Door Thickness: Interior: 1-3/8″ or 1-3/4″; Exterior: 1-3/4″ Raised Panel Thickness: Poplar Doors 1-1/8″; All others 3/4″ Flat Panel Thickness: 1-3/8″ doors get 1/4″ panel; 1-3/4″ doors get 1/2″ panel Construction: Doweled Cope and Stick Standard Doors are available in oak or poplar.

What is door thickness?

Door thickness is another factor that can affect how your door hardware fits during installation. All manufacturers make hardware to fit multiple thicknesses. Residential interior doors are usually 1-3/8” thick, while most residential exterior doors are 1-3/4” thick. If your door is neither of these measurements there may be adapters or extension kits that can be ordered to accommodate.

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Standard Thickness 1 3/4
Thin door Thickness 1 3/8
Thick door is 2 1/4 Inch
Thick door is 2 1/2 Inch
Thick door is 3” Inch
Standard Holes 70MM -2 3/4
Older Style Holes 60MM 2 3/8


Vol Par Effraction / Cambriolage / Break-ins / breaking and entering / Housebreaking / Burglaries / Home Invasion / Introduction par Effraction

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Pick tools, or any other tool used to open doors is illegal


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In case you been a victim of break-ins burglaries, there are 1 possible reason why, your locks, since you didn’t install any security on your door many thief’s will take advantage of it and Break-ins / breaking and entering your store or home, many break-ins happens to be in commercial side since commercial doors comes with cheap security it is easy to break-ins, to maximize security call us to install the maximum security We’ve been called to many break-ins location in Montréal, Laval, Longueuil.

More that 75% of Home invasion/Break-ins are from kicking in a door (and it only takes 10 seconds).
More that 90% of Commercial invasion/Break-ins are from unprotected cylinder in a door (and it only takes 10 seconds).

Residential: To maximize your protection when installing new door make sure to get good quality solid door and to add extra protection commercial metal frame instead of wood.

Taken from Montreal Police website with added more security notes.


A break-ins is when the thief illegally enters a home or business and steals property.

  • Make sure the doors to your business has light.
  • Avoid having bushes, trees and fences around the entry way: they may provide hiding places for thieves.
  • MOST IMPORTANT for business, You must install alarm system which cost between $15-$30 a month ADD extra that alarm company will send their patrol car quickly to your store and will wait until police arrival. They are your most important tool to advise you of break-in in seconds. Install Wireless alarm DVACS SUR-GARD in case thieves will cut your telephone line outside, alarm will be disconnected immediately.
  • Keep cash registered OPEN at night.
  • Make sure if your on high busy street like ste-catherine to cover the code when you enter peoples who passes by can see you typing the alarm code. It happened already when theft passed by and stopped to see the code when employee entered.
  • Install a vandal-proof video surveillance system. Camera system with zoom-in to face otherwise in court it will be easier for judge to indentify the thief. if your cameras are too far thieves can get away in court by saying its not them and judge will be on their side.
  • Add Security protection plate that cover the cylinder lock also protect the space between door as shown on picture. or Minimum protection ring for cylinder. If your commercial door look like that you must install protection.
  • Many thefts do not play around with locksmith tools to open door locks, They Break-ins / breaking and entering / Force-in your store or home quickly. So sometimes high security lock for commercial side is not necessarily helping, but for homes high security lock is necessary! There are 2 kind of locks Commercial / Residential.
  • Do not use tinted windows, which darken the inside of the business.
  • Make sure the windows are not blocked, to allow visibility from outside. A business plastered with posters and signs is more vulnerable to theft.
  • Keep your lighting system in good repair.
  • Keep the light inside of your business at night.
  • Install security doors and windows.
  • Install a security system to alert the neighbourhood of intruders.
  • Business Insurance, Sometimes to make a claim on a low value theft isn’t worth to claim, Claim are worth to fill up only if its the first time or high valued claim.
  • Police will ask you if you have insurance, If you don’t have security camera, Police could not do anything, just do the statistics how many Break-ins / breaking and entering in your neighbourhood.
  • When Calling police please be patient they may come after a few hours, thefts are not a priority. unless thieves are in your store or home.
  • Make sure the street address is clearly visible in the front and back of your building.
  • Make sure you keep track of the keys you give to your employees.
  • Read the brochure Are your valuables safe? (format PDF). It will help you identify vulnerabilities and take steps to resolve them. The officers at your neighbourhood police station can help you for free!
  • Join Opération BIC (format PDF) to mark and inventory your assets
  • Home/House Break-ins / breaking and entering, There is not much security if you have wooden frame, to be maximum security your frame has to be metal. We can add Wrap around security plate with Medeco deadbolt to maximize your home security.
  • If you are robbed, call 9-1-1 immediately. If you witness the theft, describe the thief and the thief’s escape route.


