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5 Questions to Ask Before Installing a Barn Door
"ability to lock the door. You would have to add the type of lock used on pocket doors... door. Locking the doors can be done in numerous configurations - single panel, double... typical knob lock on swing doors. I am glad you mentioned weight loads and making sure... can be locked from the inside. Barn doors put an end to that irritating door blocking... pulls and locks fitted. This was a great Ideabook, and the additional comments and photos..."
Houzz Quiz: What’s Haunting Your House?
"the - locked - windows and - locked - balconet door wide open. We, and guests we'd... husband was locked in the power room -twice! - by a door that had a keyed lock but no key... rooms was locked by the owner; I suppose they had stored things in there. One day I... past that locked door when the door handle began twisting back and forth. My baby brother... and the locking bolt no longer existed, I was getting worried that we had a very active..."
10 Elements of a Dream Master Bath
A heavenly bathroom could be just a few features away. Would any of these be must-haves for your renovation?
"or red (locked). No one has to try the door to see if it is locked. If you get walked... deadbolt lock (operated from the inside) has a tiny "window" in the hardware plate outside... for not locking the door. (This feature will be important since the glass doorknob... has no locking mechanism.) Thanks for inspiring me to write down my thoughts. Maybe... mechanism that locks the occupant in until he (or she) cleans the mess left in/on/around the..."
Epoxy vs. Cement Grout — What's the Difference?
Grout is grout, right? Nope. Cement and epoxy versions have different appearances, durability and rules of installation
"Spectra Lock Pro and for this particular install chose to skip the required silicone... Spectra Lock Pro Grout I'm recommending when tooled (fine tuning the look) leaves a... Spectra Lock with our marble tile - we had never tackled a tile job before and despite... Spectra Lock Pro Epoxy Grout in this bathroom. Notice how the designer choose a lighter... SpectraLock Pro Premium Grout (Dusty Gray) being installed. The first photo above..."
How to Create a Secret Doorway Behind a Bookcase
"childproof lock near the top so that my son and his friends couldn't get into the attic... with no locked VISIBLE doors so that residents could walk all the way around the building... magnetic locking device. And do you open it by just yanking on a shelf? Or are they... in a locked gun case (if there is a break in and someone steals your gun, YOU can... see a lock on the example. Any thoughts? Also, needs to be very easy to open since..."
Pocket Doors and Sliding Walls for a More Flexible Space
Large sliding doors allow you to divide open areas or close off rooms when you want to block sound, hide a mess or create privacy
"pocket door lock (not an easy project). The Stanley pocket door hardware was a challenge... a non-locking pull that works with fully concealed doors. Cavity Sliders makes a... a locking model that is more affordable and uses a simple circular area for pulling... hole for locks for $6 per door as needed (in/out, left/right you have to provide information... showed locks we are going to install) and we installed them with my husband, no skills..."
6 Smart Ways to Work Your Square Footage
The Hardworking Home: From Juliet balconies to movable walls, here’s how to make a home of any size feel more open, flexible and fun
"people lock the door and leave it locked when they go out the other door. or they... a few "lock outs" and of course a few "peek a boo boos" but all in all we have been... don't lock and can pop open. So, by each door is an old antique iron, put them to... doors locked making for extra steps. We also had a guest room with an entrance into... inadvertently lock others out of the bathroom, inconveniencing everyone. To nnigrt The amount..."
Home Tech: Pets Need Gadgets, Too
Longing for a better way to track your dog's whereabouts or provide indoor-outdoor pet access? New home gadgets do that and more
"had his lock settings on all the doors so that I was constantly getting locked out... a key lock so, if the gardener is in the back yard, we can lock it temporarily. It... sliding door lock on one side and then the door locks into them in the Dr's Foster & Smith... but a locked door for everyone else. These special collars are unique — like door..."
Deep Pockets: Doors with Panache
"pocket door lock that locks with a key from either side. Thanks Johnson Hardware makes... clasp/lock mechanism which was relatively easily replaced, but the door is holding... handle and lock set. Thanks for sharing. This door is on a smaller scale than the ones... how this lock set and pocket door hardware was installed here http://www.terrylove.... privacy or locking applications. Our hand-crafted recessed pulls and flush pulls are available..."
You Showed Us: 20 Nutty Home Fixes
We made the call for your Band-Aid solutions around the house, and you delivered. Here's how you are making what's broken work again
"that the lock broke on, the inside mechanism part of the lock, which kept it from closing... hold the lock up while you close it has worked for years. Even helped catch a nosy... Australia as a lock! Oh. My. Goodness. In our first home, 20 years ago, we also used our... was kept locked in the manager’s desk. You would not believe some of the things these... for door locks that don't work on cars and farm trucks. Living in farm country gives..."
Special Delivery: Keeping Your Packages Safe
Online sales are up, and so is the number of boxes delivered to homes. Here’s how to keep them beyond the grasp of porch pirates
"as the lock. The picture of the lock shown here appears easy to pick or remove! Legally... pole. A locking box like this is great for a weekend house or if you get drugs delivered... door. The locks would be sufficient to deter opportunist porch pirates. Especially if... in the lock. Very interesting article. Love the "old days " of Post Office delivery... dVault’s locking mailbox; and the Allux Series Mailbox, from Global Industries) generally..."
11 Tips to Get the Creative Space You Crave
Life, liberty and the pursuit of your craft. OK, that's paraphrased, but we think you have the right to an inspiring workspace of your own
"I lock up. There are window locks as well as door lock, and I close all the blinds... Now at lock up stage it is up to the family to fit out the inside diy on the weekends... don't lock their doors when they go out! However, when we go away for the night,... materials in a locked cabinet. 11. Keep your dream (space) alive. Just because you may have..."
Gravel Driveways: Crunching the Pros and Cons
"limestone locks together pretty well. It's everything smaller then 3/4 inch. The un... but help lock the stones in place. I do not have a gravel drive nor even a house of... fines lock in the rock will spin under their tires on the grades. Once in it's been... up); it locks together very well; great for handling cars. We also have pea gravel... doesn't lock together. We have found that preparing the site for whatever material..."
7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Home Office
"securely be locked, closets that can be locked with hanging rods replaced with shelves... and are locked away when not in use. The back of this wonderful closet now also holds... I can lock. Since I provide a home for my elderly mother and sometimes have caregivers... MUST be locked up. They limit their exposure to suits by placing the burden for security..."
Survey Says: We’re Scared of Being Home Alone — and Spiders
A new Houzz survey reveals that most of us get spooked in an empty house. Find out what’s causing the heebie-jeebies
"door is locked at night. I am not afraid of spiders - I just find them disgusting (even... sure I locked the door properly behind us. I've lived alone for 16 of the last 18... composure to lock them in and put the key safe back together in your stocking feet. I have... and a lock on the inside of the crawl space door. Then gun magazines started arriving... don't even lock our doors, so it's pretty unlikely here. I used to have a furnace that..."