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COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL DOOR CLOSERS INSTALLATION & REPAIR
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AMS Locks & Doors provides installation & Repair  of Commercial & Industrial Automatic Door Closers in Broward & Palm Beach
county, South Florida, for Businesses, Institutional Buildings, Warehouses
,Condos,Office Buildings, Hotels & Motels, restaurants etc., from the leading locks manufacturers  in
the market.

What is a Door Closer?

Door closer is a mechanical device that closes a door after someone opens it, or after it was
automatically opened.

There are 3 general types of door closers:

Surface Mounted Door Closers

Surface mounted door closer  are usually mounted on the top surface by the hinge side of a door.
Door closers have internal springs and hydraulic oil with cylinders. All door closers have valves that adjust the speed of the door closing
and latching. Surface closers can be used on aluminum, wood and metal doors.

Door closer can be mounted in 3 different ways:

1)Standard application - Door closer body is mounted on top of the door, and the arm is mounted to door header.
2) Top Jamb application - Door closer body is mounted on door header, and the arm is mounted to door.
3)Parallel arm application - door closer body is mounted to door, and  the arm lays parallel with the door in the closed position.

Concealed Overhead door closers

Concealed overhead closers are usually installed on aluminum glass doors in heavy traffic
areas,Concealed Overhead Closers  are door closers that are hidden by a cover plate in the frame portion above the door.
The opening range of these closers are 90º degree 105º degree Hold Open or Non-Hold Open models and can be offset or center
hung in the application.
These closers can be used on wooden, glass, steel and aluminum and all glass (Herculite) doors.


Concealed floor door closers

Floor Closers are heavy duty door closers that are recessed underneath the door in the floor under the threshold.
These heavy duty floor closers  are mounted into a cement case and covered by the threshold or a cover plate.

Symptoms for a broken / defective door closer:

  • Door swings too fast

  • Door slams hard

  • Oil leaking from Door closer body

  • Door stalls for a long time before it closes

  • Door will not close all the way


If you have any of the problems above, you might need a Door closer installation or repair:

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Among the brands that we offer:
Corbin Russwin, LSDA, Yale, Arrow, Rixon, Von Duprin, Parker, Taco, Dorma, Jackson, Dor-o-Matic, Cal
Royal, Norton, LCN, CR Laurance, Sargent, Global, International, Baron, and others.
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