Frequently Asked Questions

If I Need An Emergency Locksmith, How Soon Can You Get Someone Out?

We provide emergency locksmith service 24 hours a day every day. As soon as we receive your call, we immediately notify dispatch to get a technician over to your location. If you prefer, you can email us our website. Our locksmith will be on their way ASAP to wherever you are in the Philadelphia area.

Key on Spot Locksmith offers a full platform of locksmith services, and we will resolve your issue right on the spot. We have a fully bonded crew of highly trained and experienced technicians. We are committed to providing prompt, reliable and affordable emergency locksmith services. 

How Much Does it Cost to Get the Locks Changed?

The cost to change a lock depends on a lot of variables. You will need a list of all the doors you are looking to change and what kind you are looking to change; the more secure a lock is, the more expensive it is. While Key on Spot Locksmith can deal with most needs, there will nonetheless be a discussion to determine how much the cost will be. Unless you are only changing one or two locks, expect to have a conversation about your needs, especially if you looking to integrate your door locks into a new security system.

Can you make my car key without the original?

Yes, a replacement car key can be made without the original. You will need to supply the following information to the car locksmith before Key on Spot Locksmith can proceed: the year, make, and model of the car, as well as registration and vehicle identification number. Once Key on Spot Locksmith has that information, then the car locksmith can create a replacement car key. Also, make sure to let the car locksmith know if the keys have been stolen so that he can reprogram the car to ensure that the previous keys will not work, preventing the car from being stolen.

Can you open or fix a lock without breaking it?

Yes; take it to Key on Spot Locksmith and show the lock to a locksmith. He should be able to take it aside and open it without a major problem and possibly even fix it, subject to limitations of skill and equipment. However, be prepared to prove that you have control over it or permission to have it opened, especially if it is currently on something. While house calls are possible, the locksmith is going to need assurances that the lock being opened and/or fixed is under your control, especially if it is on the outside part of your property.

What kind of service Key On Locksmith have?

Key On Locksmith has a multitude of services to offer you including automotive, residential, and commercial locksmith services including emergency locksmith solutions!

How long does it take to replace the key?

It depends on the type of key. A simple key could take 10 minutes. More complicated keys could take up to 2 hours depending on the particular year, make and model. If the key needs to be programmed, it could take extra time once the key has been made.

Shouldn't I replace my fob dealership?

You could go to the dealership and they will sell you a key fob replacement and program it for you. The dealership will also over charge you for doing so. Mr. Locksmith will give you competitive pricing and offer the same service that a dealership would give you.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept cash, check or all major credit cards. Please inquire directly with our team about any financing options we may be offering at the moment.