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How to Install a Keyless Lever Set

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How to Install a Keyless Lever Set

Sometimes in life we need some motivation to achieve the things we wish to do, especially when it seems out of the ordinary. In sports, especially higher level sports you’ll always hear coaches and teammates say that to succeed in life you need to learn to feel comfortable with being uncomfortable. Now when it comes to door hardware, some people feel uneasy about installing their own regular knobs and levers so when it comes to keyless locks it can seem intimidating. Let’s step up our game and our home security by learning how to install keyless lever sets without fear...

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Understanding Variations of Keyless Locks

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Understanding Variations of Keyless Locks

Schlage has a variety of keyless locks on the market from touch screen to push button and one’s that connect to your cell phone! Each one of these locks show different functions and purposes but all connect on the “smart” level by being state of the art and keyless.  The Schlage BE375 is a touch screen deadbolt used primarily but not exclusively upon the front door of homes. The touchscreen works with gloves on and has a fingerprint resistant screen so that it will be extremely difficult to follow the patterns used on it. It is also 100% pick proof,...

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Functions of Combination Locks

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Functions of Combination Locks

We see combination locks everywhere, schools, gyms, the media, but how many people have really thought about the functions and different types there are to choose from? There are many different functions of combination locks like letters, numbers, a mixture of the two, and directional, some being multiple and others single dial locks. The purposes of combination locks are through the representation of a sequence of numbers or letters used in a particular order to open the lock without having to use a key. Letter combination locks like Master Lock’s 1535DWD can be found in a variety of different places....

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5 Things That Will Make Your Door Unique

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5 Things That Will Make Your Door Unique

When it comes to doors & door hardware, options to enhance the inside of your home and give curb appeal can seem limited, but really you just need to pick the right options for you and your home! The Schlage F10 Georgian Passage Knob in Addison Trim is a classic looking knob, but get it in distressed nickel and it’s a total game changer. The distressed nickel catapults the already classic appearance of the Georgian knob into the olden times. Fitting perfectly in rooms with dark flooring, this knob allows the distressed nickel to seemingly bounce off the dark floor...

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Understanding the Different types of Door Handles

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Understanding the Different types of Door Handles

There are numerous functions for door handles and they’re simple to understand as each proves a purpose in our everyday lives. Here, we will go on and explain the different type of door handles and give examples of when they work best. Each knob and lever inside your home poses a different function depending on the room in which it encloses. The most common types of handlings are passage, storeroom, privacy, entrance, and dummy functions. Read on to understand the different types and functions they pose (that are often overlooked/not thought of) in our everyday lives. Passage: A passage door...

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