Residential locksmiths are specialists servicing private properties, providing their owners with keys, locks and security systems. They manufacture, install, repair and maintain locking systems, being also able to legally break into someone’s house, without using the original key to the house.

Usually, homeowners contact a residential locksmith when they remain locked out of their house and realize the keys are inside the house, or worse, lost. That is why the most common tools used by locksmiths are represented by lock picking tools. Lock picking is the procedure of unlocking a locked door without using the original key.

A regular set used for lock picking contains a snake rake, hook pick, key turner and tension wrench. The snake rake is a tool that allows the locksmith dc to pick pins very easily, the hook pick is a hard and curved tool designed to break into a rough surface, the key turner is a long bar that helps the locksmith open blocked doors and the tension wrench is an L-shaped tool that uses its torsion capability to hold pins in position.