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Archive for 2020

Sep
9
2020

The recent Derecho got me thinking about how to build a shelter for that kind of a storm, and what other unusual and rare types of windstorms exist that we need to be prepared for. Building codes are enforced on windstorms such as hurricanes and tornados, so those are the shelter types that doors and …

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Aug
6
2020

Sliding doors are a growing trend in commercial projects. They’ve been used in residential applications such as patio doors for decades, and are now gaining traction in new markets thanks to many advantages compared to traditional swinging doors. Some of the early adopters in commercial spaces were hotels utilizing sliders for restroom doors, and architects …

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Jun
4
2020
Cleaning Doors and Frames

Reducing touchpoints and increased cleaning has become more critical recently. I think it’s safe to assume most doors are typically overlooked when it comes to cleaning, unless it’s removing a smudge on the glass in a light kit or cleaning a mark or dirt on the door surface itself. That makes sense given that the …

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Mar
10
2020

Our last post Keep Learning about Traditional, New and Innovative Door Security Solutions covered training resources from ASSA ABLOY, aimed at helping distributors, end-users, locksmiths, systems integrators, and other door security professionals become more proficient in everything related to door security. Now we are expanding on that to cover industry certifications and learning paths.…

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