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Keying Overview: Part 1

Keying Overview: Part 1

A proper and maintained key system is the first defense against loss and liability issues. Whether you are securing a space within a building due to HR or Confidential Client records or securing valuable assets, you should respect your key system with the same...

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25 Years in the Making

25 Years in the Making

This year Midwest Door & Hardware is celebrating its 25th anniversary – a monumental accomplishment for any business and one that we’re extremely proud of. To commemorate this achievement, we sat down with the Founder and President of Midwest Door & Hardware,...

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Meet the Project Managers

Meet the Project Managers

The project managers at Midwest Door & Hardware are the superheroes behind the scenes! The main responsibility of each project manager is to ensure the project has a completed set of shop drawings — from drafting the drawings, to getting them approved by the team,...

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The Importance of Shop Drawings

The Importance of Shop Drawings

Every project you work on is different from the last and won’t be the same as the next. When your prefabricated components are used, you need something to tell you all details of the project. That “something” is a set of shop drawings. Let’s dig deeper into what a...

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Get to Know Our Sales Team!

Get to Know Our Sales Team!

Our sales team is made up of folks that keep our company moving forward. From being responsive and knowledgeable, to making sure your hardware is delivered on time, our sales team helps you and your company with the entire scope of your project. THE ENGINE THAT KEEPS...

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Quiet Latch: The Noise Free Solution

Quiet Latch: The Noise Free Solution

PEACE AND QUIET: WHAT MATTERS MOST TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS Perhaps you’ve been in this scenario: You’re in the hospital for a procedure or recovering from an illness. You’re trying to rest. However, every time you start to doze off, you are awakened by the sound of the...

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Fight Bacteria…With Hardware

Fight Bacteria…With Hardware

Forget the Clorox. A new product from Trimco will revolutionize the cleanliness of businesses around the nation by fighting bacteria with hardware. In hospitals alone, bacteria is responsible for over 103,000 infections every year. Combined with home and school...

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How Veneer Cuts are Made

How Veneer Cuts are Made

Do you ever take the time to stop and admire the specific patterns on a wood door? It’s not something you usually notice or take the time to appreciate. Wood doors are everywhere. In our minds, they’re part of the usual scenery. Most doors, however, aren’t solid wood....

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Stanley Shelter System

Stanley Shelter System

  MIDWEST DOOR AND HARDWARE NOW SUPPLIES SHELTER; A NEW LOCKDOWN SYSTEM FOR SCHOOLS. When locking down a school or building, the less panic the better – especially in the case of an active intruder. Increased classroom safety is an important issue for Midwest Door...

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Door Maintenance

Door Maintenance

It can be frustrating when a door drags, creaks, or doesn’t close properly. If neglected, these types of problems can lead to higher maintenance costs, not to mention irritated users. Thankfully, there is a way to solve these problems. Lubrication, and adjustment of...

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Keeping Weather Protection Up To Date

Keeping Weather Protection Up To Date

Imagine you left holes in your roof for when it rained, or left windows open to let falling snow come in — crazy, right? No one would be so negligent to let the extreme weather harm their property in that way. So why are so many of us lax when it comes to keeping our...

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Fire Rated Wood Doors

Fire Rated Wood Doors

When you’re considering safety of the people that come in and out of your building, protection against fire often emerges as a top concern. A fire can be devastating to company property, but it doesn’t have to be if you take into account fire-rated wood doors. With...

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