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Repairing Sticky Door Locks

Every day, our home gets exposed to some changes such as humidity, temperature changes, dirt and other elements. These factors can really change your house and some parts of it especially doors and locks.

The same thing also happens when they are exposed to rain, sunlight, or snow. That’s the main reason why doorknobs and other locks get sticky.

Locks are very sensitive. When dirt comes inside them, they become clogged and are tough to open since you won’t be able to put your key inside. Sticky door locks are really annoying. They can cause delays and other troubles. A sticky door lock can cause even bigger trouble if you are not able to get inside your car or key at the middle of the night. In that case, the best thing you can do is to call an emergency locksmith to fix the sticky lock problem.

To get rid of sticking door lock, you can check out the video below to learn the proper steps on how to say goodbye to sticking door locks for good without calling and spending money for a locksmith service.

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How Bicycle D-Locks are Made

So many people depend on their bikes for commuting to work, getting around town or personal recreation but sadly, it is common for everyone to get his or her bike stolen. So, it is important to keep your bike safe from thieves.

Almost all bike owners use u-locks or d-locks to secure their bikes. However, thieves still find way to steal their vehicle. One major reason why this happens is because they’re using substandard locks. Therefore, the best thing bike owners can do is to invest in high quality locks; that’s the best way they can protect their bikes from getting stolen.

How strong d-locks are manufactured? What type of materials are they made of? To know the answer, watch the video below:

How Combination Locks are Made

A high-quality combination front door lock provides a mechanical, keyless, and weather-proof point of entry. This type of lock is operated with a simple touch control open up. Students, office employees and other drawer owners are the most common users of combination locks.

By using a mechanical lock of this design, all concerns of accidental lockouts are eliminated as well as potential loses of your key. Moreover, there is no need to be worried with copied or duplicated keys. In a combination lock, you only need an entry number code, often 3 or 4 digits. It can be added, deleted, or altered by the owner as often as required.

Combination locks are really amazing so how are they built? To know how, check out the video below:

Deadbolt Lock Installation Process

The primary job of the locks on your doors is to prevent burglars to attack your home, to protect you against amateur thief and to make you a difficult target for them. With these needs, deadbolt is often the best option by home and business owners.

A deadbolt is a special kind of lock and is bigger and heavier than a normal one and it takes time for the burglars to break in. That’s why these locks are far more secure than the old locks with keys.

If you want to use a deadbolt to secure your door, you don’t have to worry about the installation process of this lock. Installation is very easy.

To know how, you can check out the video below:

How to Fix a Broken Filing Cabinet Lock

Filing cabinets have become a vital addition in offices as well as in homes; they keep your files and paperwork safe and organised. They can also be good for decorative purposes since they are available in various shapes, sizes and colours. And, they are normally made of metal or wood.

One of the things that make filing cabinets very much valuable is their locking devices which secure your important documents and other valuables. However, it is normal for cabinets to get old and their locks usually are the first to get broken. Luckily, fixing them is very simple.

If you have broken filing cabinet locks at home or office, you can check out the video included in this post which talks about the steps on how to fix your filing cabinet lock.

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