Securing the staircase window

This has to be one of the worse place to have a window. I mean, think of it for a second. Anyone tripping in the stairs will have a good chance of falling through the window and possibly have an artery cut by a large shard of glass (you can already picture it happening at…

Fitting new locks

I recently installed a few locks.  When doing so, one sometime has to face up with the lach having the wrong orientation. When that is the case it is necessary to open the lock and turn the latch around so the door can close properly. This may be a bit tricky because of the spring…

Baby proofing the staircase

This staircase showed some pretty poor design. Even with a baby gate there would be some instances of the young one trying his best to climb the stairs. However with a wide enough gap at two meters of height, a tragic accident could have happened. I added some vertical beams to blend in the design…