Cost to Install a Door Lock

Updated: July 2017

Door Lock Installation CalculatorZip Code
Locks
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Door Lock Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Entry door keyed lockset. With deadbolt. 7 finish options.
6 locks$648.56$1,018.95
Door Lock Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install door lock with favorable site conditions. 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.
6 locks$648.56$1,018.95
Door Lock Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install door lock including: fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter foam insulation and exterior caulking.
6 locks$648.56$1,018.95
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Door Lock   
Average Cost per Lock  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 6 locks, the cost to Install a Door Lock starts at $143 - $279 per lock. Because job specific configurations and options will result in significantly different costs, homewyse uses industry-standard algorithms and professionally screened cost data to create estimates customized to the specific options of YOUR door lock installation project. Unlike websites with vendor aggregated costs - which lack details for comparison and verification - homewyse delivers greater accuracy and relevancy, for estimates of cost, material and time to install a door lock.

To estimate costs for your project:

1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size and Options Enter the number of "doors" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.


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Cost to Install a Door Lock - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of door lock new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments 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 Door Lock 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 Door Lock 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 Door Lock 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 a Door Lock - Unit Price References

Door Lock Installation - Average Cost Per Lock

Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.

To lower Door Lock Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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