Can you disable a door lock?
you can remove the handle take the lock apart and remove the pins. You could also bring the handle into a hardware store that cuts keys and get a set of keys made or you can get the lock re keyed to work with your front door key or another.
How do you remove a lock if you lost the key?
You can open a locked door without a key and without causing damage. Place the short end of the tension wrench into the lock as far as it will go. Turn it in the direction that you normally turn your key to open the door. Stick your pick into the lock while keeping your tension wrench turned in the same direction.
How do you remove a interior door knob?
Here’s the secret: Look closely at the shank of the interior doorknob and you’ll see a tiny slot or hole. Push the tip of a narrow-blade screwdriver or nailset into the hole. Tug on the knob and it will slide right off.
How do you remove a lever door handle without screws?
To-do today: Removing a lever handle lock without screws
- Insert a flat-head screwdriver putty knife or similar tool into the notch or under the faceplate edge, prying outward with gentle pressure.
- The plate will unsnap from the interior ring and will remove by pulling outward.
How do you open a locked door with a knife?
To pick a lock with a knife, begin by inserting your knife as far into the lock as you can – until you feel the tip hit the back of the lock. Next, apply a very light turning force on the knife just like if you are trying to turn to a key.
How do you break a door lock with a screwdriver?
Using a flat-head screwdriver, turn the keyhole and the door should pop open. If the lock is still stubborn, then you will need to destroy the entire lock cylinder with a drill bit that is at least three-quarter inches in size. This will completely destroy the lock cylinder.