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WAH + KENDELL

WAH + KENDELL

KENDELL IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE ITS EXPANSION INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WITH THE ACQUISITION OF WASHINGTON ARCHITECTURAL HARDWARE (WAH).

Located on the outskirts of Seattle, WAH shares KENDELL’s expertise in doors and hardware and maintains a skilled, knowledgeable staff that will support and complement the KENDELL team.  This expansion will better equip KENDELL to comprehensively serve customers in our domestic and global communities.

The Importance of Sustainable Practices with Doors and Hardware

The Importance of Sustainable Practices with Doors and Hardware

Although not as publicized as trash in our oceans or pollution creating holes in the ozone layer, commercial construction can be incredibly damaging to our planet. Sustainable construction is essential in protecting our environment from further damage. It’s not just about selecting a location that protects natural elements and using recycled materials. Sustainable construction carries through the design process, construction practices, operation and maintenance, renovation and also deconstruction.

Back to School | Doors and Hardware Safety

Back to School | Doors and Hardware Safety

As we wrap up September with kids back in school, KENDELL would like to touch on the impact that the correct opening solutions can make in keeping students and staff safe.  There has been much debate about the proper way to help prevent active shooters and alike from entering a space. One of the most common mistakes is using a barricade or creating a makeshift structure in front of a door, which allows for the possibility of more harm than benefit.