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Locksmith Charley

   
Charles Eastwood, CRL    Commercial:

Locksmith Charley provides a variety of commercial / industrial services and provides quality hardware for a variety of needs, including:
re-keying, master-keying*, lock repairs, strike adjustments, installation of locks and deadbolts, opening of businesses when locked out.

We also design and install access control systems including electric strikes, magnetic locks, electronic key-pads, card readers, CCTV systems and more.

We perform emergency services for lockouts and lock malfunctions as well as routine scheduled tasks such as re-keying, master-keying*, lock repairs, strike adjustments, and installation of locks and deadbolts. We can also design and install access control systems including electric strikes, magnetic locks, electronic key-pads, card readers and more. Our charges for most common types of service can be found on my RATES PAGE.

I also have HIGH SECURITY locks available for your business - CLICK HERE for more information on HIGH SECURITY locks.

*If you are interested in the subject of keys stamped "do not duplicate" and information on the thoughts of someone involved in institutional locksmithing you might want to read a personal position paper by Don O'Shall called: "Do Not Duplicate" and the Institutional Locksmith (Microsoft Word format) (PDF format)

When ordering locks or parts it is frequently necessary to know what finish (color) your hardware is. Below is a picture showing the most commonly available colors.

RESIDENTIAL / REAL ESTATE / COMMERCIAL QUOTES

Locksmith Charley's rates are designed to be fair to the customers yet permit us to make a living.

  • Mobile service - $55.00 inside the 101 loop. Extended distances can be quoted on an individual basis.
  • Re-key cylinder - $10.00 (assuming that you have a working key)
  • Re-key cylinder w/o key - $15.00
  • Master key cylinder - $15.00
  • Re-install a lockset - $15.00
  • Fit key to a lock - $15.00 + key(s) (most common locks)
  • Complete install of knob lock or deadbolt - $30.00
  • Standard keys (SC1, KW1, WR3, Y1, etc) - $1.75/ea.
  • Sectional or 6 pin keys - $2.75/ea.
  • Schlage Everest keys - $6.75/ea.


  • I frequently get calls from customers wanting me to give them an "EXACT" quote to re-key their home or business.
    This is frequently very difficult to impossible to do because much of the time the caller is in a big hurry for a quick answer OR the customer may not be at the premises they want a quote about so they are unable to look at the locks and give me specific answers to my specific questions.

    RESIDENTIAL /  REAL ESTATE / COMMERCIAL QUOTES

    I frequently get calls from customers wanting me to give them an "EXACT" quote to re-key their home or business. 
    This is frequently very difficult to impossible to do because much of the time the caller is in a big hurry for a quick answer OR
    the customer may not be at the premises they want a quote about so they are unable to look at the locks and give me specific answers to my specific questions.

    Question: How much is it to re-key a house?
    Answer:    MOBILE SERVICE FEE* +  (Quantity of KEYHOLES or CYLINDERS  X  per cylinder cost)   +   keys   +   tax   = Total Re Keying Cost.

    A doorknob or lever handle may have
    ZERO
    keyholes (
    passage or privacy function)                       
       
    ONE keyhole   (keyed entry or storeroom function)                     
        TWO   keyholes (
    usually commercial /  industrial functions)
    A deadbolt will be either: 
    (1) a  single cylinder with ONE keyhole outside and a thumb-turn on the inside
    (2) a double cylinder with TWO keyholes, one inside and one outside.             

    Therefore a door with a knob or lever and a deadbolt may have 1, 2, 3, or 4 keyholes on that door. If someone has installed more locks on the door the number of keyholes is unpredictable. 

    For most common residential and commercial (not high security) lock services my charges are as follows: 

    Item Cost Description
    RK (re-key) $12.50 / cylinder Re-key cylinder with an existing working key present.
    RKWO (re-key w/o key) $17.50  / cylinder Re-key cylinder with no existing working key or control key present.
    OPEN $20.00  /  lock Open Locked door to gain access.
    RE-INSTALL $20.00  / lock Remove old lock and install new lock on previously prepared door. (Customer provided hardware or extra charge for locksmith provided hardware)
    KEYS $  2.50  / key Most common keys, KW1, KW10, SC1, SC4, Weiser, Weslock, Dexter, Master, Defiant, Brinks, etc.

    *MOBILE SERVICE FEE - This fee varies depending on a variety of conditions. Minimum is $55.00. If you need help after hours or at some extended distance my specific mobile service fee can be quoted on the phone at that time. Outside the 101 loop is a minimum of $10.00 more with the exception of the Tempe / Mesa area where I am presently living.

    ABOUT UN-REALISTICALLY LOW SERVICE FEES

    Please note that advertisements for unrealistically low service fees such as $14.00, $15.00, $19.00, etc are typically published by the CRIMINAL SCAMMERS that are masquerading as locksmiths and defrauding consumers many times daily throughout our nation.

    If you think about it you will realize that anyone operating a $10,000-$20,000 service vehicle consuming $3.50+/gallon gasoline, carrying literally thousands of dollars of equipment and inventory being willing to spend at least 1/2 hour driving to your location do those really low prices have any chance of being realistic? Absolutely NOT! Its called "BAIT AND SWITCH" and is illegal everywhere in our great nation.

 

Anyone with any questions about commercial lock work or any other aspect of locks, keys, security, etc is encouraged to e-mail me at mailto:charley@LocksmithCharley.com

 

 

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