Door and Frame Alignment Primer

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 20, 2013

Effective access control is only as good as the doors being secured. Most designers and installers focus on great hardware and world-class systems, but they potentially negate those benefits by hanging them on flawed openings. The way the frame and doors are situated can be the different between a trouble-free system, and one fraught with perpetual malfunctions and failures. In this note, we take a critical look at the alignment of doors and frames, and how to adjust them to make things right.

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