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Any identification on replacement latch/lock on French doors?

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Any identification on replacement latch/lock on French doors?

Currently renovating our ensuite and installing secondhand french doors. 

 

They came without a latch, so I'm trying to figure out what type of latch could work in the space. Large block out on one side and minor rebate on the other. 

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Re: Any identification on replacement latch/lock on French doors?

Just confirming these are internal doors @silver_pear? I'm sure our members will be happy to recommend some products for you that would be suitable for the doors.

 

Is this part of a larger renovation project? It would be great to see more.

 

Let me extend a very warm welcome to the Workshop community. Feel free to post anytime you need a hand.

 

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Re: Any identification on replacement latch/lock on French doors?

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 @silver_pear   A tear drop latch would do the job perfectly, Bunnings do sell them but i cant find one on the website

this is a pic of some doors i restored you can see the latch on there

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Re: Any identification on replacement latch/lock on French doors?

Hi @silver_pear. Hope all is well with you.

 

Have you made any progress with selecting a latch to suit the cut-out? I trust the replies you have received have been helpful but thought I would add some info on changing the latch.

 

As @wooshka and @Brad mentioned, a tear drop-latch would suit the doors. In order to use a different type of latch or lock, you may need to fill the current cut-out in the door with some Builders Bog. I would recommend this over other products as it can be sanded, drilled, painted and is perfect if you need to install the new latch over the filled area.

 

Our step-by-step guides on How to mix builder's bog and How to install a door handle might be helpful to you. I have also attached the videos below. They show the mixing method for the filler and also the installation of a new locking mechanism. Please be advised the door handle guide depicts a standard internal door, but the methods used will be the same for your project.

 

If I can provide any further information or assistance, please don't hesitate to ask. Thanks for your question and we look forward to seeing your project progress.


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