It’s painful to get stuck out of your vehicle for slamming the door with the car key inside. It’s even more painful when it comes to an armored door. In these cases, few people manage to keep their cool. Fortunately, there are solutions implemented by a professional locksmith to open an armored door. Locksmith Momo tells you everything.
Use a credit card to open the armored door
This is a method within everyone’s reach and that the professional uses to open the armored door. To do this, he uses an old laminated card and inserts it into the section that separates the frame from the door itself. It ensures that the card remains perpendicular to the lock. Then it starts moving it down behind the lock by bending it.
Subsequently, the car locksmith pushes the card without stopping to pull it down in order to eject the locks. If the door has a handle, it is operated by the professional as he handles the card. With dexterity and patience, the armored door eventually opens. It should be noted, however, that this method is not always reliable and successful.
Hooking the lock of the armored door
One of the best techniques for opening a slammed door with the car key inside is lock hooking. In the case of armored doors, this method demonstrates its effectiveness, but requires the use of suitable tools.
Most of the time, the professional locksmith uses a lock hooking kit. The kit is composed of a hook as well as a voltage peak. He starts the maneuver by introducing the voltage peak into the lock through the lower part of it. It then exerts pressure on the lock pins. The goal is to align these pins to the right level.
As soon as the last pin is in a good place, the car locksmith introduces the hook and then turns it into the cylinder. The locksmith repeats this gesture several times according to his mastery and ends up unlocking the mechanism. The armored door then opens.
Use a humpback wrench to open the armored door
It will be here for the professional locksmith to use the method called “lock bumping”. The latter consists of hooking the lock using a humpback wrench made using a 999 wrench. A key can also be used to design a humpback wrench. For this, the locksmith inserts the key to strike into the lock. The key then takes the marks of the locks. He pulls it out in order to cut it to make a hump wrench so that it has teeth similar to those of the lock. Then the professional locksmith inserts the hump wrench into the lock. The car locksmith slightly forces the opening so that the pins fall off. As soon as this is done, he turns the key in a normal way to the point of opening the armored door.
Reasons to call a professional for slammed armored door opening
Faced with a door slammed with the keys inside, you will probably be tempted to open it by yourself. To some extent, it can work. Nevertheless, you run the risk of damaging the door or locking mechanism.
Based in Montreal, Serrurier Momo is your best ally in case of emergency for the professional opening of an armored door lock. Unlike an amateur, we have good tools to carry out his mission well. Thus, we prevent you from making the situation worse. The method we employ always depends on the model of armored door as well as the problem to be solved. For example, we will intervene on the opening circuits when it comes to an electronic locking mechanism.