Size of the lock
From the choice you make in terms of gate locks, may depend the safety of some people and items. Another criteria for the lock, besides its style is the functionality of the design. These two and others that you need to take into consideration should make you choose right.
Choosing a lock
Functionality is one of the most important criteria because this is a lock’s purpose, to keep doors and gates locked. Some other things like quality and durability can be determined more easily, based on the brand name. If these criteria are not part of the decision, then the life of a garden gate security lock will be short. After the previous ones have been verified, design can be take into consideration as another criterion.
The place to buy a lock
Internet is the first place anyone would look for a gate lock, but to be able to test it the right thing to do is to buy it from a brick and mortar store. This way you can look for the design and color you want and in the same time you can verify if they can support a great amount of force. Sizes should fit and for this reason, if you have a big garden gate, you should buy a big lock with an elegant design. Nobody stops you to buy a small lock but surely after some pushes of the gate, it would be damaged.