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What is a rim lock?

A rim lock is a lock fitted to inside surface of your door which uses a cylinder from the outside to open and you have a lever or knob on the inside to open the lock. A rim lock has a latch which when you close the door automatically engages in the strike plate which is fitted to the door frame. There are many different manufacturers of rim locks each making numerous styles and quality of rim locks like Yale rim locks, Ingersoll rim locks, Era rim locks, Banham rim locks, union rim locks, Asec rim locks to name just a few.

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