Tips for Handling a Lockout
Nothing can match the misery that arises after closing the door behind you only to realize you are locked out. Fortunately, we have some tricks and tips to help you avoid such a calamity. In the event that you lose your keys and do not have an extra key placed anywhere, you will want to consider using the guide below to ensure you get back into your house.
If you can see an open window, then you can use it to access in your house. It doesn’t necessarily have to be physical open. Even when it is locked it should be enough. But it can be daunting for the windows on the first floor. Fortunately there are no problems when breaking into the house like being caught since you are the owner. It would be helpful if you can go to the backyard or any other place where you keep your lawn chairs; pick one and use it raise your reach. Now that the chair has given you a lift up, and you can reach your window, slide the screen upwards; but make sure you do not remove it. After you have slid it up, you can get to the window’s glass part. Lift the glass and if you are cannot do that try to press against the glass but do not use excessive force to avoid breaking it. You should be able to land into your house safely if there is furniture below the window. In case you cannot find furniture to help you land safely, here is how you can make a soft landing. To land softly try stretching and flexing your limbs to avoid falling hard when climbing through the window.
That being said, going through your windows may not be helpful if you are the type of homeowner who likes to keep their windows locked. For this case, it is best that you try climbing an upstairs window. Your lawn chair is not enough to help you reach the upstairs window, therefore, it will be more problematic but not impossible. A ladder will be needed for this meaning that you have to find a way into your cabin or garage. After getting your ladder, you can employ the tips we have outlined earlier to open the upstairs window on your second floor.
Another idea that may come in handy is picking the padlock. It is normal if you are unfamiliar to this; we will help you get past the padlocks on the sheds or the garage doors. To pick the lock, a tension wrench and a lock pick are a must-have. If you cannot find one, check your vehicle for a paper clip. Grip your padlock upright, to see the hole of the key and use pieces of the paper clip to unlock it and this locksmith.