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Nicholas C

Reservoir VIC

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"Nicholas did a great job clearing the garden and offered many helpful suggestions. Would hire again and highly recommend."

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Michael F

Morley WA

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"Very happy with the work- completed as we asked and discussed. Thanks Mike!"

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Michael T

Brunswick VIC

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"Excellent!!!"

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Anton W

Cranbourne VIC

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"Thanks for a great job Anton and on such short notice! Aspects of what was needed to be done based on the age & quality of the prior locks are clea..."

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Dean M

Clyde North VIC

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"Came straight away and did an amazing job. Thanks Deano"

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Billy G

Chester Hill NSW

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"Got the job done, easy going fella 👍🏽"

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Cody P

South Yarra VIC

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"Cody is such a great worker completed the job quickly Will definitely recommend using him again thanks "

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Remond B

Pascoe Vale VIC

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"Really lovely guy and rightly concerned with getting the job done well! He was able to offer up professional advice and executed my task perfectly :) ..."

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Recent Locksmith reviews

"Top notch service, professional and friendly!"

Install deadbolt door lock and patio dead bolt

$80

"Easy going guy. Couldn't do the job the first time due to the lock being so tough. Came back the next morning, what a legend. Cheers mate. "

Cut off old bike lock (U-Bolt)

$20

"Chris did a great job, very efficient and friendly. Thanks Chris!"

Install new door handles

$100

"Awesome job by Peter, the new lock is perfect on my door. A thoroughly professional job, thank you Peter. "

Supply and install a lock on my cupboard

$40

"Great effort by Brad - 1. Punctual 2. No mess 3. Competent 5 stars out 5 without hesitation "

BEDROOM DOOR REQUIRES LOCK TO BE ADDED

$50

"Steve is fantastic. Efficient, helpful, professional and honest. Will happily call him again for future work."

Install front door lock and 3 internal door locks

$100

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$65 - $140

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Why book a locksmith through Airtasker?

Lock related work is inevitably an urgent matter. Whether you’ve been locked out of your house or have reason to change the locks, you’ll likely want the job done as soon as possible. This can lead many to simply hire the first locksmith that they call. Like medical assistance, cost takes a back seat to rapidity. But this urgency does mean that many people are overcharged for such work.

For those who need the assistance of a locksmith, Airtasker offers the perfect middle ground between speed and value. An online marketplace that connects professionals with individuals or organisations who need work done, finding a quality, reasonably priced locksmith has never been easier. All you need to do is tell Airtasker about what you need done, set an approximate budget, and wait for the offers from Airtasker Workers to roll in. You get ratings and reviews for each locksmith, and the free quotes come with zero obligation. The whole process can take just minutes!

Your lock situation might be urgent, but that doesn’t mean you should pay through the nose. With the help of Airtasker you can get your lock problems solved cheaply, quickly, and with a smile.

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Top Locksmith related questions

What are some common locksmith services?

Common locksmith services include picking, fixing, and replacing locks on residential properties or car doors. However, they can also design secure locking systems (including electronic entry systems) and perform security audits on residential and commercial buildings.

Can a locksmith open any lock?

This will depend on the type of tools the locksmith has and the lock itself. While many standard locks can be picked quickly and easily with a pick gun or similar, sometimes the lock is so old or difficult that it’s quicker to drill the lock (breaking the mechanism to gain access).

What should you do if you’re locked out of your house?

If you can’t get inside, jump straight on the Airtasker app and search for a locksmith near you. A local locksmith will be able to reach you easily and they’ll have the right tools to get you into your home quickly, safely, and with minimal damage to your property.

Do you need qualifications to be a locksmith?

Yes. Qualified locksmiths in Australia need to be at least 18 years old and complete an apprenticeship or traineeship.

What happens when you hire a locksmith?

Once you’ve agreed on an initial price and task details, your mobile locksmith will visit your property or car to assess the lock and carry out the work. If there are any unexpected challenges or materials needed, your locksmith will confirm a final quote once they’ve assessed the situation.

How much does a locksmith cost?

The average cost of locksmith services is $60-$142, but the price will depend on the complexity of the job and whether new locks need to be provided. Automotive locksmith tasks can cost a little more at $80-$180, while installing a new lock can cost as little as $70.

What does locksmithing include?

While they’re great in emergencies, you can call on a locksmith to help with other lock-related challenges, too. Here’s you can expect when you hire a locksmith for different tasks:

Emergency locksmith

Emergency locksmiths are available at short notice and often work outside standard trading hours. Ideally, you want to find a locksmith near you so they can get to you quickly and keep your lockout time to a minimum. An emergency locksmith will first try to pick your locks and deadbolts to get you back into your home. But if this doesn’t work, they’ll have the right tools to drill the lock and immediately install a new one to keep your home secure.

Auto locksmith

If you break or lose your car key, or lock it inside your car, you can hire an automotive locksmith. They can unlock your car to retrieve your keys or replace your lock and key with a new one. Auto locksmiths can also help with fitting car locks, fixing car door handles, and replacing ignition barrels.

Lock repair

Locks don’t last forever. Wear and tear can make them stick or even break. A locksmith can help with lock repair on your front door, car door, garage door, mailbox, bathroom/bedroom, and even your windows and sliding doors. They’ll either fix and realign the broken lock or if it’s beyond fixing, they’ll replace it with a new one.  

