Madison Locksmith

Locksmith Services You Can Trust – Automotive, Motorcycle, Residential, Commercial

Looking for a trained locksmith with affordable prices in the Madison area? You’re in the right place. ACH Locksmith Madison provides emergency locksmith and lockout services for homes, businesses, cars, and motorcycles. We’re owner-operated. So you talk and work with owner Ron, never a dispatcher or random technician. Call us now!
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Your Emergency Locksmith

Locksmith emergencies arise for all kinds of reasons. Whatever your emergency is – don’t worry, you’re not alone. ACH Locksmith Madison has you covered with the full range of emergency locksmith and lockout services.
We’re totally focused on helping individuals in need, whether you’re running a small business, dealing with a situation at home, or out on the road. Our mobile “workshop on wheels” can meet you wherever you are in our service area, often within minutes.
ACH can help with everything from lockouts to motorcycle key replacement and residential door lock repair and maintenance. From transponder key and key fob programming to car door unlocks, we can get you out of virtually any lock-related jam.

We Offer:

We’re fully insured, locally owned, and committed to finishing each project on schedule and with the highest level of quality.
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Services We Provide

We provide emergency lockout service, installation, and maintenance across residential, automotive, motorcycle, and small commercial categories.

About Owner

Ron Hinson

Hi, I’m Ron. I’m the owner-operator behind ACH Locksmith Madison.
I’ve been invested in the Madison area for close to 30 years. During this time I’ve raised two daughters who attended the local schools.
Over the years, I’ve learned that great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly professionals, and that’s exactly what I offer. Unlike some other techs in the business, I genuinely enjoy meeting and serving people.
I’ve received some of the best training in the country having graduated from fully accredited Professional Locksmiths of America Training. I’m one of the only locksmiths in Wisconsin that can make this claim. With a focus on personalized service, competitive rates, and customer satisfaction, I’m always striving to meet and exceed your expectations.

Talk to the Owner Directly

ACH is not corporate-owned. We’re an independent, Madison-area small business. With a friendly, independent spirit to match.
At ACH you talk and work directly with the owner Ron, so you’re never caught in a game of “telephone” between a dispatcher and techs. And you won’t be sent a random tech making minimum wage from a barely-vetted network. (Ie: someone who just doesn’t care.)
Though being locked out is stressful, we aim to bring you the silver lining of a great experience.
You’ll come away from your local locksmith experience feeling good from:
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How Pricing Works

Our pricing is clear and transparent, every time. You’re quoted a FLAT FEE. There’s no bait and switch, or inconsistencies between what you’re quoted on the phone and what you pay for the service.

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Before he meets you onsite, Ron will do everything in his power to collect all the information (including photos or video chat if needed) to give you an honest estimate of the total cost up front.
Speaking with you directly helps Ron understand your exact problem and determine the price of your service.

Payment Methods:

We accept Cash, Credit or Debit card as well as financing options available.

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How to Book With ACH, Your Local Madison Locksmith

Booking with us is easy. Simply:

And that’s it. From there, Ron will come out to your site and provide services as soon as possible.
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Service Areas

Dane County Area
Although ACH Locksmith is based in the Madison area we service all surrounding communities as well. Response times vary based on calls and current job location. With locksmith jobs ranging from Cross Plains to Columbus, ACH can help and will provide you with the best time estimate in the business.
Normal Service Area
Areas that have no additional travel charges outside of Madison are Sun Prairie, Oregon, Verona, Monona, Deforest, Cottage Grove, Middleton, Stoughton, McFarland, Fitchburg, Waunakee, Token Creek, Windsor, and Westport.
Outside Dane County
We do occasionally travel as far away as Janesville and the Dells for emergencies so please call for availability. Travel premiums do apply for extended travel times. If you have a locksmith emergency in an outlying area please call.

