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How to open the lock in the interior door


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Interior doors can often cause unpleasant situations.

If the door is equipped with a mortise lock with a latch, then small children, for example, may find themselves in a difficult position, being unable to independently get out of such imprisonment.

Sometimes the latch simply "jams", which is due to incorrect installation of the door or lock.

In any case, it is useful to know how to open the lock in the interior door, being locked in the room.

You will need

  • - screwdriver-
  • - spoke-
  • - knife-
  • - a pencil-
  • - plastic card.



If the lock on the door is equipped with a simple "tongue,Use a thin, flat and hard object to guide them along the lock. The easiest way is to use a plastic card or a knife for this purpose. The card acts on the lock mechanism and slightly pushes the "tab. You just have to turn the doorknob and open the door.


If the door lock is equipped with a mechanism in the formLatch, try turning the knob. If the lock does not react and the door does not open, unscrew the screws on the handle and remove the lock from the door. If you do not have a screwdriver handy, use the tools (knife, nail file, etc.). Having dismantled the handle, grope for a thin pointed object (for example, a pencil) snapping mechanism. Pressing on this mechanism, simultaneously turn the door handle to the "open" position.


If the interior door is slammed shut, and the keyStayed on the back of the keyhole, stock up a sheet of paper or newspaper. Place a sheet of paper in the gap between the floor and the bottom of the door. Now, using a thin sharp object, for example, a knitting needle, try to gently knock the key inside the room so that it falls on a piled sheet of paper. Drop the fallen key on the sheet to yourself and open the door with the key.


In some cases, interior doorsEquipped with a handle with a built-in latch in the form of a key on the decorative cover on the inside of the door. If you press this button with the door closed, the door is locked, you can not open the door from the outside by turning it. Sometimes it happens that the door is shut when the key is pressed, when there is no one inside the room. In this case, you need to find a small hole from the outside under the door handle and insert a thin nail or spoke into it, and then click on them. The nail will return the key to its original position, the door is open.

How to open the lock in the interior door Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Diztiegj
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