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Runs of Runs Run Into Each Other

Today I had yet another incorrectly-fitted ERA BS rim lock – suffering both the tailpiece not being shortened enough and a cruciform hole being chiselled through the door instead of a nice 32mm hole. So there were at least two

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Rebated Doors

The “French” doors you usually find in the UK are not French at all, as you’d probably expect. As you close proper French double doors they fit together by one door having a rounded edge profile and the other door

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Insurance And Standards

What does it mean when a lock is BS (that’s “British Standard” rather than bullshit)? Does that mean that my insurance company will be happy? (This post is largely addressed to the UK.) Well you can be fairly sure that

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