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How to Measure a Euro Cylinder

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Ollie

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If you’re looking to replace or upgrade your door locks, then you’ll need to know how to measure a euro cylinder lock. This guide will show you how to accurately measure a euro cylinder lock so that you can purchase the correct size for your door.

Step One: Measure the Length of the Lock
The first step is to measure the overall length of the lock. To do this, simply measure from the center of the keyhole to the end of the lock cylinder. This will give you the overall length of the lock.

Step Two: Measure the Diameter of the Lock
Next, you’ll need to measure the diameter of the lock. To do this, insert a small object, such as a pen, into the keyhole. Once it’s inserted, measure from one side of the keyhole to the other. This will give you an accurate measurement of the diameter of the lock.

Step Three: Determine Your Door Thickness
The final step is to determine your door thickness. This is important because it will ensure that you purchase a euro cylinder lock that is compatible with your door. To measure your door thickness, simply take a measuring tape and measure from one side of the door to the other. Once you have your measurement, add 2mm to account for any minor variations.

Measuring a euro cylinder lock is relatively simple and only requires a few basic tools. By following these steps, you can be sure that you’ll purchase the correct size lock for your needs. Thanks for reading!

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