The condition of the door and jamb greatly affects the opening and closing, as well as the operation of a door closer and lock(s). Preventative maintenance can keep the door and door hardware operating for many years. Preventative maintenance is also a way for locksmiths to offer customers a service...
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Develop your own preventative maintenance check list so you and/or your employees do not overlook any opportunity to maintain, and also improve your customer’s safety and security.
Note: Prior to doing your preventative maintenance survey, ask your customer if anyone is having problems operating one or more doors.
The basic pivot design is three main components.
Do your homework before replacing a door; carefully check the condition of all the components. Any problems with the hinges and jamb must be resolved before measurements are taken for the...