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Door Repair & Reinforcement products - 4 min



Break-in Door Reinforcement Options.

Video Script

Here we have a number of excellent reinforcements for doors, you can have great hardware but it's also a good idea to reinforce the door itself, the door slab and the door frame. You can see that this wrap-around is meant to go in a door handle position, this unit is made to go on the edge of the door so you don't have to deal with the handle hole itself. They come in a variety of colours these ones are all brass, I'm just going to show you a closeup of a door that has that installed, so you got that wrap-around on the door knob or deadbolt, and this is the damage that it's covering up. We want to put this on before you get the damage, I'd rather reinforce your door prior to a break-in than after but we can do either one. These are longer strikes you can see that they are longer than the typical strike you have on your deadbolt now they have additional screws, they are longer screws and are going to get into that framing behind the door frame and tie everything together nicely. Your technician can look at your particular site and make recommendations.

For door reinforcements and repair, the Bolt Buddy has been the solution that is tried, tested and true. I've been using this product for over 25 years, it's a great system so I'm just going to show you a few details about it. We're not talking about the deadbolt here or the peep-hole, what I'm talking about is this metal strap that's going to reinforce the door edge, and you can see how that happens, we have to drill some holes and make match it up properly to make sure it's clearing the weatherstripping and what not on the door frame. We have the frame itself has some strapping on it. This is what you'd see from the outside. The clear container gives it a poor view because you're not going to see any of the internal parts you're just going to see the metal straps and it's going to reinforce your door if someone kicks that or they can't pull that deadbolt out of the door slab itself and or break the frame apart because it's reinforced now from that metal strap. Very smart system, we've been putting it on for years like I say to both fix doors from break-ins and to stop break-ins from happening. It's a superior system and our technicians are well versed in putting that on, they can't be put on in every situation sometimes we can only put on half of it on the door and then put a strike on the other side but they'll work it out for you based on what your site looks like.

Here we have the old school chain lock or bar lock that you would have seen in a hotel room that has these to keep people out. Something that's working better now is called a Door Guardian, what happens here is you pull it over and you can open that door up. Its attached to the frame of the door so it has a shear-point that is stronger than the other two because the other two units are just drilled into the door and face of the door slab. This is in the frame and you have those screws so very difficult to get in. So why would I want this system? As a secondary locking system, it's quick it's easy it's easy to use, I'm in the home I lock it down at night, we can lock out a key holder, we can keep kids inside we can somebody that maybe has dementia and is walking out we can hang it a little higher and keep someone from wandering out that we don't want to or to keep someone from getting in that shouldn't be getting in.

Here I have two great products that can be used to lock up doors or patio doors. I've got what we call a patio door pin, it's keyed so we can lock that pin into a floor or bracket or ceiling to stop it from swinging or sliding or whatever needs to be done we've got that covered, very quick and easy to install. The patio door/door knob security item just wedges under a door knob, something you can put just in and out yourself very quickly and also works in the patio door sliding glass section.


Security Hardware for commercial doors - 2 min



Steel Door Reinforcements

Video Script

We're going to go to this back door and demo a door closer quickly. Typical commercial warehouse door, handle and deadbolt, this handle is not keyed up and this deadbolt is in fact Mul-T-Lock and that is securing my building and we wouldn't do with anything less. We also have whats called an interlock on here, this is two pieces of steel, one's mounted - I dont' know if you can see that there - on the edge there, it's an L and the other piece is mounted on the door slab itself and you can see that profile, one wraps around the other to create a secure area where a guy can't get in there with a crowbar. Also I want to show you this door closer now. So what we have here is a door closer that is going to function nicely, see how that slowly closes and and the latch speed is really good. It's adjustable latch speed and adjustable closer speed, but also if the wind catches it and pulls it open it has whats called back-check so its not going to get ripped off by the wind because the door closer, I'm going to do that again, has a back-check function, I really whipped that open and hopefully you see that on the video. We're back at the front door and we have the interlock on here, we've got D-handles on here so we do that the glass aluminium doors themselves we replace that, the glass in the aluminium doors we replace.


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Don-Jo Deadbolt Wrap Around Plates for Doors

Wrap around plates for cylindrical door locks and deadbolts

Wrap around plates for door locks and deadbolts

Door wraps are used to provide additional security to doors and or make repairs where door has been attacked during a break-in event. Door Surgeon's handy locksmith and door repairmen can match your door handle or deadbolt requirements to the correct door wrap reinforcement.


