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Thumbturn Cylinders (7)

Looking to improve your home security? Great! You’re in the perfect place.

Here at LockShop Direct, we have an extensive range of high-security locks for you to choose from, including thumbturn cylinders which are priced competitively and ready to be delivered to your door within just a few days.

What is a thumbturn cylinder?

Thumbturn cylinders, also written thumb turn cylinders, are a type of lock that allows you to easily open and close doors from the inside. The thumbturn fits directly below the door handles or knobs and, when the turn is rotated, it throws a deadbolt, locking the door.

The most common type is a bathroom thumbturn lock which provides privacy and can be used in conjunction with a bathroom deadbolt and lever on rose door handles. A euro cylinder lock is another type. When used on the front door, it will allow the user to lock the door on the outside using a key and a thumbturn from the inside.

Are thumbturn locks less secure?

Many people worry that thumb turn cylinders are less secure due to the risk of burglars reaching the turn through the letterbox (either using their hand or wire) to grant themselves access. However, you can easily alleviate this by installing a letterbox protector on the inside of the door – making it impossible for thieves to reach the thumbturn.

Often, thumbturn locks are a fire safety requirement in shared accommodation and apartment blocks. In the event of a fire or emergency, residents can leave faster as they don’t need to hunt for their keys or fiddle around inserting it into the lock. They simply use the thumbturn and evacuate quickly. Again, a secure thumb turn cylinder and letterbox protector are a must-have, at such properties, to ensure maximum protection.

Thumbturn cylinders at LockShop Direct

Our range of thumbturn cylinders includes an assortment of sizes and security standards, not to mention a variety of leading brands, including ERA products, ISEO and TSS to name just a few.

The good news is, no matter which you select from the collection below, they are all manufactured to an exceptionally high standard and are suitable for a wide range of existing applications. They make for great replacements and come supplied with 3 keys as standard. Additional cylinders and keys are also available on special request.

At LockShop Direct, we pride ourselves on top-quality products, backed up by technical expertise, and rapid delivery. Although we are confident that you won’t find thumbturn cylinders for a cheaper price anywhere else, we promise to match any like-for-like price, ensuring maximum value for money.

Contact LockShop Direct

Got a question about our wonderful thumbturn cylinders? Perhaps you can’t find the euro cylinder lock you’re looking for? Whatever it may be, the LockShop Direct team is here to help and will be more than happy to assist. Simply complete the enquiry form or email info@lockshopdirect.co.uk, and we’ll get back to you with more information. Alternatively, give us a call on 0330 174 0851, between 8.30 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

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