What is an ANSI grade lock
A functional, qualitative lock is one of the best ways to secure your house or office from intruders. There are so many different types of locks out on the market, so choosing one might be quite complicated. So, what to consider before purchasing a lock?
First of all, decide whether you want a traditional mechanical lock or a newer digital one.
Another important factor to consider is the ANSI rating. You’re probably wondering what it is. American National Standards Institute runs a bunch of tests to define whether the lock meets its standards. This rating has three categories that define how strong and durable the locks are. Sure Lock & Key is a company with years of experience in the locksmith industry. We have worked with various locks, so we know everything about ANSI grading. Today, we would like to share our knowledge with you.
ANSI lock Grade 1
ANSI lock Grade 2
ANSI lock Grade 3
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