A friends daughter whose wedding I sewed and organized a few years ago came over last night with her 'Hubby'... saying that the deal on the house they had bid on had been accepted. The young couple was in seventh heaven. Their first house was a...
Detailed instructions on how to install or hang a prehung door, with photos. Replacing an exterior door is similar to an interior door but with a few extra considerations.
The key machine is a marvel of mechanical engineering. This article illustrates how a key machine is made and how it can cut keys accurately to within 1/1000 of an inch.
If you're thinking about replacing your casement window glass just because they're draffy, fogged up or just hard to open, consider this: You can fix most of the problems yourself for a fraction of the cost of new windows-and it won't take you more...
The theory and practice of door closer adjustment, with steps and detailed instructions to adjust the swing of your hydraulic door closer.
One day your sliding glass door will need repair as it gets harder and harder to open. Instructions on how to replace patio door rollers.
DIY guide to changing your own locks, including an explanation of common lock types and the basics of how to replace cylinders and get new keys.
Wooden windows provide beauty, warmth and style to a house. But are the reasons for buying wood windows purely aesthetic? Definetely not
Rolling door hardware is seen on design blogs, Houzz, Pinterest and seemingly everywhere you look these days, but they do require a very specific set of circumstances to work well.
The numbers and letters on the head of your key always mean something. Here is a brief guide to the most common meanings of the numbers and codes.
Replacing an exterior door isn't like it used to be, back when you built your jambs from scratch and hung the door itself with elaborate care. In fact, it's very possibly within YOUR reach--especially with this illustrated guide!