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A Quick Guide On Lock Functions

With all the lock functions out there, how will you know which one you need? Check out this brief guide to get a better understanding of lock functions.

How To Avoid Holiday Burglaries

Keeping criminals at bay is tough, and most houses aren’t equipped to protect against such dangers. Here’s some tips to protect your home this holiday.

10 Reasons You Should Buy Top Knobs Decorative Hardware

Top Knobs manufacturers some of the best cabinet hardware on the market. Check out these tips to see why their designs and collections are the best.

Assa Abloy Obtains Digi Electronic Lock

In the past month Assa Abloy has been busy. Assa Abloy’s latest acquirement is with the Chinese manufacturer, Digi Electronic Lock. The main office and factory are located in Guangzhou, South China.

Does Your Home Need New Locks? Check Out These Tips From The Pros

While there are many forms of home security, the most important thing is undoubtedly the lock and deadbolt. Kwikset recently had a post in which they asked their locksmiths and engineers a few questions about deadbolts, and we’ll summarize it here.

No Time For a Locksmith? How to kick down a door

At American Builders Central, we recommend calling your roommate for the spare key or calling a reliable locksmith if you have trouble getting into a locked door. But sometimes that’s not possible. Here’s a handy guide to breaking down a locked door.

Securitron’s R100 – Award Winning Surface Mounted Wireless Reader

The R100 is a great way to provide access control to stone, granite, marble, or glass entryways.

Kwikset Releases New Update For Kevo Software And Firmware

One of Kwikset’s newest and most exciting products, the Kevo, recently received an update to the lock’s app and firmware.

Have A Small Business? Make Sure To See This Security Checklist

Crime is costly no matter who’s the target. Small businesses are especially affected by crime and vandalism, costing them money that could be better used elsewhere. While there’s no way to completely stop crime, there are a few ways to better prevent the occurrence.

Protect Your Vacation And Rental Homes

Managing properties is a hassle. Rather than using keys, it may be more efficient to set up a keyless entry system. Read ahead to learn more about keyless solutions from Schalge and Codelocks.

A Paradigm of Door Hardware – Omnia’s Prodigy

Prodigies are rare to come by, but when witnessed leave an impression on the viewer. Omnia promises the Prodigy line will do just that, leaving your guests in awe.

Studies Show Confidence in the Security Industry

The Security Industry Association announced that the SIA Security Market Index increased from 72.3 to 74.6

An Ionic Silver Coating Will Keep Your Door Hardware Clean

Silver’s microbial properties have been known for a long time. Protect high traffic areas from germs by utilizing an ionic silver coating. Read ahead to learn more!

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Leave It To Lever – Commercial Security With Schlage’s AL Levers

Whether intentional or not, most businesses have moved away from using door knobs. Instead they’ve adopted their long armed friends the door lever. It’s not impossible to see why the lever has been adopted, it’s easy and accessible, works either up or down, and stands out on any door.

Open Sesame! Electric Door Openers From LCN

Whether handicapped or aging, the thought of the outside world being unaccommodating is stressful, and many disabled people will opt to stay home. This shouldn’t be the case, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has reshaped the way buildings provide access for the handicapped.