Secure Your Doors with Five Simple Products

It seems like every time I turn on the news, I hear about some type of break-in or theft. Being in the lock industry, I immediately think, “What products could help prevent these issues?” The good news is there is no shortage of products you can use to secure your doors and reduce the likelihood […]

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Lock and Door Maintenance: 4 Easy but Urgent Fixes

Door maintenance is often something we put off. Case in point: This morning, as I was heading into my on-suite to get ready, the door hinges gave off a nice loud squeeeeeeak! For most people, this wouldn’t be an issue. However, when there is a baby in the room who I just got back to […]

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5 Door Maintenance Issues: Through the Eyes of a Door Nerd

If you want to notice door maintenance issues wherever you go, just come and work at LockNet. You will officially become a door nerd and will never look at doors and locks the same way again. I always made fun of my parents and brother growing up, because they constantly inspected doors wherever we went. […]

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Door Terminology-Door and Hardware Schedule Abbreviations

When I look at a door and hardware schedule, the door terminology can be so confusing I feel like I’m reading a legal contract. It might as well say, “Hitherto, henceforth, the LHR, FRP G door with a KD frame shall be held in a binding agreement notwithstanding improper installation.” Say what? The truth of […]

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April Fools’ Day – Brought to You By a Door Mullion & Door Swing

April Fools’ Day was one of the most anticipated days of the year at my boarding school. Tradition dictated that every year the senior class would prank faculty members on April Fools. Now what, on earth, do pranks have to do with a door and lock blog, you ask? I’m so glad you asked; a […]

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Door Handing – What You Need to Know

If you aren’t in the door and lock industry, you may not know what door handing means. In fact, I’ve heard countless people say, “Wait. Door handling?” Nope. Not a typo. It’s door handing. If you had asked me what it meant before I started working for LockNet my response would have been something like, […]

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Unlocking What You Need To Know About Doors

We walk through doors countless times a day. Unless you’re like us, you’re probably not paying attention to all of the components that come together that actually make a door a door. However, as the saying goes, “The more you know…” Knowing the various parts of a door will benefit you in case something is […]

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Design Elements and Your Front Door: Don’t Sacrifice Beauty for Function

When you think of your brand’s image, what do you think of? Your company’s marketing efforts, of course. Customer sentiment. The colors you use, your brand’s logo design, even the design elements of your facilities. Today, I want to hone in on one specific aspect of your facilities, one that you might be surprised even […]

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