Eviction Locksmith in Montreal

It’s the hope of every real estate investor that their tenants will responsibly pay their rent every month. Unfortunately, sometimes landlords must resort to evicting unpaying renters when they’ve failed to fulfill their end of the agreement. In every city, including Montreal, there are court proceedings and legal obligations that must be met before the eviction can be finalized. Once all compulsory actions have been conducted, it’s vital that you hire a professional at Shay Locksmith that can assist the officer and immediately change out or rekey the locks on your property. If this step is ignored, the tenant can get back onto the property after being evicted, and there’s a chance you might have to start the legal process all over again. 

Shay Locksmith proudly provides eviction related services in Montreal, Quebec and the following cities:  Deux-Montagnes, St-Estache, Laval, Chateauguay, Hudson, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Repentigny, Boucherville, Longueuil, Brossard, Candiac and more.

Landlord Eviction Assistance

Shay locksmith, like those who work for Shay Locksmith in Montreal, always go the extra mile to secure your property and keep it safe from reentry. There are a wide variety of locksmith services we provide for landlords including:

  • Repairing and Replacing Damaged Locks and Keys
  • Rekeying or Changing the Locks on Outdoor Buildings Such as Garages and Sheds
  • New Keys and Locks for Doorknobs Inside the Property
  • Replacing Window Locks
  • Replacing or Re-keying Gates and Locked Mailboxes
  • Door Reinforcements to Help Prevent Break Ins

Canadian Banks Foreclosures

Renters aren’t the only ones who get evicted from time to time. If you are a mortgage lender that deals with foreclosures, it’s a good idea to have a professional locksmith company like Shay Locksmith is on your team. We offer high quality service at very affordable prices. Evictions can be emotional, but foreclosures can be exceptionally so. Often times, people become very attached to their home, and if the family has been escorted off the property, there is a chance that a disgruntled person may try to reenter the property and attempt to vandalize the house out of anger. 

Subletting and Roommates

Do you have a vacation property that you rent out when not in use? Is there an extra room that you list on sites like Airbnb regularly? Do you help offset the cost of your mortgage by living with roommates? If so, then it might be a great idea to rekey your locks frequently. It’s a good practice to switch locks anytime someone has had a copy of your keys and you don’t want them to have access to your property anymore. Thankfully, Shay Locksmith provides lock change and rekeying services in the Montreal area that are both fast and affordable. 

If you need help to change your locks during or after an eviction, give us a call Shay Locksmith in Montreal, Quebec. We are experienced in dealing with eviction proceedings and will work in conjunction with police officers to rekey or change out the locks on your property while your tenants are being escorted away from the house, apartment or commercial property. Contact us 514-836-9097 today to schedule an appointment with one of our professional Montreal locksmiths. 

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Montreal Residential Locksmith Services

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Our Montreal residential locksmith services are available 7 days a week. We know that the security and safety of your home is of the utmost importance, so we guarantee our devotion to just that by providing you with a comprehensive warranty and a written statement to give you the peace of mind you deserve. All our services are always done by a licensed, highly qualified technician that is local and professional. We offer the lowest prices and fastest response times, so we can get to your home within an average of 30 minutes or less. 514-836-9097


Residential Locks Rekeying

This is one of our most requested Montreal residential locksmith services. Residential locks rekeying is pretty popular for many reasons. The primary reason though is safety. Sometimes when keys get lost, it’s much better to have a lock rekey than to just have new keys produced. You never know what could’ve happened with your lost keys. If it somehow gets in the hands of the wrong person, then you know what could happen. So sometimes, it’s best to just have a complete locks rekey to be on the safe side.


We’re Quick To Respond

Aside from safety purposes, there’s also the issue of having old locks which desperately needs a rekey. This usually happens if you just moved to a home that you bought from someone. You would want to change the locks for sure. Don’t hesitate on giving us a call. Our Montreal residential locksmith services are very quick to respond to residential locks rekey requests.

If it’s your first time using Shay Locksmith & Doors services check out our specials.


