Safety has always been a concern for many people when trying to enjoy a relaxing evening outdoors.
For example, a balcony railing can be the first thing you think about when someone is in the middle of a particularly loud party.
This could be the perfect time to step into a balcony to take a breath or grab a quick nap.
While you can easily lock your balcony door, there are some other more subtle measures you can take to make sure it’s as safe as possible.
Read moreAbout safety for the homeThe most common reason people say they don’t want to lock their balcony doors is because of a fear of falling.
While most balcony doors are designed to protect against falls, the issue of falling is less of a concern when the balcony is fully enclosed.
For this reason, the best way to protect your balcony is to install a sliding balcony door with a spring-loaded latch and a strong latch mechanism.
If you want to keep your balcony open, the spring-load latch can be added to the door’s baseplate to keep it open longer.
Another benefit of locking your balcony doors hinges is that you can add a safety latch on the outside of your balcony.
A balcony door without a safety-latch can fall down at any moment.
However, locking the hinges of your door in place helps ensure that it won’t fall, even if the balcony door is not fully closed.
The key to securing your balcony, then, is to add a latch mechanism that will securely lock the door into place.
To do this, you can simply place a spring on the baseplate of your railing and then latch the door to the base.
You can also use an elastic band to secure the door, and a keychain strap can also be used to secure it to the railing.
If the door is too tight, you could remove it from the base and use a lockable keychain or a plastic bag to secure your balcony with.
You’ll want to use a door that has a spring mechanism, as the locking mechanism will have to spring when the door opens.
To secure your railing, you’ll want a strong, spring-loading latch.
You should also make sure the latch is secured with a lock or other means of locking.
For safety reasons, you should always keep a good lock on the door.
The latch will be activated when you lock it and the door will then open.
To prevent this from happening, use a spring lock on both the base plate and the latch mechanism, or use a safety lock that is adjustable to allow the door a maximum of five seconds to fully open.
If you’re looking for more advice about balcony safety, be sure to check out our balcony safety video.