Today’s Fixed-it Friday photo has been languishing in my file for a while…it was sent by Angelo Pioli of Hardware Tech Inc. and shows an attempt at solving the problem of a non-ADA-compliant thumbturn in a veterans’ home.  The locks have since been replaced with Schlage mortise locks with thumbturns that can be operated without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist – as required by the codes and standards (the L9000 series now has 2 options for accessible thumbturns).

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