Upvc, composite and wooden doors are usually secured by a Multipoint Locking Mechanism. The multipoint locking system consists of several locking points, hooks, bolts or rollers which lock into their receivers on the door frame.
The Upvc Door Lock is usually operated by the handles and the whole thing locked by means of a key. Because of their nature, the slightest misalignment of the door or the receivers in the frame may cause the Multipoint Locking Mechanism to become stiff, which leads to extra wear and tear and possibly failure.
KAT Locksmiths can upgrade older, lower security Multipoint Locking Mechanisms, to new higher, security versions at the fraction of the cost of a new door.
The most common makes of multipoint locks for Upvc double glazed doors are: Yale, ERA, Saracen, GU, Ferco, Avocet, Fuhr, Fullex, Mila, KFV, Lockmaster, Winkhaus, Cego, Maco, Roto, Coldseal and Safeware. But there are many more makes that come in many different size backset sizes with different bolt work configurations. Many Different makes of locking systems in Upvc doors will have older style locking systems that may have been discontinued and are no longer available. KAT Locksmiths have considerable knowledge and experience in this area, and are able to specify and fit an equivalent or upgraded locking system for its customers.
Yale Doormaster Professional is a High Security replacement lock designed to replace 85% of locks with top and bottom hooks or bolts, 35mm and 45mm backset, and a 16mm or 20mm faceplate. With three hooks and two rollers, the Doormaster Professional has been tested to the Police Approved Secured By Design standard and is PAS 24 door set capable. Designed with the professional installer in mind, this lock includes Crop and Mate technology to maximise the scope of installation. Several patented features plus the variety of faceplate widths makes the Professional Lock the ideal choice where a higher level of security is required - regardless of door material. Features of Doormaster Mulit-Point Locks:
Supplied with split handle spindle for optional night latch function Multi-point locks can become worn, tired or break over time. Yale Doormaster replacement multi-point locks allow you to replace your existing lock without the need to replace your whole door.
High security replacement multi-point lock with top and bottom hooks for professional use. The Doormaster range includes Replacement locks for Upvc, Composite, and Timber doors, as well as temporary and repair solutions for professional installers.
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