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2110 Spencer Rd
Richmond, VA 23230

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Walk-In Office Hours

Mon–Fri: 8am–5pm
Sat–Sun: Closed

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Mobile Service Hours

Mon–Sun: 6am–10pm


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Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Mon – Sun: 6am – 10pm

About us

Who we are

Our mission



Who We Are

American Lock & Key has been loyally serving the city of Richmond, Virginia and many surrounding areas for over 30 years. We have grown into a well-established and trustworthy full service Richmond locksmith organization that can help anyone with all locksmith needs from simply unlocking your vehicle, home, or business to supplying and servicing safes, commercial grade hardware, architectural hardware, and all of your automatic door needs.

Barry Wilson is the owner of American Lock & Key, a quality assured professional and reliable Richmond Locksmith company.  We are a licensed locksmith company with the Department Of Criminal Justice DCJS # 11-3052.  We are centrally located at 2110 Spencer Rd in Richmond Virginia 23230.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure you feel secure at home, in your car, and at work. We look forward to helping you out in your time of need, our expert installers are licensed and professional – ready 24/7 for commercial, residential, safe, automatic door, and automotive work.  We are confident we can help you with any service request you may have.

We have coupons available, promotions for free keys, and awesome bumper stickers.  Just peel and stick anywhere!  Keep our name and number nearby so you never forget who to call when you need a true RVA local locksmith.

Our Latest Locksmith Reviews

Based on 398 reviews
American Lock & Key Company were my guardian angels today! I was extremely pleased from the minute I called Max and Andy to request help with a broken door deadbolt to when the friendly visiting service technician, Scott Crocker, successfully completed the job with confidence and ease. Scott answered all my questions thoroughly and made sure I knew how to operate the door correctly. Scott mentioned Max had told him we have to do something for this lady because they realized I was in an unsafe situation without my deadbolt. Originally, they were going to schedule me for tomorrow. However, I greatly appreciated their extra thoughtfulness to see me today. They helped to restore my faith that there are still good people in this world. I would highly recommend American Lock and Key company to anyone in need of their services. Out of five stars, they are definitely a five-star company.
Jean Berrier
The locksmith, Scott C., called ahead and arrived early within the anticipated time window. He immediately started to work removing a non-functioning door knob lock set, and diagnosed it’s problem, showing us the defective parts. We opted to replace the old door knob with a new one, which he installed in record time. He explained things as he worked, and was very patient in answering our questions. Scott was not only a clearly skilled locksmith, but he was also a good educator to us on locks in general, and was very easy to talk in answering our questions. Scott was a very neat worker throughout the job, and took extra care when he had to grind a small amount off the metal strike plate to make sure the metal dust fell outside the house, by placing his body in a position to block the dust. Scott was very proficient, friendly, polite, and I took special note when he entered our home and greeted me, that he removed his hat. That is almost unheard of these days. Scott is a true gentleman in addition to being an outstanding locksmith.
Vicki Welch
Everyone there was very helpful, friendly and straight forward! Best price I got quoted to have duplicate car keys made, and made sure to send me out with info I need about my keys if I have issues in the future!
Asia Bear
Excellent service! Very helpful!
Shawn Lemieux
Scott,C,I found to be the most kind,person,that I have seen in a min,he was very professional, In fixing locks at my home,He made you feel comfortable, with his presence,and our conversation, as he work,I was worried, about the locks,he said don't,the locks will be find,I have your company and name in my book,so that I ever need a locksmith agai n,it will, Scott and American locks.Thanks for having,a wonderful person ,working for your company.
Carolyn Dolly
Went to American lock and key for special remote entry re-key fit. They came up with an awesome solution for me and the price was under what I was expecting. Very honest and easy to work with. Sincere thanks to you all.
Scot Ferguson
Great customer service and work. Thank you for getting me out of a tough situation.
William Corker
This place is great the people are very friendly and helpful and the prices are reasonable the dealership wanted $300 for an extra key they ordered and programmed my key for $150 in less than 5 minutes
Byron Craig
Great service and reliable!
Kristina Tyler
Breck Hosford

Our Professional Credentials & Affiliations


American Lock & Key is an ALOA certified member # 21019. ALOA is the largest locksmith Association in the USA and all members have in-depth indepth background check and must be fully licensed to be members.

Dept. Of Criminal Justice

We are licensed with the Dept. Of Criminal Justice #11-3052.


American Lock & Key is a member of the National Automotive Service Task Force. Members are highly trained and have access to all the resources necessary to service today's high tech vehicles.

1-800-Unlocks has successfully verified American Lock & Key as a real, local and guaranteed locksmith that you can trust.

Angies List

American Lock & Key has been named an Elite Service Provider by Angies List.

Fair Trade Locksmith Directory

American Lock & Key has been researched, verified, and featured as a licensed and insured locksmith serving Richmond, VA and the surrounding region.

Our Warranty

We guarantee all new installs for 6 months.

We use only the highest quality products from trusted sources, and we stand behind all our services.


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