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    Are padlocks sufficient for shed doors?


    Are padlocks really sufficient for shed doors or should I consider a stronger lock system for my shed?

    Asked by kashif on 3rd May 2022
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    Lock out locks

    "Depends what's inside the shed and also how thick the shed door is"

    Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    SDS Same day Security (Portsmouth)

    "Absolutely not, I would recommend a mortice dead lock as a minimum."

    Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    First fix reactive maintenance

    "Padlocks are usually sufficient as the shed door is usually not very strong with only a timber frame and cladding. If this is the case then the door is not sufficient to have a stronger locking system. Ie 5 lever deadlock or ect. The door and frame will need strengthening to install such a lock. So Padlocks hasp and staples are sufficient as wooden sheds are not high security for keeping valuables."

    Answered on 3rd May 2022 - Member since Nov 2017 - report

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