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FedLock in Action: Glass Doors

March 3, 2022

Did you know we work on glass doors? Glass doors have unique hardware and FedLock has the team of experts to find the right solution. We can repair or replace the push bars, magnetic locks, automatic operators, pivots and other hardware to maintain function and aesthetic. 

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Fire Code Friday: Releasing Devices

February 25, 2022

File this under “Call FedLock ASAP!” NFPA 101 7.2.1.5 is all about releasing devices. Doors in a path of egress must have a single-motion releasing device. Our client saw this door, called us immediately, and we were out same-day to take measurements and order the necessary hardware. Do not delay when it comes to life […]

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Happy Free-bruary! (vol 3)

February 22, 2022

With more folks heading back to work in-person and the ability to gather in groups again, we are bringing back our no-cost preventive maintenance training sessions. We bring lunch for your entire team! We will customize topics to meet the needs of your team but commonly include doors, hardware, access control, fire code and life […]

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Happy Free-bruary! (vol 2)

February 14, 2022

Do you cut your own keys? We calibrate key machines for free! We will pick up your machine, calibrate and test it, and return it within 2 business days, cutting like new again. We also sell key machines if it’s time for a replacement.

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Happy Free-bruary! (vol 1)

February 9, 2022

Happy Free-bruary! Did you know we drop off your hardware orders to you and charge no delivery fee? We procure keys, levers, closers, and any of the hardware that your engineers install. Ordering from FedLock, a locally-owned company, ensures top-notch customer service and a team who will work to find you the best lead-times.

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Fire Code Friday: Historical Trivia

February 4, 2022

TGIFire Code Friday! Did you know the first exit device was invented in 1908? After nearly 600 people died in a theater fire, the Von Duprin “self-releasing fire exit device” was designed to allow free egress from a building. After a century of innovation and code changes, we still use this basic principal to keep […]

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FedLock in Action: Winter Weather

January 25, 2022

Winter weather often brings salt and ice melting chemicals. These products can destroy operators and closers. Prevention is key and it’s important to promptly clean the area to ward off potential problems. If you have hardware that looks like the photo on the left, it’s time to call FedLock!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 (7.2.1.5) 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 […]

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