A quality set of lockers can last decades if properly cared for. Here are a few things you can do to keep your lockers in top condition.
• Clean interior and exterior of locker using a mild soap solution applied with a damp cloth or sponge. Lockers must be thoroughly dried. Use of caustic cleaners/disinfectants will damage the locker finish and void warranties.
• Tighten loose hardware on body and hooks with 3/8 hex nut driver
• Tighten loose hardware on handle assembly with ¼ hex nut driver
• Adjust door jambs on frame member if door does not latch properly with pliers Adjust downward if door hangs up and upward if door fails to latch.
• Door jambs can be lubricated with a wax stick.
• Check to see that sliding catch is moving freely and the roller spins freely. If the parts do not operate freely, contact your local locker dealer.
• Lubricate hinges with a lightweight machine oil making sure to wipe off any excess oil.
• Waxing of lockers is not necessary, however if preferred, use a high-grade automotive type wax.
• Touch up nicks and scratches as required. Featheredge deep nicks and remove any rust with fine emery cloth. Contact your local dealer for all spray on or brush on touch up paint in specified colors.
• Replace any badly worn or broken parts of unit by contacting your local locker dealer.
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Lockers are a necessity at many businesses today. Providing workers with a secure place to store their belongings is a benefit that any employee will appreciate. Sometimes a standard locker just won’t do. Here’s a rundown on some specialized lockers.
High Tech Lockers: These lockers feature a digital lock that ensures no more lost keys. A management key allows an administrator to open all lockers. This feature comes in handy for preventing workplace theft.
Health-Care Lockers: The prevention of harmful growth in hospitals is becoming more important every day. These lockers are coated with an antimicrobial finish that reduces the spread of germs.
ADA Compliant Lockers: Non-Compliance to the Federal ADA act can lead to big fines. These ADA approved lockers feature a low profile design, a special door handle that only requires 20 degrees of rotation and an easy closing door specifically designed for those with physical challenges.