House Lock Repair

Also one of our ‘best sellers’ so to speak. House lock repair is an in demand service here at Shay Locksmith. Daily, we send out tens of people to attend to our customers who have this particular request. Getting a house lock repair in Montreal can be expensive if you don’t know where to reach out to. Luckily for you, you’re already here on our website, so you’re guaranteed to only get the best prices! If you need a house lock repair, don’t hesitate to call our Montreal residential locksmith services. We have over a decade worth of experience in handling this issue, so you can be assured that we can fix your house lock as fast and as efficient as possible.


Deadbolt Lock Rekey

We understand how important deadbolts are for your home security. And for various households, there are different brands of deadbolt which makes it tricky for other Montreal residential locksmith service providers to help you out — but not Shay. We are proud to say that our residential locks rekey staff are more than capable of rekeying over hundreds of brands of deadbolts. You can be assured that you won’t get mixed signals from us because when we go to your house and tell you that we can fix it, we truly can. Our service is fast and efficient, so once we get to your home, we won’t leave until we got the job done. If this is the kind of service you’re looking for, then please give us a call!

Door Knob Rekey

Here’s another one of our basic Montreal residential locksmith service that gets hundreds of inquiries per week. A door knob rekey won’t cost you much, so you shouldn’t really stress over it. Give us a call and we’ll fix your problem in less than an hour. We can rekey your door knob regardless of brand. Even door knobs that we’re intricately made can be handled by our highly qualified staff. So if you ever got rejected by a Montreal residential locksmith service provider before because of your door knob’s brand, let us know and we promise you that your problem will be solved! We want you to feel absolutely safe and secure in your new home, so we won’t waste any time in making sure that your needs are taken care of.

Mailbox Key Services


If you want guaranteed security for your mailbox, then we can create mailbox keys and security measures for you. Whether you just need a new key, or a new lock for your mailbox, we can get it done for you. From duplicating your mailbox keys to producing new ones, Shay Locksmith puts a premium on this Montreal residential locksmith service because we understand how important mail is to the lives of the American people. Your information and billing statements must be protected at all times. So we won’t waste time in making sure that you have the necessary security in place for your mailbox.

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Welcome to Montreal premier locksmith company.

We pride ourselves on being one of the most reliable and professional residential Locksmith services in Montreal With over 10 years of experience, you can rest assured that your family will be safe and secure. While there  many other Locksmith services in Montreal we offer unsurpassed, 24 hour locksmith services.

All of our highly skilled locksmiths take our jobs very seriously, including the “clients” needs. Your safety and security is paramount to us!

Residential door locks. Professional installation. Satisfaction guaranteed.

No matter what time of day or night, our locksmiths are there for you. Whether you need new door locks installed or lock repair, we are at your door in usually less than one hour. Your time is our priority; that’s what make us Montreal leading locksmith service in Montreal, Laval, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Repentigny, Chateauguay, Brossard and surrounding communities.

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Residential lock technicians. Years of professional experience, at your service!

All of our technicians have in excess of a decade of real world experience installing door locks and repairing existing door locks. Additionally, they are trained on our multi-step code of conduct when helping the communities that they serve. CALL Montreal Locksmiths when at 514-836-9097 you want the MOST professional locksmith services!

State-of-the-art locksmith tools. Mobile locksmith service.

All of our skilled locksmiths come with the most state-of-the-art locksmith tools.  Fully loaded locksmith vans with key cutting equipment Such as High Tech Duplicating machine capable of doing 95% of all keys. standard keys, Mul-T-lock, Laser car keys,  a full range of the best tools of the trade, you can rest easy knowing that you have hired the most competent residential locksmith services in Montreal.


Emergency residential locksmith services in usually less than one hour.

  • 24/7 Emergency Lockout Service
  • Lock Changes


  • High Security Locks (Medeco©)
  • Lock Repairs
  • locks Rekey
  • Fresh Installations
  • Mailbox Locks Replaced
  • Bailiff rescue
  • Safes Opened
  • Police Evictions
  • Security Deadbolts
  • Decorative Locks
  • CAA Quebec © Members Welcome. Lock-out Rebates.
  • Free Security Consultations

Since we serve all of Montreal and surrounding areas, we can usually be on the job in just Approximation 30 minutes. *Response times vary, Montreal has become traffic jammed due to many construction zones but your time is our priority. We get there As fast As Possible!

To schedule, simply call our emergency locksmith hotline at 514-836-9097 Our friendly and experienced staff is here to answer all of your questions before 5pm, Afterhours from 5pm daily from Friday 5pm until Monday 8am Reserved only for emergencies situations.