Lock types

Types Of Locks – Door Locks


There are a wide variety of door locks available to purchase, the best choice for your home will be dependent on the type and material of door, and level of security required.

Defining the type of locks on your doors is crucial when it comes to home insurance and improving security could offer benefits.

Five lever mortice deadlock

With a five-lever mortice sashlock or deadlock, the locking mechanism is morticed into a slot in the door and the strike plate is fitted to the door frame.

Every 5 lever has a latch operated by a handle on both sides of the door and a deadbolt key operated from both sides.

A five-lever mortice deadlock conforming to BS3621 is locked and unlocked by a key from either side, and has additional security features incorporated into its design.



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