Locksmith FAQ

– What type of door closer do I need?

– What is the difference between a deadbolt, dead latch and a dead lock? however.

– What is a hold open or a hold open arm?moreover.

– What does rekeying and replacement keys mean?

What type of door closer do I need? locksmith Calgary

That would depend on what type of door you have and what your needs are.  Selecting the right door closer is important as not all door closers are the same. Factors such as door size, weight and type all determine what closer is best suitable. The most common type of closer is a surface mounted one, but there are many types of these. locksmith Calgary moreover

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What is the difference between a deadbolt, dead latch and a dead lock? Calgary replacement keys

deadbolt is a bottom of the range insurance approved security measure, a dead latch is a self latching surface mounted lock and a dead lock which is the same as a dead latch except that it is a manually operated rim lock. (a rim lock is something that is mounted on the surface of the door) The latter being the most secure of the 3. Calgary replacement keys. locksmith Calgary finally

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What is a hold open or a hold open arm? locksmith Calgary

Hold Open is the ability of the door closer to hold the door in the open position. Most over head door closers achieve this function via a special type arm (Hold Open Arm). These can often be installed on an existing door closer depending on the brand and model. Calgary replacement keys firstly

What does rekeying and replacement keys mean? however

Rekeying is done when you have lost/stolen your keys and you need to change access to your building. What this entails is a removal of the locks and replacing of the internal pins inside the cylinder to suit a brand new key. When you wish to upgrade your lock or you are replacing your existing lock because it has been damaged beyond repair = replacement keys. Calgary replacement keys firstly

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