How to take care of your gate lock

As temperatures drops and rain falls, it isn’t just us that need some extra measures to keep warm and functioning. Your outdoor gates and locks may need some extra attention to get through the winter season with no problems. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to take care of your gate lock […]


How do I work out the lock handing for my gate?

Left- or right-handed? And no, we aren’t talking about which hand you write with, but the handing of your lock. Some locks have a specific handing which determines how it can be installed on your gate and it is one of the considerations to make before deciding on the right lock and hardware for your […]


Why the Gatemaster Superlock?

  The new Gatemaster Superlock is a game-changer for the industry.  Here’s some of the benefits and reasons why!   No more welding Just 3 holes in your post to install the lock! No more fiddling Removable bolt – easy to fit the lock into a small gap Stop losing small parts Improved design – […]


Padlocks – convenient solution or annoying substitute?

Padlocks – the advantages Padlocks have been a popular locking method for many years, and even today they are widely used on gates around the world.  Fencing manufacturers and installers commonly use padlocks along with a slidebolt or a slide latch.  So what are the advantages of using a padlock, and are they a long-term […]


Select Pro and Superlock; the differences?

With the Superlock now out, choosing between the two Gatemaster ranges can start to make you think a bit more; which one will suit your gate the most? Whilst both ranges are high quality and easy to fit, they have their differences and these can influence your final decision when acquiring your lock. Comparing the […]


Should I have my locks Keyed Alike?

At Signet, most of our locks come with the option of being “Keyed Alike”, if you are buying more than one. To help you decide if having your locks Keyed Alike is beneficial to your home, business or products, it’s probably best to fully understand what the difference is between locks that are, and aren’t, […]


Updated Digital Lock Range!

Deadlocking is history with our single long throw digital lock range, thanks to your feedback! After receiving feedback on our digital locks, we decided to make the design simpler so that you don’t have to deadlock the gate behind you… Therefore our Gatemaster double sided digital gatelock no longer requires a deadlocking. Its whole range, […]



Gate locks – The facts: accessory or necessity?

In a recent break-in, 2 armed intruders entered a property, attacking a domestic worker with a knife, cutting and injuring his hands, forced him into the house, tied him up and ransacked the house looking for money.  When they couldn’t find any money they decided to wait for the house owner to return from work.  […]


Is the Gatemaster locking bolt right for you?

Before deciding on the best gate hardware and whether a lock is suitable for your fence or gate, there are many factors you first have to consider. The right combination between the size and grade of the lock Ensure the lock is a genuine and quality brand, (the real thing) hallmarked with the manufacturing logo […]