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Tips For Opening A Locked Bathroom Door

bathroom locks are designed for privacy than security, which means there are a number of methods you can employ to unlock a bathroom door.

Finding out you’re locked out of your bathroom can be quite but don’t worry too much because most bathroom locks are more about keeping your privacy than a high level of security, that means there are a number of methods you can employ yourself in order to unlock your locked bathroom door.

Here are the most common tricks in order to unlock a bathroom door:

You can try using a kitchen knife like a key and insert it carefully into the keyhole as much as it goes and gently rotate it to unlock the door.

If that approach doesn’t work for you because your bathroom has a push button lock try using a bobby pin. Straighten out the pin as much as possible, insert it into the keyhole and wiggle it while turning the doorknob, keep going until the door is open.

If you find yourself in a situation where the bathroom door has a twist privacy lock there is a method you can try in order to open it. Use a screwdriver by inserting it into the keyhole in the doorknob and gently wiggling it until the door unlocks. Keep in mind that there is no need to turn the doorknob while doing this.

A different way to unlock the door is to use an card to unlock the door. Be careful about using cards like valid credit or debit cards or your drivers license as they could potentially get damaged, instead you can use an expired gift card or an expired credit cards you nay no longer need. Take the card and slide it carefully between the door and the frame above where the lock

is located, angle it towards the doorknob and bend it slightly so that it slips between the lock mechanism and frame, try leaning against the door while gently jiggling the card until you feel the lock is released.

If these methods don’t work there is another option you can consider and it is to attempt removing the door handle. Make sure that you can easily see and access the lock screws from outside of the room. Use a screwdriver to unscrew them and insert a screwdriver into the lock on the door handle and turn it to unlock it.

Call A Locksmith For Help

Attempting DIY lock picking on a bathroom door can cause some damages and if these methods fail or you wish to avoid any risk of making more damage it’s advisable to consult a professional locksmith as they have the proper tools and the expertise to open locks without causing damage and in some unfortunate events they can provide solutions for replacing damaged locks.

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