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A manufacturer of door and other hardware.

Access Control Options & Checklist

We regularly receive residential and commercial requests about access control options for doors. There are many options to choose from and we can make what you want happen. The locks range from $150 – $2,000+ per unit depending on the features you want.

Here is a short buying guide to help you choose the best lock for your needs and some basic recommendations we commonly make.

Features Checklist


Answer / Yes or No

# of User Codes Need
Lock Type
Mechanical Only
Access Options
Buttons / Pad
Swipe Card
Proximity Cards
FOBs / Remotes
Locking Options
Lever / Knob
Exit Device
Mortise Cylinder
Mag Lock
Blue tooth
hard wired
Advanced audit trails
Integrated systems



For residential homes we recommend Schlages Keypads, Touch Screens or Connected Devices. 


For commercial applications we recommend Kaba Ilco’s Simplex Series or Eplex Series.

We can supply any of the locks and install them. Call us at 541.632.3968 if you have any questions or would like to discuss options.

4 Ways to Identify your Keys and Locks

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This page is to help you identify your keys and locks for us over the phone so we may come out with the correct locks and keys to take care of your needs. Below is a step by step process, a video and images to help you identify your keys and locks.

Identification Methods

1) Name on the key or Lock: Kwikset or Schlage are the most common residential locks and keys. They can be stamped with their full name on the head of the key or face of the lock

2) Name Abbreviation: Kwikset is “KW” and Schlage is “SC” The most common keyways are KW1 & SC1. They are typically stamped on the key, see video of images below.

3) Name on the lock latch: look at the edge of your door on the latch for a name.

4) Key Head Shape: The majority of Kwikset and Schlage keys use different head shapes. See video.

Video: 3 ways to identify your hour keys and locks

If you need help identifying your keys or locks give us a call at 541.632.3968