Charlottesville, Virginia, United States


The Lock Doctor

Full Service Mobile Locksmith in Charlottesville Va

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Locksmith In Charlottesville

The Lock Doctor is a full service licensed mobile locksmith in Charlottesville  and surrounding areas.  We have been providing quality  locksmith service to Charlottesville, Albemarle and The University of Virginia since 2001.  Terry, owner and operator of The Lock Doctor has been providing locksmith services and keys in Charlottesville since 1989 when he began his locksmith career at the age of 18.  

Locksmith Services

Residential Locksmith

We provide many services for you home including, lockout service, rekeying, repairs, installations and replacements. From condos to mansions, we do it all.  Let us give you a free security assessment on your home.  We can show you ways to improve your homes security. 

Commercial Locksmith

Is your business secure?  Did you let an employee go?  Are your locks in need of repair?  These are just a few of the issues we can address at your business. We also do lockouts, safe combination changes, rekey locks, master key systems, key cabinets and much more.  Let us take care of all your business security needs.

Auto Locksmith

Todays cars require special equipment and skills to service, replace, or duplicate keys.  Most cars have transponder chips in them for added security.  We have been duplicating, and replacing high security automotive keys since they were introduced in the late 90's.  We also provide modern pros keys for todays high tech vehicles.

Lockout Service

Its never fun being locked out, but if it does happen , we can get you in quickly.  We provide auto lockout service, residential lockout service, and commercial lockout service.  We are a 24hr Locksmith most days.*

Lock Repair

Are your locks not working the way they used to or are supposed to?  We are able to repair most locks and door hardware. From old mortise locks to todays high tech locks, you can rely on our expertise to get the job done.

Lock Installation

Lock installation is no problem for us.  From deadbolt installation to high security commercial hardware, we can professionally install door hardware to manufactures specs and warrantee requirements. Not sure what you need?  Let us give you a free security survey and make recommendations to improve your security.


Does someone have a key to your home or business that should not?  Have you moved into a new home and aren't sure who has keys to your house? Rekeying your locks is the quickest most efficient way to deal with this problem.  We can rekey locks usually the same day in emergency situations.  Sleep better tonight knowing your the ONLY person with keys to your locks.

Master Key

We have the ability to master key your locks so you can carry one key to operate all your locks while giving individuals access to only one or a fews doors.  This is particularly useful in apartment complexes, large offices,  churches etc..

Ignition repair

Faulty ignition switches can wreak havoc on your day.  Are you stranded somewhere because your key no longer works in you cars ignition? This is a particularly common problem with Honda.  Give us a call and we will have you up and running in no time.

Key Extraction

Keys, just like anything will break when they get old and worn.  Sometimes this happens inside the lock.  When this happens, your stuck with a broken key and a useless lock.  We have the special tools and expertise to remove broken keys.  Once removed replacement keys can be made.

Mailbox Locks

Mailbox locks on most gang boxes are not the responsibility of the Post Office.  Individual owners are responsible for their own individual mailboxes.  If your keys stopped working or you've lost them, we can help.  We can get into and replace all mailbox locks.

Access Control Systems

We have access control solutions available from simple to complex.  Do you just want a simple combination lock? We can do that.  Do you want a card access system with schedules and an audit trail? We an do that too.  Give us a call to discuss your needs.

Contact Us

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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.


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12:00 am – 12:00 am