Archive for April 2022
Why Changing Home Locks When Moving Is Important
Imagine you are asleep in your bed and are awakened to the sound of a key opening the front door of your home. You sit straight up in bed on full alert, reaching for the baseball bat that lives under your bed. You slide on your slippers and robe to prepare to greet the unwanted…Read More
Electronic Commercial Locks: Stand Alone vs Integrated Systems, Which Is Best For Your Business?
Commercial buildings are more prone to theft and break-ins due to the presence of multiple businesses where valuables may be left out, making it easy to steal quickly (United Security Incorporated 2018). The vulnerability of these types of businesses requires high thresholds for security, including lock solutions. There are two primary categories for commercial locks:…Read More
Door Hinges – Continuous Versus Pin and Barrel
Not every door hinge is the same, especially when working in commercial buildings. Weight of the door, environment, framing and hardware currently in use all contribute to the decision for the right hinge. Two of the most common hinges used in commercial buildings are continuous hinges and pin and barrel hinges. The key is knowing when…Read More