BBB Accredited Business

We have an A+ Rating as an accredited business and we take customer service very seriously! Learn More at

Voted #1 by Dallas Resident

For the last 3 Years in a row A-1 Locksmith has been voted the #1 Locksmith by and Dallas Residents. 3 Years in a row we beat out 30 other companies to take the title, experience the best today!

Professional Associations

Licensed in Texas

Joe East Enterprises, DBA A-1 Locksmith, is licensed by the State of Texas to operate as a professional locksmith. Our license number is #B08476. View our information at the Texas Department of Public Safety.

We provide local north Texas experts in the locksmith, safe, and security trades.

Joe East Sr begins doing Locksmith service in the Oak Cliff Neighborhood of South Dallas.
Joe East Sr. Lock & Key begins servicing the greater Dallas / Fort Worth Area.
Joe East Jr expands the family trade with retail stores and mobile service. Brands as A-1 Locksmith to be the first position in the Yellow Pages.
Central Service Center opens on Highway 75 in North Dallas.
A1 broadens their offerings with electronic security, retail safe centers and automotive car remote services.
Multi unit retail and service, covering local and nationwide customers twenty four hours a day.

At A-1 Locksmith we are proud to serve our community. Since the beginning our belief has been prompt service.

Our team strives to educate and serve to the best of our ability, and should we not be able to meet your expectation we will do what it takes to make it right. We are a third generation family owned company and recognize that quality service requires having great people. Our family business has over 75 folks that live and have families around the DFW community and are honored to work with you.

We provide our customers with local north Texas experts in the locksmith, safe, and security trades. We offer a no charge site assessment and provide our customers with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.

Even if you just have questions give us a call, our job is to help you any way we can, and sometimes that is simply giving friendly advice. You can either call us or stop by one of our 10 Retail Locations spread throughout DFW.


Convenient Locations

At A-1 Locksmith Dallas we have 10 Retail Stores positioned all throughout DFW. Each location is staffed with licensed locksmiths who can help you at the store.

Find a Store

Need help finding the store that is closest to you? We can help. Use our store finder to lookup the locations that are closest to you!

Mobile Service

Don’t have time or can’t come to us? No worries, we can send a locksmith to you and take care of your needs all from the back of one of our mobile service centers.

Some of Our Most Popular Services

Auto Key Sales

We sell and program auto keys for nearly every vehicle on the market today.

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Buy / Install Safes

From small jewlery safes to full size vaults we can help you protect the things that matter to you.

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Access Control

We offer nearly every level of access control system you need from the simple to the complex.

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Rekey / Lock Installs

We can make your current locks work with new keys or install brand new locks, your choice.

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Security Cameras

From one camera to a multi camera systems you can view on your phone we can help.

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Lock Outs

Yes we do that too, if you are locked out we can help you get back in safely and quickly.

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