Monthly Archives: March 2023

  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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