Residential Door Locks

What are the different types of residential door locks?

Julie Ernest | 30 May 2018

In a typical residential home, these are the different types of door locks:

Exterior Doors:

For exterior doors, there are keyed door locks. These locks have a cylinder on the outside that, when locked, requires a key to be inserted to release the latch. The inside portion of a keyed entrance knob or lever will vary according to the manufacturer. For example, one manufacturer may offer a push button lock on the inside...

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