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 provide locksmith services to many businesses, individuals, and a cross-section of famous people around Montgomery County, Maryland (MD), parts of Gaithersburg, MD, Chevy Chase, Spring Valley, and Tenley Town areas. Sorry, no downtown DC service available.

We specialize in Commercial, Residential, and Industrial locking hardware. Our general locksmithing services include making lock replacements, lock installation, door peep holes, and more. See a complete list of our locksmithing services today!

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. Please note – we do not have a retail location.

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), and various civic groups and professional business associations. He is a current member of Wheaton-Kensington Chamber of Commerce.

Kensington-Wheaton Lock & Security, Inc. is Marine Corps Veteran owned service, 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, A rated on Angie’s List and www.findalocksmith.com.

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 Friday 9-4.

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Locksmith Products and Locksmith Services

We provide a variety of locksmith services to many residents and businesses in Chevy Chase MD, Spring Valley MD, Tenley Town MD, Gaithersburg MD, and the surrounding areas. Below is a list of most of the locksmith services we provide. No automotive service provided. 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, and do rekeying. We also offer push button locks, both battery and mechanical.

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.

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.

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. (No retail location.) 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. Please – no apartments or condos. Client must provide parking in front of home or business.

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