Know Your Locks
We service, supply and install the following locks for the majority of the doors that we come across in the UK. Here is a little guide to what type of lock you may have. Can't see it? Not a problem, send a picture through to email@example.com or 07738 271863 to get some advice or contact us via the contacts page.
Yale Type Lock:
The Yale Type lock is known as a nightlatch. You may be at risk if you only have this.
UPVC and Composite:
Generally have to lift the handles up with these to lock them.
Chubb Type Lock:
Normally installed at waist height, and referred to as Chubb locks are the Mortise Deadlocks
Chubb type Lock with Handles:
Chubb Type key again but are known as a Mortise Sashlock
The typical sliding door normally has a lever handle to lift up once the door is unlocked
Two doors side by side, normally at the rear of the building, can be Wooden or UPVC
Names & Symbols:
Does your lock have this symbol? If not you may be at risk. Is there a name on your lock?
Surface mounted lock :
These are rim locks, surface mounted, normally with a long key. Your door needs a new lock if you only have this. .