"I need you now! But, I only want to pay one dollar." or "I want the best there is, but can you sell it for less than you paid for." These are not the exact statements, but they might as well be when some consumers call with the need of services or products in relation to Locksmiths in general. (More times than not, the consumer, does not understand what it takes to operate a business.)
Of the things determining what to charge, three things will be to your advantage when choosing a Real Local Locksmiths, they are Time, Hardware, and Distance to open your home in a locked-out situation.
Time is the same for everyone; we all have 24 hours in a day. When one locks the keys inside