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Front Door, Hardware, Door Lock

What are the functions of a deadbolt?

When ordering an entryset, deadbolt, or sideplate set you will be asked for the function of the deadbolt. Your choices typically are single cylinder or double cylinder. Here’s how to decide which you should use. The most common option is single cylinder. This means that the deadbolt has one cylinder with a key on the […]

B571 Indicator Deadbolt, Bolt, Lock

Learn About the B571 Indicator Deadbolt

Schlage offers an interesting deadbolt, for use in public restrooms, dressing rooms, or your favorite boutique: the B571 Indicator or Occupancy Deadbolt. This bolt meets ANSI A156.5 Grade 2. A fully functional secure deadbolt, this product doesn’t use a traditional key to operate. Instead, it has either a green “VACANT” display or a red “IN […]