Would like to add keyed lock to patio slider
A home owner from Pasadena, MD says:
May 18, 2013
I have a Jeld-Wen vinyl slider I purchased a year ago from Home Depot. I would like to replace the handle with a keyed exterior locking handle. I would prefer to avoid adding another lock with the need to drill into the door and frame if at all possible. I do however want a secure lock. The current handle is a D style with an interior thumb latch, there is 4 inches between the two screws. Does your company sell something like that and how easy would it be to replace?
Tom from SWISCO responded:
May 23, 2013
I'm actually not that familiar with this handle, so I'm uncertain what would work well. What kind of thumb turn do you have? Is its tail square, or flat? If it's flat, You could possibly use our 82-306 outside pull, or maybe even replace the whole thing with our 82-069 and use the 82-310, but the latter may require drilling.