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.

About Our Business

Our Mission / History

From Humble beginnings in 1949, Joe East Sr. and his family began providing consumer services in Dallas, TX. Teaching his son the trade out of high school in 1968, Joe East Jr. developed his niche and incorporated the family business in 1985 as Joe East Enterprises, Inc. doing business as A-1 Locksmith and Security.

Today, Joe East Enterprises Inc. has various locksmith, safe, security, retail and mobile services.

We believe in service. Serving our community, our veterans, our country, and our faith. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you, your family, and your business.

Dallas Locksmith in 1950s
Joe East Sr. begins doing Locksmith service in the Oak Cliff Neighborhood of South Dallas.
DFW Locksmith in 1960s
Joe East Sr. Lock & Key begins servicing the greater Dallas / Fort Worth area.
Dallas-Fort Worth Locksmith 1980s
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.
a-1 Locksmith Dallas 1990s
Central Service Center opens on Highway 75 in North Dallas.
A-1 Locksmith Dallas 2000s
A1 broadens their offerings with electronic security, retail safe centers and automotive car remote services.
A-1 Locksmith DFW Today
Multi unit retail and service, covering local and nationwide customers twenty four hours a day.

Our Mission

To secure our communities through dedicated service, product education, and exceptional customer experiences. We provide solutions to make life more convenient, and to protect anything our customer’s value.

Our Vision

To reinvent the locksmith and security industry through innovation and exceptional customer experiences.

Our family serving yours for over sixty five years.

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BBB Accredited Business

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

Voted #1 by Dallas Resident

For the last 3 Years in a row A-1 Locksmith has been voted the #1 Locksmith by CityVoter.com 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 numbers are #B13560 for A-1 Locksmith and #B08476 for Joe East Enterprises. View our information at the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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