24/7 Express Broken Key Removal Specialist
Frequently Asked Questions
Try using your hands, a straw, or a hanger to create leverage, and wiggle the key out of the lock. If these don’t work, then calling a locksmith is a good idea.
You may be able to use needle-nose pliers if you have them handy, then try twisting until it pops off. If that doesn’t work, consider jiggling around with some sort of locking device (wrench) if you don’t want to take apart your car door panel.
Key extractor tools are small metal devices that can be used to remove broken keys from locks and help people get back on the road when they lock their keys in the car, office, or home. They are made with thin wire at one end, so you insert them into the lock hole of your keyhole and then turn clockwise while pulling up gently on the other end until all pieces come out.
You will need to drill a hole through the door and replace the lock with a more secure one. But contacting a professional locksmith first is a safe way to go.
First, insert the broken key at an angle into the lock. Then, use a nail or paper clip to push up the pins, preventing them from turning and opening the door. The easiest way is to hire a locksmith who can offer you more advice about what needs to be done in order for them to get your keys out of there without damaging any other parts like springs and tumblers.
You will need a special extractor tool that helps one remove the broken pieces of their euro cylinder lock. This usually takes less than 30 minutes, but this depends on how many pieces need to be extracted and whether they’re lodged inside each other or not.
The price of locksmith services varies, but usually, it will be between £50 to £150 depending on what needs to happen and how much time has passed since you discovered your keys were lost or broken in the lock.