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How To Maintain Your Door Lock And Door Hardware

In this article we cover how to and why you need to maintain your door lock and door hardware. Your stainless steel door hardware (handles, hinges, door closers and especially locks) need regular maintenance to remain in good working order. Why? Airb...

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Door Hardware: How To Maintain Your Lock

Your stainless steel door hardware (handles, hinges, door closers and especially locks) need regular maintenance to remain in good working order. Why? Airborne particles such as dust and salt can enter the keyhole from the outside. Once inside, these...

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Door Lock Safety Tips

The safest way to lock your CommandeX security screen door from the inside is by using the snib. This activates the triple lock  and ensures no one can break through the security door while you’re inside. What is a snib? A snib...

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Home Fire Safety Tips

Unfortunately, there are over 11,000 house fires each year in Australia, many of which are preventable. Prevention is key, but being prepared is equally important, so we've put together some home fire safety tips to keep you and your belongings safe....

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How Can a Fire & Emergency Escape Screen Save Your Life?

In this article, we provide suggestions on finding the right balance between home security and home safety. While deadlocks and security screens will keep you, your loved ones, and your home safe from intruders, is it essential to make sure that thes...

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What to look for in a security door

With so many different security doors widely available on the market, it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with what to look for in a security door, such as... What is Australian Standards 5039? Australian Standards 5039: Security Screen D...

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How does CommandeX’s Keyway Fixing System work?

Many security screens use screw-clamp or riveted systems to attach the security mesh to the aluminium frame. Not only does it look unattractive, but it also increases the risk of galvanic corrosion that occurs when dissimilar metals contact. Comma...

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Australian Standards Explained AS 5039-2008: Security Screen Doors and Security Window Grilles

Security screen doors and security window screens must pass stringent testing to comply with Australian Standards 5039 and achieve security status. What is Australian Standards 5039? Australian Standards 5039 is made up of the followi...

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Choosing the Right Colour for Your Security Door and Window Screens

Whether you’re building or renovating, choosing colours can be both fun and stressful. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources available from inspirational images on Pinterest to industry tips and online tools. CommandeX has developed a fun i...

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Demand for security doors increases in the lead up to Christmas holidays

If you’re going away in the Christmas school holidays, then now is the time to make arrangements to secure your home. Summer is the peak season for security screen manufacturing and installation companies and the increased demand will impact tu...

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