed to lock myself out of my apartment last night and was looking for some help to get back in. AJ showed up on map as being the nearest locksmith so i called them. AJ came for the rescue and thirty minutes after I was inside. Price was fair enough and great service. recommended!
By: Jeff S.
AJ Locksmith
It was convenient to schedule time for him to come to my home to replace the locks. He was very professional and also charged me exactly what I was quoted over the phone, Thank you.
By: Randy S.
AJ Locksmith
I lost my home keys and urgently needed a locksmith. Joey from AJ Locksmith was fast to respond to my call. He showed up 20 minutes after, and professionally got the job done! Honest and reliable, I would recommend to others.
By: Gordon S.
AJ Locksmith
I had an experience with other locksmiths in the past, Joey Is the most professional and courteous by far. He arrived to our meeting on time, and did a great job rekeying all of our home locks. We even got few extra keys at no additional cost. Absolutely will use AJ Locksmith again. Thanks Joey!
By: Don T.
AJ Locksmith
I accidentally locked my keys in my car and called for help. AJ came fast, they did a great service at a reasonable price.
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By: Jermey S.
AJ Locksmith
I locked my keys in my car and had to get some help. I called AJ, responded fast and did a great service for me.
By: Jenine R.
AJ Locksmith
I couldn't find my home keys, and had no choice but to change all my locks. Contacting AJ was fairly easy, they showed up the very same day and did a good job for me. Thank you AJ
Tips & Advices
Locksmiths-in-training can receive foundational knowledge and skills through programs offered at technical colleges or vocational schools. These would include basic courses on lock mechanics and manipulation, along with general skills like business management. From there, most trainees seek an apprenticeship, where they work alongside a professional locksmith. This allows them to gain experience in the field. It can also put them on a course toward certification.
Upon arrival to your home, a locksmith should ask you to prove that it is in fact your residence. They should also be able to unlock most common locks without requiring them to be drilled or completely replaced. Be sure to obtain an invoice that lists all charges before agreeing to pay.
  • If possible, research local locksmiths online and take note of any that have poor reviews or complaints.
  • When calling a locksmith, confirm their address matches what you found online or in a directory. Then ask for a cost estimate for the service you need, and ask to have them bring a written copy of this estimate.
  • Some states require locksmiths to be licensed. If your state is one of them, require the locksmith to bring proof of registration when they arrive.
The term locksmith traditionally referred to people who designed and built locks, but today is generally used for those who repair and replace locks. Locksmiths can be available on-call to help people if they're locked out of their home or apartment.
  • First, determine the type of lock you have, as well as the manufacturer or model if possible. You should also obtain measurements of your door and frame.
  • Remove exterior and interior knobs by unscrewing any visible screws you find. Many knobs will include a decorative cover on the interior side that can be removed.
  • Once you've removed the entire lock, find the screws on the inside of the door frame to remove the latch or deadbolt.
  • With everything removed, repeat these steps in reverse order to install the new lock.

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