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Mortice locks installed by quality locksmiths

Mortice locks, ManchesterThere often is some confusion regarding the different types of mortice locks available.

Many people would not be able to identify whether a mortice lock is one if they saw one. And why would you if you have not been trained or are not interested in the variations of locks available?

This why there are companies such as ourselves who specialise in lock installation, repair and replacement.

Mortice locks however are one of the most popular and essential types of lock. Choosing the right lock can be confusing.

Whether you are upgrading a new commercial building, fitting a new door, replacing a current locking system or adding to your existing security system we will be happy to advise you on the most appropriate locking system.

Mortice locks

Mortice type locks fitted on wooden external doors should be (British Standard BS3621) recommended by insurance firms. Upvc, aluminium or composite doors will need another specific type of locking mechanism to comply with standard insurance regulations.

They can also often be described as deadlocks or sash locks. A deadlock is a lock with just a keyhole and bolt, a sash lock has a bolt and latch and a pair of handles.

One of the reasons they are so essential is that they are difficult to force open as most of the lock mechanism is secured within the door frame.

Mortice locks are available in either 2.5″ or 3″ this is measured from the face plate to keyhole. The way to identify a British Standard lock is to look at the face plate – it should have a British Standard kite mark clearly visible.

Remember all locks should be changed if you lose your keys or move into a new home.

Contact us for all your security needs, we providing a wide range of locks including Mortice locks across Manchester and North West England.

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