Category Archives for Doors

Door Lock Repair and Maintenance

Door locks should be cleaned and oiled at regular intervals, at least once a year. There are two main types of locks for interior doors; these are mortise locks and rim-locks. Mortise locks are the type that fit into recesses … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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Home Security Improvements – Garage Security

Home Security Improvements - Garage Security

Garage Security Detached garages tend to be the most secure outbuildings, as they are usually constructed of bricks, blocks or concrete panels. If the doors and windows are properly secured, a garage should keep ‘outdoor’ property – including the car … Continue reading

23. December 2010 by admin
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Door Limiters and Door Chains

Door Limiters and Door Chains

Opening the Door to Callers Many people, especially the elderly, are concerned about answering the door to callers, particularly late at night or when they’re unexpected. Fortunately, there are a number of inexpensive door chains, limiters and viewers that provide … Continue reading

23. December 2010 by admin
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Home Security and Recessed Doors

Home Security and Recessed Doors

Home Security and Recessed Doors A recessed door can encourage loitering and anti-social behaviour. In particular, it offers opportunities for the burglar, who can hide in the recess while forcing open the door. However, most recessed doors are outward opening … Continue reading

22. December 2010 by admin
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