Recommendations for bedroom door locks

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geek84

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Hi Folks
I am thinking of having some bedroom door locks fitted. However, I am totally hopeless at DIY and want some simple to fit locks installed. I would be most grateful if you could give any recommendations.
Thanks in advance for your responses.
 

Snoonyb

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Welcome.

These are available from any hrdw. vendor, in a number of configurations.
 

Jeff Handy

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You apparently are in the UK.

In north America, bedroom doors typically do not have locking knob sets.
Just a door knob set with a latch.

Privacy is assumed by our custom, but not enforced by technology.
 

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It sounds like you're looking for Privacy knobs (I know that "knobs" has a different meaning in the UK). If you are talking about door handles/knobs then there are many different styles to choose from. I'm assuming you want knobs that can be locked from the inside and opened with either a penny/screwdriver, or a long metal piece that you put into a hole. Now, if you mean doors with keyed locks, I think those are "security" locks.

Traditional round ones which are fine.
Then there are levers which are easy to open but they do sometimes snag pockets, clothing, bags, or items being carried.
There's also an oval shaped knob that is easier to turn than a round knob.

Schlage makes good door hardware & guarantees the finish so if it fades/chips/flakes off they will replace it. There's an oval one called Siena (sometimes spelled Sienna) but I'm not seeing it on amazon's UK pages.
 
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