You have a secure hasp and door hinges with threaded coach bolts
with backing plates to prevent the bolt being pulled through the wood.
Zainab Smith and Chloe Taylor Put bolts on your shed AS an add-on to Saturday's shed security article, it is highly recommended to fix your door hinges with coach bolts
. After an attempted break-in on my shed, I fitted it with a much bigger lock, only to find the hinges had been unscrewed several days later, and my bike finally stolen.
Secure shed hinges with coach bolts
. Make sure gates, garages and outbuildings remain bolted with a secure lock.
And I'm afraid I don't go for canvas gazebos either, even if they are practical, what with all those metal poles and coach bolts
And canvas gazebos, with all those metal poles and coach bolts
, do not exude calmness.
Bolt planters to the ground using coach bolts
through drainage holes.
Residents were urged to use good padlocks and replace standard hinges with strap hinges secured by coach bolts
or nonreturn screws.
. The locks should be fitted using coach bolts
or 'non-return' clutch screws.
The Community Safety Team advises that shed owners check the shed is in a good condition, strengthen shed doors and surrounding frame and use coach bolts
on outside hinges.
Police recommend that sheds should have a strong hasp and hinges secured with blank headed coach bolts
, fitted with a close shackled padlock.
To improve garden shed security make sure the lock is a hefty pad bar, secured firmly to the door with coach bolts
, backed with a metal plate and fitted with a strong padlock.