Are you installing new locks for your commercial business? If so, you not only want to choose the top brand name products available today, but also have to understand what types of locks are best equipped to protect your commercial space. Although a traditional lock and key set might be cheap, this low price is going to mean ease of access for potential burglars looking to do harm. Rather, it is worth investing a bit more on high quality, well made, commercial door locks, to ensure your business is secure, and your property is protected from any potential threat in the area. These are some of the top options to look into, when choosing new commercial locks.
This is probably the most seen lock on commercial facilities and with just cause. It provides max security and allows locking from inside and out. The fact that manipulating is required from both sides, makes it tougher for potential burglars to break into your business with this heavy duty system. Some models require a key for locking both sides, which provides yet another security measure, ensuring your commercial space is fully protected.
Although not traditionally considered a “lock,” these systems are seen frequently on commercial businesses, especially in a garage setting, or in a warehouse type setting. They come in various sizes, grade strength options, and today offer a variety of additional security features, so you can better protect a commercial space. Some varieties are even keyless and rely on electronic technologies. Further, you can have them custom made by a locksmith, if you desire even more security and durable strength for added protection.
Electronic lock –
As the term implies, an electronic system is used to lock and unlock the system where these electronic locks are installed. Some top brands have an alarm device attached to them when opened, and can only be shut down with a passcode or fingerprint scan. So, this is another layer of security which ensures only those who have access to the commercial business, will gain access to the property. Touch pad and card system options are available today. Although they are pricey, these systems have built in, additional security measures in place, and depending on the brand chosen, offer additional alarms and security features, to further protect your commercial business space.
Mortise locks –
These are fitted onto external doors providing an added level of security to your business. They satisfy both police and insurance standards, because of the built in anti-pick curtain, along with the anti-drill plates. Still pins are also placed in the bolts, which affords yet one more security precaution for business owners who want the highest level of security possible, when choosing a lock system for their commercial facilities. Five lever, three lever, two lever lock models are all available with these lock systems. Depending on how much security you desire, how much strength you desire, and the amount of money you are willing to spend, you can choose from several mortise lock options when deciding on this model for your commercial business lock set system.
Traditional entry lock –
Although these typically offer a medium level of security, they can provide an additional security barrier when joined with a padlock or with deadbolt systems. Usually the outside knob requires a key to open/close, and the inside knob can be locked with a push down button, but of course depending on the manufacturer you choose, this will vary with each traditional entry lock system. Some models also require a key for you to lock both sides of the entry lock, which affords you with yet another level of security when protecting your business is of utmost importance to you.
There are countless options for you to choose from, when deciding on a lock and key set for your commercial business space. With this said not all are going to provide the highest level of protection, and some are far pricier than other model options. These are some of the top choices for you to consider when deciding on a commercial lock system. Depending on your budget and level of security desired, each business owner is going to settle on something a bit different, when installing a new lock set for their commercial space.