If you find yourself locked out of your commercial business property because of a lost, Continue reading
In a previous article we covered Flexible Spring Type door stops along with Hinge Pin type door stops. We will now continue with the subject of door stops by providing further information about the types that are currently available through local hardware stores and big box outlet stores.
There are a good variety of door stops that are anchored to the floor and many that are for a wall mounted application. We will endeavour to cover both types of door stops in this blog article. Continue reading
In a previous edition of our blog articles we began to cover off the different handle functions available. Prior, we covered Passage Set Handle Locks and Entrance Set Handle Locks. We will now continue by covering the rest of the different handle functions that are available within this writing of our blog. Continue reading
A lock usually needs to be replaced after it is worn out and has been used in excess of its normal life expectancy. Locks are rated or graded according to the number of anticipated uses that you will get from a lock set before it starts Continue reading
There are many different types of door stops available in several different finishes and it really depends on the intended application, what will work in any given instance. We will endeavour to cover off as many as possible in this blog post, however, this may be a two or three part blog because of all the different types available.
The most common door stop found in most homes is called a flexible door stop. It is basically a wound meta spring where it’s exterior has been finished, includes a plastic end cap that the door rests against and has a long screw at the opposite end which is driven through the baseboard found on most walls. These are relatively Continue reading
Although you may never need the services of a Professional Locksmith it is always a good idea to have a phone number handy for any emergency that may arise. You just never know when you will get locked out because your keys were lost, misplaced or even stolen. Somehow, mysteriously, your key could just stop working one day and you need to hire a professional to help you open your door. We have had many instances in the 16 years Continue reading
Many handle locks are available in a variety of different functions each exclusive to a particular setting or application. Not all lock manufacturers produce the many different types but none the less, we shall endeavour to cover all the different handle lock functions so that you may become familiar with what is available at either any of the big box or hardware stores or through a locksmith supply company or a Continue reading
If you have ever experienced firsthand, either your home or business property being broken into then you will likely agree that it is a very stressful time and definitely something you never want to experience or have to deal with again.
Holiday Home Break In
If your home is broken into while you are away on vacation or perhaps staying with relatives over Continue reading
An offshore lock is any type of lock that is not manufactured domestically and is imported to be sold in a domestic market place. This type of lock could be manufactured practically anywhere like Hong Kong, China, Malaysia or just about anywhere else. These locks are usually manufactured to adhere to any local fire codes and are usually available in a number of different Continue reading
If you are a regular reader of our blog you know that we have said this over and over again, eventually a Weiser or Kwikset SmartKey brand lock will cause you to be locked Continue reading