By Jenna Ottley |January 17, 2024 | Articles

Fortify Your Security: Exploring the World of High-Security Bolts

In a world where security is paramount, every detail matters. High-security bolts, often underestimated in their significance, play a crucial role in fortifying structures and protecting valuable assets. This comprehensive guide delves into the realm of high-security bolts, unravelling their features, applications, and the unparalleled security they offer.

By Veronika Mølbæk |March 13, 2023 | Case study

Gate hardware for marinas and yacht clubs

At Signet Locks we are experts in metal gate hardware. And we’re also located close to the sea, so if there is something we know it is the corroding nature of seaside air and how quickly it affects metal gate hardware. Gate hardware for marinas therefore takes special consideration. But you can still get the […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |August 24, 2022 | Closers

What hardware do I need for my external gate?

  No matter what kind of gate you’re getting, it will need some suitable hardware. But if you aren’t sure what hardware you need for your external gate, don’t worry we’re here to help. Read on as we tell you the must-haves and nice-to-haves of gate hardware. What hardware do I need for my external […]

By Ian Hetherington |May 24, 2022 | Hinges

All the gate HINGES you can handle

Gate hinges are the most standard (and important) product on a swing gate – and can also be one of the most complicated.  Hooks and eyes, round clamp gate hinges, bullet hinges, flag hinges, butt hinges, C hinges, pivots… you name it, there are endless options. So what is the correct gate hinge to use?  […]

By Ian Hetherington |March 21, 2022 | Hinges

The History of Hinges

Have you ever wondered about the history of hinges or where and when a hinge first appeared? We certainly have. Although there is no date for the invention of the hinge, the earliest pivot hinge discovered dates as far back as 1600 B.C. Some say a hinge’s “importance to everyday life is right up there […]

By Ian Hetherington |February 04, 2022 | Hinges

Stainless steel gate hinges; what are the options?

Gate hinges are a very important part of your gate and come in many variations of designs and strengths. This post will focus on a few of the options you have when going for stainless steel gate hinges. Stainless steel butt hinges Butt hinges are often used on doors, but can also be used on […]

By Veronika Mølbæk |January 25, 2022 | Gate tips

Gate hinges: Tips to find the right hinge for your gate

Just like with locks, there are a few factors to consider when you’re trying to find the right hinge for your new gate. You don’t need to be a hinge expert, but knowing things like material, size and usage of your gate goes a long way. So, before you go to the local DIY store, […]