Push bar Install & Repair
You might need to install push bars if your office is located in a certain area. This might be a requirement of the law. It is a part of an emergency security hardware. When you are ready to get a push bar installed, you would need the services of our expert locksmith at Pro Locksmith in Fort Lauderdale. The fact is that our professional locksmith will be able to do the installation at any time that is convenient. Installing panic bars with a security system is the best way to protect your employees and your customers alike.
Types of doors.
There are certain doors that a panic bar can be installed on. These doors include glass door, wood doors, metal doors, heavy duty doors, single and double door and aluminum. The operating options that are available for these doors are as follows:
- Bars that have an alarm
- Bars that have electric strikes
- Bars that have keypads installed
- Bars that have touch or cross bars installed
- Trims with a variety of functions
- Bars that have a variety of mounting heights
- Bars that have vertical bars
- Bar services
The law required the installation of push bars on certain buildings because of an incident in Victorian England that made planning officials make the decision to make the law. There has to be a way for a lot of people to exit a building in an emergency.
As a business owner it is important for you to understand that push bars are essential and are required by law. They are instruments of safety that needs to be installed on all commercial buildings
Panic bars are installed by our trained professional technicians. Below is a step by step process to installing a panic bar.
The next thing we have to do is choose the right device for our operation. Most bars can be cut to fit the door. The touch bar needs to be about half this length.
The strike has to be determined.
The lock templates need to be installed on the door.
We will need to cut a hole in the door where we plan to install the cylinder.
Secure the bar to the door. Secure the caps with the screws provided. Some caps will slip right on.
The last thing to do is to secure the strike on the frame. We need to test the bar to ensure it is in good working order. We can use some shims to bring the strike closer to the bar. The strike may need to be adjusted a few times before the device works properly due to the tolerance requirement on the device.