VIDEO: How to open a door that’s locked from the inside — without a key

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VIDEO: How to open a door that’s locked from the inside — without a key
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If you have young kids, you know they’re in and out of the bathroom all day. Washing their hands, blowing their noses, using the toilet.

It’s bound to happen that someone locks the door from the inside and shuts it as they leave the bathroom.

Uh oh…

A lot of bathroom handles have no keyhole — just a knob built into the handle you turn to lock the door when you’re in the bathroom.

So the only way to get a door open when you’re on the outside and it’s locked from the inside is to remove the door from its hinges.

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Easy way to get that locked door open

Don’t worry, removing a door from its hinges is an easy task that can be done in under a minute. Best of all, it only requires a hammer and a small screwdriver!

Watch the simple process below.

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Theo Thimou About the author:
Theo is director of content for clark.com. He has co-written 2 books with Clark Howard, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times.
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