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Caringbah NSW

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"Good bloke, and provided a great service "

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Ben P

Glen Waverley VIC

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"Great job, very happy with the work and Ben communicated to us how it's going to look like before he did the work."

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Rydalmere NSW

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"Great job by Shannon who was very knowledgeable and friendly. Also came out at night within 30mins of accepting task (and I posted only about 1hr prio..."

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"Awesome guy. Took 13 minutes to fix 2 locks. Very professional. "

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Tom B

Surry Hills NSW

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"Friendly , hard working , job well done and left it clean behind. Thanks Tom"

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Jamie W

Upper Coomera QLD

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"Fantastic job! Very helpful and the job is perfect! We couldn’t be happier with Jamie and his professionalism and knowledge. "

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Cranbourne VIC

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Recent Locksmith reviews

"excellent ....great job also fixed the door so it closed properly too,and i didnt even ask ,thankyou sooo much!"

Drill lock onto screen door

$15

"Rod did a great job. Well thought through and an excellent result. "

A Handyman to help with some odd jobs

$100

"Steve is an excellent handyman. Pleasant to deal with, punctual and good communicator. Job well done! "

Handyman to Fix 2 bathroom door locks

$30

"Graham did an awesome job. He accepted the task the same day I posted it and couple hours later he showed up at my door to pick up the phone. He dropped it off the following morning and I was able to use my new smartphone straight away! :) Very kind, pleasant to deal with and foremost: professional, reliable and extremely punctual. "

Unlock a XPERIA mini pro

$60

"Good work though have gone slight wonky since"

Install 4 door handles in my apartment

$60

"Very professional with his job. Arrived on time and completed in quick time. Thanks. "

Need some help with fixing sliding door

$50

What's the average cost of a locksmith

$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

Bifold door locking mechanism fix

$75

Rockingham WA 6168, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Lock on one of two bifold doors cannot be unlocked (unable to open) Rockingham location

Re key existing locks

$5

Eltham VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Need two door locks either re keyed or cylinder replaced as have lost the keys

Install a door

$150

Frenchs Forest NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Door needs replacing. We have purchased a door need someone to install and add barrel and Handles.

Rekey 4 locks with a single key

$130

Bella Vista NSW, Australia

15th Nov 2019

I want to rekey 4 locks on two doors. They have a single key and they work fine. I just want an extra security.

He is a nice guy and did a good job. Fast and efficient.

Fix the door handle

$60

Chippendale NSW, Australia

13th Nov 2019

Hi there, I need someone to fix the door handle this afternoon. The wind blows and slammed the door so the handle was damaged and I could not open the door anymore. Thanks, Bessie

John did a great job fixing the door handle. I would use his service again!

Install Lockwood Entrance knob set

$45

Bondi Beach NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2019

Installation of Lockwood Entrance knob set on internal bedroom door, and remove current knob set. I can provide photos. Date required. This week.

An efficient lock replacement completed quickly. Shannon is punctual and very pleasant. He can even cut keys in the spot! Would recommend.

Fix screen lock not aligning to door strike plate

$120

Montmorency VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2019

Hi We have a screen door that doesn’t lock properly. Our house was restumped a few months ago so am guessing things have shifted. As a result, the lock does not align to strike plate properly anymore.

Gabrielle was prompt and thorough! Will definitely ask him again to do work for us!

Lock Smith required

$40

Clayton VIC 3168, Australia

16th Nov 2019

My screen door lock was stuck. I have the screen door key but still can’t open it, looks like the lock got misplaced. Need a lock Smith to get the lock open.

Unlock window - lost key

$40

Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia

16th Nov 2019

We have a window behind a security fly wire that was locked during renovations and we since lost the key to unlock it. The security screen has bars that stop it coming up more than about 15cm so it might need to come off to unlock the window. Not that phased about the window locking again and can deal with later/get new locks later. Just really need to get this unlocked. Help :)Day flexible but today or Monday evening is ideal.

Change sliding door locks

$50

Hurstville Grove NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Remove existing lock and install new Lockwood Assa Abloy Sliding Door Lock

Prompt and job well done!

Fix front door lock and install handle

$100

Belmore, NSW, 2192, Australia

14th Nov 2019

Hey there, my name is Emma. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Belmore, NSW, 2192, Australia. What do you need done? Repairs What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? Front door What would you like the handyperson to work on? Fixing the lock and installing a new handle. The handle on the front door has just broken off and the barrel to the deadlock has come loose. The lock still works but we need a quick fix to ensure the lock doesn't come out and a basic handle installed to the front so we can pull the door closed. I can provide photos.

Job done well, friendly guy

Replace broken door handle

$125

Taren Point NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2019

The handle of a glass door has broken and needs to be replaced. I don’t have the replacement handle but can have it ready to go.

Dan did an awesome job fixing a tricky door handle. Great guy and easy to deal with.

Install new smart door lock

$50

Sydney NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2019

Replace our existing deadbolt and Install the Samsung SHP - DS705 Smart Door lock making any modifications needed in the process You can find the installation guide at https://[Content Moderated] /wp-content/uploads[Content Moderated] manual_ENG.pdf

Good bloke, and provided a great service

Remove a cylinder lock core

$50

Camp Hill QLD, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Lost the key and would like to remove it from the door frame

Replace mesh on front door & window

$200

West Melbourne VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2019

Hi there, I need the wire replaced on my front security door!

Fix Locks / struts / seals on tool box

$175

Burwood VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2019

I have a 'TSB' Brand toolbox with multiple locks and struts on the back of a ute, which require repair. The struts need replacing and the locks repaired and some of the seals when the doors shut need to be replaced.

Lock re-key

$100

Campsie NSW, Australia

15th Nov 2019

Have a door with 1 lock that I am wanting to rekey ASAP just for security reasons as it’s been compromised.

Great job by Shannon who was very knowledgeable and friendly. Also came out at night within 30mins of accepting task (and I posted only about 1hr prior) to re-key lock end to end with 2 keys included, would highly recommend and use again.

I need handyman services

$50

Point Clare NSW, Australia

13th Nov 2019

Remove existing door handle with locks & replace new door handle with locks

Darren provided an excellent handyman service - removing and replacing our door handle and lock, and fixing an existing lock. He was professional, efficient and very helpful. He even went over the request and adjusted our door. Thank you Darren!

Make my bedroom door lockable with a key.

$50

Patterson Lakes VIC, Australia

12th Nov 2019

Will need to bring the new handle and key.

Great. Thank you.

Help fix my front door deadlock

$70

Balaclava VIC, Australia

12th Nov 2019

The deadlock on my front door seems to have come loose on the inside. I don't know if I need a new deadlock or not. If I am inside I can't open the deadlock as it just turns freely. If I am outside I can easily open the deadlock with my key, so it works one way.

Quickly fixed. Thanks so much Anton!

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