Certified Registered Locksmith for 25 years.

About Midlands Lock & Key

Midlands Lock and Key of Columbia, South Carolina, is a residential and commercial locksmith and property security company; owned and managed by Ken Tynes – a native of South Carolina. Ken realized immediately following high school that he wanted to work as a skilled locksmith to help keep other people's properties and families safe. Having worked diligently under the careful guidance of a seasoned locksmith in the area, Ken formed Midlands Lock and Key in 1990, and has now been a registered and certified locksmith for over 25 years. Midlands Lock and Key takes pride in serving the residents and business owners of central South Carolina with quality and reliable lock and locksmith services.

As a local business owner, Ken understands how important it is to provide a personalized level of service that his customers have grown to appreciate over the years. When you call Midlands Lock and Key for locksmith and key services, you will be greeted professionally and your needs will be met promptly. Everything will be explained to you, your questions will be answered honestly, and you will receive a quote before any services begin. 

The advantage of working with Midlands Lock and Key is that you will have access to many different locksmith service options that best meet your needs and budget. There’s no high pressure sales or surprise costs, and all work is to your 100 percent satisfaction.

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The Associated Locksmiths of America Inc. (ALOA) is an international professional organization of highly qualified security professionals.


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