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Broken key in dead bolt
If you can take the lock off the door push a small metal piece inside the lock from the back to push out the broken key. If unable to take it off, get an old windshield wiper, remove the stainless steel supports from the wiper (long skinny piece of metalt holding rubber blades in place). Grind or file an angled tooth into the end of one. Insert into lock (tooth down) so it catches on the teeht of ghe broken key, pull rod and key out.
on Aug 29, 2014
How can I clean/polish copper cabinet hardware
If you want to clean or polish your copper cabinet hardware, there are few
way to go, like cabinet hardware (Knobs & Pulls) which you believe are copper
it's really zinc casting with copper plated.on
which is applied a thin coat of polish to prevent oxidation, and that plate about
two atoms wide and any sort of a harsh or chemical clean on it will wipe out
The finest thing you can follow is to take a jewelry polishing rag and go
over the Cabinet hardware a bit. However, I don't see that it is offensive to
have a copper pull that has turned color and has a "patina" on it.
That is sometimes viewed as beneficial in decorating.
The zinc pulls with copper plating are made so after few years replaced with
on May 30, 2013
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