These days, a mechanical locking system is not enough to protect your home. They are susceptible to security issues such as faulty door mechanisms and keys stuck or broken inside the lock. They are also easy to break into as the internal mechanical components are small and sensitive. If you are looking for a security upgrade for your office..
A strike plate is the piece of metal that captures a door handle latch when the door is shut. The strike is installed inside the door frame, parallel to the door lock. When opening the door, one turns the handle retracting the door latch. Doorknob latches are spring operated, i.e., the handle doesn't..