How to Guides

Technical ID Guide

Learn how to measure and identify door and window hardware products, as well as industry terminology. This is particularly useful for anyone carrying out repair work, or trying to identify broken parts.

Technical ID Guide

Door Lock Identification Guide

This is an ideal tool to help identify a UPVC or composite multipoint door lock, with a step by step form to complete and sent to our help centre for expert advice on sourcing a compatible replacement.

Door Lock Identification Guide

How to Change the Direction of a Winkhaus Lock

change direction of winkhaus lock

How to re-hand a Maco Door Lock in Just 3 Easy Steps

change direction of a maco lock

How To Adjust a Flag Hinge in Just 3 Easy Steps

Flag hinge adjustment for a upvc door

How-to re-hand a GU multipoint door lock

how to rehand a gu lock

How-to adjust a uPVC door hinge

 upvc door butt hinge adjustment


How-to Video Guides

Our helpful how-to video guides are designed to demonstrate how to identify, fit, measure and replace products for doors and windows, from door handles, to multipoint door locks.  Whether you want to know how to change a letterplate, or how to fit security restrictors - we've got it!

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