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Delayed Egress– The Dos and Don’ts

Delayed egress is something that many Facilities Managers and Loss Prevention Managers want to install to deter theft; however, it’s not always safe (or allowed).  Understanding the dos and don’ts of delayed egress can be confusing, so let’s walk through it. What Is Delayed Egress? Delayed egress is a locking feature that delays the opening […]

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Door and Lock Terminology 101: Part III

What’s next in our quest for door and lock terminology knowledge?  Closers, deadbolts, mag locks, and vertical rods. Closer Controls the closing speed of doors. When properly adjusted, they avoid slamming, reduce door and frame damage, and make the door easier and safer to use. There are two types of closers: Surface Mounted:  These are […]

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