Identify Your Lock

How To Identify Your Lock

These are the 3 main types of locks found on domestic doors in the UK today.

a5Type 1 is a Yale cylinder latch type lock.

015Type 2 is a mortice sashlock (note the flag type key). These could also be a dead lock if it has got no handles.

011Type 3 is called a Euro cylinder this is found on most upvc plastic or composite doors today, and is now the most popular type of lock that we get called out to.

It helps if you can identify which type of lock you are talking about when you call a locksmith for advice or work/price.