If you’ve ever wondered what door closers are, or have been thinking of installing one but don’t know what type of door closer to use for your business or home, we’re here to help you. 

To begin with, a door closer, as the name implies, is a mechanism that closes a door automatically. It uses hydraulic or spring systems to slow down the closing of a door and close on its own. 

Types of Door Closers

A door closer is equipped with a ‘closer arm,’ which is made up of springs. When a door is opened, the springs inside contract and become tense. After releasing the door, the tension in the spring also releases and it slowly goes back to normal, this is how the door closes on its own without any external push. 

Here are the most common types of door closers for both professional and personal spaces. 

  • Traditional Door Closers
  • Modern Door Closers with Cover
  • Modern Door Closers without Cover
  • Concealed on Floor

Best Door Closer For Commercial Space

Before investing in a door closer, you need to understand that for a door closer to work best you need to consider the following,

The Door: Where is the door installed, what type is the door, and where does it open, inwards or outwards? Ask yourself these questions before investing in an expensive door-closing device. 

The Traffic: The number of times the door opens and closes is known as the traffic. For example, if it’s the CEO’s office, chances are the traffic will be low, but if it’s the main entrance of the office, the traffic will be extreme. Hence both doors need different types of door closers.

Why Install Door Closers

You may be wondering why you should install a door closer, or what benefits it might provide you and your business. Door closers not only regulate the opening and closing of a door but are also installed for security reasons. 

They prevent doors from remaining open for long periods of time and ensure that they remain closed. This prevents anyone from simply walking into your business without your knowledge, ensuring a certain level of security. 

A door closer helps preserve circulation within your building or room by limiting the motion of your door, allowing you to save money on air conditioning or heat. 

Door closers also aid in emergencies such as fires by stopping the spread of fire and smoke. 

If you have a lot of people coming in and out of your business, door closers protect your clients and your door by allowing it to close slowly when it gets too busy or during heavy winds and storms. 

A door closer does more than just close your door; the arms have several functions that allow you to hold your door open. 

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For any commercial door closers, give the commercial locksmith expert a call.

We provide a variety of brands for door closers, including Lockwood & Dorma Door Closers

If you ever need a door closer installation, maintenance, or repair, give us a call. We have expertise when it comes to all types of door closer systems, providing you with the best door closer brands, options, and advice to make sure your needs are met.