Mailbox Locks

Did you lose your mailbox lock?

No worries, Prime Locksmith is here to help with our same-day service.
One of our technicians will come to your home or business to replace the existing lock with a new one that comes with 2 or 3 keys.

Why You Should Consider a Mailbox Lock


When considering their home security needs, most homeowners primarily think about their entry points, such as the front door, back door, garage door, and windows. However, few think about protecting their mail, often leaving the mailbox unsecured.

Mail theft is a significant threat to all Canadians. Not only are you at risk of thieves stealing valuable packages, but you may also fall victim to one of the following:

  • Identity theft from stealing confidential or sensitive communication
  • Stolen medical records
  • Stolen bank information
  • Phony address changes (thieves may use the information in your stolen mail to try and file address changes)

Securing a mailbox is like securing your home’s front door; it’s about protecting what matters most to you. There are multiple factors to consider, such as the mailbox type (single, multi-banked, or one box in a strata mailbox), whether you prefer mechanical or electronic locks, or whether you need it to be padlock compatible.

Mailbox Security Options


Prime Locksmith can help you replace the locks on any mailbox, removing the cheap standard mechanical lock with one of many high-security options. Depending on your security needs, you can choose from many options to protect your mail.

Examples of high-security mailbox locks replacing standard locks include:

  • Replacement locksets with high-security 5-pin tumbler locks
  • Commercial-grade wafer locks
  • Security turnkey and padlock combinations
  • Number combination cam locks
  • Electronic locks with digital keypads for mailboxes
  • Biometric (fingerprint) mailbox locks 
  • Keyless locks integrated with your smart-home system

We can also improve your level of protection against mail theft by replacing your original mailbox with a secure heavy-duty model made using sturdy materials, such as stainless steel. Our services include installation, repairs, and upgrades for multi-bank and strata mailboxes, complete with high-quality hardware and components.

Depending on the type and size of mailbox you possess, Prime Locksmith can also offer recommendations on the best types of mailbox locks for your needs. For example, a lock that works well on a standalone mailbox may not be a good choice on a multi-bank or communal box.

Advantages of Improving Your Mailbox Security


Replacing your old mailbox lock with a more secure model offers numerous advantages, including:

  • Enhanced protection against mail theft and porch pirates
  • Protection against vandalism and mailbox damage
  • Preventing the loss of valuable packages
  • Reducing the risk of identity theft and bank fraud
  • Maintain ease of access to your mail while making it hard to tamper with or break into the mailbox
  • Providing the peace of mind you deserve

Contact Prime Locksmith for Your Home Security Needs


At Prime Locksmith, we pride ourselves on our expertise in locksmithing and home security technologies. Our team of BC licensed security experts has more than a decade of experience improving home and business security for our customers, from the mailbox to entire commercial buildings.

Contact us today for a free quote.