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Barlow Lock & Security, Inc.

About Us

Barlow Lock & Security, Inc., in Effingham, IL, is the premier security system installer serving Mattoon, Newton, Charleston, Teutopolis, Olney, Albion, Champaign and surrounding areas since 1969. We specialize in security and fire alarm systems. At Barlow, we know security from A to Z and can help you choose the right security equipment to safeguard everything and everyone you care about. Our customers include corporations, retail stores, industrial plants, municipal buildings, institutions and individual homeowners. We are authorized installers for the leading security device companies, including Honeywell, GE, DSC, Silent Knight, Speco and others. Insurance Accepted Call for Details. We are licensed, bonded, and insured. For more information, contact Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. in Effingham.

Our Story

Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. is an established security service and locksmith business located in Effingham, IL. Operating since 1969, we have proudly served the Effingham community and surrounding areas with our unwavering commitment to safety and security.

As a leading provider in the industry, Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. offers a comprehensive range of services designed to protect both commercial and residential properties. Our team of highly trained and licensed professionals specializes in fire alarms, rekeying, key cuts, door and auto access, security alarms, alarm systems, and cameras. We understand that security needs vary, which is why we tailor our solutions to meet the unique requirements of each client.

At Barlow Lock & Security, Inc., we take pride in exceeding expectations by delivering quality products and reliable services. Our fire alarm systems are designed to detect and respond to potential fire hazards, ensuring timely evacuation and minimizing damage to properties. Whether you need a complete rekeying of your establishment or simply require an extra key cut, we have the expertise and tools to get the job done right the first time.

With escalating concerns over safety and security, our surveillance solutions have become increasingly sought after. Our cutting-edge cameras capture high-resolution footage, providing you with a clear view of your surroundings for enhanced monitoring and protection. We also offer security alarms and alarm systems that can be customized to fit any property size or budget, allowing you to rest easy knowing your belongings are safeguarded around the clock.

At Barlow Lock & Security, Inc., we understand the importance of prompt and efficient service. Our team is available 24/7 to ensure that you never find yourself locked out of your home, business, or vehicle. Our locksmiths are equipped with state-of-the-art tools and techniques to handle any lock or key issue, with the goal of minimizing disruptions and getting you back on track as quickly as possible.

In addition to our comprehensive security services, we are proud to offer free estimates to our valued clients. We believe in transparency and strive to provide accurate, upfront pricing to help you make informed decisions regarding your security needs.

With decades of experience and a trusted reputation, Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. is the go-to security service and locksmith business in Effingham, IL. Our commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and dedication to customer satisfaction have made us a trusted partner for countless residential and commercial clients throughout the years.

When it comes to protecting what matters most, trust Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. Contact us today for all your security needs and experience the peace of mind that comes with our reliable and professional services.

Areas Served

Effingham, IL | Mattoon, IL | Charleston, IL | Olney, IL | Champaign, IL | Newton, IL | Teutopolis, IL | Albion, IL | Taylorville, IL | Jasper County, IL | Coles County, IL | Clark County, IL | Robinson, IL | Crawford County, IL

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On 6/20/2024 Bart Dunning had this to say:
We broke a airstream key and these helpful folks made a new one from the 2 pieces. Made our day. Thanks Barlow!

On 5/22/2024 Susan F. had this to say:
Barlow Lock & Security is knowledgeable, responded quickly, sent a very trustworthy company agent and I would always call them for any security issue. And I think their pricing was reasonable for all the work they did, however I don't know what to compare to. It just seemed a great value for work done.

On 2/22/2024 Charles Philip Lewis had this to say:
I needed two keys made. The lady did them in about 5 minutes. Great service.

On 1/21/2024 Richard Weber had this to say:
Persistent in finding the blank I needed and cutting it for a perfect fit on a very old door knob.

On 11/24/2023 Edward Stief had this to say:
Great people amazing service.

Contact Us

Barlow Lock & Security, Inc.
1107 S Willow St Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 347-9630
Fax: (217) 347-9663

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Payment Types Accepted

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Personal Checks, Debit Cards, Cash

Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Secure your peace of mind with Barlow Lock and Security, Inc.! From high-quality locks to advanced security systems, we have everything you need to keep your home and business safe. Trust our experts for reliable protection. Contact us today!

Locked out of love this Valentine's Day? No worries! Barlow Lock & Security, Inc. has the key to your heart (and your home)! Just don't mix the two up – we're experts at unlocking doors, not love lives!

🎉 Happy New Year from Barlow Lock & Security! 🎉

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our wonderful customers for their support throughout the year. We couldn't have achieved such great success without you!

Please note that our store will be closed on January 1st as we celebrate the start of a promising new year. We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this time, but we'll be back in full swing on January 2nd to cater to all your security needs.

Wishing you a joyous and prosperous 2024 filled with peace, happiness, and the utmost security. Cheers to another fantastic year together! 🥳🔒

🎄 Barlow Lock And Security wishes you a Merry Christmas! 🎁
As the holiday season approaches, we want to take a moment to thank all our valued customers for your continued support throughout the year. 🙌
We hope you have a joyful and safe Christmas filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments with your loved ones. ❤️ Stay tuned for exciting promotions and updates in the new year! 🎉

Happy Mother's Day weekend!
From everyone here at Barlow Lock & Security Inc., we hope you have a great time with your family.
Thank you to all of our super hero moms out there!


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