What to Do In Case 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. The good thing is that there are some hacks you can use to prevent this disaster. 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 by any chance you can find an open window, then you can climb in and access your house. However, that doesn’t mean that the window should be physically open. It doesn’t matter when it is locked, finding a window is enough. However, for windows that on the first-floor it can be hard to reach. Fortunately there are no problems when breaking into the house like being caught since you are the owner. A good idea would be going to your backyard or anyplace you can access your lawn chairs and then use them to lift yourself up. 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. Once the screen is slid up, now access the glass of the window. Then lift the glass, but if you cannot find any place to hold and lift it, try pressing the glass gently with the tip of your figure to avoid breaking it. If you are lucky to find furniture below the window, you should land safely after climbing the window. In case you cannot find furniture to help you land safely, here is how you can make a soft landing. 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. 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. Since you will require a ladder to help you reach the window, breaking into your garage or shed may be inevitable. Once you have gotten the ladder, you should now reach your second-floor window; utilize the guidelines outlined above to open your upstairs window.
You can try picking your padlock as well, you might save yourself from the situation. We will show you how you can get past the padlock on your shed or garage. 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. Keep the lock upright, to see the keyhole, use the pieces of your paper clip to open the padlock.