About Us

Kensington-Wheaton Lock & Security, Inc. is conveniently available at 301.467.0541. Kensington-Wheaton Lock & Security, Inc. was founded by Tom Lucas, CRL, over 40 years ago. We have provided locksmithing services for companies including Dulles International Airport, U.S. Courthouse, National Archives, and the Carter Barron Amphitheatre. We service many businesses, individuals, and a cross-section of famous people around the District Line of Chevy Chase, Spring Valley, Tenley Town, all of Southern Montgomery County and parts of Gaithersburg, MD.

We specialize in Commercial, Residential, and Industrial locking hardware. Our general locksmithing services include making keys, lock replacements, lock installation, door jams, door peep holes, window locks and more. See a complete list of our locksmithing services today! We also offer locked in/locked out for your home or business services.

We are known as a “Shop on Wheels”! We come to you with a fully-stocked shop on wheels, and we provide you with expert service to fit your locksmith needs.

AssociatedLocksmithofAmericaLogoMr. Lucas, CRL, President, saw a need for professionalism in the industry and studied to become one of the first professional locksmiths in the area to be awarded as a “Certified Registered Locksmith” by the Associated Locksmiths of America. He continues to attend many industry certification classes and re-certification classes to keep up-to-date on security, life safety codes and locking hardware.

Mr. Lucas served on the board of directors and is a former VP (3 terms) of the DC Area Locksmith’s Association.  He has been a member of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, American Society for Industrial Security International (Chairman-MD Sub. Chapter, 2 terms), Wheaton-Kensington Chamber of Commerce, and various civic groups and professional business associations.

Kensington-Wheaton Lock & Security, Inc. is a fully-bonded, insured and licensed locksmith company and we are dedicated to serving the security needs of the community. We can be found on many local real estate agents’ Home Service Vendor Lists as well as on DC Moms, Angie’s List and Find A Locksmith.

Don’t leave your security needs to a handyman or dime store lock. Leave it to us! For an appointment call 301.467.0541. Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday 9-5. Emergencies are charged at overtime rates.

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Locksmith Products and Locksmith Services

We provide a variety of locksmith services to many residents and businesses in Chevy Chase, Spring Valley, Tenley Town and the surrounding areas. Below is a list of most of the locksmith services we provide. For all your locksmith needs call 301.467.0541.


We have the ability to take care of any of your lock needs. We can replace locks, install new locks, do rekeying, and install window locks. We also offer push button locks, both battery and mechanical.


We can take care of any of your key needs. We can make new keys, duplicate keys, and create master keys.

Hardware Repair

Do you need your knobs replaced or repaired? We can take care of that for you!

Door Closers

We can install any door closers you may need on your new or old doors.

Break-In Repairs

Did you recently have a break-in through your door? We provide light door jamb repairs. We also provide latch guards to keep burglar’s from prying back the spring latch on most clients’ door knobs/entry locks in homes and businesses.

Door Knobs/Levers

Do you need your door knobs or levers replaced or repaired? We can take care of that for you.

Door Peep Holes

We can install a door peep hole, which will allow you to see who is on the other side of the door.

Lock Outs

Whether you are locked out of your home or office, we can get you back in! Based on availability.

Emergency Service

All of our Emergency Service calls are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Panic Hardware

We service and install all panic hardware. Panic hardware is the horizontal bar that you push to exit a movie, church, store, or business.  The door closer above it, shuts the door automatically when you exit.

We are known as a “Shop on Wheels”! Our trucks come fully stocked with a variety of locks, knobs, hardware and keys. We come prepared to complete any of your locksmith needs! We offer a variety of locksmith products including

Alarm Lock

American Lock

Arrow Lock













Master Lock

Medeco Locks

Norton Closers


Schlage Locks

U.S. Lock Dealer

Von Duprin Panic Devices

Weiser Lock



Kensington-Wheaton Lock & Security, Inc. is a “SHOP ON WHEELS”.  We Come To You.  A fully-stocked shop on wheels will provide expert service to our clients.  No need to leave your business or home. We’re a phone call away 301.467.0541.

Our Service Call charge is $75, and the hourly rate is $60/hour, pro-rated at $15/for each 15 minute segment.

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