You may call and hear how much it cost to unlock your vehicle, especially after-hours and think grabbing a hanger sounds like a good idea. Please don't do it. Locksmiths have the right tools for the job and the experience to do it right. After these examples people still paid for our services. You will not even realize the damage you are causing till you stop for a moment. In both cases the weather stripping was completely destroyed and you can see the damage for yourself on the outside.
Using hanger to open door.
It's not a hotdog or a marshmallow. Smores are a better use for this tool.
Calculating the cost:
Weather stripping replacement. $5 to $60 for parts. Exterior door molding $60 to $250. Labor typically $70 to $100.
If the paint were not chipped as in this picture it could be fixed for around $100. Add in the painting for $300 to $1000 for the door. If you don't really care how bad it looks, you may be able to match the paint and do some touchup yourself using paint pen for $15 to $40. Oh, and the hot dog stick you ruined - added cost $2.