Originally inhabited by the Algonquin peoples. The original settlement by Europeans was in the area now known as the Town Plot section.

In 1675, King Phillip’s War forced the settlement to be vacated until peace resumed in 1677. A new permanent location was found across the river to the east along the Mad River. Natives called the area Matetacoke, meaning ‘the interval lands’ and anglicized by settlers to Mattatuck in 1673. When the settlement was admitted as the 28th town in Connecticut Colony in 1686, the name was changed to Waterbury in reference to streams that emptied into the Naugatuck River from hills on either side of the valley.

It was incorporated as a city in 1853.

Waterbury emerged as an early U.S. industrial power when it began mass manufacturing of brass products, leading to the city becoming known as ‘the brass capital of the world’ and gaining a reputation for the durability of its goods.

The $1 pocket watch was also invented in Waterbury by Robert H Ingersoll and went on to sell over five million, making the clock industry in the city as equally important as the brass industry. In 1933, the Waterbury Clock Company manufactured the Mickey Mouse watch, selling 11, 000 units on the first day and saving the company from imminent bankruptcy.

The motto of the town is “ What Is More Lasting Than Brass?”

We here at SURE LOCK & KEY believe that providing people with a valuable public service and being a dependable, reliable, and trustworthy source in fulfilling people’s needs can also be as lasting any material; in our case, providing the good folks of not only Waterbury and surrounding area, but also the great state of Connecticut overall, with the very best local residential, commercial, and automotive locksmith service imaginable is a virtue that can last and endure as a positive contribution to the social fabric and to the community.

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We’re a full-service locksmith repair, replacement, and installation company founded by four brothers with over 35 years experience in the industry and built upon three core principles that we operate daily upon; namely great service, fair pricing, and prompt response. We also have an unshakeable belief in treating each and every one of our valued customers with dignity, honor, and respect in everything we do. We’re more than just a company, we’re a family, and we aim to have every one of our customers feel like part of the family by providing a local locksmith service near you that is both prompt and personable.

To that effect, we offer the following services to and for our valued customers;

  • 24/7 emergency locksmith services.
  • A promise that all phone calls to ourselves will be answered by a live expert operator.
  • No extra charge for evening appointments.
  • A proper 4-hour service call available.
  • A promise that you will receive an appointment the very same day you contact us; no waiting, no hassle, no nonsense.
  • A completely FREE no-obligation assessment and quote from our technician.
  • The most competitive locksmith prices in the current marketplace.

With an unswerving dedication to customer satisfaction, we offer a complete range of residential, commercial, and automotive locksmith services, including but not limited to;

  • Key cutting.
  • Key duplication.
  • Lock repair, replacement, and installation.
  • Master key making.
  • Electronic key and fob reprogramming.
  • Car lock and ignition repair.

… and much, much more (please see our Services pages for more details).

Such is our dedication to providing our valued customers with the very best service imaginable, we employ only the most qualified, experienced, and expert technicians in the field, who upon you contacting ourselves, will visit you at a mutually-agreed time of your convenience, quickly and accurately assess your underlying locksmith needs, and should you decide to utilise our services, will then work tirelessly to meet those needs both effectively and efficiently, keeping you informed and consulted at every stage of the process, and providing you not only with unrivaled expertise, unmatched, workmanship, and peerless customer service and support, but also peace of mind and an assurance that with SURE LOCK & KEY, you’ll be in good hands, whatever your residential, commercial, or automotive locksmith requirements may entail.

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