If you or someone else has broken a window in your house, it is important to get it fixed as soon as possible, as not only is a broken window dangerous, it's also a big security concern. On top of that, having a broken window can cause damage to the structure of the window. It's best to depend on a professional in these circumstances, but, if you decide to go it alone, here are some things that you need to consider and pay attention to so that you don't end up with an even bigger disaster.
22 March 2017
An estimated 36% of Australians believe that they are likely to be a victim of burglary within the next 12 months. If you live in a large apartment building, you may have concerns about the existence of master keys used by the building staff and contractors. Many people believe that a master key gives the owner the ability to open every door in a property. However, the reality of master keys is slightly more complicated.
6 March 2017
You might not put a great deal of thought into designing and choosing your doorknobs -- after all, they're just there to open the door -- but an ordinary and entirely innocuous door handle can be a more difficult obstacle to navigate. People who use wheelchairs, suffer from poor vision or have limited mobility and/or strength in their upper body are just some of the disabled users who may find standard door handles difficult to use.
1 March 2017
So you're thinking about buying a home safe for your valuables and documents. This is a smart move, considering that in New South Wales there were 405 homesthat experienced a break-in between March, 2014 and March, 2015. While some people think that the best place to stash their valuables is in a bank safety deposit box, that is not always the case. Consider these four items that will be much more useful when you can readily access them rather than having to wait for when the bank opens next.
3 June 2015
In an average year, over 1,000 children are rescued from locked cars in Australia, and tragically, a few children who are not rescued die after being locked in a car. If you accidentally lock your young child in your car, it is important to react calmly and quickly. Here is what you need to do: 1. Assess the temperature and the potential risk to the child Being locked in a car in hot weather is substantially more dangerous than being locked in a car in cool weather.
17 March 2015