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Before Buying Just Any Electric Strikes…

There are a variety of options when it comes to Electric Strikes. The most commonly recognized electrical strike is the system that buzzes people into buildings. If you live in the city you are probably very familiar with this. They work with the deadbolt of a door. It will send an electrical signal to the deadbolt to tell it to open.

It’s always a good idea to understand the variety of options that you have to choose from before you go shopping for your electric strike. Buying the right thing the first time saves you time. But there is more than just wasting your time. Some electric strikes have clicking sounds to inform you that the door is ready to open, and others do not. There are many people that find the clicking noise annoying while others feel that it helps people to know that the door is open. This is something that you will need to really think about. Often the location of the door and its surrounding plays a big part into your decision.

You’ll also uncover that there’s a large number of companies to choose from as well. Trine Electric Strikes are among the most popular choices. You can learn more about this manufacturer with minimal searching online.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the options you’ll need to take into consideration when buying a Trine Electric Strike or any other brand.

Many units use a 12 or 24 voltage, but they can use higher. Another consideration which happens to be an important one is whether to use fail safe or fail secure. The most commonly used is fail secure. This will ensure that the doors remain locked even when the power goes out.  These are only a few of the things that you’ll want to know before you begin shopping online or at your local door hardware store.

Installing a Trine Electric Strike is easy enough. There is no lack of information online to help walk you through each step of the process. You can also hire a door company to come in and install it for you.