How to Adjust the Security Foot Lock on a Patio Door

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Having trouble with the security foot lock on your patio door?

Sometimes the lock may refuse to catch. Don’t worry! Just follow these simple steps to make some quick and easy adjustments.

Adjusting the foot lock

Two screws attach the security foot lock to the patio door slider. If required, these screws can be loosened with a Robertson screwdriver so that the foot lock can be raised or lowered into its proper position.

Top Tip: Make sure the screws in the security foot lock are not overly tight. This can pinch the lock and prevent it from working.

Once the foot lock is in the correct position simply retighten the screws and the issue should be resolved.

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