As a manufacturer with extensive custom capabilities, D&E Industries is often engaged with our clients about specific details on constructing products. Most recently, hinges have been a topic of conversation with a bit of a debate between a commonly recognizable Butt hinge in comparison to the European hinge. While the Butt hinge holds a dominant position in ornate residential cabinetry, the European hinge is always the winner for commercial applications where durability and a concealed aesthetic are the desired result. The debate breaks down along the following lines:
Whether using the expertise of a professional or undertaking a renovation with an internal team, the points outlined here will help guide an informed locker purchase.
- Spatial requirements:
- Number of lockers required based on peak and “swing” times
- Available floor space
- Activities to be supported?
- Seasonal sports
- Members/users coming to/from work
- Shoe cleaning service supported by an external shoe drawer