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KwikSet Smart Key Re-Keyable Locks

With the increased popularity of the KwikSet Smart Key Locks in York and Hanover Pennsylvania we feel it will be helpful to have a single point of reference concerning these locks.

Schlage SecureKey Re-Keyable Lock

These locks by Schlage were discontinued December 31, 2011, but there are still a number of these locks installed on residences throughout York, Adams, and Lancaster county.

Schlage SecureKey locks allowed the owner to re-key the locks themselves using special pre-cut blue keys. Since the blue pre-cut keys are no longer manufactured, nor readily available to home owners, we recommend replacing these locks, or alternatively, contacting using as we maintain blue key blanks that we can use to re-key your existing lock.

Identifying a Schlage SecureKey Lock

Schlage SecureKey locks have a distinctive + (plus) sign stamped above the keyway

Lock-Out and Lost Key Situations

Similarly as with the KwikSet Smart Key lock, loosing the keys or becoming locked-out with a Schlage SecureKey lock often requires the use of destructive opening techniques that cost more than a traditional lock opening and also require the replacement of the entire lock.

KwikSet Smart Key Re-Keyable Locks

With the increased popularity of the KwikSet Smart Key Locks in York and Hanover Pennsylvania we feel it will be helpful to have a single point of reference concerning these locks.
Identifying a KwikSet Smart Key Lock
Smart Key Locks in York PA
KwikSet Smart Key locks have a distinctive slot located directly beside and to the left of the keyway

Features and Benefits of KwikSet Smart Key Locks

  • These locks are very resistant to picking and bumping
  • Can be easily re-keyed by the owner if they have working keys

Click here to learn how you can easily rekey the KwikSet Smart Key Lock yourself.

Disadvantages of KwikSet Smart Key Locks

  • Lock-Out situations are more expensive and require techniques that can damage the lock
  • Lost key situations require the use of special reset tools and are more expensive to generate replacement keys
  • KwikSet Smart Key Locks can be easily bypassed by a well-known and fast destructive entry technique


Click here to watch a video of a destructive entry technique.

Schlage SecureKey Re-Keyable Lock

These locks by Schlage were discontinued December 31, 2011, but there are still a number of these locks installed on residences throughout York, Adams, and Lancaster county.

Schlage SecureKey locks allowed the owner to re-key the locks themselves using special pre-cut blue keys. Since the blue pre-cut keys are no longer manufactured, nor readily available to home owners, we recommend replacing these locks, or alternatively, contacting using as we maintain blue key blanks that we can use to re-key your existing lock.
Identifying a Schlage SecureKey Lock
york pa and hanover pa securekey lock specialists
Schlage SecureKey locks have a distinctive + (plus) sign stamped above the keyway

Lock-Out and Lost Key Situations

Similarly as with the KwikSet Smart Key lock, loosing the keys or becoming locked-out with a Schlage SecureKey lock often requires the use of destructive opening techniques that cost more than a traditional lock opening and also require the replacement of the entire lock.

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