Don-Jo Combo Handle & Deadbolt Combination, Blank Wrap-around & Door Edge Reinforcer

Combination wrap around plates with 2 Holes, Blank wrap around with trim screws, Door edge reinforcer for deadbolts Key-in-knob locks<

Combination wrap around plates with 2 Holes, Blank wrap around with trim screws, Door edge reinforcer for deadbolts & Key-in-knob locks

Door Surgeon's mobile door repairman can install the door edge reinforcement product that you might need to repair door break-ins or doors that have been misused. Double-hole door wraps are used to reinforce or repair door damage by providing additional security to both the handle and deadbolt at the same time. Blank sets are available for custom backsets or custom sized holes. Door edge reinforcement can be used to avoid backset and hole size issues. Our mobile door fixing crew and locksmiths will match the right door wrap product to your needs whether for repairs or additional security.


Specialty Door Wrap Around

Mortise lock wrap around plate for 86 cut-out, for use with heavy duty grade 1 and 2 key-in-lever, for KABA/Simplex 1000, for conversion of Simplex 1000 series and alarm lock DL2500, 2700/T2 & 3000 series

Mortise lock wrap around plate for 86 cut-out, for use with heavy duty grade 1 & 2 key-in-lever, for KABA/Simplex 1000, for conversion of Simplex 1000 series & alarm lock DL2500, 2700/T2 & 3000 series

Door Surgeon's sales and service centres stock a variety of door edge repair parts. These unique and custom shaped door wraps provide additional security or repair for lock-sets such as the simplex unican digital entry or mortise cassettes.


Inswing Door, Narrow Stile & Universal Door Latch Guards

Inswing latch guard, narrow stile latch guards for aluminium entrance door latches and electric strikes

Inswing latch guard, narrow stile latch guards for aluminium entrance door latches & electric strikes

Door Surgeon parts and service sales centres have security support products for doors in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes. Door Surgeon's parts counter locksmith can help you match your door security concerns to the correct door security latch protection product.


Outswing Door Latch Guards

Outswing latch guards

Outswing door latch guards and lock guards for storefront doors and apartment doors

Door Surgeon's mobile locksmith repairmen have a variety of latch guards available to provide door latch security in a number of situations for commercial doors, warehouse doors, apartment doors and storefront doors. There are also some latch guards that will accommodate electric strikes. Visit Door Surgeon's sales and service centres to find the right door security and repair products.


Outswing Door & Electric Strike Door Latch Guards

Outswing latch guards, universal latch guard and slipper latch protector

Universal Door latch guard & slipper latch protector

Door Surgeon's sales and service centre has a parts department that can provice outswing latch guard is made to protect latches on doors such as laundry rooms, apartments, commercial glass-aluminium doors. The universal latch guard is stocked on our mobile service trucks to allow for quick fix by our door and lock service repair personnel.


Filler & Conversion Plates, Electric Strike Filler Plates & Scar Plates

Filler and conversion plates, electric strike filler plates and scar plates

Filler & conversion plates, electric strike filler plates & scar plates

Door filler and scar plates are used when changing the function of a door or commercial door handle, deadbolt or hinge item.


Hole Filler Plates, Remodel Kit, Door Pull & Hinge Pins

Hole filler plates, remodel plates kit, door pulls hinge pins

Hole filler plates, remodel plates & kit, door pulls & hinge pins

Visit Door Surgeon's sales and service parts counter to view a variety of door filler plates and remodel kits that are used to fill deadbolt or handle holes that are no longer required or cover damaged areas.


Lip Strikes, Long Strikes, Push/Pull Plate & Kick Plates.

2-3/4 inch extended lip strikes, long strikes and push/pull plate and kick plates

2-3/4" extended lip strikes, long strikes & push/pull plate & kick plates

Door Surgeon's repair, replacement and renovation hardware can be viewed at one of our 3 sales and service centres. Our mobile door security hardware repair service man can also match your hardware needs to the appropriate door reinforcement product. Lip strikes can be used where door jambs are wider than standard. Long strikes are typically used to reinforce the door frame edge and repair deadbolt strike area from damage that may have occurred by break-in attempts or preventatively to stop break-in attempts from occuring. Kick plates are added to the bottom of the door to reduce the wear in the foot traffic area.


Deadbolt Security Strike, T-Strike & Door Hardware

Deadbolt security strikes, T-Strike door hardware

Deadbolt security strikes

Door Surgeon's on-site home and business security hardware installers can come to your door and install deadbolt reinforcement security strikes, beef up the frame area, and secure the deadbolt. Flip-up bolts are used to secure stationary doors in steel warehouse doors, glass-aluminium storefront doors or wood doors.


Octopod patio door lock, kee blok lockout shroud cross bore relocation drill guide

Octopod patio door lock, kee blok lockout shroud & cross bore relocation drill guide

Octopod patio door lock can also be used as a secondary locking device for sliding doors, garage doors, gates and double-door systems. Kee blok lockout shroud is used to block key use, often in rental situations.


