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About Us

A Lock and Key Center is a business that offers fast, friendly, and reliable services. We have been in business since 1977 in the locksmith industry. With our company being fully licensed, bonded, and insured you can count on us to provide the type of high quality service you would come to expect. A Lock and Key Center is a business that is family owned and operated that takes pride in our excellent customer service.


At A Lock and Key Center helping out a customer in need gives our business a great sense of satisfaction. Do not trust an amateur, call a professional to ease the frustration of an already stressful situation. A Lock and Key Center has been serving the middle Tennessee area with the only storefront in the Rutherford County. We have on the road experience that allows us to have rapid emergency service when you need it. With a passion for the industry, Derek loves meeting with people and helping them in a time of need. We are proud to be members of ALOA (Associated Locksmiths of America) and the BBB (Better Business Bureau).

The owner, Derek has been married to Sandra for 34 years and is proud to have 3 children and 3 grand children. In his time away from locksmithing, Derek is the Senior Pastor for the local church named Fresh Vision Church in Smyrna and has been performing services for over 17 years. The local newspaper had named Derek “Locksmith of the Year” for his excellent service. At A Lock and Key Center we truly are “Securing Our Community One Lock At A Time”.

A Lock and Key Center is a mobile locksmith that offers a wide variety of services ranging from re-keys to lockouts. Other services provided include new lock installation, evictions, knob and dead bolt sets, drill holes, attach latch plates, new door handles, screen doors, security screens, open locked doors, panic and exit devices, master key systems, various keys cut by code including automotive and office equipment, opening of desks and file cabinets. For that extra peace of mind we offer our own locks and keys that can’t be duplicated anywhere else.