January 01, 2020 2 min read
Door closers are common on commercial properties, but can also be installed in residential homes. Door closers help reduce energy costs by ensuring that the door always closes completely, and are especially necessary in extremely hot or cold climates. Door closers also help eliminate wear and tear of the door frame, by using a hydraulic arm to gently close the door.
There are many types of door closers on the market, but in general, they function the same way and the installation procedure is similar.
The most common door closer installation method is called regular arm installation. This is when the door closer in installed on the hinge side of an in-swing door.
SWEEP speed adjustment is accomplished by full rotations of the speed adjusting valve.
LATCH speed adjustments is accomplished by full rotations of the speed adjusting valve.