Lock installation

If you’ve got a new door, a broken lock, or you’re not confident your current security system is secure, you might need a new lock installed. This is a smart idea if you’ve lost track who has access or a copy of your keys. Find a locksmith near you to install a new or upgraded lock so you can be confident it’s done properly. When you post your task, be sure to specify what type of lock you need fitted, whether you have the lock already, or if you need the locksmith to provide materials. 

Recent Locksmith tasks

Electrician Adelaide

$40

Adelaide SA, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Need electrician in Adelaide to go to a locksmith and cut: 1 * ETSA CM Master Key 1 * ETSA ES Master Key Post the key to Melbourne.

Locksmith needed to Picking a lock

$70

Williams Landing VIC 3027, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Left my set of keys with my GF who is away for the weekend. Need someone to pick a lock door ASAP.

Locksmith to open front door

$80

Caulfield North VIC 3161, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Locked ourselves out of our apartment, looking for someone to come around to let us in!

Reinstalling lock on balcony door

$100

Dee Why NSW, Australia

20th Nov 2019

Looking for someone to properly reinstall a lock on our balcony door. When we moved in there was a lock but very poorly put up, it only lasted a couple of weeks before it fell. We still have the actual lock but no idea how could we fix it to the door so that it opens and closes without damaging itself.

Quick, efficient, friendly 👍🏻

Replace door handle

$50

Casuarina NSW, Australia

19th Nov 2019

We want to replace a simple door handle with one that locks with a key, and the cutout just needs to be a little larger which we don't have the tools (or expertise) for. Shouldn't take long at all. The old handle has already been removed. Would love it done today if possible or ASAP.

Great job!

Provide door handle and replace faulty one

$100

Daceyville NSW 2032, Australia

18th Nov 2019

Old door handle has broken. Need a replacement of a similar model. Just a simple internal door handle.

Jeremy was fast, efficient, knowledgeable and flexible.

Put on front security screen door

$150

Colyton NSW 2760, Australia

18th Nov 2019

I require new lock also put in as well as screen door. There is no hole as yet for it to go in the frame.

Brilliant!! Highly recommend his services. Professional and remarkable work, thanks again.

Locksmith to open apartment door

$50

North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Got locked out of my apartment, need someone to come asap

Door fitted

$100

Kogarah Bay NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

A 2040 x 720 x 35 internal door fitted. We already have the door, lock and hinges.

Fit self door handle

$50

Mill Park VIC, Australia

22nd Nov 2019

Need a carpenter to fit a delf door handle to front door

Cody is such a great worker completed the job quickly Will definitely recommend using him again thanks

Install pincode lock on door

$100

North Melbourne VIC 3051, Australia

20th Nov 2019

I have a internal door that needs a keypad lock.(already supplied) installed. Will need latch hole cut into new door jamb.

Great work!!! Thank you Dang D.

Door bob need to be changed key one

$50

Westmead NSW, Australia

19th Nov 2019

Hiii . I need new door nob key one . Westmead

Great work thank you

I need locksmith services

$50

Cranbourne VIC, Australia

18th Nov 2019

I need an old Precision Safe opened before Friday. Lost the key for it. I'm around the Cranbourne region.

Quick and efficient

Install a Smart Lock

$80

Prahran VIC, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Looking to install a Yale Smart Lock to my apartment front door. Preferably some experience having fitted these before.

Open door locksmith ASAP pls :-)

$80

Dee Why NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

Locked myself out, it’s a non - security key

Mechanic to fix car door

$50

Liverpool NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2019

I’ve got a Kia grand carnival 2012. The issue is with one of the sliding doors locking mechanism. It looks like it is in a permanent “locked” position. As even if the car is unlocked the door can’t be opened from the outside handle. The only way to open the door is to pull and hold the “unlock” slider to unlocked and open with the handle at the same time. If you slide the unlock slider to open and let go it goes back to locked automatically. I’ve got the trim cover off already but can’t seem to work it out. Mount annan area or Ashbury if tomorrow during the day (Sunday)

Change front door lock and mailbox lock

$120

Thornbury VIC 3071, Australia

21st Nov 2019

Front door lock needs to be changed, not just barrel Standard mailbox lock barrel needs to be replaced

Anton was very helpful and gave appropriate advice for my specific situation. He was prompt and flexible with timing and all round nice guy. Thanks Anton!

Replace external door

$150

Prospect SA, Australia

19th Nov 2019

Moved into a rental and got a dog, need to replace an external door with a new one that has a doggy door in it. House is really old with really old locks. Haven’t bought new door or dog door yet. Looking for any advice and work done to install doggy door into new door, and new door onto house.

Dave is your guy. He got back to me quickly, helped me find the right stuff, turned up on time and did a great job. Really happy with your work, Dave. Excellent first experience using airtasker.

LOCKSMITH NEEDED

$90

Oakleigh South VIC, Australia

18th Nov 2019

Lost the keys so need the door opened and maybe to get a key done. URGENT!!

Was very prompt and did an amazing job unlocking our door.

Get a digital lock installed on the main door

$30

The Ponds NSW 2769, Australia

18th Nov 2019

I need to get a Samsung digital lock installed on the main door if possible today in The Ponds.

excellent job done..thank you!

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