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…

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The Power Of Keyways

Keyway examples

Did you know that all of the different keys available are actually blank templates for the various locks available? Depending on what is being locked/unlocked could drive the brand of key used that is designed to match the keyway of the locking mechanism. A keyway is the slot or groove that the key matches and…

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A Weigh In On Door Closers

Automatic hydraulic device, leaver hinge door closer holder.

Determining the correct door closer for a commercial door application may seem simple but if done wrong, a door can quickly become noncompliant, begin to sag and even increase energy costs. There are a number of factors to consider when selecting the best door closer for your commercial property.  Location of door Mounting needs –…

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My Keycard Does What?

Key card technology is an excellent commercial access control solution. A key card, simply defined, is a remote control device with a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip and an antenna that communicates with another RFID chip. One of the uses of this technology is to signal an arming or disarming of a security system. A…

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4 Types of Commercial Locks – Which is best for your business?

When considering door lock technology for your office, commercial space or multifamily living complex, there are several options depending upon your needs. There are primarily four different types of locks for commercial doors: keyless entry, electric strike, restricted, and magnetic. Let’s take a deeper look into each for the best application. Keyless Entry Commercial Locks…

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We are now ENGAGE Certified

Our access control services are now more engaging than ever! We are now ENGAGE certified! ENGAGE technology is a cloud-based and mobile app monitoring solution for businesses, whether they are monitoring a few doors or a multi-building complex.  This efficient and data driven program is open source, making it very easy to integrate with the…

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DIY? DI Why Not.

Home monitoring and office security systems may seem a simple thing to install and maintain. All Secure Lock & Security does offer locks, alarm systems, wellness monitoring and more in the DIY space. However, as security professionals, we can state confidently that do-it-yourself options are not always all they seem to be. So how can…

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Commercial Door Installations – Not Your Average Install

The installation of commercial doors can be a complicated task. As a general contractor, you may be working with a group that runs into trouble when attempting to install mechanical doors that include auto operators. If you have issues, All Secure Lock & Security is here to help. We have been installing commercial mechanical door…

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Office Security 2.0

Office security continues to evolve with every business now needing some level of protection. One primary reason to invest in office security software and hardware is for the protection of premise and employees from danger, vandalism and theft. The first step in this process is to invite in a security specialist to review current programs…

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