Rekey Locks at Lowe’s? Lowe’s Rekey Services Detailed

Does Lowe’s rekey locks? Yes, Lowe’s rekeys locks at most of its store locations. It also sells rekeying kits so customers can change their own locks. For more information on Lowe’s rekey service and kits, see below.

Does Lowe’s Rekey Locks?

If you want to rekey locks, Lowe’s can do it. You can get a lock rekeyed at Lowe’s, corporate customer service representatives said. Keep in mind, not all Lowe’s store locations offer the service and not all brands of locks can be rekeyed. Several store associates said Schlage and Kwikset locks are among the most popular brands that Lowe’s is able to rekey, where services are available.

To have your lock rekeyed at your local Lowe’s, remove the lock from the door and take it to the Lowe’s hardware department. The cost to have a lock rekeyed at Lowe’s is typically around $5. Alternately, you can purchase a rekeying kit from Lowe’s online or in-store. The kits allow you to rekey your own locks without having to bring the lock into a store for the service.

Rekeying changes the configuration inside an existing lock to conform to a new key. After rekeying, all previous keys for the lock will be inoperable. (You can have new keys made at Lowe’s, as reported in our article listing the places to get keys made.) This is an easier and more cost-effective way to change a lock without having to replace it entirely.

In Summary

If you need to rekey locks, Lowe’s does it. Lowe’s rekeys locks at most of its store locations for about $5 per lock. As an alternative, you can purchase a rekeying kit from Lowe’s online or in-store.

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