Blind hinges

What hinges it is better to place on the interior doors

Table of contents: Types and features of door hinges. Selection of hinges for doors.   Depending on the material used to produce hinges, they are brassy, steel and brass plated. Brass plated hinges are made of aluminum, zinc or steel alloys and have a thin brassy coating with anti-corrosion properties. Brass layer on such hinges provides good glide of their moving parts. Brassy hinges are the most popular type of […]

Plastic wall holders

Door stoppers or holders: functions, types, installation

Contents: Door holder functions Types of stoppers Floor stopper Wall stopper Door stopper Door holder installation on your own   Interior doors are installed in every flat, house, office or any other room. But even they could be dangerous, cause the material damage or harm the health while a door leaf being uncontrollably opened and closed. To minimize this kind of possible risk the door stoppers were invented.   Door […]

Using of engine oil

How to lubricate entry doors and what to use

Table of contents: Why is it important to lubricate a lock? How often do locks need to be oiled? Precautionary measures What parts have to be oiled? How to lubricate a door lock? What to use for lubricating a lever tumbler lock? What to use for lubricating a cylinder lock? What to use for lubricating a combination lock? What else is to be used for lubricating a door lock?   […]

Italian Kitchen Decor

Italian Kitchen Decor – the charm of tradition

Italian style performs peace and tranquility, always associates with family ties and stable traditions. It gives a wonderful feeling of fireside comfort making the interior of your kitchenlook very organic. Today we will show you what techniques decorators use to bring some Italian notes to modern kitchen design. Italian style – finishing Traditional Italian style, which can be easily found on the premises of Tuscany countryside, is expected to contain […]

Glass door for sauna room

Choice of glass doors for sauna

Content: Glass doors for sauna and theirs advantages; Variety of glass doors; Installation of swing glass door; At what points it is necessary to pay attention during the purchase.   Saunas and bathhouses have a very rich history of development; and as a result of it, they kept many ancient traditions in the modern epoch. For example, in tsarist Russia before washing in the Russian bath it was necessary to […]

Lubricating locks

What lubricant to use to silence squeaking door hinges

Contents: Causes of door hinges squeaking What lubricant to use for a creaky door Special products for a creaking door lubrication How to lubricate the hinges of a plastic, wooden or glass door What lubricant to use for a door lock   Sooner or later the fact of unpleasant sound of a squeaking door starts inevitably to annoy even the patient people with a good nervous system. To solve this […]

Entrance metal doors

What is the weight of a metal front door?

Table of contents: Components of the door weight Entrance doors weight   To ensure reliable protection of the housing against outside penetration, metal door is the most commonly used thing, it is characterized by reliability and durability. Weight of a metal door determines its stability against mechanical cracking and deformation in the process of operation. Steel hall-doors are to protect the housing from break-in and to ensure its convenient operation. […]

Mechanical coded lock

Coded Door Lock: Mechanical and Electronic

Table of contents: Mechanical coded lock on a door Structure of a mechanical coded lock Electronic or magnetic coded lock on a door How to set a code lock on a door by own forces   From the moment when people come up with the first door they are scratching their heads over how to protect doors from the invasion of uninvited guests. Locks have existed since ancient times and […]

Repair of a magnetic lock

Magnetic Door Locks

Table of contents: The types of magnetic locks; Principle of operation; Advantages and disadvantages; Installation of a passive lock (magnetic door catch); Installation of a electromagnetic lock; Repair of a magnetic lock.   Making repairs in a room and changing doors, it is worth considering a lock which will be installed on them. Magnetic locks are increasingly preferred. They are installed both on front and on interior doors.   Types of […]

Metal profile for arch

Arch in Kitchen: Types and Installation

Table of contents: A kitchen arch instead of a door Importance of a kitchen arch in the context of the indoor message Utility of plasterboard Pre-planning Choice of an arch style Combination of a kitchen arch with a bar counter The construction of an arch by own forces using plasterboard   Arch is one of the oldest architectural techniques, a unique shape design which allowed to leave its imprint virtually […]

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