What is the difference between a mortise lock and a tubular lock?
Although a Mortise lock set is more expensive, mortise locks have a longer life span because more of their components can be serviced. Tubular locks are less expensive but many have to be replaced entirely if this lock set fails to operate on a door.
Are mortise door locks universal?
Yes, a mortise lock set and mortise door lock is universal and can easily be used to replace most other lock sets, especially on an older door.
Can you replace a commercial mortise lock?
Yes you can replace mortise locks. Mortise locks are generally simple to remove and replace. Mortise locks have standard replacement parts that can easily be interchanged.
What is a mortise entry lockset?
Mortise entry locks are the mortise locks in which the lock set requires a pocket to be cut from the door to fit a box-like cartridge into the width of the door.
What are the benefits of using mortise door hardware?
Mortise locks typically accept a wide range of other manufacturers’ cylinders and accessories, allowing architectural conformity with lock hardware already onsite. They have different components- a part may be made of brass and a part may be in steel.
Park Avenue Locks carries a complete inventory of premium mortise lock sets from noted manufacturers in the industry such as Schlage, Cal-Royal, Yale and Emtek, in an almost infinite variety of styles, applications and materials, including brass.
One of the best-selling mortise locks in our entire lineup, the Schlage L9010 mortise passage latch, features a latch bolt retracted by the knob/lever from either side at all times, making the inside knob/lever always free for immediate egress. Further, the L Series from Schlage not only exceeds ANSI/BHMA Security Grade 1 and Operational Grade 1 standard, it also serves as the foundation for the Schlage L wired electrified, LE<./i> wireless electronic and multi-point mortise lock portfolios.
Please have a look at our extensive collection of premium mortise lock set products, in brass and stainless steel. Our friendly, expert representatives are standing by to answer any questions you may have regarding our products.
If you have any trouble with the installation of the hardware or any part of our commercial mortise locksets, feel free to to contact us to talk to our dedicated customer service team.