How To Rekey A Schlage Lockset

Can I rekey a Schlage lock myself?

Schlage Rekeying Kits provide everything you need to get the job done—including all the tools and parts you need for repinning the cylinders of most Schlage locksets so that they work with a single key. Navigating your way through the Kit tray.

How much does it cost to rekey a Schlage Lock?

Many Lowe’s locations will rekey door locks, including Schlage and Kwikset locks, for around $5 each.

Can you rekey a Schlage lock without the original key?

Re-keying a Schlage without a key is difficult because the locks were purposely designed not to be easy. A locksmith could do this quickly, but may be expensive since they will need to do a house call without a key. New Schlage locks come with a reset key that allows you to re-key the lock without other existing keys.

Can Schlage connect rekey?

These type of smart locks can be rekeyed, thankfully – but how simple this will be varies. For example the August Smart Lock keeps your existing door lock, so you just need to replace this – which is simple enough. But Schlage’s one is in-built, meaning you need to deconstruct the unit in order to rekey it.

Can you rekey lever lock?

Yes! Level Lock, and Level Lock – Touch Edition uses a 5 pin C style key cylinder that can be rekeyed to match your existing keys. We recommend contacting a professional locksmith to perform the rekeying of the cylinder.

How do you rekey a Schlage lock with a master key?

How to Rekey a Schlage Lock with a Master Key Step By Step Instructions Step 1: Remove your deadbolt from the package. Step 2: Insert the original master key into the deadbolt. Step 3: Find the cylinder cap and take the cylinder cap removal tool to get it out. Step 4: Remove the cylinder pin and the spring behind it.

Is it cheaper to rekey or replace locks?

Rekeying your lock is almost always cheaper than replacing a lock. This is because of the cheaper price of the key pins inside the locks, whereas when you replace a lock, you are paying for all brand-new parts.

Is it cheaper to rekey locks?

Due to the extremely low price of the key pins in the locks, rekeying is almost always much cheaper than getting your locks changed. When rekeying your locks, you are only being charged for the labor, whereas when you get your locks changed, you’re paying both for labor and parts.

How do I reprogram my Schlage lock?

Press the “Schlage” button and the number “1” button simultaneously to add/change a new entry code. Wait for the “Schlage” button to beep and flash three times. Enter a new four-digit code, and wait for the “Schlage” button to flash and beep three times. Re-enter the same four-digit code to confirm the change.

How do you change the PIN on a Schlage lock?

How to Change the 4 Digit Code on a Schlage Lock? Step 1: Press the Schlage button and number 1 at the same time. Step 2: Enter your new four-digit code. Step 3: Re-enter your new code.

How do you get Schlage locks keyed the same?

To get your locks re-keyed, visit your local locksmith to have them do it for you. Or, just ask the store you’re purchasing the locks from to re-key the lock to one you may already own. It’s a process that should only take a few minutes.

How do I find my Schlage key code?

The default programming code is printed on a label on the programming guide that came with your lock. If you do not have access to the guide, remove the lock from the door and look on the back of the lock for a label containing the default code.

Can a locksmith rekey existing locks?

When you change a lock, you or a locksmith removes the old locking door hardware and replaces it with new hardware. If you’ve lost the key to a lock, changing it may be cheaper than rekeying it, although a locksmith may be able to rekey it without the key.

How many times can you rekey a smart lock?

How many times can I re-key my lock? Unlimited amount of times. All you need is the Smarkey Security tool.

Can I rekey Ultraloq?

Ultraloq Smart Locks don’t support the master key function. If you want to rekey the cylinder or duplicate your keys for the U-Bolt series, please submit a ticket then share this FAQ Description of the Ultraloq U-Bolt Series Cylinder Lock with the locksmith.

Can any lock be rekeyed?

You can re-key a lock like a pro at a fraction of the cost. Re-keying kits are available for most lock brands but they’re not interchangeable. You must buy a kit for each brand of lock in your home.

Can Kwikset and Schlage be keyed alike?

Yes. To re-key locks means to change the keys that operate the locks. It’s a great thing to do to at a lower cost than changing the lock itself. You can re-key both types of locks, (Schalge or Kwikset), however many times you want.

Is Kwikset better than Schlage?

Also in the non-forced entry category, there is no doubt Schlage is better. With a better, more precise manufacturing process and 2 additional security pins than the Kwikset deadbolt, Schlage locks are significantly harder to pick, bump or compromise in non-destructive ways.

How do I rekey a lock to match an existing key?

How to Rekey a Lock Step 1: Remove the Doorknob. The first step is to remove the doorknob from the door. Step 2: Remove the Cylinder. Step 3: Take Out the C-Clip. Step 4: Attach Key Plug. Step 5: Dump the Old Pins. Step 6: Insert New Pins. Step 7: Replace the Plug. Step 8: Reattach Knob to Door.