Category Archives: Lock Work

13 Feb

LKM7000 Lock Install

As an LKM 7000 certified installer, I occasionally get calls from contractors needing this particular lock installed.  For those unfamiliar, the LKM 7000 is a lock used exclusively by the government and its contractors to secure rooms that may contain classified information.  This lock takes the place of the standard lever set and combination lock

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30 Oct

Aluminum Stile Lock Installs

Although there are a lot of different types of hardware designed to fit onto aluminum stile doors, this post includes photos from two different jobs. On one job I installed an Adams Rite Hook bolt and on the other job I installed an Adams Rite Electric Strike. Aluminum stiles doors are those that are made

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30 Oct

Pocket Door Mortise Lock Install

A local customer had his bathroom recently redone. He decided to install a pocket door for the bathroom. Pocket doors slide from side to side on a track and retract into a pocket in the wall. Pocket doors require specific types of locks that hook into the strike plate preventing the door from sliding back

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