How to secure a wooden garden gate

Here at Signet Locks we are experts in gate locks and offer several options for metal gates. But metal can’t always steel the show! So, let’s have a look at how you can secure a wooden garden gate with our range of surface-fixed locks. Your garden is only as secure as your gate, so if […]



Need replacement keys? Here’s what to do

Lost your keys to your gate lock? Or do you simply need a few extra ones to distribute to new employees? Whatever the reason, we can help you find the replacement keys you need for our locks. There are a few different processes depending on the type of key you have, so read the below […]


FAQ: What locks can be fire brigade converted?

A fire brigade lock is different from your normal gate lock. Although it might look the same, all fire brigade (FB) locks can be opened with a fire brigade key. As suggested by the name, these are used by fire brigades, councils and other emergency services. Commonly, they are used on locks where the fire […]


How to find the right lock for your gate

How do you figure out which gate lock is the right one for you and your gate? To help, we have made a handy guide with some key considerations to help you find the lock you need. Whether you want to find a lock yourself or need advice, knowing the answers to the below 7 […]


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 […]