To consider before you buy

Securing your home should not be complicated. Read Yale's buying guides for different products to see what you need to know before you buy.

First of all decide whether the whole lock or a part of the lock needs to be replaced. There are several reasons why a lock or lock part might be in need of replacement. The most common reason is that your current one is broken; another important reason is to increase the security of your home.



A euro cylinder forms an integral part of many types of locks including multi-point locks used on PVCu doors and some mortice locks used on timber doors.  Euro cylinders can be easily replaced and changing the cylinder is an easy way to 'change the locks'.  Before you buy, you need to ensure you know what type, size and security of cylinder you require.