Modern brass padlocks

How to choose a Padlock: Types And Features

When choosing a padlock, as well as any other locking mechanism, the main criterion is its reliability. To select the most reliable one and determine which model is the most suitable for a particular case one should consider in detail the types and structure of padlocks. Such locks are mainly used for household needs. There are many classification criteria, but the above are the most important and worth paying attention […]

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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 […]

Combination lock on vintage wooden door

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 […]

Unique Door beads

Decorative Curtains in Doorways by your own hands: Ideas and Techniques

Instead of the traditional doors in an interior, you can use curtains on a doorway. This design has its advantages and disadvantages. In addition, it should be noted that there are many variations of curtains for doors, so you can choose the most suitable for any style of interior.   Advantages and disadvantages Decorative curtains for the doorway are mainly used as a self-completion, without a door leaf. This variant […]

White interior oak fire doors

What You Need to Know about Oak Fire Doors 

Fire doors play an important role in the improvement of safety in any building. Fire doors come with an intumescent strip that acts like a seal, which expands in the event of fire. This expansion blocks the gap that exists between the frame and the door thereby preventing fire and smoke from passing through. New buildings ought to have fire doors fitted on all escape routes including the corridors and […]

Lucky horseshoe on wooden wall

How to hang a Horseshoe over a Door

If you decide to get a talisman, you will be interested to know how to hang a horseshoe over a door. This thing is covered with a variety of myths and superstitions. It is believed that it will bring good luck and protection against evil forces. But how to make all these features of talisman truly come into force?   What does a Horseshoe mean? It is a quite interesting […]

Weatherproof combination padlock

How to choose a Padlock: Types And Features

When choosing a padlock, as well as any other locking mechanism, the main criterion is its reliability. To select the most reliable one and determine which model is the most suitable for a particular case one should consider in detail the types and structure of padlocks. Such locks are mainly used for household needs. There are many classification criteria, but the above are the most important and worth paying attention […]

Euro Double Cylinder Lock

What is a double cylinder door lock?

Introduction As far as security is concerned, there is no denying the fact that you can never go wrong with good old fashioned door locks. Whether it is a lock for your tool shed or one for the office back door, these simple and traditional forms of security offer great benefits when applied correctly. After all, the goal is to protect your investment, ensure your privacy, and you want to […]

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