Can You Lock a Push Bar?

Yes, you can lock a push bar. While push bars are safety mechanisms which usually need to be kept unlocked, there are some circumstances where they need to be locked. If you have an exterior door equipped with a push bar as the only locking mechanism, the bar may need to be locked up when [...]

By |2022-05-16T10:27:07+00:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Door Hardware|

Should I Repair or Replace My Damaged Steel Door?

Your steel door is supposed to project security, strength, and confidence. It should send a message that says, “don’t even bother wasting your time trying to break into me.” However, even surface damage to a security door sends the opposite message, making would-be thieves wonder if the door is compromised enough to break into. When [...]

By |2022-04-21T20:45:11+00:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Door Security|

Disinfecting Keyless Keypad Door Locks the Safe and Effective Way

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of your staff and customers have likely become more aware of how many germs can be spread on surfaces, particularly surfaces that everyone has to touch. Keyless keypad door locks are one such thing. Everyone heading inside has to key in the same numbers. Disinfecting it is key [...]

By |2022-04-07T10:46:19+00:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Health & Safety|

4 Smart Ways to Reduce the Risk of Forced Entry

Many of the people who try to gain entry into your building will attempt to use forced entry, rather than hacking an access control system or stealing a keycard. Forced entry attempts are especially likely in areas that are prone to rioting or buildings that are more likely to attract rioters, like government buildings. Forced [...]

By |2022-04-22T20:00:42+00:00March 20th, 2022|Categories: Door Security|

Why Did My Automatic Doors Stop Working?

Automatic doors are complicated machinery that is always in motion. When they break down, there are many parts that could be the source of your issue. Ultimately, you will want a professional’s help to find the problem, fix it, and even provide maintenance to prevent breakdowns in the first place. But, if you want to [...]

By |2022-04-22T20:01:54+00:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Automatic Doors|
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