It is important to know that the deadbolt is your security, not a doorknob. If you don’t have a deadbolt on your door, then your security is in jeopardy. The first thing we recommend is to install a deadbolt on your door.
There are many types of deadbolt locks outside on the market, so when it comes to adding a deadbolt on your door, you may choose your lock carefully.
We, at LockTech24/7, professional residential locksmith to recommend to you on the type and brand name of a deadbolt that can fit your door.
If you are not sure what type of lock your door will accept, please give us a call. We will be happy to confirm what type of lockset will work with your specific doors. In addition, you can visit our “locks” page to read more.
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Is It A Deadbolt?
Many people intend to be mistaken with other locks thinking they are deadbolts. It is true there are many brand names and styles of deadbolts, yet, a deadbolt cannot be mistaken. We would like to show the differences between a deadbolt to another lock&key system. For instance; people mistakenly thinking a mortise lockset or jimmy proof lock and mechanism are deadbolt. However, we cover all lock services whether you need to re-key, repair, or replace a lock on your door.
You can find mortise lockset in many old houses and on many old doors mortise lockset in the U.S. The mortise lock originated in Europe but is often found in old houses or high-end residential construction and design. Mortise lockset is a completely different lock and door hardware than a deadbolt.
Dealing with a mortise lockset is not an easy task for the homeowner, it required high technical skill. With this in mind, dealing with mortise lockset also required precision woodworking. We recommend you to call us, as soon as possible, when your mortise lockset causes problems.
Furthermore; a mortise lockset is usually designed for old doors, where a door mechanism is installed into a deep pocket in the edge of the door. In general, mortise lockset is more secured hardware than a standard deadbolt, yet, it also depends on the number of pins inside the cylinder and the key cuts.
First created by Segal Lock Company, which designed to provide extra security for apartments in New York City. As for today, it is a very popular lock across the U.S, especially in apartment buildings and old houses.
The lock that works on a jimmyproof mechanism is a rim lock. The rim lock’s position on the surface of the door gives it a natural resistance to jimmying and break-in. A jimmy-proof mechanism is available in both single-cylinder and double-cylinder models, as well as available in gold and silver colors.
Our experienced locksmiths can assist you anytime you need assistance with your jimmy proof mechanism and your rim lock. We’re available seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. Whether you would like to re-key your jimmy-proof lock, repair or replace, we’re here to help.
Night Bolt / Night Latch
A night bolt is a lock that is installed on the surface of a door. It is operated from the exterior side of the door by a key and a rim lock, and from the interior side of the door by a knob. There are a night bolt and a night latch from this deadlocking category.
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