Cost to Install an Entry Lock Set

Updated: January 2016

Entry Door Lock Set Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Entry Lockset Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Entry door keyed lockset. With deadbolt. 7 finish options.FALSE
6 locksets$635.54$998.49
Entry Lockset Labor
Labor estimate to install entry lock set. Fabricate holes, mortises for cylinder door handle set and jamb strike plate. Install handle set and adjust strike plate. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
13.6 hours$389.92$984.27
Entry Lockset Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install entry lock set including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
6 Locksets$15.00$25.00
Entry Lockset Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic finish nailer, 10" miter saw, electric jigsaw, 3" belt sander, 3 1/4" electric planer..

Totals - Cost to Install Entry Lock Set - 6 Locksets $1,094.84$2,086.14
Average Cost Per Lockset  $182.47$347.69

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Install an Entry Lock Set! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Entry Door Lock Set Installation project. For a basic 6 locksets project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install an Entry Lock Set ranges between $182.47 - $347.69 per lockset.

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Cost to Install an Entry Lock Set - Notes and General Information

Homewyse cost estimates are "ballpark" ranges for basic work performed in normal, serviceable conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for firm quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Entry Door Lock Set Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Entry Door Lock Set Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Entry Door Lock Set Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Install an Entry Lock Set - References

Entry Door Lock Set Installation - Average Cost Per Lockset

Expect to pay in the high end of the estimated price range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Entry Door Lock Set Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

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