Door Closers

Door closers have many uses other than just closing a door. First they help commercial buildings be more energy efficient. They make sure doors that have limited access close behind the people that are key holders. Door closers also control the rate in which they close so that the door doesn't hit you in the back. Most importantly they control the rate a fire can spread through a building. As a result many local fire codes require them. Door closers work with springs and hydraulic fluid to c...
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Replacing Storefront hinges or pivots Vs. Installing A Continuous Hinge

 One common problem with commercial storefront style doors are failing storefront pivots, otherwise known as storefront hinges. Storefront pivots attach to the top and the bottom of the door and sometimes you'll see one or two more holding the storefront door to the frame of the door.  Overtime with wear and settling these hinges will either cause a door to rub at either the top or side of the aluminum door frame or on the threshold. Broken top pivot hinge Broken bottom door pivot hinge ...
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Adams Rite Storefront Locks

Adams Rite Storefront Locks Adams Rite Storefront Locks are found in most aluminum style storefront doors. They all come with very similar problems, most of which are very easy to solve. For instance when the cylinders just suddenly start rejecting keys or not releasing the keys  There are only a few different styles of Adams Rite locks and they come in similar back sets. Firstly the deadbolt Available in 3 back sets 1 1/2"  31/32"  1 1/8" Secondly the hook bolt Available in 3 ...
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The risks of social media

Facebook should really be called Casebook       Here are just a few pieces of information you can learn from the average facebook account.   where you live if your married If your single Age where you work what you drive what you wear what schools your kids go to what schools you go to where you shop work history what your email address is what your phone number is what hours you work who your family members and friends are where they work...
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