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Door Hardware Guide

Shop Door Hardware 101
Door Hardware 101
Shop Finish Selection
Finish Selection
Shop Keying Services
Keying Services
Shop Keying Details
Keying Details
Shop Mortise Locks
Mortise Locks
Shop Cabinet Hinge Guide
Cabinet Hinge Guide

Article Descriptions


Door Hardware 101 - This is an overview of door hardware terminology, products and their purpose. Common terminology covered in this article includes "Handing," "Door Thickness," "Center to Center," and more. 


Finish Selection - This article briefly provides insight into how many types of finishes we sell, what a split finish order is, which brands offer lifetime finishes and advice when buying finished products from different manufacturers. 


Mortise Locks - Briefly describes what type of lock this is and why it is the most secure form of entry set. 


Keying Services - Provides a description of our four keying options, which include Keyed Alike, Keyed Different, Master Keying and Builder Keying. 


Keying Details - Describes and defines the cylinder type, pin length and number of applicable pin digits by Brand. This is a quick reference chart to help ease the ordering process of a new keyed lock.


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