Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to the common questions we get asked about our locksmith services.

If you have any questions that is not covered in our FAQs, please get in touch by filling out our contact form or call 02 9389 1166.

Locksmith Service FAQS

Q. Where is ABBCO based?

A. ABBCO is based in Bondi Junction, providing a full locksmith service including key-cutting to all of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs including Bondi Beach & the city.

Q. Is ABBCO an accredited locksmith?

A. ABBCO is an accredited Master Locksmith that is fully insured, licensed, and checked by police.


Q. What does a strata locksmith do?

A. As strata locksmiths, we cut and manage master keys, maintain security systems, and repair and service door and window locks, among other jobs. Call us to discuss how we can help.

Q. I need to upgrade my office security – do you offer this service?

A. Yes, we specialise in the supply and installation of domestic, industrial, and commercial security systems – we can help you design the perfect system for your office. You can choose from keyless entry systems, security cameras, and commercial alarm systems for your office.


Q. Do you offer a mobile auto locksmith service?

A. Yes, we do! Our mobile auto locksmiths drive fully equipped workshop vans and can come to you wherever you are in Sydney.

Q. I need a spare car key, can you help?

A. Our auto locksmiths provide a car key-cutting service at our Bondi store. We can also come to you if you are locked out of your car.

Q. Is it possible to fix my car remote?

A. Yes, just bring your car remote into our Bondi Junction shop and we’ll do the repair or supply you with a replacement remote if necessary.


Q. Do you install or cut master security keys?

A. Absolutely. We specialise in installing and cutting master security keys for commercial and residential buildings. Call us on 02 9389 1166 to find out how to order, rekey or duplicate your master key.

Q. What are master keys?

A. A master key system involves different ‘levels’ of keys that allow certain people to access designated areas within a building, with a master key being able to access all areas. Contact us to find out more.


Q. How can I simplify access to my building?

A. An access control system is a good, secure option. We can help design and install the system for you, whether you prefer swipe cards or keypads.


Q. Do you recommend using a keyless entry system?

A. Depending on what you need, we offer both electronic and mechanical keyless entry systems, as well as swipe cards, digital locks, and combination locks. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the best access system for you.


Q. I have no idea where to get started with CCTV installation?

A. We can help design the perfect security camera system for your home or business and then take care of everything, including installation.

Q. How much does a CCTV installation cost?

A. There are a few things that will determine the cost of CCTV installation including the size of your building and the number of cameras needed, the type of roof and roof access, and whether the building is already wired with data cable. Call us for a quote today.


Q. What’s the best alarm system for my home?

A. We supply and install lots of different types of alarm systems, including infrared sensor alarms, magnetic switch alarms, and alarms that can be monitored remotely over the internet or be connected back to base. Call us to discuss which option is best for you.

Q. Do I need an alarm for my house?

A. Our locksmiths can do a security and lock check to make you feel confident about how secure your house is. We will look for possible vulnerabilities in your home security, and advise on changes you can make to deter burglars, which may include an alarm system.


Q. How does a back to base security alarm work?

A. A back-to-base alarm allows your security system to be checked 24/7 by a monitoring centre via your phone line, wireless radio, or the internet.

Q. Why does your back to base alarm service stand out?

A. Our back-to-base alarm monitoring service stands out because you aren’t locked into a contract, so if you move house you don’t have to worry about cancellation fees. Of course, we can install a new system wherever you move to in Sydney.


Q. Do you sell safes?

A. Yes, we supply and service all types of safes and we are also professional safe installers. We can install domestic and commercial safes.

Q. Where should I put my safe?

A. We can supply, deliver and install your safe and can advise on the best place to put it, whether it’s a standalone safe or a wall or floor safe. Call us to discuss your requirements.