I don’t know about you but any type of extra security I can hack onto my house is a good thing. ESPECIALLY if it costs next to nothing. Not everyone can afford a fancy security system so hacks like these are very good to know. This will reinforce your door locks so that no one …
Forget your key? Unlock your front door with a four-digit number that you simply punch into an electronic keypad. This electronic lock is easy to install; you only need a screwdriver. Photo courtesy of Schlage.
The locking mechanisms on different types of cars vary pretty widely. All newer models have power locks with remote controls to open them, but older cars open only manually. Also, some vehicles have the locking knob on the inside top of the door by the window, and others have it by the handle, which can change which way you go about it.
Antique Rim Lock~ This ornate antique metal rim lock (or lock box) is one of the earliest types of door locks made in America. The lock is fastened to the face of the door, so the beautiful scrolls on its surface are visible.