Frequently asked questions

Are all locks able to be picked?


No, not all locks are able to be picked. Some residential and commercial locks are high-security and pick resistant.




What does it mean to "rekey" a lock?


Rekeying means you can keep your present locks, but requires changing the pins inside them so any copies of your old key will no longer work. Rekeying saves you time and money!




What cities do you service?


Plano, Mckinney, Allen, Frisco, Wylie, Dallas, Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Richardson, Addison, Garland, Rowlet, Sache, Murphy, Parker, Lucas, Fairview, Prosper, Celina, Anna, Princeton, Melissa, Little Elm, The Colony, Lewisville, Coppell, University Park, Highland Park




How long does it take to install new locks?


Most locks can be installed within 30 minutes, but this depends on the type of lock and if there are any modifications that need to be done.




What should I look for in a North Dallas locksmith?


We recommend you search for a North Dallas locksmith that is a qualified and licensed tradesman and has the latest experience for state of the art locksmith services. Also, ensure your locksmith provides a 100% guarantee and warranty for their work and materials.




Why should I use a locksmith when I can try and find someone who can help?


A licensed and experienced locksmith is efficient, fast and will ensure your possessions are safe and secure during the service. If you are using locksmith services for your car, home or business, you should ensure you have peace of mind that the locksmith you are using has the skills, experience and qualifications to carry out the job otherwise your work may be more costly in the long run.




Do you provide emergency locksmith service?


In addition to our locksmith services, we also provide round the clock emergency locksmith services. With this in mind, we can unlock doors as well as replacing keys and repairing security hardware.




How late is DML Locksmith Services open?


We never close! We're working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week out of any of our 7 locations.




I'm renting an apartment, should I rekey the locks?


Absolutely yes! First thing to ask yourself is if you know when was was the last time you have changed or re-keyed the locks on your doors? If you don’t know the answer, you and your property are potentially at risk.