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.
Haunted or just a hassle? Doors that open and close by themselves can be annoying and sometimes dangerous. There is an easy solution that even the most green novice can handle.
One day, your sliding glass door will need repair as it gets harder and harder to open. In this article, you will find instructions on how to replace patio door rollers.
Glass and aluminum narrow stile doors offer unique challenges when retro-fitting electric locking hardware. In this installment, we look at some of the choices available for single doors equipped with a flip-up deadbolt, like the Adams Rite MS1850.
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.
Pairs of aluminum storefront doors present unique challenges when it's time to retrofit them with electric locking hardware for access control.
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.
Why we opted for a window roller blind for our French doors, rather than a proper full length door blind, to block out the evening sun; and a basic step-by-step guide to the slightly unconventionally way I fitted it, and why I fitted it that way.
The theory and practice of door closer adjustment, with steps and detailed instructions to adjust the swing of your hydraulic door closer.
If your front door is faded and outdated or just plain ugly, you can use these easy ideas to completely change its appearance.
A friend's 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. They asked me to help with window treatments.