Sticky Deadbolt Key - General DIY Discussions - Page 2 - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Repair > General DIY Discussions

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-25-2010, 04:46 PM   #16
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 25
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Sticky deadbolt key


Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Chips View Post
that's the big differance, if you are the type of person to do regular maintance, Wd-40 and similiar products will work fine.

I take issue with the poster who said "NEVER use WD-40". is it the best solution? No. Will it work? Yes. Will it ruin your lock? No.

I have seen cases where TOO MUCH GRAPHITE was used and when it dried up it plugged the lock up. How do you clean dried graphite powder from a lock? WD-40
In my 28 years in the trade, I have seen many instances where a DIY'er has sprayed WD40 in the hope of correcting a fault, only to learn afterward the truth of the product.

And I stand by the remark.....it will eventually ruin your lock. There is more than enough evidence to support the argument.

But it is a matter of choice. Use at your own peril (IMHO)

Advertisement


Advertisement

globallocky is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Deadbolt too large for deadbolt hole in frame? wysiwyg6000 General DIY Discussions 2 01-01-2010 11:06 AM
How to remove those sticky pads from the wall? darsunt Painting 5 10-08-2009 07:03 AM
Deadbolt Style Stike Plates nsela General DIY Discussions 5 03-31-2009 07:16 PM
Deadbolt issue jkrodger Remodeling 5 01-27-2009 05:25 PM
Deadbolt suddenly won't retract Squeeealer Carpentry 1 07-14-2005 09:20 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts