Skip navigation

Latest News

Tech Talk: Chris R

January 18, 2022

Who better to ask about locks than the knowledgeable technicians who work on them every day? This month, we’re featuring Chris. He has over 10 years of experience and is knowledgeable about many types of hardware. Chris began his career as a technician and is now a Senior Estimator on our proposal team. Q: What is your favorite type of lock […]

Read full story >>

Fire Code Friday: Fires in the News

January 14, 2022

Unfortunately, we have seen two building fires make national headlines this month. They were in multi-family structures but provide lessons for all building types. Officials investigating the NYC apartment fire have determined that the fire spread because not all fire doors closed as required. It is IMPERATIVE that all of your fire doors are self-closing […]

Read full story >>

Fire Code Friday: Single Motion Egress

January 7, 2022

TGIFire Code Friday! Let’s kick off the new year with one of the most basic, yet important, points of life safety code. NFPA 101 ( states, “Locks, if provided, shall NOT require the use of a key, tool, or effort for operation from the egress side.” This means occupants exiting the building should be able […]

Read full story >>

Happy Holidays! Hours update

December 23, 2021

Please note our adjusted holiday hours over the coming weeks. Be sure to call or email any service requests in ASAP to beat the year-end rush. Thursday, December 23rd: open 6am-11amFriday, December 24th: closedDecember 27th-30th: regular business hoursFriday, December 31st: closed Happy holidays! We appreciate your business this year and look forward to working together […]

Read full story >>

Tech Talk: Nolan

December 17, 2021

Who better to ask about locks than the knowledgeable technicians who work on them every day? This month, we’re featuring Nolan. He has 4 years of experience and is knowledgeable about a variety of hardware. Nolan has completed many factory certifications including exit devices and mortise locks. Q: What is your favorite type of lock to repair/replace? Why?A: My favorite […]

Read full story >>

FedLock in Action: Gates

December 14, 2021

You may not think of gates when you think of doors but they often have the same hardware: hinges, locks, closing device. We can help with them all! You may have gates in a variety of places, such as indoor common areas like stairwells or storage areas, or exterior common areas like pool decks or […]

Read full story >>

The End of 2021 is Near

December 8, 2021

It’s hard to believe we only have 3 weeks left in 2021. If you have any security projects to wrap up by end of year, contact us ASAP. We are still seeing some supply chain/shipping delays from manufacturers so we will want to process orders as soon as possible. Let us know how we can […]

Read full story >>

Fire Code Friday: 2024 development cycle

December 3, 2021

Happy #FireCodeFriday! Our friends at Allegion shared a sneak peek at changes coming in the next cycle of code updates. We receive a lot of questions about locking stairwell doors so it will be interesting to see what the final iteration looks like. “The 2024 code development cycle is well under way, and some changes […]

Read full story >>

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2021

Our office is closing at 11am today for the Thanksgiving holiday and we will return to normal business hours on Monday, November 29 at 6am. Service requests can be left via voicemail or our website ( and we will contact you Monday morning to schedule. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Read full story >>

Fire Code Friday: Life Safety Inspection

November 19, 2021

TGIFire Code Friday! If the fire marshal showed up today, would your building comply with Life Safety Code (NFPA 101)? Things to look for: *floor space on both sides of opening is clear of obstructions and door can open fully and close freely. *latching/locking devices do not require keys, tools, or special knowledge. *one releasing […]

Read full story >>