Category Archive: Hardware

Sep 27

Installing a Design Hardware Exit Device


Do you feel that you and your employees would better be able to assist your customers if you had more hands-on training?  If you said yes, you are not alone.  Recently, I was able to host a workshop on installing a Design Hardware Exit Device. It was not only useful to my customers, but to …

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Aug 06

Design Hardware’s Buy American website


“Why didn’t anyone else think of this”, asked a potential customer last week when I was showing him Design Hardware’s Buy American  website. If you haven’t checked out the site recently give it a quick review.  You will find details showing how Design Hardware products qualify for most federal, state and military projects. In addition, …

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Jun 07

Additions to Design Hardware Website

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Just when you thought the  Design Hardware website could’n’t get any easier to navigate through, our web development team adds 2 very useful tools. SEARCH OUR SITE – Don’t know what button t click on when you go to our site?  NOW, anyone accessing the Design Hardware site can type in any search word and …

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Jan 19

Design Hardware’s Keyed Removable Mullion

KR Mullion

Design Hardware is proud to announce the addition of a Keyed Removable Mullion to their quality product line-up! DESIGN HARDWARE NEW PRODUCT ALERT!! Related PostsWhat is a Hardware Mullion?

Nov 08

NOA Hurricane-Certified Design Hardware Exit Devices


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Sep 26

Design Hardware Replacement Closer

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Design Hardware Replacement Closer is featured in this month’s Locksmith Ledger Magazine. No Drilling Required The Design Hardware 316R Series Replacement Door Closer is not just another door closer. The 316R features the patented Mounting Plate that enables the 316R closer to retrofit 32 door closers without having to drill new door prep holes. The …

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Aug 10

Incorrect installation of Door Closers


I was talking to my bff and she had recently seen closers mounted on the exterior side of a door and was surprised.  I told her that I see it all the time.  A recent trip to Athens, Georgia provided the following 3 openings all within 2 blocks.  I guess they didn’t get the memo …

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Apr 26

Design Hardware Projects

Design Hardware Products are widely accepted in the Division 8 sector of the commercial construction industry. Below, you will find a list of projects where Design Hardware products played a majority in the hardware offering, including locksets, exit devices, electrified hardware, door closers, hinges, flat goods and accessories. Feel free to contact us if you …

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Apr 18

Design Hardware Resources


Are you aware of all the resources that Design Hardware has to offer.  Here are just a few of the sales tools available for your use. Design Hardware has developed videos to demonstrate installations of their products.  Packaged w/ easy-to-follow instructions & templates, products are easy to install with the efficiency installation crews love. Design …

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Mar 28

Have a slamming door? Design Hardware Door Closers can help!


Temperature changes may be affecting the operation of your door closer.  As the seasons change and temperatures become hotter the hydraulic fluid inside a common door closer becomes thinner causing the door to close more rapidly.  No business owner, or mother for that matter wants the possibility of little hands getting slammed in a door …

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Jan 21

Design Hardware Installation Videos


The installation of commercial door hardware products can often be frustrating and time consuming.  Design Hardware has developed videos to help you with the installation of their various products.    Packaged not only with easy-to-follow instructions and templates, but also various screw types (self-taping, wood etc..) and multiple strike plates, everything you need in one box. …

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Jan 20

Are your Profits Blowing out the Door?

Door needing Weatherstripping

This is a picture that I took while traveling to the Florida panhandle on a business trip.  It was a cold day and the draft coming through the door made blow drying my hair extremely uncomfortable.  I couldn’t believe the amount of energy and money being wasted by the lack of something so simple, weatherstripping. …

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