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    cost for the best lock to secure a garden shed


    What are the most secure locks on the market for a garden shed? I keep important work equipment in my shed and I’d like to increase security. What are some of the best products out there, where can I purchase them and what sort of prices am I looking at facing?

    Asked by Abdul on 23rd Aug 2020
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    Legend Locksmiths

    "It is usually a weak door and hinges that compromise shed security. No point putting an expensive lock on a flimsy door. Hinges should not be un-screwable from the outside. If possible hinge pins should be fitted to stop door opening after a cordless grinder attack. A cheap effective shed locking system is to fit a pair of Enfield Garage Door Bolts, preferably with plates bolted to the door so the lock bolts cant be easily attacked with a grinder. Dont forget to put bars or mesh over any windows."

    Answered on 5th Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report

    "Hi, most sheds have T hinges that are screwed on so no matter how good your lock is it can be unscrewed and opened. I would use a heavy duty hasp and staple with a padlock or 2 but use coach bolts for both lock and hinges. Make sure your insurance covers garden contents. Put up a sensor security light and a fake cctv camera this will put most off.
    Hope this helps."

    Answered on 23rd Aug 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Rotherham and Doncaster locksmith

    "For high security get a full width door locking bar and security padlock"

    Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Castle locksmiths

    "For a garden shed you are limited to what security you can use as normally the door isn’t always suited to all locks. Normally you would get a basic rim lock on a shed door."

    Answered on 23rd Aug 2020 - Member since May 2019 - report

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