Halloween is only a few days away and this year we wanted to take a look at the difference between fail safe and fail secure when considering electric hardware. Let's go through a few scenarios that might help you Halloween night as you face ghosts, goblins, and ghouls. First off, let's define Fail Safe and Fail Secure. Fail...
Continuous hinges are made to match the full height of the door. They can carry heavier doors and last a lot longer than standard mortise or butt hinges. Because continuous hinges run the full height of the door, the weight of the door is distributed along the full height of the frame which reduces stress on the hinge. Continuous hinges...
Thresholds can be used at interior and exterior openings. Thresholds are effective at helping to close the gap between the bottom of the door and the floor. Thresholds are most commonly made of extruded aluminum but can also be made of brass, bronze or stainless steel. Brass and bronze thresholds last longer than aluminum and the finish...
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