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Problems with keys or locks can arise quite often. At some time or another, many of us have either lost our keys or locked ourselves out. We can all agree that this kind of experience is pretty stressful. Calling a professional locksmith could be an intelligent decision when this happens. Sure Lock & Key is here for you at any time, and we offer you a full range of locksmith services in Evanston, IL, including:

    • Lock repair, replacement, and installation services, lock rekeying
    • All car key cutting and duplication*
    • Master key systems, broken key extraction
    • Mailbox lock rekey / change
    • Home, business, and car lockout services
    • Deadbolt installation
    • Jammed ignition repair
    • All car key transponder (re) programming and recoding
    • Safe & Vault lockout, combination set up, and change
    • New car key cutting

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A few words about Sure Lock & Key

Sure Lock & Key is a customer-oriented locksmith company with offices coast to coast in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Illinois, Arizona, Texas and Florida. The company was founded by four brothers with over 3 decades of experience in the Locksmith and Security industry. We stay loyal to the unique 3-point work ethic that we developed at the beginning of our path. We believe that these simple principles have helped to make us who we are today.

  1. We want our services to be of the highest quality. All of our technicians are fully licensed and certified specialists with years of experience.
  2. We understand how important it is to be available 24 hours a day. As experience shows, it’s almost impossible to predict when locksmith issues might occur.
  3. Finally, all of our prices are fair and reasonable. For most people, cost is one of the key factors when choosing a locksmith.

24-hour services in Evanston, IL

Not all locksmith companies are available 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, locksmith issues can happen at any time of day or night. For example, you might be driving home early in the morning when your car key breaks in the ignition. You don't want to wait hours before the regular workday starts. No worries, Sure Lock & Key provides emergency services at any time. We offer a wide range of 24-hour locksmith services in Evanston, IL, including:

  • Lock repair, replacement, and installation
  • Car key copy and duplication
  • Home and house lockout services
  • Home alarm systems
  • Emergency car lockout services
  • Motorcycle unlock services
  • Broken key extraction
  • Rekeying services

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locksmith services cost in Evanston, IL

So, how much does a locksmith cost? That’s probably the thing that most customers want to know. People tend to choose companies with the most affordable prices. No one wants to overpay. It doesn’t really matter how professional your work is if the cost for it seems unreasonable. So, Sure Lock & Key offers only fair and reasonable prices. We created a list of starting prices for the most requested services. Please take a moment to review them below.

New Car Key

Car Key Programming

House Lock Change

House Lockout

Car Lockout

Hourly rate

Trip charge - residential

Trip charge - commercial

Emergency trip charge

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*This is the starting price. The final price may be different. A more accurate price will be provided depending on the specifics of the requested service, hour, service area, and emergency.


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About Evanston

Evanston is a town in Cook County, incorporated in 1863. In 1988 Evanston became the sister city of the Dnieprovsky district in Kyiv and Belize City in 1992. One of the best educational institutions in the United States, Northwestern University, is located in Evanston. If you love learning history, you may want to visit the Evanston History Centre and the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian. Also, there are other museums with some extraordinary exhibitions - American Toby Jug Museum and Time & Glass Museum. It’s a great place for people who love shopping. There are a couple of shopping districts with various goods from across the world. Last but not least, you can enjoy some time on Clark Street Beach. It has a swimming area and a volleyball area.