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Common Business Door Lock Issues

When it comes to commercial door locks that already installed on your business front door, you need to make sure that the lock is always in a good condition. Customers that visit your business on a daily basis can definitely notice right away for any issues with opening your door lock or pushing the the door to get in. Some clients and even business owners doesn’t care about cosmetic appearances, but it must be easy to operate. It is great to know that almost every door lock issue for commercial can be resolved by your local Cincinnati Locksmith that can repair and replace the lock and parts, if needed. Eagle’s Locksmith Cincinnati is sharing some of the most common fixes for front commercial door lock issues that may affect your business as prepared by the locksmith experts.

Commercial Lock Repair

Winter is already here and some of us can feel the freezing cold air stile coming through the door. First thing you gotta do is to check if your bottom lock (doorknob) is latching properly, if not, a small repair like strike plate adjustment can help to get it fixed. BTW, your your energy bill can be increased if you ignore of fixing your issue. A waterproof pad can also assist with blocking somewhat of the cold air coming in to your business.Last thing you want to pay attention to is the door closer. Some door closers are old and if its leaking, it must be replaced. Some of them just need a small fix to adjust the level of the door closer speed and check that its closing all the way till your door lock is latching.

Sticking Lock Fix

If your door lock sticks when you open or close it, you might have an issue with the cylinder itself, mechanism or even a broken part. The first recommended thing to do is to use WD40 (oil), spray the cylinder and check if its smooth again. However, if you think you have a broken parts, you may need to call a professional locksmith to come and check it out. Whatever you do, don’t try to fix your commercial lock by taking it apart, it might cause more damage is some cases.

Hinge Adjustment and Replacement

From the first look your hinge may be in a great condition, but if your door is not closing all the way or its closing but very hard to close, you may check your hinges adjustment. The 2nd thing you can do, is to close the door and look for some gaps between the frame and the door, so you know what hinge you need to adjust first. Whatever you do, never adjust your frame door hinges all at once, one at the time, so the door won’t fall completely and cause injury.

Contact Eagle’s Locksmith Cincinnati for quick, professional and affordable fixes for any door lock problems you may have – we will secure your business to the top level of commercial door locks security.

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