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A Brief History Of The Door Handle

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Before the invention of the door handle, people used locks to keep doors shut. Only the wealthy could afford this and the poor masses used a latch-string. Today the fundamental design of handles and knobs hasn't changed that much. From basic pulls to more sophisticated 5-lever locks; modern chrome to traditional deisgns, a door handle today is more than simple functionality.

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How to Size and Install Window Stays.

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The most well known type of window stay is the peg style, the installation process explained above. However, it is important to note that this is not the only type of stay available to consumers and that whilst it has the advantage of a variable opening distance, it comes with the disadvantage of potentially causing a danger by protruding into the room. This may be more of an issue in a busy work place setting, or if the window is at eye...

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