When To Choose Keyed Alike or Keyed Different

There’s a bit of a mystery in the world of locks and keys, whether to buy keyed alike or keyed different locks.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Schlage AL Series of levers

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.

True Luxury With Baldwin’s Estate Series

Baldwin offers a sense of sophistication that you can’t find with other manufacturers. If luxury is a concern when choosing your door hardware, look no further than Baldwin’s Estate series.

Find Your Door Knob’s Style With Schlage

Your home’s interior design is a reflection of yourself. Schlage understands that your door hardware has to match the overall style of your home, and they’ve provided a handy style guide to link their products to your home.

How To Care For Your Omnia Products

For 50 years Omnia has produced some of the finest cabinet hardware on the market. Like all fine products, a little bit of extra care goes a long way.

When To Use WD-40 And When Not To

WD-40 has a wide variety of uses. Whether commercial or residential problems, there are a lot of instances when WD-40 may be the solution, but a lot of times WD-40 will actually do more damage than good.

Do You Know Your Lock’s Keying Options?

The folks over at Master Lock have provided a convenient chart on the different keying options available in their pad locks, and we’ll go over that here.

Lock “Bumping”: How doors are being bumped and broken into

A growing threat to the security of many residences is lock “bumping,” a term coined for the ability to bump open a lock with a special key and gain access to a private residence.

Retrieve a Lost Combination

When running a school or business, it’s hard to keep track of your countless combination locks. Read ahead to find out how to retrieve a lost combination, and avoid having to bring out the saw or bolt cutters.

The Killer Combo – Master Lock’s 975

No matter the application Master Lock finds a way to make the most authentic and secure padlocks in the world. Back in August Master Lock showed off their newest creation, the 975 Security Padlock.

Sir Faucet – A Faucet in Shining Armor

Sir Faucet is a source of superior-quality faucets at sensible prices. With designs ranging from classic to contemporary it’s easy to set your bathroom and kitchen in times old and new.