UPVC Door Multi Point Locking Mechanism Dartford Wilmington
UPVC Door Multi Point Locking Mechanism
I have been called to a few jobs recently, where a locksmith had only replaced the upvc door multi point locking mechanism but not adjusted the door. The main reason for a upvc door multi point locking mechanism breaking is due to the door not fitting the frame correctly. When a new multi lock is fitted, the door should always be checked and re-aligned professionally if adjustment is required. If the door is not re-aligned then the original problem of the misaligned door, will cause the new multi point locking mechanism to break again.
If the door is not re-aligned then the original problem of the misaligned door, will cause the new multi-point locking mechanism to break again. When fitting a new upvc door multi point locking mechanism, I always fully check the doors operation and re-align any dropped doors as part of the service of replacing your new door lock.
Repair the problem to stop your multi-point locking system breaking.
If your door becomes stiff to lock or difficult to shut then you may need a door adjustment. However if you leave this problem unattended. A strain or extra resistance on your multi-point door locking system, can course the lock to fail. Many customer say that their handle had felt notchy for a few weeks. However, when they lift the handle with force they felt the lock break.
What is a multi-lock?
A multi-point locking system has a minimum of 3 locking points that all lock at the same time by the turn of a single key. The multi point locking mechanism operates by using either:
The door handle.
Some systems use both the handle and the key.
How do I know if my multi point locking mechanism is broken?
There are a few indications such as:
My door won’t lock.
When I turn the key I can hear a clicking sound.
The handle won’t lift.
My key won’t turn.
The Bolts / Mushrooms / Hooks / Rollers do not retract or operate
The door handle is loose and floppy
How do I know if my front or back door needs re-aligning or adjusting?
If your door handle or key has been stiff or difficult to operate, this could be due to a misalignment problem.
The bottom of my door is catching and rubbing on my frame
The door does not seem to line-up with the frame and makes it difficult to lift the handle and turn the key.
I can see a gap around the frame edges
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Why do multi point locking mechanisms break?
The lock could be worn.
Installed or fitted incorrectly.
If the handle is forced in the up position and the door is misaligned, this can break the lock.
Lack of maintenance and lubrication.
An object in the keep or the multi point locking mechanism, such as pebble dashing causing an obstruction.
What type of multi-point locking mechanisms do you have?
A list of different types of multi point locking mechanisms
2 Hook multi point locking mechanism
Hook 2 – Mushroom
Hook 2 – Mushroom STD Hook
Roller – Hook 2
Roller – Hook 3
Hook 4 – Roller
Deadbolt – Hook 2 Deadbolt
Hook 2 Pin 3 Roller
Deadbolt – 4 Roller
Deadbolt – 1 Hook
Hook – 4 Roller
Hook – 2 Pin – 2 Roller
4 Hook – 2 Pin – 4 Roller
Multi-point Lock 3 Deadbolt
Pin Shoot bolts 2
Pin Shoot bolts 2 – 2 Roller
Roller 2 – 2 Mushroom
Hook 2 – Pin 2 – Roller 2
A list of multi point locking mechanism brands that The Window Wizard fits.
Furthermore, For a professional and affordable repair to your door, please call David, I have most locks available in stock so that changing your lock can be completed in one visit.
The Window Wizard is a UPVC Door Lock Specialist covering Bexley and Beyond
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Doors can succumb to a range of problems; this can be a concern for both the safety and aesthetic of your home. If you’re worried about your safety. The Window Wizard can offer a range of UPVC door repairs for your home as soon as possible.
There are many common UPVC door problems that can occur; including jammed locks, broken hinges and more. However, if you can’t spot the issue straight away, your door might be in need of a different type of repair. This can range from a dropped door needing realignment to a restriction causing a draft. No matter the issue, we’re confident we can repair your door.
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We are purely a repair business with a sole repairman at your service. David, The Window Wizard himself, has over 25 years’ worth of experience under his belt. What’s more, he is Advanced City & Guilds qualified. This means that you can relax knowing he is trained professionally to provide a repair for your door at a price affordable you.
The main reason for a upvc door multi point locking mechanism breaking, is due to the door not fitting the frame correctly. If the door is not re-aligned then the original problem of the misaligned door, will cause the new multi point locking mechanism to break again. When fitting a new multi point locking mechanism, I always fully check the doors operation and re-align any dropped doors as part of the service of replacing your new door lock.
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