Frequently Asked Questions for a Safe Locksmith
How much does it cost for a locksmith to unlock a safe?
The price to unlock a safe can depend on a lot of different factors. Some of these include the brand, model, lock type, manufacturer. We will normally request that you email or sms a few photos of your safe so we can identify it correctly and provide you with an accurate quote. Prices start from $60 (plus service call) and go upwards depending on complexity.
Can a locksmith unlock or repair a B Class safe?
Ex-Government B Class safes and containers have been sold to the public in Canberra for many years now. We see these containers used in businesses and homes everywhere and can be fitted with the older style Manifoil combination locks or the more modern electronic locks. We are able to open and repair any model of B Class safe or container.
Can a locksmith unlock an electronic or digital safe?
Many modern safes have electronic or digital locks where the owner can use a pin code to access the safe. We have tools and specialised techniques to unlock or repair your digital safe.
How does a locksmith unlock a fire safe?
We have different methods for opening fire safes depending on the make and model. Some fire safe combination locks can be manipulated but others may need to be drilled open. Email or sms a few photos of your safe so we can identify it correctly and we will provide you with a quote.
Can a locksmith rekey a safe lock?
Have your safe keys been misplaced or stolen? Most safe key locks can be rekeyed or replaced when they go missing or the wrong person has a copy. We can replace or rekey safe key locks from a large range of safe brands and models. Email or sms a few photos of your safe so we can identify it correctly and we will provide you with a quote to rekey your lock.
I have lost the combination or key to my firearm safe?
Firearm safes are required by legislation if you own rifles or pistols in the ACT. There are many different firearm safe models sold by locksmiths and gun shops in Canberra. No matter what type you have, we can help.
I have just moved in to a new house and there is a safe without a combination or key.
This is a common situation. Most existing home safes have been bolted down to the floor or have been built into a wall to keep them from being taken away. If you would like to start using your safe or if you are just curious to see what might be inside then get in contact with us for a free quote to open your safe and get a new combination or key.
Is it worth while keeping my old safe and upgrading the lock?
They don’t make them like they used to. This is definitely the case with most safes these days. Old safes were made to last and some will never wear out so it can be a worthwhile investment to spend money upgrading the locks or getting a new combination or key.
Are you able to just open my safe so I can get rid of it?
Sometimes an old safe just needs to be opened and not repaired so it can be checked before disposal. We are able to open your safe and check under all the drawers and shelves to make sure you are not throwing out something you shouldn’t. This can be a cheap way to unlock get into your safe without the need to spend money on repairs afterwards.
How long does it take a locksmith to get into a safe?
This will depends on the type of safe. If you have a basic safe that was purchased from a hardware store then this should be a quick and cheap job. Normally around 30 minutes or so. Quality safes can take longer to open sometimes up to a day in some cases.
Are you able to open a Diplomat safe without the combination or key?
We have developed a method to find lost combinations on Diplomat safes. In most cases this reduces the need to drill holes to find the lost combination. Once the safe is open we will provide you with a working combination so you can use the safe again.
Do you also do other locksmith work other than safe work?
We do all the traditional locksmithing work like lockouts, house rekeys, fitting keys to locks and installing new locks. Send us an inquiry today for an obligation free quote.
Can you unlock my house when I am locked out?
Yes! We can help you get back into your house or apartment when you are locked out after-hours or on weekends. We have the best prices and a fast service to get you back into your house or apartment ASAP. Proof of address required. Payment on completion of work is required. No accounts.