Residential Locksmith Services

Feel Secure in your home

We have the knowledge, skills, and tools to handle a wide range of residential security requirements, providing you with the highest level of protection for your home.

Your home is your sanctuary, and ensuring its security is of utmost importance. At John Barnes, we understand the significance of safeguarding your residential property and providing peace of mind for you and your loved ones. With our comprehensive range of residential locksmith services, we offer reliable and tailored security solutions to meet your specific needs.


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A full range of Residential Locksmith services

Are you looking for professional locksmith services for your residential home or property? We are professional locksmiths offering a full range of residential locksmith services in Brisbane and South East Queensland.

Our residential locksmith services include:

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Lock Installations

We offer a wide selection of high-quality locks to suit your specific needs and preferences. Whether you require traditional deadbolts, smart locks, electronic locks, window locks or advanced home security options, our residential locksmiths can install them efficiently and securely.


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Lock Repairs and Replacements

If you’re experiencing issues with your locks, such as jamming, sticking, or wear and tear, our skilled locksmiths can diagnose the problem and provide effective repairs or replacements as needed. We use top-quality lock products to ensure durability and security. From door locks to window locks to just about anything else that can be locked up, if you need lock repairs or replacements, our professional locksmiths can assist.

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Key Duplication

Need extra keys for your family members or guests? Our residential locksmiths offer quick and accurate key duplication services. Whether you need standard keys or specialised keys for specific locks, we’ve got you covered with our key duplication and key cutting locksmith services.


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Emergency Lockout Assistance

Being locked out of your home can be a stressful experience. Our residential locksmiths are available after hours to provide emergency lockout assistance, ensuring you regain access to your property quickly and safely. We’ll have a residential locksmith to the rescue in next to no time.


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Home Security Assessments

We can conduct thorough security assessments of your residential property to identify potential vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate security measures. Our experts will provide valuable insights and suggest tailored solutions to enhance the overall security of your home. Ask us about our home security assessment residential locksmith service to learn more.


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Residential Security Upgrades and Retrofits

If you’re looking to upgrade your home security, we can help! Our locksmiths are skilled in retrofitting existing locks (electronic locks and traditional locks)and implementing additional security measures to meet your evolving needs and preferences and ensure you have a secure and safe environment to come home to.



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Window and Patio Door Locks

Windows and patio doors are often targeted entry points for intruders. We can install or upgrade window and patio door locks and security screens, providing an added layer of security to protect your home.

Why Choose John Barnes as your go-to residential locksmith?

  • Professionalism of commercial locksmith services

    Our team of locksmiths is highly trained, licensed, and insured to deliver reliable and professional service. We prioritise your safety and ensure the utmost respect for your property. We are leading locksmiths in Brisbane and South East Queensland offering both commercial locksmith services and residential locksmith services, so you know that you’re getting a professional experience when you choose us.

  • Fast Response, emergency locksmith residential services available

    We understand that lock-related emergency situations can happen at any time. Whether you are facing security problems, stolen keys, lost keys, lock outs, need your locks changed or need new keys quickly, we’re a residential locksmith in Brisbane and South East Queensland with a fast response time. We even offer emergency locksmith services, ensuring that help is just a phone call away.

  • high Quality Assurance for residential locksmith services

    We use top-quality locks and security products for residential homes from reputable manufacturers to ensure long-lasting security solutions. Your satisfaction and security are our top priorities. As leaders in both commercial locksmith services and residential locksmith services in Brisbane and South East Queensland, you can trust that your locksmith service will be excellent quality when you choose us.

  • Professional Locksmith Services, Competitive Pricing

    We strive to provide exceptional services at competitive prices, offering value for your investment. We provide transparent pricing with no hidden charges or surprises.

  • Customer Satisfaction

    We are dedicated to exceeding your expectations and providing excellent customer service. Your trust and satisfaction are the driving forces behind everything we do.

Book an appointment with one of our residential locksmiths today

Protect your home and loved ones with our professional residential locksmith services. Whether you need lock installations, repairs, key duplication, or emergency assistance, we are here to help. Contact us today on (07) 3275 8888 to discuss your locksmith residential security needs or to schedule a service appointment.

Your safety and security are our priority.

Our Projects

  • Brisbane Bayside State College – Salto wireless access control upgrade

    Complete replacement of mechanical locking system to Salto wireless online access control system at the Brisbane Bayside State College.

  • Thomas Dixon Centre Redevelopment

    The redevelopment includes a new amphitheatre, wellness centre, gym, dressing rooms and dancers lounge as well as admin offices, boardroom and ultramodern amenities.

  • Westfield Upgrade – Chermside

    This expansion saw 95 new retailers, a gallery mall and a new resort-style dining and entertainment precinct added to the extensive centre.

  • Westfield Coomera

    The centre caters to all ages with over 140 specialty stores and high-ropes courses, laser tag and arcade centres.

  • BAC DHL Warehouse Expansion

    The new warehouse will be connected to the existing 3,500sqm warehouse and 760sqm office space.

  • Kallangur Neighbourhood Centre

    This centre aims to encourage and enable community participation and respond to identified community issues and needs.

  • Palm View State School & Special School

    Co-located with Palmview State School, Palmview State Special School includes a multi-purpose activity centre, skills centre, and hospitality centre alongside a modern new learning centre, library, canteen and administration centre.

  • Yamanto Shopping Centre

    The development will house Coles, Kmart and a vast range of smaller retailers, an outdoor dining area accommodating up to 300 people and a brand new health and wellness precinct.

  • Airservices Australia ATSC Extension (Air Traffic Services)

    This new facility includes the Control Operations Room, Building Services Centre, equipment rooms, power plants, chiller plants and car parking facilities.

No Job is too Big or Too Small


At John Barnes, we understand how important securing your family home or investment property is. Our Locksmiths are highly skilled and experienced in designing supplying and installing only the best residential security solutions for:

  • Stand-alone homes
  • Townhouses
  • Duplexes
  • Multi-level homes
  • Apartment blocks
  • Gated communities and more.


John Barnes provides unrivalled commercial and industrial security solutions for a wide range of clients. These solutions can include but are not limited to master key systems, digital locks, access control systems and security cameras. We can design, supply and install these for:

  • Office buildings
  • Shopping centres
  • Hospitals and Medical facilities
  • Hotels and hostels
  • Schools
  • Prisons
  • Industrial buildings and more

Why choose us for all your project needs

  • Trusted By Many businesses

    Trusted By Many Businesses

    For five decades and counting, John Barnes has been the provider of choice for a vast array of businesses, both large and small.

  • Quality service & products

    Quality Service & Products

    Our company has built a reputation for quality service, products and advice. This has been made possible through our stringent quality controls and continuous training within the organisation.

  • Prompt and professional services

    Prompt and Professional Services

    Our experienced sales personnel and licensed automotive locksmiths take pride in providing effective and timely services, as well as offering expert locksmith industry advice.

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