Archives: May 2012

  1. Lock snapping sweeping through Huddersfield

    Recent crime reports in the Examiner, Huddersfields local news paper show that lock snapping is sweeping through local areas at the moment. Dalton, Lepton, Almondbury, Rawthorpe, Waterloo and Moldgreen have all had various crimes taking place that have involved the vulnerable euro lock cylinders. LEPTON: April 30. A thief snapped a Europrofile lock on the back patio doors of a home. A mobile...
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  2. Door cylinder size measurement not in a door

    To measure a door cylinder when it's not in a door simply measure from the center of the screw hole and not the start of the black cam ring. When you have the measurements its simply a case of purchasing a new Cylinder. View our range of door cylinders.
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  3. Door cylinder size measurement when in a door

    To measure a door cylinder when it's inside a door, do the following. Measure from the centre screw hole (seen in the red circle) to the edge of handle backplate on the outside and round up the size to the next 5mm increment. E.g. 33mm would be 35mm. Doing this will ensure the cylinder protrudes from the backplate of the handle. Now...
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  4. PZ door handle measuring diagram

    Measuring a PZ door handle is easy, follow the instructions below to easily measure your pz door handle. When you have the correct measurements its simply a case of purchasing a replacement door handle. View Door Handles we have on sale.
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  5. Measuring a 92mm PZ door handle

    Measuring a PZ door handle is easy, follow the instructions below to easily measure your 92mm pz door handle. When you have the correct measurements its simply a case of purchasing a replacement door handle. View Door Handles at UPVC Spares 4 Repairs.
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  6. Measure a door lock for a UPVC Door

    Measuring a door lock is easy, once you know how! Look at the diagram below to find out where to measure from: Once you have measured the lock, view the wide range of multi point door locks available for purchase.
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  7. Window Lock Mechanisms - How to measure and choose

    How to measure & choose the correct window lock mechanism. First of all there are two types of locks Inline and Offset. Generally speaking most modern systems are fitted with the inline version as shown below. However in older systems it was common to use the Offset versions as also shown below. It is relatively easy to identify the right...
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  8. Door Handle fitting for UPVC Doors

    How to fit a door handle to a UPVC Door: 1: With the door in the open position, place one hand over the external handle and hold firmly in place. Using the correct type of screw-driver,un-tighten the fixing screws on the Internal handle set. 2: With both Internal screws loose the external handle should now be free and can be...
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  9. Window Hinge fitting & replacement for UPVC Windows

    How to fit a window hinge: This tutorial will help you change uPVC Window Hinge’s, although it is fairly straightforward careful planning is important. In some cases if the faulty window is not on the ground floor two people will be needed, one to support the window and the other to fix the window sash to the window frame.  ...
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