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What to Do if You Are Locked Out of Your House

It probably happened to everyone at least once in our lifetime. Imagine coming home from your errands, office, or school and you try to get the keys from your pocket, but suddenly, it’s not there. You try to look for it in your bag, in the car, but it’s nowhere to be found.

The idea starts to sink in that you’re locked out of your house. During these times of trouble, it’s natural for anyone to panic and feel anxious, but it’s important to remember that there are things that you can do to try and enter your house.

Here are some of the things that you can do if you’re locked out of your house:

Try another door or window

There are times that we forget to lock a door or a window (which we don’t advise at all), but during these instances, it’s best if you can find an open one in your house. This will quickly allow you to get inside your house without asking for help from other people.

Look for a spare key

If you’re not living alone in your house, there’s a huge chance that another member of your family has a spare key. You can contact them to ask if you can get it from them to open the house. If you are living alone and renting, try asking your landlord for their spare key.

Try improvised tools

Another thing that you can do to try to open your house is by using improvised tools. This can be through the use of a credit card, a spare hanger, paper clips, or any other item that you can use that can snap the lock from its hardware. You can try to watch YouTube videos on how to do it but be reminded that it’s more difficult to do in real life. It may also damage your lock.

Calling for a locksmith

Once you’ve exhausted all your efforts and are still locked out of your house, then it’s time to contact a professional. Although there’s a price to pay, they will be able to solve your problem in no time. Additionally, they can either create a new key for you or completely change your lock depending on your decision.

Locksmith R Us is one of the most sought out locksmiths in the area. Whenever you’re having a lock and key problem, we will arrive at your location within minutes, assess the situation, and provide you with different options on how we can solve it.