Oct 5, 2023
Double Egress

Our discussion on the door hardware basics concludes with this final article which will cover part 4: protecting the door. Protect The Door Hardware that will protect a door is crucial for the longevity and endurance of the door in the opening. Protecting the door can also protect the building and individuals going through that opening....

Sep 5, 2023
closer on aluminum door

So far you've learned about the first 2 door hardware basics that must be covered for a door to function properly: to hang the door and to secure the door. The next step in meeting the 4 basic needs of a door is to control the door. Control The Door Controlling the door mostly deals with what happens to the door after it has been...

Aug 15, 2023

We had a huge turnout at our 2023 summer company event this year! Employees and their families enjoyed a day at Lagoon, a catered dinner, and a chance to win raffle prizes. We even challenged three of our employees to ride the sky coaster and they took it head on (see photos)! Overall, it was a great time getting away from work and...

Aug 5, 2023
classroom door security

We began this four part series briefly reviewing the 4 basic functions of door hardware: To hang the door To secure the door To control the door To protect the door We previously covered the first function that needs to be taken care of before anything else which is to hang the door. In this article we will cover the next...

Jul 5, 2023
legacy door

Door hardware serves 4 basic purposes or functions. The 4 basic door hardware functions are: To hang the door To secure the door To control the door To protect the door In this article we will cover the first basic purpose of hardware: hang the door. 1. Hang the door Doors will not be able to open and shut if they...

Mar 15, 2023
Door with mortise lock

When designing a space, the architect may indicate a method of veneer matching to be used on the wooden doors. In other words, this is referring to the appearance of the door based on how the veneer pieces are laid side-by-side on the face of the door. In this post we are going to review the different matching types and their...

Jan 18, 2023
Beacon CDL Home Page New

Here at Beacon Commercial Door & Lock, we value every customer and strive to achieve the greatest level of satisfaction on every job site--big or small. We wouldn't be where we are today without the support of our local community. Thank you to all our customers. We appreciate any feedback, whether it's positive or negative, we want to...

Nov 16, 2022

Beacon works to provide quality solutions for safe and effective security on openings depending on the required needs. There are hundreds of access control systems and companies in the market today. We offer access control and video monitoring systems that can control one opening or we can offer systems that control thousands of openings...

Oct 21, 2022

Here at Beacon Commercial Door and Lock, we are reinventing the way doors and hardware are installed. We are able to install the hardware onto the doors before it even leaves our shop, therefore reducing time spent and storage needed on-site. Now, once the doors are delivered to the site by our Installers, all that they need to do...

Jun 14, 2021

So you want to know what an automatic door opener is? Or maybe you are having trouble with one and need to know where to start troubleshooting? In this blog post we'll cover some of the basics about what an automatic door opener is and it's applications. If you are in need of help in troubleshooting an automatic door opener, you...

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