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How to tighten a door lock

A loose door lock can cause problems with how easy you find it is to open your door. It's best to tighten the lock as soon as you notice that it is becoming loose to prevent more serious problems down the line. If you're having trouble opening your door lock it's best to also make sure that it is clean and free from dirt or rust. With a Safestyle door you are covered against manufacturing faults and standard wear and tear issues. Please contact our customer care department if you notice an issue with your door and we will be happy to help.

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If your door handle is slightly loose then you can tighten it yourself quite easily. All you will need is an appropriate sized screw driver and tighten the relevant screw. Follow our handy step by step video below to find out how you can tighten your door lock yourself in just 30 seconds. Remember to always take extreme care to avoid any damage to the door.

Video transcript

If your lock barrel is a little loose, trace back the screw that is level with the lock on the inside of the door. Tighten until firmly in place, making sure not to over tighten.

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