Builders Hardware

  • The Ultimate Lock Solution

    Existing door locks do not fully utilize the strongest structural part of a door system, the door frame. The two-part Ultimate Lock system holds the deadbolt firmly in position, strengthening the section of the door adjacent to the deadbolt.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Single Storefront Doors and Profits

    The lock stile is where the majority of day-to-day lock service is performed. From keyed cylinders and thumb-turns to latches deadbolts and hook bolts, this is where the action is.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Increasing Security with the PDQ Industries XGT 135 Cylindrical Leverset

    In case of an emergency, this classroom function lock can be secured from inside the classroom or office, so occupants don’t have to step outside to lock or unlock the outside lever. The inside lever is always free for egress.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Rescue Stop

    ABH's combination double lipped strike and rescue stop are designed to act as a stop for a double acting doors but also allows the door to swing in the opposite direction in case of an emergency. ABH rescue stops are spring loaded with built in hold back...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • SL57 Continuous Hinge

    Fix sagging doors equipped with electrical devices for good. Our rugged SL57 full surface geared continuous hinge - perfect for retrofit - uses our patent-pending process to pass electricity from frame to door while protecting and concealing the wiring...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • Custom Catalog

    MARKS USA's new Custom Levers, Knobs & Escutcheons catalog has over 250 images of standard and custom design decorative locksets which have been installed in a variety of worldwide projects: The Plaza Hotel and Condominiums, New York, The Visionaire at...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • ITS 96

    DORMA designed the ITS96 as the ultimate concealed solution for virtually any interior door with a minimum 1-3'frasl;4" thickness. Using the same advanced cam and roller technology as the world market leading TS93 and power adjustable through the full...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • DC 200

    The Arrow DC200 Series surface applied door closers are an economical value for customers requiring convenience and security in an affordable package. They are ideally suited for retail or office buildings. All DC200 Series closers are U.L. and C.U.L...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • Door Closers 101

    Door closers are available in two basic types: fixed spring size (power) and adjustable spring size. Spring size determines the power of operation. An adjustable spring size door closer can be used for most closing applications.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Omnia Traditions

    With the introduction of OMNIA TRADITIONS, Omnia presents 14 knob and lever designs that cab be seamlessly integrated into residential or commercial projects requiring a more timeless style. The TRADITIONS line is available in seven finishes. Rose designs...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • Trilogy Narrow Stile Exit Device Trim

    Known for powerful Grade 1 BHMA certification, Alarm Lock's cylindrical (DL2700, DL2800, DL3000, DL4100, DL3200) and PIN/Prox (PDL3000, PDL4100) locks can withstand heavy amounts of pressure and abuse because all are made with unique alloy metals...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • Studio Collection

    The new design elements of the Hickory Hardware Studio With Knob Designer Collection product line provide a more streamlined appearance while increasing the collection's aesthetic appeal. Studio With Knob includes the Handle Set With Knob, Full Dummy...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • SDC 492 Emergency Door Release

    The SDC 492 emergency door release pull station with built-in alarm provides immediate unlocking of one door or all doors on the same circuit while providing local annunciation. The use of the 492 emergency door release may also influence the approval...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • Airport Security Opportunities

    For every huge airport like O’Hare and LAX, there are hundreds of smaller airports that don’t have the flight activity or personnel budget to have a full-time locksmith on staff. This is where you come in.

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • BEACON Shows – And Sounds – The Way To Emergency Exit

    The SARGENT 80 Series Exit Device equipped with the SARGENT Beacon uses a combination of visible and audible alerts, including a pulse LED, recorded message, and green laser lights pointing to the nearest illuminated touchbar exit device

    Article • July 1st, 2008