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Patio Door Locks

Lucas Dearaujo10/28/22

Patio door locks are the most reliable method of protecting your sliding door or French door. These locks can sometimes be mounted on the top of your door, between the stationary and sliding glass panels. Other locks can be placed at the foot of the door or above the handles....

Atrium Locks

Lucas Dearaujo10/28/22

Atrium locks are usually mortise locks and they are installed on the edge of the door. A thumb-turn lock is typically installed below the levered handles, and the lock trim is usually massive and features an ornamental look. In order to change the locks, only a few small holes need...

Padlocks

Lucas Dearaujo10/ 4/22

What are Padlocks?  Padlocks are a form of lock characterized by a U-shaped shackle with a flat pad at the top. The pad normally has a group of pin tumblers. Padlocks are made up of three primary parts: the base, or body, the inner locking mechanism, and the outer locking...

Deadbolts and Door Knobs

Lucas Dearaujo9/22/22

Deadbolts and Door Knobs  Door knobs are the door's handle components that are formed more like a knob than a lever. The majority of doors in American homes will either have a doorknob or a door lever lock. The main distinction between door levers and door knobs is how they...