What is a storeroom door handle?

Storeroom locks are used when the outside lever should be locked at all times. A key is used to retract the latchbolt and open the door; when the key is removed the door is locked on the outside.

Is Kwikset owned by Baldwin?

In March 2010, Black & Decker was purchased by Stanley Tools. Kwikset subsequently became part of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) Group of Stanley Black & Decker, which also owns lockset manufacturers Weiser and Baldwin.

When did Kwikset buy Baldwin?

2003 – Black & Decker purchases Baldwin Hardware and Weiser Lock from the Masco Corporation in October, expanding their bath and door hardware collections to encompass four major brands, Kwikset, Price Pfister, Baldwin Hardware and Weiser Lock.

What is a storage lockset?

2. Storeroom Lockset Function. This particular lock, is always locked and requires a key to be used each time you want to enter. There is no button on the inside and does not come with an option to leave the door open.

How do you reverse a Kwikset lever?

To reverse the handing of your levers, insert a flat head screwdriver into the lever catch. Remove both levers away from the chassis. Exchange each side with the other. Snap each lever on the corresponding side of the chassis.

What is a classroom lever?

A classroom function lockset is controlled by using a key in the outside cylinder. The inside lever always provides free egress. The outside lever can be locked or unlocked only by someone with the key. There is no pushbutton or thumbturn on the inside that could be used by a rowdy band of 7th grade seamstresses.

What is a passage lever door handle?

Passage door knobs are similar to dummy door knobs. They don’t lock but are used to open doors and go between rooms. Passage door knobs are ideal for interior hallways, closets and other rooms that don’t need privacy locks. They’re also called unkeyed knobs.