When due to some negligence you are locked out your home and you don't want to break a window. There is the best option available to call an experienced locksmith who will do the process safely and with ease. There is no reason to unnecessarily disturb the security of the house. Locksmiths are trained to use several different methods to make sure that your home remains unharmed. Most of the time lock works on a pin and tumbler system.
Pin & Tumbler Locks
The lock-based on pin and tumbler process is a very common type and consists of a bible, the plug and the key pins. This method saves the lock from opening without the correct keys. Between the bible and the plug of the lock there are driver pins. Key pins have unique height-related with the grooves of the key whereas driver pins and springs have uniform height. When locksmith put the key inside the plug the key pins elevate the driver pins evenly the springs get compressed. The Shear line is the line that separates the plug and the bible. So when driver pin reaches the shear line the key can turn and the lock is opened. The main tool used for this process is tension wrench.