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Locks ad Bolts 2017: Your Ultimate Door Lock Buying Guide To ensure the safety of your belongings and your properties, you must always check all your doors if they are properly locked, and when it comes to locks, you need to invest in high-quality locks. When shopping for door locks, you need to consider the security they can provide, their durability, and finish. When it comes to safety and security, it is important to purchase a door lock possessing the ability to withstand sledgehammer attacks, manually pulling attempts from the door and weight like a kid hanging from a door lever. To measure functionality or durability, it pertains to the dent-resistance from banging purses or keys against the door lock when entering, smooth functionality after years of use, and ease of use most especially when the door changes its fit into frame during rising and falling of seasonal temperatures. Finish is a measure of resilience against elements like scratching, humidity, salt and ultraviolet rays. The two highly recognized organizations, ANSI (American National Standard Institute) and BHMA (Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association) assess the quality and durability of locks to ensure compliance to industry security standards, following defined benchmarks of security and operation. Door locks’ performance grading system include Grade 3: Basic Residential Security, Grade 2: Intermediate Level of Residential Security, and Grade 1 Highest Residential Security. If a product bears the ANSI and BHMA certification mark, then consumers are more confident and assured that they are only buying quality door locks, because these organizations’ certification requires strict product testing and auditing that leads to higher design specifications as well as manufacturing procedures. With the ANSI/BHMA certification, it assess the minimum acceptable requirements for operation, pull strength, key torque cycles, finish and impact resistance. The various types of locks include padlocks, deadbolts, knob locks, lever handle locks, furniture locks, vending/T-handle locks, rim latch locks, cam locks, rim or mortise locks, euro profile cylinders, wall mounted locks, interchangeable core cylinders, and key in knobs cylinders. Padlocks come either keyed or in combination, are not permanently attached to anything and some are portable and free standing. Deadbolts have different varieties including single, double and lockable thumb turn and are installed on external doors. Knob locks are the primary source of security for doors, usually installed in residential establishments on their exterior doors in addition to the deadbolts. Lever handle locks are used widely in inner doors of commercial establishments and are easier to operate than knob locks. For more information about the best door locks, feel free to check our website or contact us directly.The Beginners Guide To Security (Getting Started 101)

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