1. Hollow Metal Frames: Welded Versus Knock Down

    When it comes to choosing a commercial door frame, you'll likely come across two primary options: welded frames and knock-down frames. Understanding the differences between these two types of frames can help you make an informed decision for your specific project needs. 

    Welded Frames:

    Welded frames are typically made from steel and are fabricated by welding the corners of the frame together followed by a sanding of the weld seams. They are considered to be one of the most durable and long-lasting frame options on the market. Welded frames are also preferred in environments where high security and stability are required, such as government buildings, hospitals, and schools.

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  2. The Trend is Your Friend: Current Events in Doors, Frames, and Hardware

    As a door and hardware enthusiast, you are likely well aware of the current trends and events shaping the industry. Here are a few key topics to consider when discussing the state of the door and hardware industry today.

    1. Increased Demand for Contactless Solutions

    In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant increase in demand for contactless solutions in all areas of life. This trend is particularly relevant in the door and hardware industry, where touchless options are now more popular than ever. Many customers are opting for hands-free door and hardware solutions that eliminate the need for contact with high-touch surfaces. This includes touchless door handles, automatic door openers, and other similar products.

    1. Focus on Security

    As businesses and homeowners alike prioritize security, there is a growing demand for high-quality door and hardware products that can provide reliable protection. This

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  3. Unlock Your Possibilities....By Choosing the Correct Lock For Your Needs

    Choosing the correct lock function for a door lock is an important decision that will affect the security and functionality of your space. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to determine which lock function is best suited for your needs. In this blog post, we will go over the different lock functions and help you pick the correct one for your door lock.

    1. Entry Lock Function: An entry lock function is typically used on exterior doors, such as front or back doors. These locks have a keyed cylinder on the outside and a turn button on the inside. They can be locked and unlocked from both sides and provide maximum security for your home or office.

    2. Privacy Lock Function: A privacy lock function is commonly used in bathrooms or bedrooms, where privacy is a concern. These locks have a turn button on the inside and can be locked from the inside only. They do not require a key to operate, making them ideal for spaces where you do not need

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  4. - Your One Stop Shop For Doors, Frames, and Hardware

    As a door, frame, and hardware supplier, we understand the importance of providing high-quality products and services to our customers. At, we pride ourselves on being a one-stop-shop for all your door, frame, and hardware needs. From commercial to residential applications, we have the expertise and products to meet your needs.

    We believe that the key to success in our industry is providing exceptional customer service. Our team of experts is always available to answer your questions and help you find the right products for your project. We also understand that time is money, which is why we offer quick turnaround times and reliable delivery services to ensure that your project stays on track.

    At, we offer a wide

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    The Custom Commercial Opening Configurator is the most advanced and complete commercial door opening designer online today. Ideal for non-ordinary and highly specialized door project specifications, the Doors For Pros Opening Configurator allows the astute specifier to create configurations that are more variable than those in our Door Packages Sections.

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  6. Understanding Commercial Door Anchors

    We Are Pro's serving Pro's and we've done our very best to make sure we provide the best Commercial Door materials to ensure your jobs go smoothly. There are several different types of door anchors on the market, but we have chosen to offer two- which we believe are the easiest, most versatile, and cost-effective. COMBO ANCHOR:
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  7. A'Door Your Job! Learn How To Pick The Right Door For Your Job!

    Commercial doors are manufactured in many applications and sizes. Knowing what type of door is best for your applications will save you time and money and make your jobs more profitable. Learn about the different types of commercial doors, how to spot and lower quality products on the market and keep your clients happy!
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  8. Measuring Rough Openings Doesn't Have To Be Rough!

    The proper measurement of your rough opening is critical to getting a solid installation on your door and frames. There are some key aspects to the measurements and we have taken the liberty to include some of these keynotes below:



    WELDED OR KNOCKDOWN                   WIDTH + 4-1/2”                
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