I Dig Hardware

  • WW: Wired
    by Lori Greene

    When I was a specwriter, I dreaded having to tell an architect that their idea wasn't code-compliant, was not durable enough to hold up over time, or would not function in a way that would work well for the end user... The post WW: Wired appeared first on I Dig Hardware - Answers to your door, hardware, and code questions from Allegion's Lori Greene..

  • Decoded: Turnstiles in a Means of Egress
    by Lori Greene

    Although the model codes do allow turnstiles if certain criteria are met, egress and accessibility requirements must be addressed in order to ensure adequate life safety and access for all building occupants. The post Decoded: Turnstiles in a Means of Egress appeared first on I Dig Hardware - Answers to your door, hardware, and code questions from Allegion's Lori Greene..

  • QQ: Delayed Egress Mag-Locks
    by Lori Greene

    Last week I posted a photo that was submitted by Bruce Gill of North Central Supply as part of the 3,000-post celebration, and the photo raised a few Quick Questions about the mag-lock... The post QQ: Delayed Egress Mag-Locks appeared first on I Dig Hardware - Answers to your door, hardware, and code questions from Allegion's Lori Greene..

  • Last Day!
    by Lori Greene

    After writing countless times about fire doors needing to close and latch, and hearing about the impact of open fire doors during a Bronx apartment fire earlier this year, seeing a stairwell fire door permanently prevented from closing is just too much.  The post Last Day! appeared first on I Dig Hardware - Answers to your door, hardware, and code questions from Allegion's Lori Greene..

  • Almost to 3,000 Posts!
    by Lori Greene

    This deadbolt modification was found on an apartment entry door - the surface bolt prevents the deadbolt from being unlocked from the outside with a key.  Pretty creative, but I hope no one ever has to enter to help during an emergency. The post Almost to 3,000 Posts! appeared first on I Dig Hardware - Answers to your door, hardware, and code questions from Allegion's Lori Greene..