Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ongoing Puzzlement Over Window Locks

Every couple of weeks we get a call concerning the improving of window locking where no improvement is possible (save fitting bars). Sliding sash windows In many previous posts I have pointed out the hopeless nature of sliding sash windows.

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A Child-Proofing Measure You Probably Didn’t Consider

I remember going around the cupboard doors fitting those childproof catches that children and American presidents aren’t supposed to be able to open*. And those little plastic covers in the power outlets. And of course the stair gates. It’s not

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