Home Improvement

Know Your Lock Types?

Building or renovating a home is a lot of hard work. From the blueprints to the wallpaper there’s decisions to be made at every turn. While many first home builders or renovators depend on the experts they employ or quick decisions using the knowledge they have, one commonly overlooked yet vitally important part of building any structure is considering security. Whether it’s a home or business, you’ll need to ensure you have safely equipped your home with security measures to deter any form of theft. It’s also important to consider other factors such as whether you have kids, whether you rent your home out while you’re away on holiday (such as Airbnb), whether you have several people that require access and how you’d like to manage that and so many other variables. Door locks aren’t as simple as you might there – there is an array of choices out there and each are suited to certain situations and conditions.

We came across this fantastic infographic created by Precision Locksmiths which identifies the various types of popular locks in modern constructions, as well as the applications, level of security and ease of use all in a handy chart so you can make a good decision about the type of security both the internal, external and gated entrances to your home.

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Keeping Your Trust in ‘Expert’ Locksmiths

locksmiths prahranNeed help with your nasty lock problems? Call the trusted expert locksmiths. Precision Lock Smiths are Melbourne’s most trusted service provider since 1994 brings to you quality services for all kinds of residential, commercial, and vehicle lock problems.

Residential Services

There is no need to compromise the safety and security of your family because of a simple door lock. Call the expert lock smiths right away, delaying can jeopardize everything. Whether the lock of your back door, front door, or main door is giving you trouble we will provide services on the same day making sure that your family is not exposed to the slightest risk.

We even provide top notch quality services for garage doors as well. Whether the operator needs a fix, or the door’s lock stuck, we will make it work like new within no time at all.

Commercial Services

If you compromise your business’s safety, who knows how many company secrets and finances will be lost? This is why it is very important to ensure all broken or defective locks are replaced or repaired even if you have a small business in Prahran.

Our commercial services include locksmith services for commercial buildings as well as all commercial vehicles. Your safety matters to us.

Vehicle Services

Love your car? We bet you do so keep it safe by making sure that the locks are working properly, and yes, do not worry about forgetting the keys. Of course, even if you don’t forget them in the car you can easily lose them in the house or drop them unknowingly. Not to worry though, Precision Locksmiths has the experts you need to help you get back in your car. All you will need to do is give us a ring and we will make sure you face no trouble with our fast services and get to that meeting on time!

We deal with all kinds of vehicle locks, whether they may be for a simple Sedan, SUV, caravan, or even a truck. We have the right tools for all of your lock problems. With our experts, no problem is too big for us to handle, nor too small either.

Safe

Need the best safe to keep your precious items away from those who can steal them from under your nose? Not to worry, Precision Locksmiths deals in the best fortified class safes which are easy to install, and are fire proof, bullet proof, multipurpose and have many unbelievable safety features. In other words, you can ensure your valuables will remain ‘safe’ no matter how long you are away from home or the office. Whether you may need a high tech safe for your jewels, important documents, or any valuables, you can trust our safes to keep them secure.

Emergency Situations

Available to you 24 hours, all 7 days, we will make sure to be at your service no matter how big or small the issue may be.

Need expert locksmiths fast? Contact Precision Locksmiths

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The average minor kitchen renovation will set you back over US$18,000, according to the website Remodeling.

But over at Apartment Therapy, readers are renovating their kitchens for as little as US$500 – and some for even less than that.

It’s obvious that they might not include brand new appliances and imported marble counter tops, but a quick look at the pictures below shows how far a little cash and imagination can go. Check out four of their new revamped kitchens for tips on how to give your own a budget-friendly upgrade. (more…)

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Tips on Repairing Your Drywall

It used to be that interior walls were finished with layers of wet plaster troweled onto wooden strips, or lathe, that were nailed to wall studs. But that changed almost a century ago when the gypsum panel that’s named Sheetrock. Because of its success, other manufacturers have long since gotten into the act.

Known generally as drywall, this material is sold in thin, paper colored sheets that awre typically 4ft wide by 8 or 10ft long. They come in various thicknesses, and it is easy to install with nails or screws; panel seams between pieces are layered with thin paper tape and covered with drywall compound. (more…)

Expert Tips on Decorating With Red

Red is the color of passion, but if you’re too passionate about the color, you may be seeing red in your home as red can go everywhere from cheery and happy to angry and aggressive in the emotional spectrum. That’s what you’ve got to keep in mind when using red in a room, when is too much and when it is not enough. (more…)