No one can expect an emergency to knock at the door. Similarly, your door key can get stuck in the ignition when even you didn’t want it. Well, if you are reading this blog, you may have gone through such situations before. Then, you know well how much it becomes difficult to get back the keys!!! Well, the following passages can suggest you some tips to make your keys out of the door and fix them to avoid such issues the next time.
Apply a spray lubricant
Most time, keys can get stuck into the door lock lack of lubrication. It becomes almost impossible to get it out. Then, if there will a can of lubricant spray for you, you can apply it before trying to remove the keys from the door lock. If you do not have any choice but to spray lubricant, better to ask your neighbors in this regard. Lubricant spray can help you get the keys out with ease.
Wiggle the key
Have you tried to wiggle your key inside your lock??? Try it once!! It can help you dislodge your key out of the lock. However, when you are trying this method, make sure not to pull it hard. Otherwise, it can against stuck with the lock pins which can make it hard to remove. You should try to move it in different directions so the key can be dislodged with ease.
Use a cold pack or ice
Here is another tip to get the key out-of-door lock. You can use a cold pack or ice to make your job easier. The ice can help in contracting the key metal and makes it smaller so you can remove the key with ease. But make sure when applying the cold pack or ice, your key or lock should not get wet. This trick will be apt in the summer days.
Hold the lock
You can hold the lock with one hand and try to unlock it with the other. You need to stabilize the lock during turning it. It can help you in forming a resistance to removing the key. It will be better if you can fit your whole palm on the lock that can create enough pressure on it. Hence, it can be easier for you to stabilize it even with the finger.
Look for an experienced locksmith
If you find it difficult to dislodge your key from the door lock even after applying all the tips discussed above, look for a professional locksmith. Such key lockout issues not only keep you out of the home but also become a risk to security. Suppose you ignore the issue and keep the key within the door lock, any unknown person can take advantage of this situation and make access to your home.
Well, it doesn’t matter if your keys get stuck into the door lock for the first time or often, we, Wilson’s Locksmith can fix your problem. We offer our clients high-quality service for years. We have professional and skilled technicians to make your job done. Call us at 612-255-3888 to visit or know more details.