What Our Customers Say

5.0Karen OdegaardKaren Odegaard ★★★★★ I highly recommend working with ACH Locksmith for any lock needs. Ron responded quickly to repair a door lock and to help us with a bike lock issue. He is super easy to work with and provided helpful guidance and education about the doors and locks at our house. Highly recommend!Emily SchoellerEmily Schoeller ★★★★★ I’m not used to using a fob so I’ve locked my keys in my car twice now. He arrived quickly, and because of being a returning costumer I got a discount! He was very nice and quick and I would def recommend.Josh BrightJosh Bright ★★★★★ Ron was quick to service a broken lock and late in the night! Very professional and knowledgeable, all the tools to tackle a neglected lock. Replaced lock and fresh keys. Will be a returning customer with him as we can! Easy, fast, professional.Taytay CrosbyTaytay Crosby ★★★★★ I didn’t catch his name but did an amazing job and came out early to help me I appreciate itKayla BecherKayla Becher ★★★★★ Ron came out very quickly and helped me get back into my car. He was incredibly knowledgeable, professional, and pleasant to work with. I had been locked out of my car for hours because AAA sent an under qualified locksmith who wasn’t able to help me. Getting my car unlocked was complex, but Ron knew what he was doing! Thank you so very much.Alex BeanAlex Bean ★☆☆☆☆ I’d go anywhere else other than Ron at ACH Locksmiths. He didn’t return my calls in over four hours and then tried to charge me over twice as much as the dealership for a new key. Save yourself time and money and look elsewhere.Response from the ownerWell sir you are spreading false information here. As a single owner operator I can't possibly answer every call. I have a service that texts back automatically when I miss a call and my voice mail says I will get back to you. I texted you back 13 mins after you called asking you for more info. You got back to me in about 10 mins. I got back to you in about an hr after looking up whether I had the key and could do the job. Your Car is a volvo sir and as you found out absolutely no other locksmith in Dane County told you they could help you. I told you I could but would have to order that key which is expensive. I also told you that fields volvo is probably cheaper than I would be. You still asked for my price which I gave and explained that I would have to pull your cars computer out to do the work. Not a easy task by any means. Dealer in this case can just hook uo their computer after they get the key from manufacturer. Lock smiths do not have this luxury with Volvo cars. I also think you only got a price for the key and not the programming from dealer. Lastly i can assure in almost all other cases my prices will be cheaper than dealers especially factoring in towing. Nicte MedinaNicte Medina ★★★★★ Fast, we call at night and he come right away!!! So much fun as well!!Response from the ownerThanks so much for the review! Nice meeting everyone! Sinaí R. LozanoSinaí R. Lozano ★★★★★ Life saviiiiing!!!!! Thousand STARS ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Response from the ownerAppreciate you! 4 Lakes4 Lakes ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThanks much! John HudsonJohn Hudson ★★★★★ Will have your service met in timely fashion and great job all around - highly recommendResponse from the ownerAppreciate the review! Adrian LeeAdrian Lee ★★★★★ Doesn’t get any better! Called him at 8pm, fixed the lock on my mailbox at 9pm because he was in the neighborhood. Will call him for any and all locksmith needs moving forward!Response from the ownerAppreciate your taking the time to write a review! Glad to assist! Clarice HnilickaClarice Hnilicka ★★★★★ Have used ACH before for both house and car keys. He is always fantastic - so helpful and nice, great price and extremely reasonable wait times. Can't recommend enough!Response from the ownerNice chatting with you again Clarice! Thank you for the review! Jorge CastanedaJorge Castaneda ★★★★★ Affordable prices an quick didn’t even use a slim Jim to open my truck!Response from the ownerGlad to be able to help! Yep no slim Jim's or the use of other tools that damage car doors from me!. I am a locksmith and as such should be able to pick your lock. Have a good one! Arty JamesArty James ★★★★★ I was in desperate need of a new ignition switch, ACH came to my location after normal busy hours and was very nice and professional, very efficient and provided me with 2 new keys that worked for my doors even. 100% recommend!Response from the ownerThanks Arty! Happy to assist! Most people think they need to go to a dealer for their igntion which is absolutely the last place they should go. Thanks much Tessa ReedTessa Reed ★★★★★ Ron was quick to answer and serve my family at Mt.Olympus water and theme park when I had lost my car key on a roller coaster. Ron was very professional and respectful to my whole party as we had curious little kids to what he was doing to the car. Not a lot of people have my cars key fob in stock but Ron had one in stock and arrived very quick to get the job done. Thank you Ron for going above and beyond.Response from the ownerThanks Tessa you are correct most locksmiths don't bother to stock nearly as much inventory as I do. They expect you to wait 2days while they order your fob. Hope your family had a great vacation despite the rough start! Lisa CiufoLisa Ciufo ★★★★★ Ron was awesome, took no time veryNice . I was stuck at work he was a lifesaver!Response from the ownerThanks Lisa! Glad to rescue you from work! Lol Andre TrammellAndre Trammell ★★★★★ I was locked out of my vehicle and was able to get the car started thanks to Ron at ach locksmith. He even gave the combo to my car.Response from the ownerNice meeting you and your friends yesterday! Thanks much Kyle JosephKyle Joseph ★★★★★ I would highly recommend ACH Locksmith! Ron was great and easy to work with. Pricing was provided upfront ( a lot cheaper than a dealership) and was able to come same day. We had lost our keys and he was able to replace and program a key in under an hour. I will for sure recommend Ron to anyone needing a locksmith.Response from the ownerSuper appreciate the business! And thanks a ton for the nice review! Katrina JohnsonKatrina Johnson ★★★★★ I called around 9 am, and they were able to get me in same day when my shift ended. The technician showed up early! It was so fast and so pleasant! HIGHLY recommend!!!Response from the ownerThanks so much for taking the time to review! Have a great rest of day! Meri DanielsonMeri Danielson ★★★★★ Great communication, fair pricing, prompt service. Love the text communicationResponse from the ownerReally appreciate the review! Thanks for giving me the opportunity to assist! Hal HHal H ★★★★★ ACH Locksmith has helped me out twice now! Really a lifesaver and he arrived super fast. Did not have to wait more than 15 minutes. Will 100% be going back if I ever need any related services.Response from the ownerMy pleasure! Thanks much! Preston XiongPreston Xiong ★★★★★ Amazing service! He came ready and prepared to help me, I had left my keys in my car and he unlocked my car smooth and swiftly. He even gave me a 50% discount which was nice of him. All in all great service and awesome person to talk too!Response from the ownerWas great meeting you as well! Always fun meeting and getting to help out all the great people in our community! Tim NeaceTim Neace ★★★★★ Quick and reliable service only guy that can unlock my bmwResponse from the ownerThanks Tim! Picking door locks is an ability all Locksmiths should have! Unfortunately most don't open cars this way. Either due to lack of knowledge or they don't car about your car. Not sure Joel PimentelJoel Pimentel ★★★★★ Great and fast service , Ron is simply the bestResponse from the ownerAppreciate the kind words! Joe RaffertyJoe Rafferty ★★★★★ Great locksmith. Showed up within 30 mins on Memorial Day and also replaced my fob battery for free.Response from the ownerNice meeting you Joe and glad could help. js_loader