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Wednesday, October 10th 2018. | Lever Door

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glass lever door handles

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When you buy a mortice lock of any kind make sure that it conforms to BS3621 and that it has the Kite Mark. This British Standard is a mark of quality and is also recognised by insurance companies. Timber doors fitted with five lever BS3621 sashlocks are considered to be high security doors (compared to other residential lock/door combinations) and can reduce the cost of home insurance. Mortice deadlock - for timber doors. A deadlock is usually used on a front door in tandem with a nightlatch. It is a key-operated single bolt. Deadlocks are fitted at waist height which gives extra security and they can be locked from inside and out.

The best lock for you will depend on the material of your door the type of door and the level of protection you require. Here we take a look at the types of locks available and some of their applications. Mortice sashlock - for timber doors. This type of lock is a mortice lock combined with a handle that operates the latch mechanism. This allows you to open and close the door without the need for a key and to lock it with a key as you leave the house. A three lever sashlock provides a mid-level of security whereas the five lever version provides a higher level. Five lever locks are usually used on back doors which require high levels of protection. Three lever sashlocks are typically installed on internal doors which need to be lockable.

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brushed chrome lever door handles
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Traditional classic and antique designs are also available to complement those styles as well. Another thing to consider when choosing a door lever dummy lever or passage lever is the construction. Quality materials are essential for a long-lasting piece and will make a big difference in the look of the door lever for years after it is purchased. Also consider keeping the look of your home consistent When choosing the right door lever you need to consider making if blend with your home as a whole. By only buying levers based on the look of the individual rooms of your home you risk creating an unbalanced arrangement of pieces and can lose the continuity.

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