While caught in an emergency resulting from faulty locks or getting locked out of your home, office, or vehicle, your only option is to call a locksmith. Some locksmiths may charge an expensive fee given the urgency of the situation. In order to avoid overspending on a locksmith, you should have a trusted locksmith in mind before you find yourself in a tough situation.
Here is a look at some of the costs of emergency locksmiths in the West Palm Beach area:
• The minimum cost also known as the mobile fee starts with a charge of around $35-$150 for coming to you in case you have locked yourself out of your home or vehicle.
• When you call an emergency locksmith on evenings, weekends or holidays, the cost can go as high as $150-$250.
Different Locksmiths Have Different Modes of Charging
Some locksmiths include standard lock-out services in their house-call price. Others charge a lower minimum, but additional fees for specific services, such as drilling out the lock. Having the locksmith rekey or replace the locks adds to the total cost.
The general cost to copy a standard key is $1.50-$4, but a locksmith can charge $3-$20 or more for specialized keys. It can go as high as $50-$175 for vehicle keys with an electronic or transponder chip.
When you call a locksmith to come to you and rekey your door lock, they will usually charge around $40-$100 with an additional charge of around $5-$25 per lock cylinder.
A1 Locksmith of the Palm Beaches Inc. is one of the leading providers of security related services in West Palm Beach. Our services include sale and installation of locks, safes and other security systems, repair and maintenance of the same and professional help during emergencies provided by our specially trained employees. We charge reasonable fees for all our services.
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