Stainless Brass Door and Window Hardware.Written by Ali Arnold
On a recent visit to Sidmouth in South Devon, an English seaside town with many lovely period buildings, it was noticeable that despite houses and hotels being beautifully presented, very few had appropriate door fittings, which would have given finishing touch. In some places small rusting cheap door knockers were used, with door handles that didn't even match. It is understandably that sea air effects cheaper brass imports, but it is possible now to get superb designs and quality stainless brass which stands up well to salty air.
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Secure Locks for the Restoration of Period HousesWritten by Ali Arnold
Having problems finding suitable, secure lock for your period property or log cottage?
A ready made lock block, could be answer. These are blocks of oak or pine with 5 lever mortice, very secure lock inside, all ready for screwing on to inside of your door, small holding piece fits on door surround.