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What is a rebate
What is a rebate This diagram shows what a rebate is, these are normally on double doors. If you have these you will need a rebate kit for the lock you are purchasing, these are not available for all locks, so if you do not find the one...
Backset - What it is.
Backset - What it is. See the picture for more info. To determine the backset of any lock, measure from the edge of the lock face (include the front face plate) to the centre of the key hole. A popular size on standard locks...
How do I remove my upvc euro door cylinder lock
How do I remove my upvc euro door cylinder lock Put the key in the lock (if you still have one, if not let us know). Remove the screw on the edge of the main door lock that is inline with the Euro cylinder, just under the latch.  Turn the key while...
How to identify your UPVC Door Lock
How to identify your UPVC Door Lock 1.     Which Manufacturer? Check the faceplate and gearbox on the locks for the manufacturer or the logo. If there is no logo stamped on the faceplate or gearbox,...
How to identify which UPVC Door Handle you require
How to identify which UPVC Door Handle you require Identify which type of handle you require from the pictures here. Measure the centres, handle to cylinder (a). Measure the centres, screw centres (b). Measure backplate, overall length (c). Check...
How To Measure A Mortice Lock
How To Measure A Mortice Lock Look on the edge of the lock (faceplate) for any Names and numbers, i.e. Chubb 5 Lever BS3621 (this is normally in a heart shaped kite mark, so look carefully) Measure the lock depth and height. Measure...
How to identify your Cylinder Nightlatch lock
How to identify your Cylinder Nightlatch lock Look at the lock and see if you can find a manufacturers name, note: sometimes the outside cylinder can be different from the actual back lock. From outside measure from the edge of the door to the centre of the cylinder...
How To Determine The handing Of Your Door/Lock
How To Determine The handing Of Your Door/Lock One Method: To determine the handing of a door, face the outside of the door. If the hinge is on the left side of the door, the door is left-handed. If the hinge is on the right side of the door, the door...
How to Identify your Window Espagnolette
How to Identify your Window Espagnolette Is the centre of the gearbox inline or offset? Measure the backset. Measure the length of the espag Check which type of locking points you require. Measure the faceplate width...
Split Spindle UPVC Lock
Split Spindle UPVC Lock If you use/buy a UPVC Multipoint lock with split spindle, this means if you unlock the door from outside, go in and just slam the door shut, it latches shut, so no one can follow you in without a key, but for added security you are best...
Identify Your Window Handle
Identify Your Window Handle Have a look at the picture for the best help.