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New house.  Four doors with locks.  Two are schlage and two are kwikset.  I'd like to rekey but the key I have works in three of these--the two kwiksets and one schlage.  How's that?  And for the fourth door, a schlage, I have no key at all.  Suggestions how to rekey all to one new key, if possible.  Thanks!

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If you are going strictly by the name on the latch on the edge of the door, someone may have replaced that Schlage with a Schlage knock off that takes the Kwikset key.

OR, with that door open, lock it, then try to turn the key in it.

Kwikset keys will not go into true schlage locks unless somebody has replaced the lock cylinder.

I would buy 2 new Schlage locks, take the other 2 Schlage locks to a locksmith and have him set them to the new keys.

Dan  

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Dan Terrigno

Expertise

I can answer questions about commercial locks, card access systems, locksmithing except for cars, safes & safe opening, video surveillance and master key systems

Experience

35 years as a locksmith, security system designer and installer, trouble shooting and repair of all manner of security related equipment

Organizations
Associated Locksmiths of America, Safe & Vault Technicians Association

Education/Credentials
Attended Miami University, Kent State University, continuing education through the Associated Locksmiths of American

Awards and Honors
Certified Master Locksmith. Certified ALOA instructor.

Past/Present Clients
Numerous Fortune 500 companies, DOD, and other governmental agencies

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