Door Handing

Door Handing Header

Door Handing refers to the way a door opens and is determined by the hinge locations. Learn the differences between right and left handed doors.

Types of Door Functions

Door Functions - Privacy, Passage, Double Dummy

Learn about the main types of door functions including passage, privacy, dummy, mortise locks, deadbolts, and handlesets.

Door Anatomy

Anatomy of a Door

Learn more about the pieces that work together to make a panel door.

Types of Locks: Mortise vs. Tubular

Mortise Lock in Pocket

A short explanation on the differences between mortise and tubular door lock types. Mortise locks were typically used before 1950, and tubular locks after 1950.