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Mag Lock Malfunctions – 3 Solutions

Last week, Whitney walked you through the ins and outs of mag locks.  Mag locks are a great solution for securing doors in certain applications; however, like other locks, if mag locks aren’t properly installed, or if there are other issues with the door, they cannot do their job, leaving the door unsecure. We are […]

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What Are The ADA Codes For Doors and Locks?

We regularly get asked about ADA codes for doors and locks.  Sure, you can look at the code book, but if you’re like most, poring over the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) codes will make you go cross-eyed – especially the door section.  There are so many numbers and exceptions that it’s enough to confuse even […]

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Custom Door Hardware – Trade Show Tuesday

It’s tradeshow season, which means our sales team is working more from their laptops on Delta’s WiFi than from the office on their way to meet with some of you – our wonderful readers! As is true for any tradeshow jaunt, we get A LOT of….. interesting questions while we’re on the road. In an […]

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Types of Safe Locks – What’s the Difference

Before we move on to the types of safe locks, if you missed Types of Safes – What’s the Difference last week and you aren’t familiar with the different types of safes skim through it before you read this one. Its ok – I’ll wait for you. There’s a lot of useful information there, right? Remember […]

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Types of Safes – What’s the Difference?

Commercial safes are nothing new to the loss prevention world, since being patented in 1835 safes have done nothing but increase in security and presence. Which means it’s probably not necessary to spell out the benefits of installing a safe and protecting the valuables of your facility, business or home. Widely considered non-negotiable, commercial safes […]

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Door Rust – How to Prevent & Correct the Damage

Door rust can wreak havoc on the integrity of your exterior doors. A few weeks ago we talked about ten ways to increase the longevity of your back doors.  Today, I want to dive more into preventing door rust in the first place.  Take a look at these pictures – all of this damage could likely […]

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Mortise vs. Cylindrical Locks – What’s the Difference?

We partner with a plethora of industries ranging from restaurant and retail to pharmacies and medical facilities, and our customers’ knowledge of door and lock hardware varies as much as their industry focus’. Not everyone is understands the different types of locks and their applications, and when we are performing a specification analysis with our […]

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