Some stores that make copies of keys include Ace Hardware, Lowe's and Wal-Mart, as noted by the Ace Hardware, Lowe's and Minute Key websites. Customers can search for nearby locations that provide key cutting services by visiting the store locator page of the company websites.
Ace Hardware is one store that offers in-store key cutting services, notes the company website. To find a nearby location, use the following steps:
- Visit the home page
- Click "Find your local Ace"
Go to the Ace Hardware company website, AceHardware.com.
On the top of the page next to the search bar, click on the "Find your local Ace" link.
In the location search bar, input a ZIP code or city and state. Define the search radius in the drop-down menu and click on the "Key Cutting" box to search for locations that perform these services. Click "Search Locations" to find nearby Ace Hardware locations.
Minute Key is another key cutting option for people, and rather than provide in-store associates, the company provides self-help kiosks in major retailer locations that people can use to copy their own keys. Retailers include Lowe's and Wal-Mart, states the website. Lowe's also offers key cutting services for shoppers, on top of the kiosk. To locate a Minute Key kiosk, use the following steps:
- Visit the website
- Click "Kiosk Locator"
Go to the Minute Key website home page, MinuteKey.com.
Click on the "Kiosk Locator" link at the top of the page.
Input a ZIP code or city and state and press "Locate" to find nearby kiosks.