Door Hardware Newsletter – April

Do you stay up at night dreaming about doors, hinges, and handles? Phewf! We do too.


door closer


This is an exterior door with the correct weatherstripping for the parallel arm application, but instead of installing the closer bracket on top of and fastened through the metal, the metal was cut away and the gasket rests against the closer bracket.
ADA bottom rail


Do the push sides of your door surfaces comply with ADA Standards for Accessible Design? Not if they have any of these qualities! Thumbturn, pulls below 10″, and bottom rails without a minimum 60 degrees tapered top leading edge.


SUBMIT: Next time you walk by a door or walkway that was built incorrectly, take a photo and email it in! We’ll have a look and figure out what’s wrong.

arkaSpecs provides door hardware consulting services for architects, owners, and distributors. Please feel free to reach out at anytime, we welcome all questions and inquiries!