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Coast to Country Locksmiths Most Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the Coast to Country Locksmiths FAQ page. Here, we address common questions and concerns related to locksmith services. Whether you’re seeking information about lock installations, key replacements, emergency locksmith assistance, or other locksmith-related topics, our comprehensive FAQ section provides expert answers to help you make informed decisions.

Our goal is to deliver reliable and trustworthy solutions for your residential or commercial property’s security needs. By exploring our FAQ page, you’ll gain valuable insights into the services we offer and the locksmith industry as a whole.

At Coast to Country Locksmiths, we prioritize customer satisfaction and aim to exceed your expectations. Our team of skilled professionals is dedicated to providing reliable and cutting-edge solutions to ensure the security and peace of mind you deserve.

Unlock peace of mind and find the answers you’re looking for on our FAQ page. If you have any additional questions or require personalized assistance, feel free to reach out to our friendly team. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

How much does locksmith cost?

Between $80.00 - $150.00

The average service call for locksmiths around the Brisbane area is between $80.00 - $150.00. Prices may vary depending on the work being carried out and time of day. We recommend getting at least 3 quotes and checking google reviews to insure you are dealing with a professional.
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How can you tell if a key is restricted?

Standard keys may have a brand name or numbers engraved on the head of the key. Where restricted keys will have the locksmiths who issued the restricted keys name and phone number. To have additional keys made simply call the number on the head of the key and ask the locksmith what information is required (Licence, rates notice, or contacting authorised owners) to have more keys made.
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Is it cheaper if I supply my own locks for a locksmith to install?

Generally Not

Locksmiths can provide great value for money on locks and hardware as stock is often bought in bulk saving the client money. By letting the locksmith provide locking hardware it will be covered under the business’s warranty / guarantee, and you can be sure that you are receiving a quality product.
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Which digital lock brands are best?

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There are many digital locks on the market and it can be difficult to know which is right for you. Depending on the application will determine the correct fit for the job. We have a large network of suppliers that we draw from to deliver tailored solutions for our clients. Some of our most popular brands include, McGrath Locks, Carbine, Borg, and Assa Abloy. These are just some of the brands we trust and fit regularly to help with our client’s needs.
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How much is it to rekey a lock?

Between $11.00 - $50.00 Per Cylinder Rekey

Rekeying locks is generally a straightforward prosses that a professional locksmith can complete in under 20 minutes. Locksmiths typically charge between $11.00 - $50.00 per rekey depending on the lock and cylinder complexity.
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What’s the difference between commercial and residential locks?

Strength and Compliance

Residential locks are suited for moderate use and are often a cheaper option for the general public. These locks are still great quality and will protect your property against attack. Commercial locks are designed to withstand frequent use throughout the day and often comply with building regulations. These locks are generally made stronger materials including brass and stainless steel.
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What is a triple lock on a screen door?

3 Locking Points

Screen doors fitted with a triple locking system are considerably more secure the a single point lock. Like the name suggests, triple locking mechanisms use 3 locking points (top, middle, and bottom) to secure the door. This system is highly effective against forced attacks and can withstand a large amount of force.
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How do you find the right locksmith?

Do Your Research

With many scammers in the area today, it can be difficult to find a reliable locksmith. By checking google reviews, asking for security licences, and checking a locksmith’s organization like Locksmiths Guild Association you can determine who is running a legitimate business.
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