Lesson 9: Storefront Locks - Part 1Tools Needed for Basic Storefront Hardware
The screwdriver will be the tool you use most often. It is important to carry your screwdriver with you to every job. When you are working on storefront hardware you will need be using a phillips head and a flat head screwdriver. A screwdriver with a ratcheting function will save your wrists and loads of time that you would otherwise spend cranking screws in and out.
You want to keep a variety of Alan Keys at your disposal for the same reason you want to keep a lot of screwdrivers available to you. When working on storefront hardware you will need to loosen tiny set pins with the Alan keys. Be prepared to use any size Alan Key from Imperial and Metric systems.