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American Lock & Key


By Suzanne O'Connor

Moving into a new home has it’s share of unforeseen expenses. One that we didn’t think we needed initially was a locksmith. But after the dust settled and we found that some keys didn’t match all the doors, couldn’t get a safety bolt to work on one door and we wanted a couple of new keys, we had to contact a locksmith.

Our first call was to a locksmith we had used before in La Crescenta. His initial base fee to come out before the work was done was $145. Ouch, that wouldn’t work.

Then we called American Lock & Key. Their initial house call fee was $75. A much better price.
Their residential services include:
Free Security Check (In & Out)
Lockouts and Eviction Service
Deadbolts Installed
Auto Locks Re-keyed
High Security Locks
Safes: Sales/Service/Combo Changes
Locks Installed or Repaired
Security Doors
Patio Door Locks
Mailbox Locks
Gate Locks
Locks Re-keyed

Bonded and insured, American Lock & Key is a family run business serving Los Angeles, Ventura County and Orange County communities for over 20 years. Their services include residential, commercial and automotive locksmith services from a straight forward key and lock repair to sophisticated alarm systems and CCTV systems.

They showed up on time, did the work quickly and efficiently without any “up selling” of services. We had two locks serviced, a interior door safety bolt restored to working condition and new keys for two doors. The price came to $120.  Not bad.

Yes, they’ll do emergencies in the middle of the night… but the price does go up considerably depending upon how late you call.

I found them to be straight forward, honest, on time and reliable for considerably less than some of the local competition.
Would I call them again… absolutely!

American Lock & Key
18147 Ventura Blvd.,
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 703-8115