Tips for When You are Locked Out of the House
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. If you cannot locate your keys and do not have an extra one hidden somewhere, the tips below will help you access 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. You should not be worried if it is locked, finding one 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. Access your backyard or any place you store your lawn chairs and use them for a lift up. Since you can now reach your window, lift the screen upwards and ensure you do not remove it. After sliding it up, you can now reach the glass part of your window. 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 landing safely after climbing into the window if you are lucky that there is a couch beneath the window to break your fall. However, you are not guaranteed to get furniture that will break your fall as you access your house, nevertheless, here is how you can land safely. Do not entirely climb through the window, try stretching, nimble and flex your limbs – it will be a lot easier.
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. In such instance, you will need to use 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. Once you have gotten the ladder, you should now reach your second-floor window; utilize the guidelines outlined above to open your upstairs window.
Another idea that may come in handy is picking the padlock. If you have no padlock picking skills, do not worry because we will guide you on how to get past your padlock in the garden shed or garage. For the process, you will require a lock pick as well as a tension wrench. In case you cannot find one, look for paper clips inside your car. Grip your padlock upright, to see the hole of the key and use pieces of the paper clip to unlock it and this locksmith.