FAQ's

What is Function?

 

Function:

  • Passage: No locking function - typically used for closets
  • Privacy: Push-button inside to  lock - emergency access hole to unlock from outside - typically used for bedrooms and bathrooms.
  • Full Dummy: No latching mechanism - surface mounts to one side of the door. Full Dummy includes knobs or levers for two sides of a door or for one side of a pair of doors. Full Dummy's ship with a left and a right of handed levers unless you specify otherwise. Dummy knobs/levers are used on doors with no bore- typically used for doors with roller catches or ball catches. 

What Finishes do you offer?

Finish: 

  • Satin Nickel - US15 (5 year finish warranty)
  • Oil Rubbed Bronze - US10B  (1 year finish warranty) - Oil rubbed bronze is a living finish and changes patina with use.

What does backset mean?

Backset: The distance from the edge of the door to the center of the face bore.

  • 2-3/8" (60mm)
  • 2-3/4" (70mm) 

 

What are the available latch types? 

Latch Type: 

Drive In Latch: For doors with a 1" hole bored in the edge and no mortise. 

 

Mortised Latch: For doors with a 1" hole bored in the edge and also a mortised edge for a finish plate.

 

How do I determine what handing I need and why do some locks not require me to designate handing?

Handing: Determines the correct direction of a curved lever for your door swing. Only needed on handles with a curved design. Not needed for straight handles or knobs with the exception of the Telluride - Custom Tall Trim Plate Series - All Telluride locks require handing.