Keep it down! I'm trying to work in here!
We all need our quiet and private spaces.
To help create them, here's a quick look at one of the sexiest of hardware types:
the automatic drop seal
You might have specified or seen them on exterior doors or on mechanical room doors.
Ever been to a dinner party where the "powder room" was within earshot of the dining table?
We've been specifying them in high-end residential interior doors as more clients put a premium on quiet in their environment. Other obvious applications:
Although there are dozens of different drop seal types and features, we'll introduce you here to two models from German manufacturer, Athmer, that can cover most of what you might need. One is mortised in the door, the other is surface-mounted.
- Doctor's/Therapist's Office
- Master Bedroom Entrance
- Home Office
- Home Theatre
- Guest Bedroom/Bath