“My grub screws keep falling out...” Today we look at how to resolve this problem, as well as asking what type of grub screw is best, and why it is that we use headless grub screws rather than normal screws or bolts...
More Handles Technical guides: “My grub screws keep falling out.” Today we look at how to resolve this problem
Window Restrictors can prevent unnecessary accidents in homes, hotels, healthcare and schools
Most accidents in the home involve children or older, more vulnerable people. Every year more than 4,000 children under 15-years-old are injured by falling from windows, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
One simple and economical way in which to reduce the risk of people falling out of windows is to install our unique Cardea Solutions Window Restrictors. Read more...
'Safe as houses' - But where do you hide your spare keys?
New research shows that thousands of families are burgled each year because of poorly-hidden house keys.
In today's blog we reveal the top 5 worst places to choose - and the best, and only safe place to choose!Read More
Fitting a mortice lock to a door is straightforward when you follow the More Handles guide. If you’ve recently bought a mortice lock or are adding one to a new door, our step by step guide shows you how to fit a mortice lock accurately and securely. There’s no need to hire a professional – simply follow our guide and add another feather to your DIY cap!
October is the official National Home Security Month and is a good time of year to issue some reminders about your home security and prepare for the long dark winter months.
This Sunday 26th October 2014 we will all be changing our clocks back as Daylight Saving Time ends. Police Statistics show the same thing every year, that as the clocks go back the criminals come out, and a 20% increase in home burglaries is recorded during the darker winter months.
So here at More Handles HQ we thought we would issue some reminders about the importance of checking your home security. With just a little bit of effort you can greatly increase the level of security on your home and deter any burglars.Read More
Repost from Secured By Design;
It's official: You can leave your keys outside your door
With police approval, you can now leave a spare front door key outside your house. Leaving it under a flowerpot or a mat in case of emergencies or forgetfulness is not recommended for obvious reasons. Nor is hanging it on a string inside the letterbox! Leaving a key with neighbours is better if you can trust them and if they will be there when the key is neededRead More
Davenport Rim Lock
The Davenport Rim Lock is created using either Solid Brass , Cast Iron and also in a Powder Coat Black finish, all in conjunction with meticulously reproduced solid brass components. These locks have a beautifully heavy quality, solid feel to them, and are ideal for period themes and restoration projects. The Davenport Rim Lock draws on original patterns and dies to make an authentic reproduction of a very old lock design. Found in locations varying from Cottages to Stately homes, this product is very versatile and looks stunning. The Rim Lock is made and supplied by a traditional English locksmith. This lock is at its best when used on traditional four or six panel doors, as these allow room on their mid rail to comfortably fit and show off the lock.
A major benefit of Cylinder Locks is the ability to create different Key System Options. Here we explain briefly the different options available.
Cylinder Locks are easy to fit or replace. Here we show you how to fit a Euro Profile Cylinder Lock.