- August 14, 2023
Aluminium door handles with a 48mm pz centres measurement are commonly found in residential entrances with aluminium door profiles. Over time, these handles may require replacing due to weathering, wear and tear or a desire for a fresh look. In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the process of replacing door handles for aluminium door profiles. Specifically, we'll cover handles to suit aluminium door locks from brands like ABT, Yale, Union, and Scope that use a clip-on mechanism over plastic blocks already mounted on the door.
- January 02, 2023
When identifying hardware found on emergency exit and panic exit doors, it is extremely important to ensure suitable hardware is fitted in these applications, as an error may lead to hardware being installed that is not appropriate for the users concerned. This may result in tragic consequences in a fire or emergency.
- September 02, 2022
Whilst we do everything we can to prevent these price increases from being passed on to our customers it is unfortunate that those listed on this page are price increases that we cannot absorb. We do not add on to these price increase percentages.
- June 20, 2022
TS007 was a standard that was introduced because of a collaboration between The Door & Hardware Federation, The Glass and Glazing Federation, and Secured by Design. The standard allowed for cylinders to be designated as either 1* or 3*, depending on which standards they achieved...
- April 04, 2022
This guide will help you identify which type of Cam Lock you need, how to correctly measure the lock, and the key types available. Cam Locks are a type of commonly used Lock for many applications such as lockers, safety boxes, cabinets, and drawers.
- March 11, 2022
In this guide, we look at the security standards required by many of the UK’s top insurers and what it means for you and your customers. This guide only applies to residential final exit doors where there are no specific escape or fire regulations.
- March 04, 2022
We are often asked if there are digital locking solutions available to be used in conjunction with the multipoint locking systems typically found on a UPVC door. The answer is yes, there are in fact digital locks that have been designed specifically with multipoint locking systems in mind.