There's nothing worse than getting home and breaking your key off in your lock. With a little ingenuity and a few tools, you can retrieve the broken key from your lock. If you don't have access to the tools mentioned, these tools are easy to find at many hardware stores. Magnet A magnet may not be the first thing to come to mind to remove a key, but a powerful m
- Sometimes, after you have used a key for a long time, it may break down. This happens sometimes with old keys and occasionally with weak new keys. If your key gets stuck in the lock, here are some steps to take. 1. Don't Use the Broken Key to Open the Door First, you need to make sure you don't use the broken half of the key to try and continue to unlock the door.