Sunday, March 17, 2013

How To Re-Key a Kwikset Lock:

Hello everyone out there on the wold wide web. In my last post I gave you instructions on how to take off a door knob and how to put on a new one. Today I am going to show you a video on how you can Re-key a simple house lock , in this case a Kwickset lock. I was going to give you step by step instructions but I realized that would just be very confusing so instead I found this video on Youtube that was created by Locksmithman37   on how to re-key a Kwickset lock. You can get a re-key set for one lock at Lowes hardware for about $10.00 they are called Prime-Line Pin Door Locksets Re-Keying Kit. If you have any questions while undertaking this project feel free to leave a comment and ill try to get back to you. Good Luck!!!!

How to Re-Key a Kwickset Lock Video:


How to Remove and Replace Old Door Locks

This is just a simple blog post with step by step instruction on how to exchange your old door knobs with new ones.

How to Unlock a Lock That Does Not Have a Key Hole.

Have you ever seen a lock that does not have a key hole but still has the ability to lock? What do you do if you accidentally lock yourself out with one such lock?

These types of locks are actually quite simple to pick. All you need is something that will fit through the small hole on the lock and cause the inner mechanism to turn a little bit. I would recommend a small screwdriver or a long thin nail.

What Do You Do:

  1. Insert screwdriver into hole on front face of door knob.
  2. Stop inserting the screwdriver when you feel that it has reach some sort of metal inside the lock.
  3. Turn the screwdriver .... and Poof!  The lock is unlocked

Locksmith Locked Out of Own Room

My adventure started one windy afternoon, I was sitting in my roommates room talking about nothing of importance. When suddenly my bedroom door down the hall slams shut. At the time I thought nothing of this because I don't often lock my door. After a while I when back to my room with its closed door. I reached down and turned the door knob and pushed.
Oddly the door knob turned but the door would still not open. That's when I remembered the the latch on the inside of the door. It must of sprung shut when the door slammed. So here I am a locksmith locked out of her own room.

Lock picking: How to Pick Deadbolt Locks with Two Bobby Pins.

How to pick a deadbolt locks with bobby pin.

Locked out? Don't have the money for a locksmith? Want to take up lock picking? Well, do not worry all you need are two bobby pins to pick deadbolt locks. Read on to Find out more!

How To Get Into a Locked House or Room With a Credit Card

Have you ever locked yourself out of your house or room? I know I have. The good news is that you might just be able to get without a locksmith buy using a credit card or even a butter knife.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Fix Stripped Screw Holes on Doors with a Golf Tee.

If your latches, strike plates and hinges on your door can know longer be tighten you can use a golf tee to renew the hole.