Bolt Buddy Door Reinforcement

The Bolt Buddy door and jam strikers

The Bolt Buddy door & Frame Reinforcement Products

Bolt Buddy and related accessories strengthen and protect the weakness of the door jamb, door, deadbolt and hinges. These products are revolutionary on the market and prevent the burglar easy access by kicking and prying the door. The two steel bracket system is bolted from the inside to the outside of the door jamb. This system acts like a vise equalizing the stress of an attack over the entire door and door frame, helping to prevent the splitting of doors and door jambs. The sturdy BOLT BUDDY has SECURITY inscribed on the outside plates which also act as a visual deterrent. Available in many different colours to match existing hardware - Many accessories available. All products PATENTED - Highly recommended by security professionals.

Door Striker: used to reinforce drive-in style deadbolts by supporting the outer edge of the bolt collar and can be used to allow existing older style bolts with an ourter flange to be replaced by drive-in bolts - Helps repair and align previously damaged bolt tunnels in kicked-in doors in homes and businesses. Helps to distribute force to the BOLT BUDDY and the door frame.

Jamb Striker: Used to replace new or existing strikers for added reinforcement - Many existing door frames have had their original strikers moved a number of times because of misalignment with thte existing bolt. Over time this usually leaves a number of chisel marks on the frame. The installation of the STRIKER will help cover these marks and will match your BOLT BUDDY in colour and length - High security screws are also included that match the bolts of the BOLT BUDDY. The plates are designed to allow for bolts from the BOLT BUDDY to pass the screws of the strike without interference - The STRIKER helps to distribute force to the BOLT BUDDY and wall framing - Many frames can be salvaged after a break-in by using a BOLT BUDDY and a STRIKER.

Both Door and Jamb Strikers: Both door and jamb strikers also help to keep doors and jams square and distribute pressure from prying or jacking to the framing members - The screw holes in the plate are not countersunk (which leaves a knife edge that will allow the screw heads to tear out of the holes) but are "stretched" to supply a greater surface area of plate against the screw head. The extended holes also allow for a better grip on the surface of both the door and jamb - High security 1/4" diameter screws are supplied in each set to match the colour and style of your BOLT BUDDY.


Bolt Buddy Door Reinforcements

Jimmy Plates, door viewers and hinge screws

Jimmy Plates, door viewers & hinge screws

The Jimmy Plate is designed to work in conjunction with the BOLT BUDDY. Many commercial doors have hollow steel frames. Unfortunately, when the frames are hollow this allows for a crowbar or screw driver to crush the frame away from the extended deadbolt. Designed to work in conjunction with the BOLT BUDDY our Jimmy plate is easily placed underneath the interior or exterior BOLT BUDDY door plate. A corresponding slot is cut (grinding wheel, sawsall, etc) into the door frame that will accept the flange of the Jimmy Plate. With the door in a closed position the frame and door will be interconnected thus helping to prevent the frame from being crushed and pulled away from the extended deadbolt.

The Door Viewer is a solid brass construction and has an interior lens shutter. It has 180º glass optic lens.

Body Features: Solid brass construction. No plastic to crack or break - Lens Shutter prevents dust, etc. from collecting on the lens and allows for a "finished" look tot the most expensive doors - Glass Optic Lens helps prevent "fogging" and allows more light for night viewing.

Installation Features: Extra Wide Flanges help with ease of installation for D.I.Y. installers. Coverage for "oval" or "splintered" holes - Fits doors from 1-1/2" to 2-1/4" thick for standard and custom doors - Flexible Hole Size 7/8" (preferred) - 1" hole size

Security Features: Lens Shutter prevents viewing from exterior to interior and prevents interior light from shining through viewer (not so obvious for visitors to tell when your looking out). Allows for a "finished" look to the most expensive doors - 180º Ultra Wide View for maximum view from top, bottom and side to side of door. Helps prevent "surprise" visitors. Large lens allows for less distortion of view and allows more light for easier night viewing.

The Hinge Screw is used to prevent closed doors from being removed from their hinges when the hinge pins are removed. A screw is removed from the door side of the hinge and the corresponding screw from the jamb side. The jamb side or door side (whichever is most convenient) then receives the Hinge Screw. When the door is closed the protruding head of the screw enters the corresponding screw hole on the other hinge plate thus not allowing the hinges to pass one another when the hinge pins are removed. For use in steel or concrete frames, use an appropriate sized expanding plug. Adjustable to various penetrating depths into the jamb an the door. The reason for this is to allow the screw to penetrate to a maximum depth into the door and frame so that it may be protected by the BOLT BUDDY on the frame and door.

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