The De-Blog

What it Means to Be a DeBourgh Representative

  DeBourgh’s core values have traveled through the company’s legacy, and it’s been a point of pride for us so much so that our standards have extended from DeBourgh itself to our representatives. The company is selective about working with people who have similar values to ours. We don’t rush into business with people. Third…
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The History of DeBourgh & the Berg Family

      For a small, family-owned business, DeBourgh Manufacturing has truly come far and grown since its early beginnings. From the first-generation Berg brothers to the third and fourth generations of Bergs who run the company now, each member has always worked hard to maintain the integrity of the business, keeping the priorities of…
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Locker Locks – What You Need To Know

  Locks are an integral part of what makes ‘lockers’ actually function, and choosing the right lock will have a lot to do with how smoothly users can interact with their school lockers. There are several different types of locks, all sold by two major sources in the lock industry; Master Lock and Zephyr Lock.…
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Are Your Value Engineered Products Selling You Short?

    When a customer comes to us looking to have lockers made for a school, office, or other facility, they come with a list of features they would like included in the final product. But when everything is tallied up on that perfect, high-quality locker, many times people find that they have exceeded their…
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What’s an AIA and How Will Scheduling One benefit You?

  To share some of the secrets of locker making, the DeBourgh team often travels around the country presenting on the intricate process of locker construction and why it matters in the design process. This information can be especially valuable for an architect. American Institute of Architects is a membership group that provides architects with…
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How DeBourgh Mastered the Art of Customization

  Even with a wide variety of locker options and specifications, we often find customers or designers who have something different in mind, their own idea or concept. “Is this something you do?” they ask. The answer is always the same: “Let’s see what we can do!”       From Concept to Completion The…
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Choosing the Right Base for Your Lockers

From top to bottom and beyond, there’s a lot to consider about the new lockers you’re planning! Bases are yet another important element for you to consider. Most new lockers are installed on top of a base, something that sits between the locker and the floor. This is done primarily to keep harsh chemicals in…
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Determining the Lifecycle Cost of Lockers

  “Do I spend a little more for a better-quality product? Or do I go for the cheaper option and save some money, even if it means replacing it sooner?” These are the perpetual questions people ask when it comes to just about every purchase consideration that they must make, including the cost of lockers.…
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The Rising Trend of Package Delivery Lockers

  Package or parcel delivery lockers are the smart locker systems that allow retailers to connect more easily with buyers during the delivery process. These locker systems came about as the trend of purchasing goods online began to grow, and many of the national package delivery companies found that the last mile of the delivery…
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Can Locker Hinges Mix and Match?

    You should know that your whole locker could hinge on the decision you make about your hinge. Just kidding, there’s a lot that goes into making a great locker! But it’s also true that a locker’s hinge is an important part. Here are the three main types of hinges for lockers and how…
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